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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 ...

It’s Breaking Wind…Not Breaking Up

Cameron Dailey | Contributing Writer

September 29, 2011

Can true love be defined by feeling comfortable enough to fart around your significant other? Passing gas is deemed crude and impolite, yet everyone feels comfortable letting one slip in his or her own privacy. Should you res...

A Controversial Course

James Edmonds | Contributing Writer

September 29, 2011

For all those students who find themselves in need of a good elective course to fulfill requirements—seniors trying to graduate or underclassmen trying to finish up basic studies—consider taking Dr. Mike Adams' course on separation ...

A vote against Perry

Tyler Davis | Contributing Writer

September 21, 2011

Recently, the daughter of former Republican presidential nominee John McCain wrote an editorial discouraging her fellow party members from nominating the ultra conservative Rick Perry to run for president in 2012. Meghan McCain ...

Budget cuts cut into learning

Catherine Revel | Contributing Writer

September 21, 2011

I have been a Seahawk for four years. I've always loved this school and how fairly funds have been allocated among each department. Until this year. The UNCW budget was cut by 15.8 percent bringing our annual budget to $89 mill...

Make it Legal

James Edmonds | Contributing Writer

September 14, 2011

You remember that time you were grounded right before that party that you were supposed to go to with that cute girl you were crushing on too hard to effectively interact with in high school? Yeah, me too. I snuck out, and I'm ...

Bid Day on its way

Eliza Dillard | Opinion Editor

September 8, 2011

Take a look around campus this week and you'll surely see women clad from head to toe in their Greek letters. Yep, it's sorority recruitment week, and the only thing on every sorority woman's and potential new member's mind is Bid...

Remember to believe on 9/11

James Edmonds | Contributing Writer

September 8, 2011

My initial encounter with the 9/11 Truth Movement was over this past summer when a friend of a friend decided that our first shared social interaction should cover his beliefs about the way things transpired Sept. 11, 2001. It w...

Lingerie line for children

Caroline McWhite | Contributing Writer

August 31, 2011

My image of children seems to always stay the same no matter where life takes me -- a starry-eyed little boy playing with a fire truck or a dimple-cheeked baby girl singing to her mother after a day of preschool. Even though my...

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