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Opposing views: the firing of Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno

Tyler Davis | Contributing Writer / Eliza Dillard | Opinion Editor

November 16, 2011

 Remembering JoePa's LegacyThe emergence of the Penn State child abuse scandal has cast a dark shadow over the Penn State community and the state of Pennsylvania, which will likely last as long as the tenure of the coach they...

Corporal punishment of children still valid

James Edmonds | Staff writer

November 16, 2011

As someone who has never fathered a child, any issue related to childhood development or parenting has always just seemed sort of awkward or uncomfortable to me. However, this past week CNN came out with an article that begged ...

Student Loan Structure Changes Change the Way Students Dream

James Edmonds | Staff Writer

November 9, 2011

One of the most exciting things about meeting new people in college is talking to them about their goals and their dreams. Even seemingly quiet students will light up and tell you excitedly about the non-profit for at-risk teen...

Sexy Seahawks

James Edmonds | Contributing Writer

November 2, 2011

UNCW football sounds like it would be a great way to spend a Saturday in Wilmington. I won't deny that tailgating would be great, and that it would be an absolute blast to deck myself out in teal every weekend and make myself ho...

UNCW: paying off

Eliza Dillard | Opinion Editor

November 2, 2011

These days, college graduates can't be too picky about salaries when 9.1% of our nation is currently unemployed. According to Payscale.com, UNCW is ranked 21st in the state for schools with the highest undergraduate earning poten...

Occupy Movement Overcoming Media Opposition

James Edmonds | Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street movement has now reached Wilmington. You may have seen them holding up their signs on College Road this past week, or heard about them meeting in Greenfield Lake Park. The arrival of the OWS movement give...

UNCW is ‘bike friendly’ Not really.

Eliza Dillard | Opinion Editor

October 26, 2011

When I heard that UNCW was one of 26 universities nationwide to be named a bike friendly campus by The League of American Bicyclists, I had to laugh out loud. Was this a joke? Have they been down Chancellor's walk at its peak...

Letter to the Editor: Reader finds past immigration article to be ‘troubling’

October 20, 2011

Dear Editor:I am writing in response to the opinion piece published on October 12 by Mr. James Edmonds regarding the recent Alabama immigration law. I can only hope that this editorial was a weak attempt at farce because it conc...

Letter to the Editor: Swimming and diving is a priority at UNCW

October 20, 2011

Editor's Note: This letter was written in response to "Is swimming & diving a priority at UNCW?" written by Sports Editor Tyler Heffernan and published Sept. 8, 2011.Dear Editor:Reading the article in The Seahawk about swimming...

A foolproof solution

James Edmonds | Contributing Writer

October 12, 2011

Alabama isn't a stranger to stirring up national controversy, and recently they have been at it again. A recent Alabama law requires public schools to check the citizenship status of all students. The District Court will be havin...

Red Hair: Once Rare, Now Everywhere

James Edmonds | Contributing Writer

October 5, 2011

UNCW's campus is starting to look like it is having a redhead convention…every day. It seems like I have several sightings on the way to each of my classes. From where I am currently sitting in William H. Randall Library I ...

U.S. shouldn’t veto Palestinian statehood

Tyler Davis | Contributing Writer

October 5, 2011

For nearly two decades Israel and Palestine have been engaged in peace talks in hopes of ending a conflict that has existed since the conclusion of World War II. Recently, the Palestinian Authority has given up on direct negotiations ...

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