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An individual pays respect near the casket of the late U.S. Sen. John McCain at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Aug. 31, 2018  
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Obituary: Senator John McCain

Bo Miller, Contributing Writer September 6, 2018

The following is an obituary written in memory of Senator John McCain. The author is a veteran of the United States Marines and member of the UNCW Student Veterans Organization. John Sidney McCain III...

Map showing path of Hurricane Florence. Graphic courtesy of TNS and NOAA

First major hurricane of 2018 poses threat to the East Coast

Meredith Hoffman, News Editor September 5, 2018

The start of September has brought with it the beginning of hurricane season, and a new storm system named "Hurricane Florence" is brewing in the Atlantic. The peak of hurricane season falls on Sept....

News from the World Outside Wilmington

News from the World Outside Wilmington

John Hasan Yildiz, Contributing Writer June 15, 2018

Tax-Reform Bill sparks protests in Jordan On June 4, the streets outside of Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki’s office were filled with protestors as a new tax-reform bill and was met with widespread opposition...

News from the World Outside Wilmington

News from the World Outside Wilmington

John Hasan Yildiz, Contributing Writer May 23, 2018

Israeli forces kill 58 Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border On the border of the Gaza Strip, around 60 km away from the grand opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem, 58 Palestinian protesters...

Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg participates in the APEC CEO Summit on November 19, 2016, in Lima, Peru. A data mining firm's alleged misuse of Facebook user data is ballooning into one of the highest-profile crises that the social media giant has ever faced.

Mark Zuckerberg speaks out amid Cambridge Analytica crisis

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor March 22, 2018

Update: It has been reported that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller is now investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Cambridge Analytica, via a source with direct knowledge of the line of inquiry. Mark...

UNCW's Office of Title IX & Clery Compliance is located in DePaolo Hall.

Advocacy for the accused?

Meredith Hoffman, News Editor March 15, 2018

It was September 2017 when United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke to a crowd at George Mason University about sexual assault on college campuses. "There is no way to avoid the devastating...

Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, feeds himself inside an enclosure at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Nanyuki, Kenya, on April 18, 2015.

Sudan, last male rhino of his species, in discouraging health

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor March 14, 2018

UPDATE: According to Ol Pejeta, Sudan died on March 19. His daughter and granddaughter are now the only northern white rhinos to exist on Earth. Genetic material was taken from Sudan on the same day, with...

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking in his Caltech office in Pasadena, Calif., on February 5, 1997. Hawking died on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 76.

Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor March 14, 2018

Stephen W. Hawking, the Cambridge professor and physicist widely renowned for his contributions to the scientific branches of cosmology, relativity and the study of black holes, has died at the age of...

A line of off-shore oil rigs in the Santa Barbara Channel near the Federal Ecological Preserve en route to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in March 2015.

Federal government holds offshore drilling meeting in NC

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor February 28, 2018

In early January, the Trump administration announced that it would widely expand offshore drilling operations along the coastline of the United States. That announcement has been met with both praise...

News from the World Outside Wilmington

News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor February 18, 2018

2018 Winter Olympic Games   In Pyeongchang, South Korea, the 2018 Winter Olympics began in grandeur on Feb. 9. Braving frigid conditions, around 2,900 athletes marched...

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FBI aware of misconduct allegations against Larry Nassar before arrest

Casey Meadows , Contributing Writer February 12, 2018

After three weeks of court hearings, Larry Nassar was charged with 40 to 125 years in prison for sexual abuse committed over his many years working as the team doctor of USA gymnastics. The ruling came...

Donald Trump delivering his first State of the Union address courtesy of Tribune News Service  (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press)

Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, a call for bipartisanship

Meredith Hoffman, News Editor February 1, 2018

In the third longest State of the Union address in United States history; President Donald Trump spent 80 minutes speaking to a record-breaking 47.7 million viewers in what can only be described as a delicate...

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