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

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

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...

Kung pao chicken with steamed vegetables at Panda Express.

SeaSquawks: What does UNCW want changed on campus next?

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...

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...

The SheHawk: Why conventional masculinity is unhealthy for men

The SheHawk: Why conventional masculinity is unhealthy for men

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer November 11, 2019

I am one of seven sisters. My family is a democracy (or a clamoring, rather) of female voices, ideas and complaints. It is no wonder I turned to gender studies in college to read the stories of women...

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....

The SheHawk: How diversity can break the glass ceiling

The SheHawk: How diversity can break the glass ceiling

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

The glass ceiling often resurfaces in discussions of female empowerment. But what is it really? The glass ceiling is a term used to describe the invisible boundaries in careers and personal lives that...

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.

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

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...

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...

The SheHawk: The time period for menstrual leave policy is now

The SheHawk: The time period for menstrual leave policy is now

John Yildiz, Assistant Opinion Editor October 21, 2019

"There will be blood" was echoed in rallies all over the United States on Saturday, Oct. 19, for the first ever National Period Day in efforts to mobilize action towards menstrual equality and increase...

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...

The SheHawk: What is feminism? Unpacking the stigma behind the word ‘feminism’

The SheHawk: What is feminism? Unpacking the stigma behind the word ‘feminism’

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer October 14, 2019

The negative stigma surrounding the word ‘feminist’ is alive and strong today. If you are not sure, go ahead and bring the word up at your next family gathering or social outing with your friends. “I...

The SheHawk: A list of things that women do not have to apologize for

The SheHawk: A list of things that women do not have to apologize for

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer October 7, 2019

For most of history, women were encapsulated in a variety of boxes, and a lot of these boxes were decorative and placed on shelves for admiration. Women themselves have been decorated, infantilized, marginalized...

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