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Is Hollywood progressive?: Trevor Noah weighs in

Paige Myers | Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

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Oscar winning actress Meryl Steep made headlines after her Golden Globes speech last Sunday.  With the country on edge about the Presidential inauguration ahead, Streep took the opportunity to talk about the importance of diversity...

UNCW Professors reflect upon Star News editorial on Mike Adams

Casey McAnarney | Editor in Chief

January 12, 2017

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In an editorial published Dec. 4 in the StarNews, the editorial board of the paper discussed the implications of the controversy regarding Dr. Mike Adams that reached national news at the end of 2016, stating that the matter was not one of free speech but of profess...

Bike share program brings rentable bikes to UNCW with an accompanying app

Casey Auch | Layout Editor

November 26, 2016

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This month UNC Wilmington became the first public university in North Carolina with a bike share program of UNCW’s status. Hawk Wheels is a bike-sharing system that allows students to borrow a bike to travel from point “A” to ...

Campus hostility worsens, students left to pick up the pieces

Casey McAnarney & Elizabeth Heglar | The Seahawk

November 22, 2016

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Post-election hostility continues to grow on UNC Wilmington’s campus as arguments between students and a professor, Dr. Mike Adams, over social media erupt into petitions calling for his resignation and questions over what the ...

UNCW’s recreation therapy major can teach students how to assist recovery of addicts

Dana Weber | Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

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Addiction, one of the many diagnoses surrounding mental health, comes with a stigma that many work to acknowledge and prevent. Recreation therapists—a subset of therapy in which professionals use physical activities to rehabi...

Alcohol intervention does not work on fraternities, says study

Lucy O’Brien | Staff writer

November 10, 2016

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Alcohol intervention programs do not reduce drinking among fraternity brothers, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association in May. The project’s lead researcher, Lori Scott-Sheldon, attributes ...

Fewer student drinking referrals, more arrests reflect UNCW’s changing approach to drinking violations

Malia Benison | Assistant News Editor

November 10, 2016

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Drinking arrests and referrals administered to UNC Wilmington students, both on campus and off campus, have led to a growing surge in many departments to take preventative and progressive action for the safety and well being of ...

UNCW students recognize substance abuse better than peers across U.S.

Paige Myers & Hannah Williams | The Seahawk Staff

November 10, 2016

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Most experts, including those at the Addiction Center (a medical website geared towards providing information about substance abuse and recovery), believe that a culture that promotes excessive drinking and substance use wil...

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