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    UNC Board of Governors Committee moves to eliminate DEI policy

  • Students and faculty walking down Chancellors Walk shouting DEI cannot go! (Samantha Hill/The Seahawk)


    BSU protest against the new UNC DEI policy change

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    REDdress demonstration outside of Randall Library

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    SGA looks to implement universal 10-point grading scale

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    Q&A with 2024-2025 school year student body president and student body vice president

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    ​​COVID cluster or electrical fire?

  • Biden-Harris administration hosts roundtable to discuss the experiences of two womens pregnancies post the overturn of Roe v. Wade in 2022 (Courtesy of the Biden Campaign).


    Biden Campaign sits down with student journalists to discuss abortion rights

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    UNCW invests in new expansion to Randall Library

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    Community, isolation and politics: The mental health of queer students at UNCW

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    Dredging on Wrightsville Beach coming to a close

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Smoke rises from Village Green, as seen from the Central Deck parking garage. (Amelia McNeese/The Seahawk)

Fire at Green Village Apartments displaces residents and students

Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2024

On Tuesday morning, March 12, a building at Village Green Apartments caught on fire, causing substantial damage to the privately owned complex situated on North MacMillan Ave., close to UNCW campus....


Ann Marie Pierce: Wilmington local who took her love of running all the way to the Olympic Trials

Peyton Lewis, Assistant News Editor February 24, 2024

A “positive mindset” and “determination.” These are two phrases 31-year-old, Wilmington local Ann Marie Pierce used to describe her running - a journey that would lead her all the way to...

 Protestors oppose tolls at the WMPO Board Meeting. (Jackson Davenport/The Seahawk)

Wilmington locals outraged at Cape Fear Memorial Bridge toll meeting

Jackson Davenport, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

A recent vote by the Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) is taking a toll on some Cape Fear residents.  In the wake of the recent partial closure of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge...

Maides Cemetery sign from the Historic Wilmington Foundation. (Sarah Carter/The Seahawk)

Ground Penetrating Radar used at Maides Cemetery to locate unmarked graves

Sarah Carter, Assistant Culture Editor February 14, 2024

On Feb.10, local volunteers gathered at Maides Cemetery with a Ground Penetrating Radar System (GPR) to help uncover gravesites for individuals buried at the cemetery. For some, this means finding...

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 off-campus apartments to students who are classified as upperclassmen...

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 on Jan. 30, saying most colleges will not receive decisions...

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 to the main campus. This incident is just a week after...

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 Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) Water Resources Division. The...

(File photo/Caitlyn Dark/The Seahawk)

A closer look at violent crime at UNCW

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief December 30, 2023

A public records request submitted by The Seahawk has yielded the locations, dates and times of all documented violent crimes that took place on UNCW’s campus in the 2022 calendar year. The initial...

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 20, 2023

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

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, beginning in and largely based in Los Angeles, impacted...

A map of emergency callboxes on campus. (UNCW) [hyperlink: ]

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 United States and its territories. The app is free for anyone...

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