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Legislature poses threat of renaming historically black colleges and universities in NC

Maegan McUmber | Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016

As some of the last institutions dedicated solely to African Americans, historically black colleges and universities are an aspect of the diversity of culture and heritage in North Carolina.Therefore, when the talk of renaming ...

Possible Campus Free Expression Act could actually suppress free speech

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor

March 24, 2016

UNC system students will face disciplinary action for disrupting the “first amendment rights of others” on campus if the bill Lt. Gov. Dan Forest plans to propose passes. The Campus Free Expression Act, planned to be p...

New UNC System Student Body President announced; UNCW not involved in the vote

Casey McAnarney | News Editor

March 24, 2016

At a gathering of the UNC school system’s Association of Student Governments at Appalachian State University this past weekend, the ASG named North Carolina State University sophomore Madeline Finnegan the next president of t...

Saving a Buck Abroad

Ava Hicks | Contributing Writer

March 24, 2016

Any college student will tell you just how expensive getting a formal education can be. Paying for tuition along with housing, food and textbooks account for why the graduating class of 2015 will be the most indebted ever, ac...

Trump Supporter Gets Violent at NC Rally

Malia Benison | Contributing Writer

March 24, 2016

Donald Trump, the front-runner of the Republican Party, held a rally in Fayetteville, NC March 8 as a boost for his campaign. A home to many active duty military stationed at Fort Bragg, Trump is the first presidential candid...

NC primary results: Clinton and Trump win big; Connect NC Bond passes

Casey McAnarney | News Editor

March 16, 2016

UNC Wilmington students and North Carolinians alike ventured out to the polls for the NC Primary yesterday, and the results are now in.In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary while Donald Trump won the Rep...

McCrory speaks at UNCW about Connect NC bond, impact on Wilmington community

Robert Manion | Contributing Writer

March 10, 2016

NC Gov. Pat McCrory spoke at a meeting held on UNC Wilmington's campus this past Wednesday, March 9 while students were on spring break to promote the two billion dollar Connect NC public improvement bond that will be listed ...

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death and its effect on North Carolina

Meredith Hoffman | Contributing Writer

March 3, 2016

The country received news on Feb. 13 that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who was appointed to the bench by President Ronald Reagan, had died at the age of 79. Subsequently, his death has risen questions of how his passing...

UNCW Student Government Association makes motions to oppose NC Senate bill

Casey McAnarney | News Editor

March 3, 2016

In a resolution entitled ‘An Act of Student Opposition to North Carolina House Bill 589,’ UNC Wilmington’s Student Government Association voiced the opinion of the organization and the campus as a whole by stating that the Vote...

Conference plans in motion with St. Joseph’s University from India

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2016

Cross-cultural bonds were forged last December when 26 graduate students and faculty members from the College of Health and Human Services journeyed to Bangalore, India to present research on mental health. “[UNC Wilming...

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