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Gingrich visits UNCW: No plans to drop out, brings message for young voters

Chris Faircloth | The Seahawk

April 17, 2012

Filed under Newspolitics

And then there were three. Rick Santorum has dropped out of the presidential race, leaving Newt Gingrich in second place for the Republican nomination, followed by Ron Paul in third, but they are both far behind the frontrunner, ...

Gingrich rally left students with unanswered questions

Corey Strickland | Assistant News Editor

April 10, 2012

Filed under Newspolitics

"I want to talk to you today, particularly the young people, about where you're at and the challenges your generation is facing," said Newt Gingrich at his April 4 rally at UNCW's Lumina Theater.Gingrich's speech, while opening w...

Romney takes massive lead over opponents for GOP presidential nomination

Chris Faircloth | Staff Writer

April 8, 2012

Filed under Newspolitics

Following wins in all three primaries last Tuesday, the former Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, has all but clinched the Republican Party nomination for president. The large lead has earned Romney recent endorsements from...

Newt Gingrich holds rally at UNCW

Sasha Johnson and Corey Strickland | The Seahawk

April 4, 2012

Filed under Newspolitics

Newt Gingrich, still vying for the GOP nomination, made an impromptu stop at UNCW today. He spoke in Lumina Theater at 3:30 p.m., the room packed with students and community members, supporters and opponents.Awaiting a stud...

County officials spur local protests and national scrutiny over contraception vote

By Samuel Wilson | Staff Writer

March 18, 2012

Filed under Newspolitics

In the realm of local politics, we often think in terms of more nuanced and less polarizing issues than those we hear discussed on nationally syndicated talk shows and throughout the halls of Capitol Hill.  Lately, not so much. La...

Candidates participate in final republican primary debate

Chris Faircloth | Staff Writer

February 25, 2012

Filed under Newspolitics

The last scheduled debate of the Republican primary season was held Feb. 22 in Arizona, one week before voting in Arizona and Michigan. All four remaining candidates participated in the debate, which was hosted by CNN.Rick Sa...

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