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    ​​COVID cluster or electrical fire?

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    Biden Campaign sits down with student journalists to discuss abortion rights

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    UNCW invests in new expansion to Randall Library

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    Community, isolation and politics: The mental health of queer students at UNCW

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    Fire at Green Village Apartments displaces residents and students

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    Ann Marie Pierce: Wilmington local who took her love of running all the way to the Olympic Trials

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OPINION: OCD was my roadblock

Ashlynn Dziekiewicz, Staff Writer April 21, 2024

Every bump in the road is a body. I drive alone with my hands gripping the steering wheel, always five miles under the speed limit. Fiery panic courses through my body and my stomach flips. I look...

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OPINION: Why I did(n’t) delete TikTok

Samantha Hill, Marketing Manager March 22, 2024


Closeup of a pair of hockey skates, a puck, hockey stick, gloves, and a goal. (Mariah Hewines/

OPINION: Hockey belongs in the South

Sarah Cooper, Staff Writer February 18, 2024

Does she like him because he’s cute or because he’s a good player? Puck bunny. Hockey doesn’t belong in the South.   The rink is laid. The ice is freshly cut. Carter-Finley Stadium...

 Anti-gun violence march in Washington, D.C. (Chip Vincent/Unsplash)

OP-ED: We will not wait for the next school shooting

Andrew Sun and Alexander Denza January 24, 2024

Editor’s Note: The following is a student-written op-ed, signed by over 110 student leaders and meant to be published simultaneously across over 40 student newspapers. The breadth of this op-ed is...

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OP-ED: Flocking together

Jamie Leigh Royal, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

Welcome back, Seahawks. It is becoming a UNCW tradition to begin each semester with some sort of natural disaster that involves heavy rain, high wind gusts and tornado threats. Despite the chaos,...

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Letter from the Editor: 75 years of student reporting

Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2024

Dear Seahawk Readers,   I hope this letter finds you in high spirits as we dive into another exciting semester at UNCW. As we venture into this new semester, I would like to welcome both...

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OPINION: The impacts of digital communications

Michael Friant, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

Through our phones we feel more socially connected than ever before, but are we? You can be friends and “be connected” with people almost instantly, with the click of a button. We can even pop...

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OPINION: Romanticizing abuse does not make a novel romantic

Megan Eesley, Copy Editor December 17, 2023

If someone says, “romance books,” many people think of the Harlequin romance novels with dreamily airbrushed couples on the cover, or possibly a classic story like Jane Austen’s “Pride and...

Former President Donald Trump at Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday Oct. 24, 2023, during his civil fraud trial. (Luiz C. Ribeiro for NY Daily News/TNS)

OPINION: The presidency is a responsibility, not an entitlement

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2023

If you have opened social media or turned on cable news at any point in the last few months, then you know that former president Donald Trump has been indicted on criminal charges for his role in an...

Lorie Smith, a Christian graphic artist and website designer in Colorado, addresses supporters outside the Supreme Court on Dec. 5, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

OPINION: Religious beliefs should not overrule LGBTQ+ rights

Michael Friant, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Imagine moving to or traveling to another state where a core part of your identity is not legally recognized because of religion led politics. This is the road that the Supreme Court and Congress are...

In an age of convenience at our fingertips, is it time to reexamine our relationship with technology? (Maddy Winick/The Seahawk)

OPINION: We must reexamine our relationship with technology

Maddy Winick, Staff Writer October 9, 2023

Technology is deeply integrated into our everyday lives, especially as a student at UNCW. Lost on campus? Enter your destination into maps. Forgot a pen and paper? Pull up your notes app. Classes canceled...

Composite image of a falcon taking flight from atop Morton Hall. (Jamie Leigh Royal/The Seahawk)

OP-ED: Nesting at UNCW

Jamie Leigh Royal, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

Congratulations, you have successfully made it to a brand-new adventure in your life. Whether you have just joined UNCW or you are returning, I wanted to acknowledge your accomplishment. You have done...

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