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SGA elections: Pianovich, Kowadlo strive for sustainability

Nick Pianovich, left, and Rachel Cowaldo, right.

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

The UNC-Wilmington Student Government Association elections opened Monday morning. One of the presidential tickets includes Nick Pianovich with Rachel Kowadlo running for vice president. Nick Pianovich Nick Pianovich is running for SGA president. His leadership experience on campus includes serving...

UNCW students speak on recent government shutdown

UNCW students speak on recent government shutdown

Hannah Bonet, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

The United States government was shut down on Dec. 22, 2018, until ended on Jan. 25. There were a total of 35 days in which government employees were not being paid. This shutdown was caused by President Donald Trump’s demand for border wall funding due to his 2016 campaign promise to “build t...

Title IX proposals under DeVos provides a ‘definite shift’

Director of Title IX & Clery Compliance Amber Resetar with members from the ollaboration for Assault Response & Education (CARE) office on campus.

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor

January 17, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Collaboration for Assault Response and Education (CARE) hosted an open forum about Title IX in the Clocktower Lounge in Fisher Student Center on campus. The event was hosted to discuss the proposed changes to Title IX by Secretary of Education Betsey DeVos. Title IX was enacted on June 23, 1972. “No person in ...

Partial federal government shutdown continues into its fourth week


On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, furloughed federal workers, contractors and union representatives gathered before marching to the White House to demand that President Trump reopen the government on Jan. 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor

January 12, 2019

On Dec. 22, a partial government shutdown took place when lawmakers failed to come to an agreement on President Donald Trump’s requested wall along the Mexico-United States border. The disagreement is largely between Congressional Democrats and the Trump administration, with Democrats not wanting to...

President Trump forces out AG Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions looks on during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room at the White House Oct. 17, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Tyler Newman, News Editor

November 8, 2018

On Nov. 7, hot on the heels of the midterm elections, U.S. President Donald Trump has forced his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, to resign. Sessions gave his resignation letter to the president on Wednesday after pressure from President Trump himself. The president has been an outspoken critic of hi...

2018 Midterms – Democrats take the House, Republicans look to the Senate

Christine Giroux exits the voting booth at Transit Town Hall Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Sibley County, Minn. The curtains, an ode the American flag, were sewn by a past election official. (Leila Navidi/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Tyler Newman, News Editor

November 8, 2018

The United States midterm elections were held on Nov. 6 across the nation, with many eager voters waiting in long lines and dodging adverse weather conditions to cast their ballot and make their voice heard. A record 113 million were estimated to have shown up to vote this year, the first midterm...

New Hanover County midterm election results

New Hanover County midterm election results

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor

November 7, 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 6, marked the state and nationwide midterm elections. The New Hanover County - 7th Congressional District ballot contained federal, state, prosecutorial, county, judicial and nonpartisan offices to elect. In addition, the ballot included six individual amendments to the NC Constitution...

Guide to the Midterm Elections

Guide to the Midterm Elections

Brenna Flanagan, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018

It’s that time of year again – election season. For those of you who are discouraged or confused about voting because you’re afraid you’re not informed enough, The Seahawk has you covered. In this article, you will find information on federal, state and local candidates, plus proposed amendmen...

Early voting gets underway in New Hanover County

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz greets volunteers outside the Hollywood Branch Library before early voting on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Wasserman Schultz, whose staff received a suspected mail bomb, said she was hopeful law enforcement would

Tyler Newman and Hannah Bonet

October 28, 2018

Beginning Oct. 17, early voting commenced in North Carolina, for those who sought to vote early in their respective counties. In New Hanover County, one-stop voting was held at multiple locations throughout the county, including at the New Hanover County Government Center. Candidates stood outside...

Oops she did it again

Hillary Clinton arm and arm with husband and former President Bill  Clinton.

Caroline Shaver, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018

Well, hats off to Hillary Clinton. The former first lady has somehow managed to tick everyone off -- including her own supporters. That takes some talent -- or perhaps, the lack thereof? Supporters and non-supporters alike are furious over the matter. News outlets, who formerly praised her,...

Obituary: Senator John McCain

An individual pays respect near the casket of the late U.S. Sen. John McCain at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Aug. 31, 2018  
Photo courtesy of:  (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Bo Miller, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018

The following is an obituary written in memory of Senator John McCain. The author is a veteran of the United States Marines and member of the UNCW Student Veterans Organization. John Sidney McCain III passed away on Aug. 25 at his home in Sedona, Arizona. He was 81 years old. Born at the Coco Nav...

Silenced Sam: UNC reacts to the fall of the Confederate monument

A protestor is led away by police as demonstrators cover the a Confederate statue known as Silent Sam with banners Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at UNC-Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C. Demonstrators surrounded and obscured the statue with large banners before toppling it.

Meredith Hoffman, News Editor

August 23, 2018

On Monday, Aug. 20 the 105-year history of the “Silent Sam” Confederate statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina [UNC] Chapel Hill came to an end. Protestors numbering in the hundreds came out the night before classes started to protest the statue and its place of prominence on...

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