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Trump team’s plan to privatize public broadcasting

Paige Myers | Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

The Seahawk fact-checks claims made by Pence in Jacksonville rally

James LaPorta | Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

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JACKSONVILLE, North Carolina — “What a difference a week makes,” Indiana Gov. Mike Pence told a crowd of hundreds this past Saturday in Onslow County as news surfaced a mere 24-hours earlier that, with less than a week bef...

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...

Early voting locations in Wilmington, N.C.

Casey McAnarney and Malia Benison

October 25, 2016

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Though election day is not for another few weeks, early voting is underway in North Carolina, and the city of Wilmington has offered a few locations that are open for early voters to visit starting Oct. 20 until Nov. 5. Ear...

Bill Clinton to make an appearance in Wilmington

Hannah Williams, News Editor

October 23, 2016

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Bill Clinton is scheduled to make an appearance in Wilmington on behalf of his wife, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, on Wednesday, sources confirm. A time has not been set, but Andrew Barnhill, a Wilm...

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