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Mike S. Adams’ death ruled a suicide
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • July 27, 2020
Former UNC Wilmington professor Mike S. Adams’ sudden July 23 death has been ruled as a suicide, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office in a press release this afternoon.
Photo of Mike S. Adams from his professor profile page for the Sociology and Criminology Department, as of 2020.
Former UNCW professor Mike S. Adams found dead in home
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • July 24, 2020

Nearly a week before his retirement was set to officially begin, former UNC Wilmington professor Mike S. Adams was found dead in his home yesterday. Adams...

Boney Monument
Wilmington quietly takes down two Confederate statues “to protect public safety”
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • July 3, 2020

In the very early morning hours of June 25, construction crews were hard at work doing something many Wilmington citizens had long thought impossible:...

Coronavirus update: requires masks, extends COVID-19 phase two. Photo my Caitlyn Dark, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
Gov. Cooper requires masks, extends COVID-19 phase two
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • June 25, 2020

Raleigh, N.C. — It looks like face masks and social distancing restrictions are here to stay, for the time being. This past Wednesday, NC...

Coronavirus update graphic: Gov. Cooper to shift state to ‘modest’ phase two COVID-19 opening. Graphic by Lauren Wessell, photo by Caitlyn Dark.
Gov. Cooper to shift state to ‘modest’ phase two COVID-19 opening
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • May 21, 2020

Raleigh, N.C. — As the world continues to grow weary of the personal and economic toll of COVID-19 precautions, North Carolina Governor Roy...

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Cooper extends stay-home order amid
Gov. Cooper extends stay-home order amid 'Reopen N.C.' protests
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • April 29, 2020

Raleigh, N.C. — Social distancing is set to continue for residents of North Carolina. On April 23, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced...

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Cooper issues stay-at-home order amid N.C. COVID-19 case increase. Photo by Caitlyn Dark, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
Gov. Cooper issues stay-at-home order amid N.C. COVID-19 case increase
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • March 29, 2020

Raleigh, N.C. — State and local authorities continue efforts to slow the exponential spread of COVID-19. One such effort was an official stay-at-home...

Michael Bloomberg, running for the Democratic presidential nomination, speaks to supporters and attendees at a campaign rally the Saturday before Super Tuesday on March 3 at E. A. Laney High School in Wilmington.
Michael Bloomberg hosted pre-super tuesday campaign rally in Wilmington
Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer • March 20, 2020

Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign may be dead and gone, but for a brief moment on the Saturday before Super Tuesday the Democratic...

Coronavirus Update: Dining out ban, university updates, and COVID-19 in new Hanover County. Photo my Caitlyn Dark, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
Dining out ban, university updates and COVID-19 in New Hanover
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • March 19, 2020

On Tuesday afternoon, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order for all restaurants and bars in N.C. to close to dine-in guests,...

The new traffic pattern at Racine Drive and College Acres Drive.
New traffic pattern improves dangerous intersection near UNCW
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • February 26, 2020

The city of Wilmington has worked to improve a congested and crash-prone intersection near the UNC Wilmington campus. A set of yellow pillars...

Medical team members prepare to check in at Hohhot Baita International Airport before leaving for Hubei Province in Hohhot, capital of north China
Coronavirus: fact and fiction
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • February 21, 2020

The novel coronavirus from Wuhan, China, has claimed more than 1,000 lives and sickened more than 43,000 others. One fatality, as well as 393...

AIDS Memorial Quilt display in Randall Library on December 10.
AIDS Memorial Quilt visits Wilmington
Kassie Bild, Staff Writer • January 13, 2020

The cross-country journey of the AIDS Memorial Quilt made a stop at UNC Wilmington and the surrounding area. The AIDS Memorial Quilt was in...

TacoRoos location at S College and College Acres, pictured as of 23 November 2019.
Cookout-owned TacoRoos to open soon near campus
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • November 23, 2019

TacoRoos, a taco restaurant owned by the burger chain CookOut, is set to soon open on the corner of College Road and College Acres Drive. The...

WAVE Transit logo on UNCW campus shuttle.
WAVE transit defunding will not affect UNCW shuttles
Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer • November 19, 2019

On Monday, Oct. 21, New Hanover County announced its decision to cease funding WAVE Transit, the public transportation service for Wilmington,...

Th highway historical marker commemorating the 1898 coup, located on Market Street between Fourth and Fifth Street.
New highway historical marker commemorates 1898 Wilmington coup
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • November 13, 2019

A new roadside historical plaque that has been in the works for almost two years was finally unveiled on Market Street between 4th and 5th streets...

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