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SGA 2/23 meeting recap: BOG approves security fee increase and hear sophomore housing requirement updates
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 26, 2021

During this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, senators were given updates on housing and were informed that the UNC System...

The upcoming film building at UNCW.
Construction efforts continue to expand campus
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • February 25, 2021

The UNC Wilmington (UNCW) campus continues to grow as several construction projects are near completion, while ground is being broken on new...

NC lifts modified stay at home order
NC lifts modified stay at home order
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 25, 2021

In response to increased state-wide vaccination efforts, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper announced this week that he would be loosening some...

A view of the Wilmington Riverfront.
City Council passes two ordinances for a more sustainable Wilmington
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • February 24, 2021

At a Feb. 16 meeting of the Wilmington City Council, councilmembers unanimously approved two ordinances brought forward by Sustainability Program...

Cucalorus
Cucalorus selected for $25K grant from National Endowment for the Arts
Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer • February 24, 2021

After about a year and a half application process, Wilmington’s local nonprofit art organization Cucalorus was recently awarded a $25,000...

Walking to class.
UNCW hosted virtual forums with the final 3 Vice Chancellor candidates
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 23, 2021

The vice chancellor for student affairs search committee has narrowed down its search to its three final candidates. Marianne Thomson, Lowell...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 2/16 meeting recap: Talone hopes to receive $3,000 for feminine hygiene products project
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 19, 2021

During this week’s Student Government Association’s (SGA) meeting, Matt Talone, the SGA’s president, announced that he has been working...

Graduation online-- class of 2020.
Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies will be virtual
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 17, 2021

Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli announced in a recent email that the spring 2021 commencement ceremonies will be held virtually.  Due to the...

Members of Phi Mu and Pi Sigma Epsilon at a previous DubThon event.
Dubthon raises money for Duke Children’s Hospital for fourth year
Layla Culler, Contributing Writer • February 16, 2021

For the fourth year, the UNC Wilmington sorority Phi Mu, and the business fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon have partnered up to help raise money for...

Current renovation plans for Bijou Park.
City of Wilmington approves Bijou Park renovations
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • February 13, 2021

At the Feb. 2 Wilmington City Council meeting, councilmembers unanimously passed an ordinance to begin renovations to Bijou Park. The .13 acre...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 2/9 meeting recap: After continued heated discussions, the first week of February is declared National Gun Violence Survivors Week at UNCW
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 12, 2021

Whether or not to pass the previously tabled resolution making an official national gun violence survivors week at UNCW was once again heavily...

The Centro Hispano office in Fisher.
SGA to start a new program geared towards diversity and cultural competency
Serah Culler, Contributing Writer • February 10, 2021

A new curriculum program is being planned for UNC Wilmington (UNCW) that has a unique twist: it is being spearheaded by a student. Thomas...

Filming at Screen Gems Studios.
Wilmington’s film industry keeps rolling despite added costs
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • February 7, 2021

WILMINGTON N.C.—Since the first film productions began in Wilmington in the early 1980s, the city has become an alluring backdrop for filmmakers...

The nurses prepare to administer the vaccine.
CHHS nursing school students and faculty help deliver vaccines in Wilmington
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 6, 2021

On Feb. 4, students and faculty from the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) nursing school helped deliver coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 2/2 meeting recap: Senate tables gun violence survivors awareness resolution
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 5, 2021

During this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the Senate tabled a resolution to make an official national gun violence survivors...

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