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A doctor administers the vaccine.

All North Carolinians eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper announced this week that on April 7, the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine eligibility will open up to group 5 in North Carolina. This means that all North Carolina residents including UNC...

UNCW's Fisher Student Center.

Senate approves 2021-2022 SGA budget

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor April 6, 2021

During last week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the senate approved their budget for the next school year. Kyle Glover, treasurer, presented the proposed SGA budget for the 2021-2022...

UNCW mourns the loss of professor Jeffrey Brudney

UNCW mourns the loss of professor Jeffrey Brudney

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor April 6, 2021

On April 4, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) professor Jeffrey Brudney passed away. Since 2012, Brudney has worked with the master of public administration (MPA) program in the public and international affairs department...

The battleship at sunset.

Shooting at Wilmington house party leaves 3 dead, 4 injured

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2021

On April 3, gunfire broke out at a Wilmington house party just after midnight Saturday morning with 3 dead and 4 injured in the aftermath. The shooting took place around Kidder and 7th street, just a few...

View looking down Chancellor's walk at UNCW.

Rental assistance inbound for eligible New Hanover County residents

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2021

At a meeting of the New Hanover Board of Commissioners, a vote was held to accept $7.1 million in federal aid dollars related to costs incurred by households related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic...

The cultural center.

Reshuffling and renovations for diversity resource centers coming before fall semester

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 1, 2021

At their March 30 meeting, UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Student Government Association announced that several office spaces in Fisher University Union will be undergoing changes before the fall of 2021. The...

Walking to class.

UNCW’s search for new chief diversity officer begins

Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer April 1, 2021

During the Student Government Association’s (SGA) meeting on March 30, it was announced that the search for UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) permanent chief diversity officer has begun.   Donyell...

The Seahawk statue on campus.

UNCW administrators prepare to roll out third round of the COVID-19 virus relief

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2021
Half of this funding will be distributed to eligible students in the form of direct grants, while the other half of the money will go towards administrative costs associated with the pandemic, such as money for testing, vaccinations and personal protective equipment.
Pelican and Sandpiper Hall.

Construction efforts around UNCW ramp up as spring semester draws to a close

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2021
The development plans to bring a large amount of new residential space to the area, with 250 apartment units, 40 townhome units and 120 single-family homes. The commercial space will be made up of a 10,000 square foot shopping center, office space, restaurants and a hotel.
A view of the Wilmington riverwalk.

Where to get vaccinated in Wilmington

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 30, 2021

So far, over 4.1 million doses of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines have been administered to North Carolinians and in New Hanover County, over 57,000 have been fully vaccinated. As more and more North Carolina...

Dr. Sabrina Cherry works at UNCW.

Dr. Sabrina Cherry announced as Fall 2021 convocation speaker

Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer March 27, 2021

During the Student Government Association’s (SGA) recent election watch party, Sabrina Cherry was selected as the speaker for the UNC Wilmington (UNCW) fall 2021 convocation.   An assistant professor within...

The fountain between Morton and Leutze Hall.

UNCW offering in-person and virtual spring graduation ceremonies

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 26, 2021

In light of improving conditions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) will now offer multiple in-person and virtual graduation ceremonies for spring 2021 graduates.  General...

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