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Platos Lofts at Randall sign. (Grace Lanham/The Seahawk)
UNCW to lease off-campus apartments to accommodate increasing acceptance rates
Grace Lanham, News Editor • February 9, 2024

In a recent announcement from UNCW’s Director of Housing and Residence Life (HRL), Dr. Kevin Meaney, said the university will be leasing...

FAFSA applications may be delayed until March (Andril Dodonov/iStock).
FAFSA delays: what's next for students
Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief • February 4, 2024

Following the redesign of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, the U.S. Department of Education released a statement...

Police respond to gunshots at BP Gas station (Jamie Royal/The Seahawk).
Wilmington police respond to shooting on College Road
Jamie Leigh Royal, Staff Writer • January 27, 2024

On Jan. 26 at 11:38 a.m. UNCW students received an email reporting shots had been fired near the 400 block of S. College Road, which is adjacent...

A birds eye view of the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. (Cape Fear Public Water Utility)
Sweeney Water Treatment Plant receives award
Jackson Davenport, Contributing Writer • January 10, 2024

In late Oct. 2023, the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant in New Hanover County was awarded the “Gold Star” honor by the N.C. Department of...

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A closer look at violent crime at UNCW
Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief • December 29, 2023

A public records request submitted by The Seahawk has yielded the locations, dates and times of all documented violent crimes that took place...

Outside of the UNCW Bookstore in Fisher. (UNCW)
UNCW bookstore to introduce First Day Complete Program for course materials
Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief • December 19, 2023

SGA recently passed a resolution to implement a new program in UNCW’s bookstore, known as “First Day Complete” (FDC). The initiative,...

SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher, white cap front, and National Executive Director and Chief Negotiator Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, left, greet picketers at the Netflix picket line in Los Angeles, on July 14, 2023. (Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Wilmington's film industry at a standstill after SAG-AFTRA strike
Emmy Berger, Contributing Writer • December 17, 2023

The momentum made by Wilmington’s growing film industry has slid to a halt due to the recently ended SAG-AFTRA Actor’s Strike. The movement,...

A map of emergency callboxes on campus. (UNCW) [hyperlink: https://uncw.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=579a0e90030c4864a41c70fbe06338d9 ]
New encrypted technology is allowing sexual assault survivors to anonymously report perpetrators
Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief • December 17, 2023

In Oct. 2023, Callisto, a nonprofit organization, launched an app called Callisto’s Vault to be available for all college students in the...

From left, doctors Michael Tift, Allison Loftis and Tiffany Keenan of UNCW’s Marine Mammal Stranding Program.
Gervais’ beaked whale stranded with balloon in stomach
Grace Lanham, News Editor • November 27, 2023

On Oct. 30, beachgoers of Emerald Isle discovered a Gervais' beaked whale in the shallow water. The Emerald Isle Police Department and Emerald...

One student expresses his stance on gun control, after which other students have the chance to ask questions or make a rebuttal. The debate was moderated by Braver Angels, a non profit crated with the mission to depolarize America.
Civil discourse in a time of division: UNCW hosts debate on gun restrictions
Peyton Lewis, Staff Writer • November 24, 2023

On Nov. 8, UNCW hosted an open debate for students on a prominent political issue that has divided American citizens for years: Should the...

UNCW biology assistant professor Dr. Lori Schweikert holds a Hogfish, the subject of her team’s latest research project. (UNCW)
Dr. Schweikert’s lab shows that the hogfish can “see” with its skin
Anthony Woodruff, Staff Writer • November 13, 2023

On Aug. 22, UNCW biology and marine biology assistant professor Dr. Lorian Schweikert and her lab published a study in the scientific journal...

A ship passes by an iceberg off the coast of Greenland. (Hubert Neufeld/Unsplash)
Greenland's icy giant: Frederikshåb Glacier melts at a quickening pace
Olivia Trahan, Staff Writer • October 20, 2023

Glaciers are melting, and climate change is only speeding up that process. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

One of more than a dozen shirts hung on the railing of the Campus Commons Amphitheater. Painted on each of them are messages of hope and calls for action against domestic violence.
UNCW hosts Take Back the Night Rally for victims of domestic violence
Peyton Lewis, Staff Writer • October 20, 2023

Each year, the month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness month; on Oct. 9, UNCW held its third annual Take Back the Night...

A protestor outside the Board of Education Center holds a copy of “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You during the school boards Aug. 1 meeting.
After the removal of 'Stamped,' what’s next for the New Hanover County School Board?
Nate Mauldin and Caroline Patton October 16, 2023

On Sept. 1, the New Hanover County Board of Education voted 4-3 to temporarily remove “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You” from district...

SGA President Cody Brandon delivers his State of the Union Address on Sept. 19, 2023.
SGA holds 2023-2024 State of the Union Address
Grace Lanham, News Editor • October 6, 2023

Tuesday, Sept. 19 marked the annual UNCW’s Student Government Association (SGA) State of the Union Address, an event dedicated for those...

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