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Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/23/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/23/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer January 23, 2019

I want to get more involved with campus activities this week, and my first thought was joining a club. How do I go about finding the club for me? You asked this question just in time, because there is...

Views from abroad: Scotland vs U.S. schooling

Views from abroad: Scotland vs U.S. schooling

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor January 17, 2019

Before I stepped on UNC-Wilmington’s (UNCW) campus I knew I wanted to one day study abroad. Finally, this semester I have done just that. For the next five months, I will be studying at the University...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/16/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/16/19

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer January 16, 2019

I’m trying to keep up with my New Year’s resolution, but as easy as it is to say “New Year, New Me,” it’s not that easy to stick to my word. What could I do to stay motivated? Generally speaking,...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/5

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/5

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer December 5, 2018

For one of my classes the final “exam” is giving a presentation in front of the class, but I’m super nervous about it. How can I help calm my nerves? Public speaking is a weakness that a lot of...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer November 28, 2018

My roommate got a dog without asking and we are not allowed to have dogs in our apartment complex. Should I say something to him or go directly to the apartment complex about it? I would first try to...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer November 21, 2018

How long do I need to study for the GRE? How long you should study for the GRE depends on a lot of things and is different for everybody. If you typically learn fast, you will need less time to study,...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer November 14, 2018

One of my friends is dating a guy that has accepted a job in Colorado, but she has accepted a job in Charlotte after graduation. How can I tell her that it’s probably not going to work out? Sometimes...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer November 7, 2018

How early should you take the GRE before applying to graduate school? Most people recommend that you sign up to take the GRE at least a month before the application for your program is due. This will...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer October 31, 2018

My professor scheduled an exam for Saturday, but I have to work. Is this something I can be excused from? The university has given professors permission to schedule meetings and exams outside of the...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer October 24, 2018

I was a student living in the university apartments and I got reassigned to live in an off-campus apartment. Since my roommates and I have moved off campus they have started partying a lot. How can I confront...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

October 17, 2018

What is the best way to complete a group project? We are having trouble meeting and getting everyone to participate. Group projects are super hard in general and now that everyone is trying to play...

MLB female umpire Jen Pawol working at a Detroit Tigers game in 2018.

The SheHawk: MLB is lacking in female employees

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor October 15, 2018

Major League Baseball's (MLB) postseason is upon us, as is the excitement that surrounds it as thousands of fans — myself included — are glued to their televisions in anticipation of cheering on...

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