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This map shows the probabilities of hurricane force winds from Dorian.

UNCW issues statement after Hurricane Dorian upgraded to Category 5

William Becker, Staff Writer September 1, 2019

As of Saturday morning, UNC Wilmington students were hit with the news that Hurricane Dorian is projected to impact the coast of North Carolina, almost a year after Hurricane Florence. However, with projections...

Dr. Nana-Akua Amponsah, UNCW history professor and keynote speaker of

‘One Africa: Many Connections’ event encourages cultural appreciation and aid for Africa 

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor April 15, 2019

UNC Wilmington’s Black Student Union, study abroad students, and several other organizations hosted One Africa: Many Connections Sunday afternoon to highlight connections between Africa and UNCW,...

UNCW students speak on recent government shutdown

Hannah Bonet, Staff Writer January 28, 2019

The United States government was shut down on Dec. 22, 2018, until ended on Jan. 25. There were a total of 35 days in which government employees were not being paid. This shutdown was caused by President...

Director of Title IX & Clery Compliance Amber Resetar with members from the ollaboration for Assault Response & Education (CARE) office on campus.

Title IX proposals under DeVos provides a ‘definite shift’

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor January 17, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Collaboration for Assault Response and Education (CARE) hosted an open forum about Title IX in the Clocktower Lounge in Fisher Student Center on campus. The event was...


On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, furloughed federal workers, contractors and union representatives gathered before marching to the White House to demand that President Trump reopen the government on Jan. 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Partial federal government shutdown continues into its fourth week

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor January 12, 2019

On Dec. 22, a partial government shutdown took place when lawmakers failed to come to an agreement on President Donald Trump’s requested wall along the Mexico-United States border. The disagreement is...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions looks on during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room at the White House Oct. 17, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

President Trump forces out AG Jeff Sessions

Tyler Newman, News Editor November 8, 2018

On Nov. 7, hot on the heels of the midterm elections, U.S. President Donald Trump has forced his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, to resign. Sessions gave his resignation letter to the president on...

Christine Giroux exits the voting booth at Transit Town Hall Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Sibley County, Minn. The curtains, an ode the American flag, were sewn by a past election official. (Leila Navidi/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

2018 Midterms – Democrats take the House, Republicans look to the Senate

Tyler Newman, News Editor November 8, 2018

The United States midterm elections were held on Nov. 6 across the nation, with many eager voters waiting in long lines and dodging adverse weather conditions to cast their ballot and make their voice...

Migrants jump on a truck in order not to have to walk a part of their long way on Nov. 3, 2018 in Sayula, Veracruz, Mexico. Most of the migrants come from Honduras. They are currently on their way through Mexico towards the U.S. border.

Caravan Update: 15,000 troops sent to U.S. border in Texas

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor November 4, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 2, roughly 15,000 members of the United States military made their way to the Mexican border in southern Texas, according to NBC news. The troops were sent by President Donald Trump...

Employees at Google's Chicago office in the Fulton Market district walked out of their workplace on Thursday, Nov.1, 2018 in protest of the company's reported handing of sexual misconduct allegations.

Google employees stage walkout over sexual harassment

Tyler Newman, News Editor November 1, 2018

On Nov. 1, thousands of employees at Google offices around the world staged a walkout in response to the cover-up of an executive’s misconduct claims. Offices in Chicago, Singapore, Berlin, London,...

Pictured from left to right are: WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, Turki bin Abdel Muhsin Al-Asheik of Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority, and Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative of WWE Paul

Wrestling promotion to run event in Saudi Arabia despite media backlash

Darius Melton, Contributing Writer October 31, 2018

In March 2018, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) announced that they had signed a 10-year, $450 million contract with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The details of the contract required that WWE would...

Guide to the Midterm Elections

Guide to the Midterm Elections

Brenna Flanagan, Contributing Writer October 30, 2018

It’s that time of year again – election season. For those of you who are discouraged or confused about voting because you’re afraid you’re not informed enough, The Seahawk has you covered. In this...

Tim Cook introduces Apple's new smartphone, the iPhone XS, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at company headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Apple unveils new consumer devices for 2018-2019

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor September 13, 2018

As is tradition, Apple held their annual consumer product event on Sept 12 in Cupertino, Calif., to reveal new devices that will be available for the general public. At the beginning of the event, Apple...

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