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News from the World Outside Wilmington

News from the World Outside Wilmington

John Hasan Yildiz, Contributing Writer

June 15, 2018

Tax-Reform Bill sparks protests in Jordan On June 4, the streets outside of Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki’s office were filled with protestors as a new tax-reform bill and was met with widespread opposition in Jordan. Public opposition to the bill is accusing the government of covering up failed previo...

Hey General Assembly, where’s the funding?

Hey General Assembly, where's the funding?

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

June 1, 2018

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a sophomore at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is the Opinion Editor for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may be ...

New Hanover County unveils new 2018-2019 fiscal budget

New Hanover County unveils new 2018-2019 fiscal budget

Meredith Hoffman, News Editor

May 16, 2018

On June 4 residents of New Hanover County will have the opportunity to voice their opinions to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners on the newly recommended county budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The recommended budget was released to the public on May 3 and included a number of changes...

Ingraham’s advertisers rightly drop like flies

Laura Ingraham takes a vacation from her show

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 6, 2018

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is the Assistant Opinion Editor for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may...

Wilmington protestors ‘call BS’ during March for Our Lives Rally

Wilmington protestors ‘call BS’ during March for Our Lives Rally

Meredith Hoffman, Travis Stoker, and River Bondurant

March 24, 2018

Citizens of Wilmington participated in the March for Our Lives rally on Saturday, as more than 2,000 protestors marched along the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington and crowded around the Lennon Federal Courthouse. The Saturday afternoon crowd showed that age was of no importance as young and old marched...

New SGA President, VP Announced: Tillett and Brethen named for 2018-2019 school year

Tillet (right) and Brethen (left) have been elected next year's SGA preident and vice president.

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2018

Voting has closed on UNC Wilmington's campus for the Student Government Association presidential and vice presidential race, and we now have new executives for the 2018-2019 school year. Cole Tillet and Elizabeth Brethen have been named next year's SGA president and vice president respectively. Tillet...

Kohn, Setmayer lecture urged bipartisan discussions

Kohn, Setmayer lecture urged bipartisan discussions

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018

For the last Leadership Lecture of the semester, the Campus Life Arts and Programs coordinated a moderated discussion between CNN political commentators Sally Kohn and Tara Setmayer, holding this event on Monday, Mar. 19, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Burney Center. The Leadership Lecture Series is produced...

UNCW students walk out of class in solidarity with Parkland protest

Faculty, staff and students were present at the walkout.

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2018

Students all across the country walked out of classes Wednesday, Mar. 14, in solidarity with the students of Parkland, FL school Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. UNC Wilmington was no exception. Congregating on the Clocktower Commons in front of Randall Library at 10 a.m. and stood in silence ...

Advocacy for the accused?

UNCW's Office of Title IX & Clery Compliance is located in DePaolo Hall.

Meredith Hoffman, News Editor

March 15, 2018

It was September 2017 when United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke to a crowd at George Mason University about sexual assault on college campuses. "There is no way to avoid the devastating reality of campus sexual misconduct: lives have been lost. Lives of victims. And lives of the a...

Local politicians are to blame for the Parkland shooting

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to class on Feb. 28th 2018 after the loss of 17 lives during the Valentine's Day shooting.

Jack DeVries, Copy Editor

March 14, 2018

Editor’s Note: Jack DeVries is a junior at UNCW double majoring in supply chain management and business analytics. Jack also works as The Seahawk’s Copy Editor and is a frequent writer for the Political Perspectives column. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. All...

Why can we not talk about gun control?

Graph depicting the views of gun owners and non-gun owners in regards to key aspects of freedom.

Kristen Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Editor’s Note: Kristen Rodriguez is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Political Science with a minor in International Relations. Kristen is a staff writer for The Seahawk and writes many of the pieces featured in Political Perspectives. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the au...

Student Government Association update

Courtesy of UNCW SGA

Meredith Hoffman, News Editor

February 20, 2018

  Two months into the spring semester Student Government Association [SGA] is continuing to work on a number of student-based initiatives around campus. Last semester, SGA focused on a range of issues including diversity on campus, sexual assault prevention, and campus parking and construction. In...

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