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Charlottesville and Confederate statues

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinionspolitics

Let’s be real here.  Conservative or not, it is not in your best interest to defend the actions of the white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville last Friday and Saturday. Nor should you deny that these people are...

Seeing green: marijuana gains support

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

August 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Pot smokers rejoice as Nevada is now allowing the production and sale of recreational marijuana. According to Rolling Stone, Nevada is the fifth state to allow the opening of dispensaries for recreational users; following behind...

The summer of GenX

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

August 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

I am sure by now that almost everyone in the Wilmington area has heard about the latest water issue; GenX. This summer has been all about GenX and what it can do to not only the community but also to a person’s health. I have...

Advice for incoming freshmen

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

August 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A year ago, I was exactly where you are standing right now: a UNCW freshman eager to give my college career a great start.  I confess that there were times where I felt like I was too good to be at a school that only residents...

Tips and tricks to saving money in college

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

August 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

College brings about many eye opening experiences for the majority of those that attend. For many it is the reality of becoming an adult; knowing how to do laundry, filing your own taxes and buying your own groceries. Most of...

Gospel Gab: You were created for gratification and joy

Ava Hicks, Staff Writer

August 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinionsfaith

In a world where we are constantly bombarded with discouraging news from the media and overwhelming day-to-day demands it can be easy to develop a monotonous, pessimistic attitude towards life. This mundane lifestyle is a slippery...

Trump bans trans

Trump bans trans

August 5, 2017

Confederate statues: should they stay or should they go?

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

June 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Columns, Opinionspolitics

On May 19th, the New Orleans Police Department gathered around a 16-foot, bronze statue of Robert E. Lee, standing on a 60-foot base, as they prepared for the monument to be taken down. This was the last Confederate statue to stand i...

A Lesson in Sexual Harassment

Samantha Durham, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Sexual harassment hasn’t faded from everyday life as many would like you to believe. It occurs in all places, for all people and different times but the real question is why is happens at all. According to The Huffington Post,...

How to survive (and thrive!) this spring

Maddie Driggers, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

April, in every place in the world except for college campuses, means daffodils, bunnies and pastel colors. However, in Wilmington, North Carolina on the campus of UNCW, April means deadlines, all-nighters and unpredictable thunderstorms. Usually,...

The trouble with political conversations

Natalie Starr, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I always remember the heart-warming holiday of Thanksgiving Day like no other, but this year especially, I recall quite a bit. It was not only my grandmother’s dish, a crowd favorite of scalloped potatoes, that had captivat...

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