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SGA looks to improve election turnout

April 6, 2015

Three percent of students that currently attend University of North Carolina Wilmington voted in an election that decides who controls over $600,000 worth of student fees that are coming directly from...

NC ban on same-sex marriage struck down

October 11, 2014

Gay marriage is now legal in 29 states including North Carolina.Two years ago, North Carolina approved Amendment One, a constitutional amendment slamming the door shut on same-sex marriage for the state....

Supreme Court takes steps toward same-sex marriage in NC

October 10, 2014

On Oct. 6th, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in five states: Wyoming, Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, and Virginia.The refusal to review the marriages of seven couples in five different states led...

SGA plans on-campus transit hub

February 26, 2014

The UNC Wilmington Student Government Association plans to build an on-campus transit hub at the Burney loop bus stop.SGA President Zach Steffey said the university plans to mount two weather-proof LCD...

Gingrich visits UNCW: No plans to drop out, brings message for young voters

April 16, 2012

And then there were three. Rick Santorum has dropped out of the presidential race, leaving Newt Gingrich in second place for the Republican nomination, followed by Ron Paul in third, but they are both...

Gingrich rally left students with unanswered questions

April 9, 2012

"I want to talk to you today, particularly the young people, about where you're at and the challenges your generation is facing," said Newt Gingrich at his April 4 rally at UNCW's Lumina Theater.Gingrich's...

Romney takes massive lead over opponents for GOP presidential nomination

April 7, 2012

Following wins in all three primaries last Tuesday, the former Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, has all but clinched the Republican Party nomination for president. The large lead has earned Romney...

Newt Gingrich holds rally at UNCW

April 3, 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...

County officials spur local protests and national scrutiny over contraception vote

March 17, 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. ...

Iran and America Can and Should be Friendly

March 16, 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...

Presidential candidate rejects college-level education

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...

Candidates participate in final republican primary debate

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...

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