The Seahawk

Nearly Three Years on, Wave still an Embarrassment

Jeremy Smyczek | Contributing Writer

February 9, 2011

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A mere three years ago, getting to UNCW from downtown was a snap for commuter students and university staff: hop on either of the two eastbound Wave Transit buses near the main station on North Second Street, wait 20 minutes, and, pr...

Much Ado about the Chancellor

Jeremy Smyczek | Staff Writer

February 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

 Question: what do the films "Searching for Bobby Fischer," "The Hunt for Red October," "Finding Nemo" and the "Where's Waldo?" series of children's books have in common that the search for UNCW Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo's...

The Budget Epicureans Review: Jester’s Café

Jeremy Smyczek | Staff Writer

February 3, 2011

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Each week, the Budget Epicureans select an eatery, take-out establishment, or recipe that we feel represents high quality and solid value. Bonus points are awarded for healthy options.As the latest installment in the renaissance...

The Budget Epicureans Review: Tandoori Bites

January 26, 2011

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 Each week the Budget Epicureans select an eatery, take-out establishment, or recipe that we feel represents high quality and solid value. Bonus points are awarded for healthy options.Perhaps because of its status as a tourist...

He said, She said: College ACB

Him: Tyler Roberts | Op/Ed Assistant Editor / Her: Eliza Dillard | Op/Ed Editor

January 20, 2011

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College ACB is Entertaining, But Readers BewareTyler Roberts | Op/Ed Assistant EditorIf you knew you could say just about anything you wanted no matter how vulgar without being caught, would you? Or if you had the chance to r...

You can fight and die for us. Just don’t tell anyone.

Courtney Anderson | Staff Writer

January 20, 2011

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 In 1993, President Bill Clinton introduced the military policy "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The policy stated that homosexual individuals could serve in the military, but they were not to tell any other servicemen of their sexuality a...

How to Save A Life

Sarah Sutton | Contributing Writer

January 13, 2011

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 Would you like to save a life? When asked that question, one would imagine that most people would say, "Yes, of course." So why is it that only 9.5 million out of 310.6 million people donate blood in the United States? Some ...

Salvia 411

Erin Davies | Contributing Writer

January 13, 2011

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 Recently, I had a fun time laughing at the film "Reefer Madness;" this well-noted movie (circa 1936) has some ideas on the subject of marijuana that many modern day viewers would find amusing. Some sentiments expressed by the c...

College: The best five years of our lives.

Courtney Anderson | Staff Writer

January 13, 2011

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It's exactly 11:30 a.m. and registration opens at noon. Each of us knows this to be true, having checked our watches seven times already, while staring at the glare of our laptops and relentlessly refreshing the "Seanet" page. ...

Quit Smoking for the Smokeout and Forever

Ashley Barker | Opinion Editor

November 17, 2010

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I hold my breath when I walk past people who are smoking, and I like to imagine that my lungs are smiling because they do not have icky, black tar encrusting their vital respiratory parts. That's just me, though. If you prefer...

He Said She said: The debate over Four Lokos

Tyler Roberts | Staff Writer / Eliza Dillard | Staff Writer

November 10, 2010

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  He Said: Four Loko should be expelled from schoolsTyler Roberts | Staff WriterBlackouts and hangovers are nothing new to college students, but the malt beverage Four Loko deemed "blackout in a can" poses a much greater threat to students' ...

Improvements to Campus Dining Nutrition Should Continue

Linda Newell | Contributing Writer

November 10, 2010

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Over 20 percent of all college students are classified as overweight, according to the American College Health Association's National College Health Assessment for the spring of this year. Although it is ultimately up to individual...

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