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The first page of the indictment against Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, released by the Special Counsel’s Office of the United States Department of Justice

Trump-Russia investigation deepens with charges of conspiracy, lying to FBI

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer November 1, 2017

On the morning of Oct. 30, 2017, Paul J. Manafort Jr. and his business associate, Richard Gates, surrendered to the Federal Bureau of Investigation following indictments from a federal grand jury in the...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer October 30, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news. Catalan parliament declares independence...

The Catalan Independence Flag hangs over a home's balcony in Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia.

Spanish Catalan independence movement makes history tangible to UNCW students abroad

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2017

In Spain, a push for independence has persisted in the state of Catalonia, and there are many UNC Wilmington students studying abroad and seeing the Catalan independence movement firsthand, all experiencing...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer October 19, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news.    North Korea’s latest war of...

Uber responds to press concerning treatment of female employees

Uber responds to press concerning treatment of female employees

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer October 17, 2017

In recent months, Uber, the ride share app particularly popular among college students, has attempted to combat negative press concerning the company's treatment of females and a lack of diversity within...

UNCW students were surveyed regarding their use of the ride-share apps, and they revealed varying--though mostly positive--attitudes toward the apps.

Allegations of dangerous Uber/Lyft rides result in a decrease of popularity

Jasmine Hughes , Contributing Writer October 11, 2017

Uber and Lyft, two mobile ride-share apps, became hugely popular the past couple of years; there are over 43 million monthly users between the two of them. Easy access, hassle-free payment and almost 24/7...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer October 4, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series summarizing major events in international news by staff writer Tyler Newman.    Crisis in Catalonia Following a referendum for independence in...

58 dead in Las Vegas shooting at the Route 91 Highway Festival

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer October 3, 2017

64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock opened fire from a hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada late Sunday night Oct. 1 during the Route 91 Highway Festival, a country...

Saudi Arabia announces legislation to allow women drivers

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer September 28, 2017

Rescinding a long-established ban Saudi Arabia has had in place, the country’s government announced Sept. 26 that women are now allowed to drive. This came after years of campaigning by a movement known...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Contributing Writer September 27, 2017

Kim Jong-un vs. Trump In the latest war of words between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and United States President Donald Trump, the former issued a direct statement regarding the latter following President...

Education Sec. Betsy DeVos listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a strategic and policy discussion with CEOs in the State Department Library in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 11, 2017, in Washington, D.C. DeVos has rescinded Obama-era guidelines on campus sexual assault. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Betsy DeVos rolls back Title IX protections on campus

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor September 20, 2017

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released a statement last Thursday at George Mason University regarding the future of Title IX protections on college campuses nationwide. While a copy...

The iPhone X, an all-glass design with a 5.8-inch Super Retina display. 
Courtesy of Tribune News Service.

Apple unveils a new era of luxury smartphones

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer September 16, 2017

The latest model of the iPhone was released this past Tuesday at an Apple event in Cupertino, California. Upgrades to Apple TV as well as the Apple watch were also announced at the event. The unveiling...

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