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Views from abroad: The Jonas Brothers are back and we can all relate

Views from abroad: The Jonas Brothers are back and we can all relate

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor March 7, 2019

Welcome back to another edition of “Views from Abroad,” where every week I serve up my thoughts on the current happenings and/or my current experience studying abroad in Scotland. For the past...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 3/6/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 3/6/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer March 6, 2019

A lot of my friends reach out to me for advice, however no one ever asks how I’m doing. I feel like I’m drowning. Seeing as I am literally in charge of the advice column, I'm sure that you can imagine...

Views from abroad: UNCW needs a 'Green and Blue Space'

Views from abroad: UNCW needs a ‘Green and Blue Space’

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor February 28, 2019

For the most part, it is fair to refer to Wilmington and UNC Wilmington as a coastal, environmentally-friendly community. There have been several restaurants throughout Wilmington that have ditched plastic...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/27/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/27/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer February 27, 2019

I'm starting to feel tired all the time, and while I've completely given up on this semester already, I want to know how to make sure that I have a functional schedule next semester. Don't give up hope...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/20/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/20/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer February 20, 2019

Hey Sally! What’s a good way to combat microaggressions from friends who don’t know better? As defined by Merriam Webster, a microaggression is a comment or action that subtly and unintentionally...

Views from abroad: Homesickness is normal

Views from abroad: Homesickness is normal

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor February 14, 2019

'Ello lads and lassies and welcome to another edition of "Views from abroad." This week, I want to address something we all have experienced: homesickness. I have been abroad for about five weeks now,...

Advice from Sally Seahawk: Valentine's Day edition

Advice from Sally Seahawk: Valentine’s Day edition

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer February 13, 2019

How do you deal with having a thing for a close friend? I don't wanna mess up our chill relationship. The clear first step is figuring out how they feel about you or about relationships in general,...

Views from abroad: Where's all my money?

Views from abroad: Where’s all my money?

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor February 7, 2019

When you are abroad, you can easily find yourself spending money aimlessly (a la my friend who likes to drink) or on tedious things you did not think about before arriving – we will get to that. In...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/6/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/6/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer February 6, 2019

My boyfriend and I have only been dating for about a month, but he wants to do something serious for Valentine's Day. How can I tell him it might be too soon? Hey! So maybe see what he defines as “serious.”...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/31/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/31/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer January 31, 2019

So I’ve been talking to this guy for a while and the vibes are just off. When is it okay to start ghosting him? Hey Danny Phantom! How’s it going? Okay so, ghosting. It’s a common phenomena that...

Views from abroad: Get out and travel

Views from abroad: Get out and travel

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor January 30, 2019

Welcome back to another edition of "views from abroad." This week, I want to focus on the importance of traveling, and not just when given the opportunity through studying abroad. Like I have mentioned...

Views from abroad: Scotland vs U.S. college city life

Views from abroad: Scotland vs U.S. college city life

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor January 24, 2019

'Ello lads and lassies, I hope this Thursday is treating you well. In this week's edition of "views from abroad," I want to focus on the college or university city life. As a refresher, Stirling is...

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