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Trump team’s plan to privatize public broadcasting

Paige Myers | Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

As Trump moves into his first week as President of the United States, his transition team is looking for ways to reduce spending.  Although President Trump did not directly campaign against public radio and television outlets, hi...

Is Hollywood progressive?: Trevor Noah weighs in

Paige Myers | Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

Oscar winning actress Meryl Steep made headlines after her Golden Globes speech last Sunday.  With the country on edge about the Presidential inauguration ahead, Streep took the opportunity to talk about the importance of diversity...

UNCW Professors reflect upon Star News editorial on Mike Adams

Casey McAnarney, Editor in Chief

January 12, 2017

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...

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

Dana Weber | Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

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

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 ...

America stunned: Donald J. Trump wins presidency

Hannah Williams, News Editor

November 9, 2016

In a move that went against nearly every prediction except that of Donald Trump himself, America elected former business mogul and Republican Donald J. Trump to the White House. When polls began closing and results flooded in...

2016 Election Coverage

Noah Thomas & Casey McAnarney | The Seahawk Staff

November 8, 2016

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...

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