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Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/2/19 (Third-wheeling, undeclared and cut-off)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/2/19 (Third-wheeling, undeclared and cut-off)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer October 2, 2019

All of my friends have significant others and I’m always stuck as the third or fifth wheel? When will it be my turn to graduate from the single life?  Being single in a world full of "#RelationshipGoals,"...

The SheHawk: How to actually cope with anxiety and the stress of college

The SheHawk: How to actually cope with anxiety and the stress of college

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

Students are, according to statistics and according to ourselves, extremely stressed and always have been. And why shouldn't we be? College is a pivotal, pressing event. We must give up everything we...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 9/25/19 (Overwhelmed, alcoholic and asking questions)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 9/25/19 (Overwhelmed, alcoholic and asking questions)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer September 25, 2019

Hey Sally, I’m a freshman and I am feeling very overwhelmed by the college life. When are things going to get easier?  I do not know if you are going to take this as good news or bad news, but life...

Matty Roberts started the Storm Area 51 event as a joke in June before it exploded into an internet phenomenon. It has since been called off, but he is helping promote a music festival in Las Vegas instead, called Alienstock.

SeaSquawks 9/19/19: UNCW speaks on the Area 51 raid

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor September 19, 2019

If you have been keeping up with meme culture for the past couple of months, you know all about the "Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us" Facebook event that kicked off tons of internet in-jokes for...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 9/18/19 (Long distance, motivation and roommate rules)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 9/18/19 (Long distance, motivation and roommate rules)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer September 18, 2019

My boyfriend and I have been together for over a year and prior to coming to college we decided to try long distance. Now we’re a month into school, we rarely talk and when we do we’re arguing. I don’t...

The SheHawk: Record numbers of college students are depressed and anxious, and no one is talking about it

The SheHawk: Record numbers of college students are depressed and anxious, and no one is talking about it

Cierra Noffke, Contributing Writer September 16, 2019

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on the topic of depression and anxiety in college students, but instead of filling it with statistics and their own hypotheses on why these numbers...

Views from abroad: Study abroad myths and lessons

Views from abroad: Study abroad myths and lessons

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor April 25, 2019

Welcome back lads and lassies to another edition of “Views from abroad.” For my final installment of my study abroad column, I thought it would be worth your while to hear my thoughts on the ways UNC...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/24/19 (STIs, Pregnancy, & The Distant Future)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/24/19 (STIs, Pregnancy, & The Distant Future)

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer April 24, 2019

I recently had a one night stand and I’m afraid that I may have an STI, what should I do? Despite our weird and twisted Americanized thoughts on sex, it is a perfectly natural and beautiful part of...

The SheHawk: The Wage Gap – Lessons about Life

The SheHawk: The Wage Gap – Lessons about Life

Cierra Noffke, Contributing Writer April 22, 2019

On Equal Pay Day, the Women’s Studies department hosted a salary negotiation workshop designed to instruct young men and women the importance of negotiation in bridging the gaps in salary across America....

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/17/19 (Best Friends, Relationships, & Believing)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/17/19 (Best Friends, Relationships, & Believing)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer April 17, 2019

My best friend and I aren’t speaking. I largely feel like it’s her fault so should I wait for her to reach out to me or vice versa? Even the closest of friends have disagreements or falling outs....

The SheHawk: Ocasio-Cortez’s 'Green New Deal' is the aggression Washington needs

The SheHawk: Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’ is the aggression Washington needs

Jimmy O'Halloran, Contributing Writer April 15, 2019

Politicians are almost always criticized for being slow and ineffective in implementing change. In America, this stereotype is basically a running joke and has ended up ingrained in our perception of the...

Views from abroad: Newsrooms need to do better

Views from abroad: Newsrooms need to do better

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor April 11, 2019

Welcome to another edition of “Views from abroad,” lads and lassies. In key with last week's edition, I wanted to continue discussing the issue of diversity. Although, this week's issue of diversity...

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