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Students leave Wagoner Dining Hall.

UNCW OneCard to switch to mobile application

Chamiya Campbell, News Editor November 15, 2021
On Nov. 2, the Student Government Association met to discuss changing the OneCard system from a physical card to a mobile ID. According to director of Auxiliary Services Gino Galutera, the planned changes to OneCard would allow faculty, staff and students to add their OneCard to existing applications such as Apple Wallet and Google Pay. Students could soon start using their OneCard through their phone.
The financial aid office in Warwick Center.

Out-of-state students to see potential tuition increase next year

Chamiya Campbell, News Editor November 13, 2021
On Tuesday Nov. 9, the Student Government Association met to discuss a potential 3% increase to tuition plans for out-of-state students. UNC Wilmington changed to a per-credit-hour tuition rate this fall. This change was approved for all UNC system universities through the Campus-Initiated Tuition Increases Committee. Further changes to the out-of-state tuition plan are now being discussed. 
Students walk by the clocktower.

UNCW announces in-person December commencement and extended COVID-19 guidelines

Brian Hudec, Contributing Writer October 26, 2021
On Oct. 6, 2021, the Office of University Relations (OUR) sent out an email to all students and faculty with information regarding the December commencement ceremonies.
The riverwalk in Wilmington N.C.

Funding for the Wilmington film workforce initiative will spark growth for the industry

Boyce Rucker, Intern October 23, 2021
Wilmington is ripe with countless opportunities at the moment for film studies students and graduates to become involved with the town’s productions. North Carolina is on track to exceed a $400 million production value in what many people are considering to be one of the state's most successful years for film in quite some time.
The entrance to UNCWs new dining hall: The Shore Dining Hall.

UNCW opens The Shore Dining Hall

Brian Hudec, Contributing Writer October 14, 2021
The layout also serves as a picturesque study area with tall windows displaying a grand view of Sandpiper and Pelican Halls, plenty of seating and a pleasant atmosphere, while delivering both comfort and convenience. The Shore is a welcoming new addition to UNCW’s ever-increasing and diverse range of meal options for its students to enjoy.
Chancellor Sartarelli recently announced his plan to retire.

Chancellor Sartarelli to retire in June

Aleks Jones, Contributing Writer September 29, 2021
UNCW Chancellor Jose Sartarelli will retire in June according to an email sent to faculty, staff and students on Friday. The email included a personal statement from the chancellor as well as a commemorative summary of his accomplishments since he took office in the summer of 2015.
Parking at UNCWs The Hub.

UNCW parking goes virtual this year, but students say there are still problems to fix

Aleks Jones, Contributing Writer September 28, 2021
This semester parking services’ enforcement and technology use evolved to meet the demands of the university’s growing pains, but student and staff opinions on the shift oscillate between criticism and acceptance. With this year’s expansion of the university and a record-breaking enrollment, parking services reinvented how parking operates on campus.
Students head to class.

BOG discusses COVID-19 and budget effects on UNC students

Chamiya Campbell, News Editor September 23, 2021
On Sept. 15 and 16, the Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina school systems met to discuss COVID-19 protocols and their effects on budgets. Key points of focus from the meeting were the continuation of lessening COVID-19 restrictions, as well as a potential budget increase that will be discussed and voted on Nov. 17 and 18. Both topics will have immense effects on students of UNC institutions.
Students sit inside the Fisher Student Center to do work.

UNCW student organizations can again reserve campus spaces

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2021

Student organizations can reserve spaces in campus buildings once again, per an activities email sent at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The email, sent to student organization leaders, stated that the student affairs...

Fisher Student Center.

On-campus screening of Wilmington-filmed series to be among the first events after restriction lift

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021

Update: This event was canceled by the production company on Sept. 18.  Correction: This article was updated on Sept. 17 to reflect updated information on reservation restrictions and event details.  UNCW...

A sign on UNCWs campus detailing when masks should be worn.

UNCW extends current COVID-19 restrictions another month

Chamiya Campbell, News Editor September 14, 2021
On Monday afternoon, UNCW announced they would extend the current guidelines related to COVID-19 until Oct. 15. Chancellor Jose Sartarelli made this decision ahead of a Sept. 17 deadline to decide on the continuance or change to current guidelines.
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