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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....

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

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

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...

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...

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?

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

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....

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 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...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/5/20 (club officers, lost friends and group counseling)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/5/20 (club officers, lost friends and group counseling)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer February 5, 2020

The other officers in my club aren't on their game and the duties are really imbalanced, but the person who's doing all the work isn't complaining and the others don't see a problem. The first question...

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...

The SheHawk: on vulnerability, boundaries and connection

The SheHawk: on vulnerability, boundaries and connection

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer January 27, 2020

After the chaff of high school is rinsed away and we begin to step into the responsibilities (and terrors) of life as an adult, our relationships begin to become more important to us. The connections and...

A home decorated for the annual McAdenville Lights.

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

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...

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...

The SheHawk: Treat yourself this Thanksgiving—carbs or no carbs

The SheHawk: Treat yourself this Thanksgiving—carbs or no carbs

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer November 26, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving! Regardless of whether you celebrate the holiday or not, it is a blip in our end-of-the-semester rituals which include, but are not limited to: staying awake until your eyes become a...

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