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Newt Gingrich holds rally at UNCW

Sasha Johnson and Corey Strickland | The Seahawk

April 4, 2012

Newt Gingrich, still vying for the GOP nomination, made an impromptu stop at UNCW today. He spoke in Lumina Theater at 3:30 p.m., the room packed with students and community members, supporters and opponents.Awaiting a student organization sponsor, Gingrich's rally was confirmed by UNCW Media Relations a mere ...

County officials spur local protests and national scrutiny over contraception vote

By Samuel Wilson | Staff Writer

March 18, 2012

In the realm of local politics, we often think in terms of more nuanced and less polarizing issues than those we hear discussed on nationally syndicated talk shows and throughout the halls of Capitol Hill.  Lately, not so much. Last Monday, the all-male New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimou...

Iran and America Can and Should be Friendly

James Edmonds | Staff Writer

March 17, 2012

As soon as you read the title, it's likely you rolled your eyes. That's pretty typical of the attitude Americans take toward Iran. Iranians have that same attitude. The idea behind the attitude is that America and Iran are polar opposites. We are enemies with a mutual agreement to always think the wors...

Presidential candidate rejects college-level education

Kristiana Sigmon | Staff Writer

March 3, 2012

On the evening of the Arizona and Michigan political primary, former senator from Pennsylvania Rick Santorum called President Obama a "snob" for supporting higher education."He wants everybody in America to go to college. What a snob. There are good decent men and women that go out and work hard every day that...

Candidates participate in final republican primary debate

Chris Faircloth | Staff Writer

February 25, 2012

The last scheduled debate of the Republican primary season was held Feb. 22 in Arizona, one week before voting in Arizona and Michigan. All four remaining candidates participated in the debate, which was hosted by CNN.Rick Santorum, the front runner according to polls going into the debate, took hea...

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