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Michael Bloomberg, running for the Democratic presidential nomination, speaks to supporters and attendees at a campaign rally the Saturday before Super Tuesday on March 3 at E. A. Laney High School in Wilmington.
Michael Bloomberg hosted pre-super tuesday campaign rally in Wilmington
Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer • March 20, 2020

Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign may be dead and gone, but for a brief moment on the Saturday before Super Tuesday the Democratic...

Caroline Morin-Gage (left), Ashley Powell (center), and Babette Boyd (right) pose for a photo after lecturing about the cash-bail system in the U.S.
Presentation educates perils of cash-bail system
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • October 8, 2019

A presentation about the pitfalls of the U.S.’ cash-bail system for arrested persons was given to the public Thursday evening in UNC Wilmington’s...

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,...

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...

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 "catch this bastard."
Early voting gets underway in New Hanover County
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...

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

Hey General Assembly, where
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...

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...

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...

Hundreds gather at 2018 Women
Women’s March on Wilmington 2018 highlights array of issues, concerns
Helen Rogalski and Maddie Driggers • January 21, 2018

On Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, the Women’s March on Wilmington took place outside of Thalian Hall downtown. Local police on foot, horseback or...

A line of off-shore oil rigs in the Santa Barbara Channel (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Offshore oil drilling expansion impacts local Wilmington community
Meredith Hoffman, News Editor • January 17, 2018

A recent controversial measure proposed by the Trump administration is set to expand offshore oil drilling to the continental-shelf waters...

Demonstrators call for the repeal of HB2 in Raleigh, N.C., on April 25, 2016.  (Jill Knight/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)
Gov. Cooper's ongoing battle with HB2 culminates in a settlement
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...

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...

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...

Charlottesville and Confederate statues
Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer • August 22, 2017

Let’s be real here.  Conservative or not, it is not in your best interest to defend the actions of the white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville...

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