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UNCW environmental science professors discuss climate change under Trump

Megan Romanchok | Contributing Writer

February 9, 2017

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President Donald J. Trump has caused concern for environmental advocates, scientists and citizens across the globe with his stance on climate change and the environment.Approximately 61 percent of United States citizens were either...

UNCW’s College of Arts and Sciences 2nd Annual Homecoming 5K and 1 Mile Run

Kristen Schimmoller | Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017

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UNC Wilmington’s College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second Annual Homecoming 5K and 1 Mile Run on Sat., Feb. 4.It was a brisk 30 degrees outside in the morning. Some people came dressed in tutus, others in "USA" gear. But ...

The WatchHawk: Week two of Trump’s administration

The Tribune News Service

February 6, 2017

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U.S. Attorney Sally Yates talks during a panel discussion between top Atlanta women executives at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday March 26, 2013. The debate over how women can advance in the workplace and what challenges and opportunities they face has risen to a crescendo since the debut of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's book, "Lean In." (Phil Skinner/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

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Washington Post creates software to fact check Trump’s tweets

Kristen Burgess | Contributing Writer

January 31, 2017

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The Washington Post has devised a tool that will allow users to receive fact-checking information on President Trump’s tweets from Dec. 16 onward. The tool is an extension built for Google Chrome or Firefox and can be downloade...

Trump team’s plan to privatize public broadcasting

Paige Myers | Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

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As Trump moves into his first week as President of the United States, his transition team is looking for ways to reduce spending.  Although President Trump did not directly campaign against public radio and television outlets, hi...

Intentional fire set in Fisher University Union women’s restroom

Casey McAnarney | Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017

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An intentional fire was set in a first floor women's restroom in Fisher University Union Jan. 23, according to a mass email sent out by the Office of University Relations.The email said that the UNC Wilmington Police Departme...

The SciHawk: New species of gibbons named after Star Wars character

Dana Weber | Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

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The first month of 2017 can now officially be considered a win, as a newly discovered species of primate has been named after a "Star Wars" character.In a galaxy not so far away, the American Journal of Primatology announced the skywalker hoolock gibbon on J...

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