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The coronavirus will have a second wave

Community leaders and clergy members march north on State Street on June 6, 2020, in Erie. More than 2,000 people marched from 11th and State streets to Perry Square to protest the killing of George Floyd on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. ([GREG WOHLFORD/ERIE TIMES-NEWS)
June 16, 2020

On May 25, George Floyd, a Black 48-year-old man, was killed by a White police officer, Derek Chauvin. Floyd was handcuffed and forced to lie facedown in the street. Chauvin placed his knee on the back...

Chancellor Sartarelli told Black UNCW students the one thing he shouldn’t have

Chancellor Sartarelli told Black UNCW students the one thing he shouldn't have
June 12, 2020

Will all the drama currently surrounding UNC Wilmington (UNCW) who would have guessed that things would only get worse? Well, they did when Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli decided it was appropriate to tell...

UNCW’s fall 2020 plan is less than detailed

UNCW's famous Seahawk statue.
June 10, 2020

On June 2, UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli sent out an email to students and staff informing them of their plan for the fall 2020 semester amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The...

UNCW needs to stand up to Dr. Mike Adams

UNCW needs to stand up to Dr. Mike Adams
June 7, 2020

By now, UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) students, staff and the Wilmington community are more than well aware of Dr. Mike Adams, a professor in the sociology and criminology department at UNCW who has taken...

SeaSquawks: Students say fire Mike Adams

SeaSquawks: Students say fire Mike Adams
June 6, 2020

In the past couple of days, The Seahawk has reached out and received many emails and statements from UNCW students and alumni in regard to sociology and criminology professor Dr. Mike Adams and the inappropriate...

White allyship: Where to start

White allyship: Where to start
June 3, 2020

The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the video of the incident came out, and people around the world have spoken up about this and the many other instances of injustice against...

EDITORIAL: in support of black lives matter protests

EDITORIAL: in support of black lives matter protests
June 3, 2020

In support of Black Lives Matter movement June 3, 2020 A terrifyingly familiar phrase: “I can’t breathe.” This phrase first entered our national consciousness as Americans in 2014 after...

Where my ladies at: The presence of female coaches in sports

Katie Sowers, an offensive assistant with the San Francisco 49ers, is the first woman to coach in the Super Bowl.
May 25, 2020

Breathing heavily, I cradled the ball in my lacrosse stick as I ran to the goal hoping and wishing this would finally be my chance to sink the ball straight past the goalie. One breath. Two breaths. SWISH....

3 months in: A coronavirus reflection

Graphic by Veronica Wernicke and photo by Tribune News Service.
May 15, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will have changed and have various lasting impacts on our lives forever. Different people will remember different things, but we will surely never forget this period...

Wrestling is great because it is ‘fake’—not in spite of it

Chris Jericho (AEW)
May 9, 2020

If you could not tell from the now-annual WrestleMania prediction series or the short-lived WWE weekly show reviews that have been peppered into our site’s sports page for the past few years, the fellas...

SeaSquawks: Favorite UNCW memories from the class of 2020

SeaSquawks: Favorite UNCW memories from the class of 2020
May 7, 2020

We made it, Seahawks. Two months after the coronavirus pandemic caused schools to shut down, forced classes online, sent many students back home, and all the adjustments that came in the middle of the...

The sustainability of online classes

An online zoom lecture from my ENG-210/Mythology class.
May 4, 2020

When coronavirus' (COVID-19) impending danger to the U.S. became ever clearer during UNC Wilmington’s spring break, the university quickly prepared and sent out the message that we would be switching...

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