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The SheHawk: Did we really need The Oscars to tell us that ‘Parasite’ is a good movie?

The SheHawk: Did we really need The Oscars to tell us that 'Parasite' is a good movie?
February 24, 2020

Full disclosure: this is not a review about “Parasite,” the film created by South Korean director Bong Joon-ho that surprised the world (okay, the white world) by winning Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars....

SeaSquawks 2/20/20: Jack of all trades or master of one?

The cast of 'Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020' at dinner.
February 20, 2020

Over winter break, one of our opinion editors (dare you to guess who) spent a lot of time watching watching Japanese dating show “Terrace House” on Netflix. During episode 2 of the newest season, “Tokyo...

What grinds my gears 2/19/20 (Toilet paper, ‘Mamma Mia’ and truck drivers)

What grinds my gears 2/19/20 (Toilet paper, 'Mamma Mia' and truck drivers)
February 19, 2020

"What Grinds My Gears..." is a new series here at The Seahawk in which our writers talk about things that bother us but are not quite big enough deals to warrant a full opinion article. These are not world-changing...

SATIRE: Fun date ideas for you and your boo—according to a person with no expertise

The entrance to Randall Library on Feb. 12, 2020. Randall may not have a poetry night, but what is stopping you from reading sonnets and snapping anyway?
February 13, 2020

Today we will be focusing on everyone’s favorite polarizing holiday other than Thanksgiving: Valentine’s Day! This is a time to celebrate love or to provide the opportunity to spark a new love affair....

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/12/20 (loneliness, Valentine’s presents and other friends)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/12/20 (loneliness, Valentine's presents and other friends)
February 12, 2020

How do I avoid feeling lonely/sad on Valentine’s Day? Aside from getting good grades, being involved in school, creating connections and making life-long friends, we also have this pressure to find...

The SheHawk: Remember, STDs are not gross

The SheHawk: Remember, STDs are not gross
February 10, 2020

STDs are clouded in a negative stigma. They invoke feelings of shame, embarrassment and filth, despite the fact that millions of Americans report having an STD of some kind. In 2013, the national Center...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/5/20 (club officers, lost friends and group counseling)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/5/20 (club officers, lost friends and group counseling)
February 5, 2020

The other officers in my club aren't on their game and the duties are really imbalanced, but the person who's doing all the work isn't complaining and the others don't see a problem. The first question...

The death of a legend

A figure of Kobe Bryant peers above candles at a memorial for the Lakers star at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 29, 2020.
February 4, 2020

Less than two weeks following the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others, the nation remains in shock. Sunday, Jan. 26 is a day that I will never forget. I was laying on my couch,...

Wilmington’s evolving title as the Hollywood of the East

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February 3, 2020

It is the mid-1980s and Erika Edwards is lining and setting up her friends, sisters and stuffed animals as she puts together another mini short film with her family's enormous VHS video recorder that she...

The problem with food dollars and price gouging at the P.O.D.

The P.O.D. Market at Seahawk Crossing on Jan. 31, 2020.
January 31, 2020

UNC Wilmington notably has four convenience stores located around campus, each of which are known as the “P.O.D.” The four P.O.D.’s are located in the Fisher Student Union, the Hub, Seahawk Crossing...

SATIRE: The best towns to live in after college—according to a person with no expertise

A runner endures yet another sunless day in Minnesota along Bde Maka Ska Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Minneapolis.
January 30, 2020

Today we will examine different places to move after finishing the best four years of your life. “How could it go up from here?” You may ask. My answer is simple—check this article. I myself have...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/29/20 (graduation, flirting, friend crushes and Wilmington hot spots)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/29/20 (graduation, flirting, friend crushes and Wilmington hot spots)
January 29, 2020

“What are some fun things to do in Wilmington?” These are some things to do that are either cheap or completely free: 1. Beach, beach, beach. The sun, the sand and you. 2. Riverwalk—For...

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