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Chaos in Catalonia: finding yourself where you started

In Catalonia, the people have been protesting in the streets for independence. The Seahawk's Miriam Himes spoke on her experience witnessing these events.

Miriam Himes, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

The sounds and echoes of people banging pots and pans rush through my wide-open window. It’s 10 p.m. in Tarragona, Spain and the Catalan people have begun their nightly protesting. I live away from the city center, but even people in my residence have their arms extended out of their windows, making gr...

The current laws surrounding guns in churches

Flickr user wiz722 captured this sign indicated legal carrying of guns in Harris, Texas in 2011.

Valerie Keys, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2017

Within the last three months, the United States has suffered from a series of mass shootings that have changed the way many Americans are now looking at gun control. On Nov. 5, 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 25.   Throughout the country, the event—in conj...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news. The Paradise Papers A massive new release from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) have revealed 13.4 million docume...

Gov. Cooper’s ongoing battle with HB2 culminates in a settlement

Demonstrators call for the repeal of HB2 in Raleigh, N.C., on April 25, 2016.  (Jill Knight/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

On Oct. 18, Governor Roy Cooper announced a settlement of a federal lawsuit against House Bill 2, the controversial "bathroom bill" passed in North Carolina in March 2016. As a part of said deal, Gov. Cooper agreed to declare that “transgender people are not prevented from the use of public facilities...

OP-ED: Hillary becomes a sacrificial lamb for the DNC

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Jack DeVries, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

Editor’s Note: Jack DeVries is a junior at UNCW studying business. Jack also works as a staff writer for The Seahawk and is a frequent writer for the Political Perspectives column. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. All suggestions and inquiries may be sent via...

Trump-Russia investigation deepens with charges of conspiracy, lying to FBI

The first page of the indictment against Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, released by the Special Counsel’s Office of the United States Department of Justice

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

On the morning of Oct. 30, 2017, Paul J. Manafort Jr. and his business associate, Richard Gates, surrendered to the Federal Bureau of Investigation following indictments from a federal grand jury in the ongoing Russia probe. Robert S. Mueller III, head of the special counsel probe investigating possible...

Meet the candidates for the Wilmington City Council

Meet the candidates for the Wilmington City Council

Meredith Hoffman and Tyler Newman

November 1, 2017

The Wilmington City Council is locked in a tight race for office with nine candidates running for the three open seats, each of which holds a four-year term. Five of these candidates are first-time runners, two are running for the second time after a loss, and two are incumbent, indicating that at least...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news. Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain, Spain says “No” On Oct. 27, the Catalan government in Spain declared independenc...

Political Perspectives: Why gun control won’t happen after Las Vegas

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Jack DeVries, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017

Editor's Note: Jack DeVries is a junior at UNCW studying business. Jack also works as a contributing writer for The Seahawk and is a frequent writer for the Political Perspectives column. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. All suggestions and inquiries may be sen...

Political Perspectives: On Catalonia and EU democracy

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Jack DeVries, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2017

Editor’s Note: Jack DeVries is a junior at UNCW studying business. Jack also works as a contributing writer for The Seahawk and is a frequent writer for the Political Perspectives column. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. All suggestions and inquires may be sen...

State Republicans overrule veto by Gov. Cooper on GenX clean-up

State Republicans overrule veto by Gov. Cooper on GenX clean-up

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2017

Republicans in the North Carolina legislature have overruled Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a bill on Thursday, Sept. 21, that North Carolina representatives formulated in response to the pollution of the Cape Fear River with the chemical GenX. Gov. Cooper referred to House Bill 56 as “cynical,” accordin...

Political Perspectives: North Korea calling Trump’s bluff

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Jack DeVries, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2017

Editor’s Note: Jack DeVries is a junior at UNCW studying business. Jack also works as a contributing writer for The Seahawk and is a frequent writer for the Political Perspectives column. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. All suggestions and inquires may be sen...

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