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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 board of governors approved a fee increase, alongside other...

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 ones. The UNCW campus community  can look forward to new residence...

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 of the state's current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.  Executive...

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 Manager David Ingram.  The larger item on the agenda...

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 grant for their annual Cucalorus Film Festival from...

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 Davis and Katrina Rodriguez, were introduced through a series...

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 on a presentation about getting funding to provide free feminine...

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 ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UNC Wilmington (UNCW)...

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 Duke Children’s Hospital by hosting a virtual dance marathon...

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 park is located at 209 N. Front St. in the heart of downtown...

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 discussed at this week's Student Government Association (SGA)...

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 Wilson, the academic affairs committee chair of the Student...

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