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UNCW Professors reflect upon Star News editorial on Mike Adams

Casey McAnarney, Editor in Chief

January 12, 2017

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In an editorial published Dec. 4 in the StarNews, the editorial board of the paper discussed the implications of the controversy regarding Dr. Mike Adams that reached national news at the end of 2016, stating that the matter was not one of free...

Bike share program brings rentable bikes to UNCW with an accompanying app

Casey Auch | Layout Editor

November 26, 2016

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This month UNC Wilmington became the first public university in North Carolina with a bike share program of UNCW’s status. Hawk Wheels is a bike-sharing system that allows students to borrow a bike to travel from point “A” to ...

UNCW’s recreation therapy major can teach students how to assist recovery of addicts

Dana Weber | Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

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Addiction, one of the many diagnoses surrounding mental health, comes with a stigma that many work to acknowledge and prevent. Recreation therapists—a subset of therapy in which professionals use physical activities to rehabi...

Alcohol intervention does not work on fraternities, says study

Lucy O’Brien | Staff writer

November 10, 2016

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Alcohol intervention programs do not reduce drinking among fraternity brothers, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association in May. The project’s lead researcher, Lori Scott-Sheldon, attributes ...

Fewer student drinking referrals, more arrests reflect UNCW’s changing approach to drinking violations

Malia Benison | Assistant News Editor

November 10, 2016

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Drinking arrests and referrals administered to UNC Wilmington students, both on campus and off campus, have led to a growing surge in many departments to take preventative and progressive action for the safety and well being of ...

UNCW students recognize substance abuse better than peers across U.S.

Paige Myers and Hannah Williams

November 10, 2016

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Most experts, including those at the Addiction Center (a medical website geared towards providing information about substance abuse and recovery), believe that a culture that promotes excessive drinking and substance use ...

2016 Election Coverage

Noah Thomas & Casey McAnarney | The Seahawk Staff

November 8, 2016

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9:00 a.m. ESTDonald Trump was elected to be the next President of the United States in the early morning hours of Nov. 9 after gaining the 270 electoral votes necessary to clinch the election.Trump's victory acted as an upset i...

Education, HB2 and leadership: Roy Cooper hopes to implement big plans

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 7, 2016

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Roy Cooper, a North Carolina native and candidate for North Carolina’s governor, spoke with The Seahawk on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in regard to his campaign and ideas for the state’s future.Cooper states on his website and throu...

Tim Kaine Returns to Wilmington

Casey McAnarney, Editor in Chief

November 5, 2016

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Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine is set to return to Wilmington Monday, Nov. 7, to campaign for Clinton right before Election Day. The Clinton campaign confirmed this with the StarNews on Saturday, Nov. 5, which also happ...

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