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Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/29/20 (graduation, flirting, friend crushes and Wilmington hot spots)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/29/20 (graduation, flirting, friend crushes and Wilmington hot spots)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2020

“What are some fun things to do in Wilmington?” These are some things to do that are either cheap or completely free: 1. Beach, beach, beach. The sun, the sand and you. 2. Riverwalk—For a nice date, this is the spot to go! It is out in the open, it is beautiful at night and there is ple...

SeaSquawks: When do you put up Christmas decorations? UNCW speaks

A home decorated for the annual McAdenville Lights.

Darius Melton and Katelyn Vargas

December 5, 2019

The sweet holidays start up in October for Halloween and end in April with Easter. It is a lovely trail consisting of candy, turkey, candy, champagne, candy, Irish alcohol and ending with candy once more (and maybe a dyed egg or two). However, the king of all of these holidays is Christmas, as simply...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/3/19 (Final exams edition)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/3/19 (Final exams edition)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2019

I am having trouble trying to handle all of the work that I have do for finals. I've got three papers, two final exams and a presentation. How am I supposed to survive all of this?  Do not take it lightly when I say this but we have literally all been there. While it may seem like your other profe...

Longboarding Ed. 101: Don’t run people over

A bike rack outside Randall Library

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Biking or longboarding is a popular alternative to walking. And why shouldn’t it be? UNC Wilmington is a vast and beautiful campus. But our campus is growing and, with it, congestion. It is becoming hazardous to walk without paying attention to incoming skateboarders or bikers. It is possible...

SeaSquawks: Have UNCW students “enjoyed watching the progress” of the Seahawk Quad?

Construction of the new UNCW residence halls on Nov. 19, 2019

Katelyn Vargas, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

At UNC Wilmington, construction is all over our campus. Both on-campus and off-campus students have had the opportunity to watch the progress being made to UNCW throughout the past few years. One construction project is the Seahawk Quad. The Seahawk Quad is where new student housing will be and new...

SeaSquawks: What does UNCW want changed on campus next?

Kung pao chicken with steamed vegetables at Panda Express.

Darius Melton, Katelyn Vargas, and Sarah Levinson

November 14, 2019

In case you have not heard, Trask Coliseum recently introduced the sale of alcohol during the basketball season. This came after the Southeastern Conference (SEC) lifted their stadium-wide ban on alcohol sales back in July. Since that news broke, many UNC Wilmington students wondered when it would be our school's turn to make the same big move. It was a good three-month fight, but UNCW was quick to make the necess...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/13/19 (Student media, toxic relationships and straight A’s)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/13/19 (Student media, toxic relationships and straight A's)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2019

How can I get involved more with student media? Hey there, Seahawk! Now, this is a great question. As I am a part of the student media family, it makes me so happy to hear that you are interested in becoming one of us! The Student Media Center (SMC) is located in little Fisher (the one with Hawk’...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/30/19 (Exhaustion, healthy eating and boyfriend drama)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/30/19 (Exhaustion, healthy eating and boyfriend drama)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2019

I always end up feeling tired even with good sleep. How does this happen?  So, this is an unfortunate reality for many college students. Stress can cause you to feel tired no matter how long you sleep. Additionally, you may want to rethink some of your lifestyle choices. For instance, if you are...

SeaSquawks 10/24/19: How mass shootings affect UNCW students

Students and community activists marched in Tampa last year after the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. The attack killed 17 people and gave rise to Floridaand#x2019;s school guardian law, which this year was changed to allow classroom teachers to be armed. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the measure into law.

Katelyn Vargas, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

As I sit in class, my eyes wander to the small poster on the wall with the big red letters saying, “In case of an active shooter/attacker." The ways I would handle the situation start to run through my head. Where can I get out? How could I protect my fellow classmates? Could I lock the doors in time?...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/23/19 (Break-ups, boy-choices and roommate stink)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/23/19 (Break-ups, boy-choices and roommate stink)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

I just broke up with my girlfriend and I feel completely broken. Breakups are super hard. Whether you thought that you guys were going to be together forever or not, there is always a level of shock and disbelief when things like that come to an end. It is okay to feel broken right now but just k...

New safety app spreads among students

Homepage of Wildfire app, where you can register your number to receive updates and download the app.

Kassie Bild, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2019

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on October 17th and has since been edited for content accuracy. The Wildfire app is in no way affiliated with the UNCW Police Department as stated in an earlier version. A new app for portable and personalized news is available for UNC Wilmington students...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/16/19 (Diversity, designated drivers, post-graduation)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/16/19 (Diversity, designated drivers, post-graduation)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2019

Is my school ignoring diversity? What do I do? It is no secret that UNC Wilmington is not the most diverse college in the Carolinas. Being in an environment that you do not feel represented in can be quite the adjustment. For instance, I grew up in a very diverse community where people from a variety ...

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