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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 Apples 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...

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 firms 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...

UNCWs 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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