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SeaSquawks: Students say fire Mike Adams

SeaSquawks: Students say fire Mike Adams

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

June 6, 2020

In the past couple of days, The Seahawk has reached out and received many emails and statements from UNCW students and alumni in regard to sociology and criminology professor Dr. Mike Adams and the inappropriate ways he conducts himself online. Given the multitude of statements, we received many that...

SeaSquawks: Favorite UNCW memories from the class of 2020

SeaSquawks: Favorite UNCW memories from the class of 2020

Fairley Lloyd and Darius Melton

May 7, 2020

We made it, Seahawks. Two months after the coronavirus pandemic caused schools to shut down, forced classes online, sent many students back home, and all the adjustments that came in the middle of the semester, finals week is almost over. But before the semester officially ends, The Seahawk reached out...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/22/20 (Moving, club-running and baking)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/22/20 (Moving, club-running and baking)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

Hello, again, my Seahawks! My family is moving at the end of the summer, but since I'm graduating, I'm not sure if I should move with them or not. Does living with my parents make me less of an adult? ABSOLUTELY NOT. I know of plenty of people that decide to go back to living with their parents af...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/8/20 (Positives, the future and words of encouragement)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/8/20 (Positives, the future and words of encouragement)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2020

Hello, my dear Seahawks. I wish I was writing during different times. I wish I was writing from my humble nest back in Wilmington, but it seems like we have a new reality. To those that were graduating this semester, whose life got turned upside down, I am sincerely sorry. And to those who are still...

What grinds my gears 3/4/20 (Public bathrooms, VeggieTales and talking hair color)

What grinds my gears 3/4/20 (Public bathrooms, VeggieTales and talking hair color)

Katelyn Vargas, Sophie Fowler, and Samantha Dickerson

March 4, 2020

“What Grinds My Gears…” is a new series here at The Seahawk in which our writers talk about things that bother us but are not quite big enough deals to warrant a full opinion article. These are not world-changing issues—no, we are talking about small annoyances. For example: Stop hogging...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/26/20 (Asking for space, weather dressing and study tips)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/26/20 (Asking for space, weather dressing and study tips)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2020

How do I ask my friends for some space to clear my head? It is not what you say, but rather how you say it. Everyone needs a “day off” once in a while, even your friends. We are like batteries and sometimes, for whatever reasons, those batteries are drained, and then we need to recharge. Everyo...

The SheHawk: Did we really need The Oscars to tell us that ‘Parasite’ is a good movie?

The SheHawk: Did we really need The Oscars to tell us that 'Parasite' is a good movie?

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Full disclosure: this is not a review about “Parasite,” the film created by South Korean director Bong Joon-ho that surprised the world (okay, the white world) by winning Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars. If you would like to see excellent worthy articles on this subject, please consult this link on why the win is significant for the global film industry and this link on the singular beauty of t...

SeaSquawks 2/20/20: Jack of all trades or master of one?

The cast of 'Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020' at dinner.

Darius Melton and Katelyn Vargas

February 20, 2020

Over winter break, one of our opinion editors (dare you to guess who) spent a lot of time watching watching Japanese dating show “Terrace House” on Netflix. During episode 2 of the newest season, “Tokyo 2019-2020,” there was a conversation that has been deemed The Tempura Incident. In this...

What grinds my gears 2/19/20 (Toilet paper, ‘Mamma Mia’ and truck drivers)

What grinds my gears 2/19/20 (Toilet paper, 'Mamma Mia' and truck drivers)

Darius Melton, Veronica Wernicke, and Jenna Tripp

February 19, 2020

"What Grinds My Gears..." is a new series here at The Seahawk in which our writers talk about things that bother us but are not quite big enough deals to warrant a full opinion article. These are not world-changing issues—no, we are talking about small annoyances. For example: Toilet paper r...

SATIRE: Fun date ideas for you and your boo—according to a person with no expertise

The entrance to Randall Library on Feb. 12, 2020. Randall may not have a poetry night, but what is stopping you from reading sonnets and snapping anyway?

Jenna Tripp, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2020

Today we will be focusing on everyone’s favorite polarizing holiday other than Thanksgiving: Valentine’s Day! This is a time to celebrate love or to provide the opportunity to spark a new love affair. Let’s look deeper into some of the best date ideas for a first date or another night out with...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/12/20 (loneliness, Valentine’s presents and other friends)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/12/20 (loneliness, Valentine's presents and other friends)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

How do I avoid feeling lonely/sad on Valentine’s Day? Aside from getting good grades, being involved in school, creating connections and making life-long friends, we also have this pressure to find “the one” while in college. We hear it from our grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, cousins, ...

The SheHawk: Remember, STDs are not gross

The SheHawk: Remember, STDs are not gross

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

STDs are clouded in a negative stigma. They invoke feelings of shame, embarrassment and filth, despite the fact that millions of Americans report having an STD of some kind. In 2013, the national Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there were 20 million new infections every year. For context, this is equ...

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