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Data on childhood vaccines can provide hints about how well the COVID-19 vaccine will perform in specific communities.

Student employees now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 11, 2021
In an email obtained by The Seahawk, it was relayed that under Group 3, student employees who receive a paycheck and work in-person and on-campus are now eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.
Alisa Newber (left) and a Food Pantry volunteer (right).

511 House provides space for human trafficking victims

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 8, 2021

According to the North Carolina Department of Administration (NC DOA), human trafficking is one the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In 2019, North Carolina ranked 11 in the nation for the...

With nearly eight miles of beach, Keewaydin Island is a remote hideaway only accessible by boat. The barrier island lies between Marco Island and Naples Fla.

UNCW faculty conduct barrier island research on Masonboro Island

Serah Culler, Contributing Writer March 6, 2021

A new research project is being conducted on Masonboro Island that could teach us how to predict the effects of both storms and calm periods on the habitats and ecosystems of the island. Joseph Long,...

Interior dining option on campus.

UNCW increases attendance capacity at campus venues

Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer March 5, 2021

Following the announcement of Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order 195, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) has increased its attendance capacity for both non-athletic indoor and outdoor campus events. The change...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

News Editor SGA 3/2 meeting recap: MySeaport gets update and several campus transportation projects in the works

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 5, 2021

At this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, senators were informed that MySeaport will be getting updated soon and that several projects related to on-campus biking are in the works.  MySeaport The...

The UNCW columns.

Class of 2021 start petition for in-person graduation

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 5, 2021

The petition started by “UNCW Class of 2021” has already been signed by over 750 people and urges the university to move the ceremonies in-person in light of the governor's recent executive...

Burney Center on campus.

UNCW to open a vaccine clinic soon

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 4, 2021
UNC Wilmington will soon serve as a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine clinic, per an announcement from Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli. 
Outside of Galloway Hall.

Sophomores now required to reside on campus, purchase meal plan

Andrew Lemon, Staff Writer March 4, 2021
Earlier this year, housing and residence life unveiled a new policy regarding on-campus residency requirements. In addition to the preexisting freshmen on-campus residency requirement, sophomores will now also be required to live on-campus, as well as purchase an All- Access meal plan. 
Students on Chancellor's walk.

Photo by Lauren Wessell

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...

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