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Tropical Storm Colin expected to hit Wilmington by Tuesday

Hannah Williams, News Editor

June 5, 2016

Tropical Depression 3 is expected to strengthen to Tropical Storm Colin by Sunday night or Monday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center, and it will likely bring heavy wind and rain to eastern North Carolina by Tues...

McCrory, DOJ respond to HB2 controversy with lawsuit fast draw

Hannah Williams, News Editor

May 11, 2016

In actions that added complexity to North Carolina’s increasingly controversial House Bill 2, North Carolina officials and the Department of Justice filed lawsuits against each other based on their interpretations of the U.S...

Gov. Pat McCrory met with tough questions on “Meet the Press”

Casey McAnarney, News Editor

April 21, 2016

Gov. Pat McCrory went on NBC’s “Meet the Press” last Sunday to defend North Carolina’s law on LGBT rights, and said the issue over the bill warrants more dialogue instead of vexed rhetoric. The new law, titled Hous...

Viola Davis sends message of perseverance as keynote speaker at Women’s Empowerment Expo

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor

April 21, 2016

On Saturday, April 16, the 11th Women’s Empowerment and Networking Expo was hosted at PNC Arena in Raleigh. PNC Arena was filled with more than 10,000 excited, predominately female attendees, all gathered to hear a wide ...

HB 2 threatens upward trend of film activity in Wilmington

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor

April 14, 2016

Turner Television Network and A&E Network are adding their names to the ever growing list of businesses planning to close up shop in North Carolina following the passage of NC’s highly controversial House Bill 2. T...

With silent protests, UNCW students demand more transparency

Casey Auch | Layout Editor

April 7, 2016

Several UNC Wilmington students attended the Chancellor’s installation last Thursday, some protesting the recent passing of House Bill 2 and the proposed Campus Free Expression Act.“HB 2 is a large step back from the progr...

Inclusion! Inclusion! Inclusion! The Chancellor’s plans for UNCW in wake of controversial new laws

Casey McAnarney | News Editor

April 7, 2016

Now officially installed as Chancellor of UNC Wilmington, Chancellor José Sartarelli turns his attention away from ceremonies and towards an issue facing campus: diversity and inclusion.The installation ceremony, which took pl...

House Bill 2 could have huge implications for NC; UNCW students stage silent protest

Casey McAnarney | News Editor

March 31, 2016

A recent House bill passed by North Carolina's legislative body has left students and citizens frustrated with their government, so much so that UNC Wilmington students staged a silent protest the Monday following the passing ...

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