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Trump signs executive order to ban social media app TikTok
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • August 11, 2020
President Donald Trump issued an executive order Aug. 6 banning two Chinese apps, including TikTok, starting Sept. 20.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduces Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign rally at Renaissance High School on March 9, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/TNS)
Joe Biden names Kamala Harris as VP running mate
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • August 11, 2020
Washington, D.C. — Several months after confirming he would choose a female running mate, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named California senator and former fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris as his running mate.
Stock photo of international flags. Overlaid text saying: "UPDATE: International Student Visa Policy." Photo by Joshua Woroniecki from Pixabay, edit by Diamond Bentley.
ICE reverses disputed July 6 international student policy
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • July 17, 2020
Washington, D.C. — After facing intense pressure and backlash, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has dropped its most recent addendum to its international student visa policy.
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New ICE policy would deport international students if not attending in-person classes
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • July 11, 2020
Washington, D.C. — Though international travel has been brought to a near halt by COVID-19, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement may still be deporting people if many US colleges remain completely online in the fall semester.
Coronavirus update: requires masks, extends COVID-19 phase two. Photo my Caitlyn Dark, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
Gov. Cooper requires masks, extends COVID-19 phase two
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • June 25, 2020

Raleigh, N.C. — It looks like face masks and social distancing restrictions are here to stay, for the time being. This past Wednesday, NC...

Coronavirus update graphic: Gov. Cooper to shift state to ‘modest’ phase two COVID-19 opening. Graphic by Lauren Wessell, photo by Caitlyn Dark.
Gov. Cooper to shift state to ‘modest’ phase two COVID-19 opening
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • May 21, 2020

Raleigh, N.C. — As the world continues to grow weary of the personal and economic toll of COVID-19 precautions, North Carolina Governor Roy...

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Cooper issues stay-at-home order amid N.C. COVID-19 case increase. Photo by Caitlyn Dark, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
Gov. Cooper issues stay-at-home order amid N.C. COVID-19 case increase
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • March 29, 2020

Raleigh, N.C. — State and local authorities continue efforts to slow the exponential spread of COVID-19. One such effort was an official stay-at-home...

UNCW students and community members alike were able to vote in the Super Tuesday primaries at the Warwick Center polling location on March 3, 2020.
Biden, Sanders clear front-runners after Super Tuesday primaries
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • March 5, 2020

Tuesday marked a crucial day in the race for presidential candidacy. “Super Tuesday” sees 14 states and the U.S. territory of American Samoa...

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Harvey Weinstein convicted on two counts of sexual assault
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • March 3, 2020

NEW YORK —After an emotional weeks-long trial and five-day jury deliberation, Harvey Weinstein has been convicted in a Manhattan courtroom...

U.S. and Taliban sign historic peace deal
U.S. and Taliban sign historic peace deal
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • March 2, 2020

DOHA, OMAN— Following more than 18 years of conflict, representatives from the United States, including U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,...

Medical team members prepare to check in at Hohhot Baita International Airport before leaving for Hubei Province in Hohhot, capital of north China
Coronavirus: fact and fiction
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • February 21, 2020

The novel coronavirus from Wuhan, China, has claimed more than 1,000 lives and sickened more than 43,000 others. One fatality, as well as 393...

Dr. Till Wagner, Assistant Professor at UNCW’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography, stands in Hodder hall Monday night after delivering his presentation on the evolving dynamics of the Arctic Ocean for the 2019-20 Planet Ocean Seminar Series.Dr. Till Wagner, Assistant Professor at UNCW’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography, stands in Hoggard Hall the evening of Monday, Feb. 11 after delivering his presentation on the evolving dynamics of the Arctic Ocean for the 2019-20 Planet Ocean Seminar Series.
Till Wagner delivers lecture about international politics of a melting Arctic
Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer • February 19, 2020

The dynamics of a new and changing Arctic Ocean will have profound effects on the climate and the global economy, said an assistant professor...

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks about his Senate impeachment trial in the East Room at the White House in Washington on February 6, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
US Senate acquits Trump in impeachment trial
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • February 7, 2020

WASHINGTON — The US Senate voted Wednesday evening to dismiss the charges of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the third president...

Supporters who want President Donald Trump impeached rally downtown in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 17, 2019. [GREG LOVETT / palmbeachpost.com]
US House of Representatives vote to impeach Trump
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • December 20, 2019

The Democrat-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to begin the impeachment of President Trump. The chief of state is accused of soliciting...

Wilmington community participates in Global Week for Future demonstrations
Wilmington community participates in Global Week for Future demonstrations
John Hasan Yildiz, Assistant Opinions Editor • October 10, 2019

Along with millions of protesters across the world who poured out into their cities and streets for the Global Week for Future protests, UNC...

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