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A protestor outside the Board of Education Center holds a copy of “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You during the school boards Aug. 1 meeting.

After the removal of ‘Stamped,’ what’s next for the New Hanover County School Board?

Nate Mauldin and Caroline Patton October 16, 2023

On Sept. 1, the New Hanover County Board of Education voted 4-3 to temporarily remove “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You” from district classrooms. This decision bars any teacher from using...

SGA President Cody Brandon delivers his State of the Union Address on Sept. 19, 2023.

SGA holds 2023-2024 State of the Union Address

Grace Lanham, News Editor October 6, 2023

Tuesday, Sept. 19 marked the annual UNCW’s Student Government Association (SGA) State of the Union Address, an event dedicated for those elected to the new student body president and cabinet. This...

Elijah Jacob Donato’s arrest photo. (New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office)

BREAKING NEWS: UNCW student arrested on multiple sex crime charges while babysitting

Nate Mauldin, Photography Editor September 29, 2023

21-year-old Elijah Jacob Donato was arrested Thursday, Sept. 28 on two counts of 1st Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and two counts of Taking Indecent Liberties with Children. According to the university,...

Student loan payments will resume Oct. 1, following a more than three year pause on interest and payments. Interest rates already resumed on Sept. 1. (Kenny Eliason via Unsplash)

Student loan payments to resume in October

Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2023

After a three-year pause on student loan payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, loan payments and interest accumulation will resume Oct. 1. Students are now expected to resume making their monthly loan...

From left, Dean Stephanie Caulder of the College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, Dean Jack Watson II of the College of Health and Human Services and Dean Ronald Vetter of College of Science and Engineering. Both Caulder and Vetter will serve as founding deans of their respective colleges following the separation of the College of Arts and Sciences in July 2023. (UNCW)

New Year, New Deans: A look into the 2023-2024 school year

Grace Lanham, News Editor September 27, 2023

UNCW introduces four new deans for the 2023 school year, representing the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), the College of Science and Engineering, the College of Humanities, Social Sciences,...

UPD Police Chief Frank Brinkley began his position in March 2023 following his tenure as police chief at UNC School of the Arts, and police major at NC State University.

Chief Frank Brinkley begins tenure at UNCW

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2023

As the 2023-2024 school year begins, so does new chief Frank Brinkley’s tenure at UNCW. Following 29 years with former chief of police David Donaldson, the University Police Department (UPD) welcomed...

UNCW OneCards can now be used as a form of ID when voting in North Carolina. The state began requiring a form of photo ID to vote in 2023. (UNCW)

UNCW introduces new One Card feature: voter identification

Grace Lanham, News Editor September 22, 2023

The UNCW One Card is now a valid form of photo identification for voting, according to a statement from the Office of University Relations (OUR) on Sept. 6. Discussions about using a One Card as a...

Outside of Galloway Hall. Completed in 1971, it was the first student dormitory built on campus.

UNCW creates overflow on-campus housing due to high admittance

Grace Lanham, News Editor September 8, 2023

UNCW broke records this year with the largest freshman class in the school’s history, with more than 2,500 admitted students. Due to the high number of admitted students and the limited dorm space,...

Human trafficking activists on the steps of the New Hanover County Courthouse on Aug. 27, 2023.

Anti-Human Trafficking Demonstration held in Downtown Wilmington

Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief August 28, 2023

On Aug. 27, a group of demonstrators participated in a visual performance to address human trafficking in the port city. The demonstration took place on the steps of the courthouse, and its purpose...

Former Dean of Watson College of Education Van Dempsey speaks at the 2023 Razor Walker Awards Ceremony on April 25, 2023.

Van Dempsey speaks out about being removed as Dean of Watson: ‘I did not choose to leave’

Amelia Lindsey, News Editor July 22, 2023

Following the Razor Walker Awards on April 25, 2023, Van Dempsey, the Dean of Watson Education has since been removed from his position. UNCW announced on June 26 that Van Dempsey would be “leaving his...

Veteran and business owner Salette Andrews is the newest candidate in Wilmington’s City Council race. Elections will be held this November. (Salette Andrews)

Salette Andrews enters race for Wilmington Council

Amelia Lindsey, News Editor July 4, 2023
Salette Andrews enters the campaign for one of three spots open on the Wilmington City Council. Her campaign focuses on three pillars: housing affordability, economic growth and keeping corporate polluters accountable for their waste cleanup.
Wilmington City Council Candidate Marlowe Foster in a campaign photo. (Marlowe Foster)

Marlowe Foster announces campaign for Wilmington City Council

Amelia Lindsey, News Editor June 1, 2023
On April 18, 2023, Marlowe Foster announced that he will be campaigning for the Wilmington City Council and preparing for the municipal election that will be held in November of this year. The three main tenets of his campaign are job creation, juvenile crime and the opioid epidemic, and housing affordability.
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