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The cost of living as a student in Wilmington

Malia Benison @maliabenison | Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2016

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As Wilmington begins to traffic more residents, on-campus requirements begin to take place and off-campus student housing begins to travel up in cost. For many students, these costs are understandable. However, for others, it ad...

Financial impact on third-party candidates

Lucy O’Brien | Contributing Writer

September 5, 2016

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For third-party presidential candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, money is one of the greatest obstacles keeping them from the White House.Political campaigns are costly endeavors with candidates having to spend money on a...

Hurricane Hermine update

Malia Benison | Assistant News Editor

September 1, 2016

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The tropical storm Hermine has now upgraded to hurricane status and is sweeping the lower east coast. 56 Georgia counties have declared a state of emergency and multiple universities are canceling classes as a result of the i...

UNCW awarded ‘Silver’ ranking in sustainability by AASHE

Casey Auch | Layout Editor

August 31, 2016

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In April of 2016, Kat Pohlman, UNC Wilmington’s Sustainability Captain, submitted a report to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). STARS, a program by the Association for the Advancement of Sustain...

Study finds that many college students know little about personal finance

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer

August 30, 2016

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A major issue facing today’s students is the daunting tuition and fees that accompany the quest for a diploma. The vast majority of college kids will admit to having a large amount of debt in the form of student loans. This matte...

Mike Pence expected to speak about the economy

Steven M. Falk | The Tribune News

August 23, 2016

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Mike Pence comes to speak at the Wilmington area just two weeks after Donald Trump made his controversial visit to the Port City, illustrating the Republican Party's enthusiasm to win North Carolina in the upcoming presidential elec...

Republican VP candidate Mike Pence to speak in Wilmington area

Hannah Williams, News Editor

August 23, 2016

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Just two weeks after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made his visit to Wilmington at UNC Wilmington's Trask Coliseum, Trump’s running mate, Mike Pence, will hold a rally at Manufacturing Methods plant at 3 p.m. o...

Wilmington is named number one city in U.S. for opioid abuse

Paige Myers | Contributing Writer

August 21, 2016

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Opioid abuse is a prominent and serious issue that has plagued the nation for over a century. Currently, drug related death rates rival the death toll caused by AIDS in the 1990s with over 27,000 lives taken each year. Castl...

$1,000 money drop at Beach Blast incites social media outrage, could lead to fines

Robert Manion | Staff Writer

August 19, 2016

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In the midst of UNC Wilmington's Beach Blast, a back-to-school party held at Wrightsville Beach on Tuesday, Aug. 16 with an estimated 5,000 people in attendance, a red Robinson R44 four-person helicopter circled from the beach's ...

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