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Advice from Sally: What I wish I had known before starting college

February 24, 2021

Hey Seahawks! Today I would like to talk about some things I wish I had known before starting college. This past year has redefined the college experience for many of us; seniors are going to have a virtual...

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OPINION: Do we have freedom of speech in media?

Nicolas Ziccardi, Assistant Opinion Editor February 23, 2021

Two of the most prominent facets of our government and our very existence are the Bill of Rights and First Amendment. Bandied about as the fabric of being, the outward facing embodiment of our freedom...

U.S. President Donald Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 5, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus.

OPINION: Despite acquittal, Trump win in 2024 unlikely

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Former President Donald Trump must be held accountable for his actions. From spreading disinformation to grieving supporters following his re-election loss to calling on a far-right mob to march to the...

Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Jon Ossoff, right, and Raphael Warnock of Georgia wave to supporters during a rally on November 15, 2020, in Marietta, Georgia.

OPINION: We need youth in the government

Nicolas Ziccardi, Assistant Opinion Editor February 18, 2021

At a judiciary committee hearing in 2018, Senate President Pro Tempore Orrin Hatch, the oldest member of the senate at the time, questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg over issues concerning privacy,...

COVID-19 virus testing on campus.

OPINION: Is UNCW’s COVID-19 virus surveillance testing necessary?

Emma Sheeran, Opinion Writer February 17, 2021

UNCW began implementing surveillance testing Feb. 8. UNCW residents are now required to get tested weekly, while off-campus students in hybrid classes are required to get tested every other week. The rapid...

In these times of uncertainty, many of us have been forced to slow down from our typical hectic days and schedules. As a result, we've been afforded the opportunity to cherish our time with our families, pick up a new hobby, read that book we've been meaning to read, or maybe even foster a pet. Image created by Joystick Interactive. Submitted for United Nations Global Call Out To Creatives - help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Advice from Sally: 21 ways to keep yourself busy during quarantine

Serah Culler, Contributing Writer February 17, 2021

Hey Seahawks! This past year has been a strange one. It has reshaped so many things in our society: how we interact with each other, how we go to school or work and how we stay safe and healthy. Something...

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the national economy in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5, 2021. Biden on Wednesday said his administration will sanction military leaders in Myanmar linked to this month’s coup.

OPINION: Biden must lift sanctions on Iran now

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

When one thinks of Iran, they most likely envision a tyrannical rogue nation set on brutally, punishing their citizenry, amassing a huge nuclear arsenal and wiping out the rest of the world. These assumptions...

UNCW students study by the fountain.

Advice from Sally: Getting involved off-campus

Hannah Horowitz, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the typical college experience in more ways than we could have imagined. However, the transition to being online allows us to have more flexibility in terms...

India Richburg votes with her son Nash Waiters, 4, at the North Springs 2 voting location in Columbia, South Carolina on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

OPINION: Can North Carolina Democrats become more competitive in future elections?

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

Over the past few decades, North Carolina has been considered an electoral “battleground” state: that is, a toss-up state that is not solidly red or blue and plays a pivotal role in deciding the winner....

The new round of stimulus payments means a new round of questions, confusion — and so far this time, some quick answers. (Dreamstime/TNS)

OPINION: Should college students claimed as dependents receive stimulus checks?

Nicolas Ziccardi, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

With the furious debate and discourse over stimulus checks in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, one demographic, who’s likely less invested in the arguments, is college aged students. Why? Because...

Computer, working from home.

Advice from Sally: Navigating the online spring semester

Serah Culler, Contributing Writer February 3, 2021

This past fall semester, one of my professors started off the first class with this advice: “Look at this semester as an opportunity. I know that it looks very different from what you were probably planning,...

Kindergarten boy looking at laptop computer during first day of virtual learning online school.

OPINION: Continuing ‘Zoom University’ is the worst idea ever for post-COVID-19 pandemic education reform

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer February 2, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been one of the most devastating tragedies in modern human history. Millions worldwide are dead, and tens of millions of others have become severely ill. Thousands of new infections...

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