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Events commemorate tenth anniversary of 9/11

Jordan Wilkins | Contributing Writer

September 7, 2011

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September 11, 2001 changed the world as we knew it. Almost 3,000 people lost their lives, and many were injured in the terrorist attacks that struck America. Nineteen terrorists hijacked 4 planes that crashed into the World Tr...

Class of 2015 comes in strong; may face challenges

Sam Wilson | Contributing Writer

September 7, 2011

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In terms of straight credentials, the incoming freshman class of 2015 boasts some impressive all-time highs, but whether they academically outperform their predecessors could very well ride on factors beyond their control. With...

Seahawks go digital: state-of-the-art classroom technology at UNCW

Sasha Johnson | News Editor

September 7, 2011

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From the nursing building, recently named McNeill Hall, to the education building to King Hall, UNCW students in a variety of majors now have the opportunity to interact with cutting-edge technology.When the nursing program mo...

Marine Biotechnology Center of North Carolina offers new opportunities for students

Corey Strickland | Contributing Writer

August 31, 2011

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UNCW's MARBIONC Center, or the Marine Biotechnology Center of North Carolina, will break ground the first week of September at the Center for Marine Science.For students in the marine biotechnology program, this could mean big ...

“Party the Wright Way,” not the wrong way

Sasha Johnson | News Editor

August 31, 2011

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The Town of Wrightsville Beach is working with merchants to encourage late-night patrons to be safe and respectful as part of the Party the Wright Way campaign.Meg Eaton, now a UNCW alumna, volunteered to take on the project ...

University landscape changes as construction projects make progress

Sasha Johnson | News Editor

August 24, 2011

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Those who spent the summer in Wilmington may have noticed a change of scenery while passing through campus and attending summer classes.  For more than three months, the landscape has been occupied by neon orange signs, heavy m...

Buying cheap textbooks has never been easier

Corey Strickland | Contributing Writer

August 24, 2011

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In a time when students expect the best bang for their buck, websites for purchasing or renting textbooks are gaining popularity and have become the main competition for on- and off-campus bookstores.   Sites like BIGWORDS.co...

UNCW welcomes Chancellor Miller

Sasha Johnson | News Editor

August 24, 2011

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Coffee cup in hand and sporting a teal tie, Chancellor Gary Miller awaits the start of classes with anticipation and excitement. Although he and his wife Georgia Miller are a long way from their previous home in Wichita, Kan., ...

New grocery opens with a focus on organic, natural and local products

Sasha Johnson | News Editor

August 2, 2011

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Carolina Farmin', a 17,000-square-foot, locally owned grocery store, is opening its doors and inviting the community to join during a five-day grand opening celebration Aug. 4-7. Carolina Farmin', located at 2101 Market Street, is t...

BREAKING NEWS: Shots fired, UNCW police apprehend suspect

July 29, 2011

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 Wilmington Police have released details of a shooting near campus. The incident was reported at 4:21on Friday afternoon. David Carroll, 42, was shot at the Seahawk Square Apartments on Seahawk Court.His shoulder was injured, but Carroll was able to drive himself to the hospital. UNCW Police apprehended the suspect, Regin...

Wave Transit expands through new infrastructure, partnership, bus routes

Sasha Johnson | News Editor

July 28, 2011

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Managing to keep afloat in rough economic waters, Wave Transit is on the up and up. Passenger revenue is significantly above what had been budgeted for this year, and Wave Transit is continuing to expand after the April opening ...

Chancellor Gary Miller takes office, installs committee to ease transition

Sasha Johnson - News Editor

July 19, 2011

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 Chancellor Gary Miller's first order of business as head of UNCW was to form the Chancellor's Transition Committee to introduce Miller and his wife Georgia to the campus, local communities and the state of North Carolina."It...

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