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UNCW will temporarily return to mask wearing and surveillance testing
July 31, 2021

A Friday email from Chancellor Jose Sartarelli announced that students and faculty will again be required to wear masks in the campus's public...

The amphitheater.
UNCW adds two new STEM programs in the computer science department
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • July 22, 2021

The UNC board of governors approved the addition of two new Bachelor of Science programs at UNCW in cybersecurity and intelligent systems engineering....

Democratic candidate Jeff Jackson is running for U.S. Senate.
Here are North Carolina's candidates running for the Senate in 2022
Brenna Flanagan , Editor-in-Chief • July 15, 2021

Since incumbent Senator Richard Burr announced he would not seek re-election in 2022, many North Carolinians have expressed interest...

The Emmett Till statue is seen through protesters at the South Carolina State House in Columbia, South Carolina demonstrating their anger over racial injustice on June 5, 2020.
Critical race theory and how it is affecting Wilmington
Andrew Lemon and Brenna Flanagan July 11, 2021

Over the past year, a new term has entered the political lexicon in the United States. Critical race theory, an theory in legal academia analyzing...

Dan Johnson is a professor in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences.
UNCW professor apologizes for "Blow up Republicans" post
Brenna Flanagan , Editor-in-Chief • July 1, 2021

A UNCW professor’s Facebook post that came under fire in the campus community this week caused the professor to issue an apology in a statement...

Cornerstone Hall.
Former Republican representative appointed to UNCW board of trustees
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • June 30, 2021

A former Republican state representative was appointed to the UNCW board of trustees on Tuesday. Holly Grange was recommended by her party leader,...

An offshore wind farm.
Wilmington could see more offshore wind farms after recent executive order
Andrew Lemon, Interim News Editor • June 10, 2021
The order lays out targets for electricity production through offshore wind farms, calling for 2.8 gigawatts of offshore wind energy (approximately enough to power 2 million homes for a year) produced yearly by 2030, rising to eight gigawatts by 2040.
A face mask mandate sign on campus.
Students respond to new COVID-19 guidelines on campus
Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer • June 3, 2021

With the release of the COVID-19 vaccines, the world has taken a full step toward pre-pandemic normalcy. The CDC has adjusted its safety guidelines,...

A biker on the crosswalk.
Director of Campus Life takes over housing as search begins for new housing director
Andrew Lemon, Interim News Editor • June 2, 2021

An administrative reshuffle is underway in UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) division of Student Affairs, spurred on by Director of Housing and Residence...

Face mask mandate on campus.
UNCW announces end to mask mandate and other COVID-19 restrictions
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • May 19, 2021

Masks will no longer be required on the UNCW campus in most situations and no matter vaccination status, per an OUR email on Wednesday morning.  Masks...

The Apple logo on a store in New York.
How will Apple’s North Carolina campus impact Wilmington?
Andrew Lemon, Interim News Editor • May 17, 2021

Near the end of April, it was announced that Apple will begin construction of a campus located on the Raleigh side of Research Triangle Park....

A recap of UNCW
A recap of UNCW's current construction projects
Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer • May 17, 2021

The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) campus continues to expand. This summer the university will add Terrapin and Loggerhead Halls,...

A look across the UNCW pond.
Governor Cooper lifts mandates capacity limits, physical distancing and mask wearing
Andrew Lemon, Interim News Editor • May 14, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Friday that North Carolina is lifting coronavirus (COVID-19) mandates on capacity limitations, physical distancing...

Alderman Hall on UNCW campus.
Newly signed law allows campus police to take courses free of charge
Andrew Lemon, Interim News Editor • May 12, 2021

A bill signed into law on May 7 by Gov. Roy Cooper allows UNC system campus police the opportunity to enroll in an unlimited number of courses...

A graduating senior moves her tassel.
Graduation weekend comes to a close in Wilmington
Andrew Lemon, News Editor • May 11, 2021

UNC Wilmington (UNCW) held commencement ceremonies for the class of 2021 this weekend, splitting the ceremonies into five separate events. In-person...

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