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Education, HB2 and leadership: Roy Cooper hopes to implement big plans

Roy Cooper, a North Carolina native and candidate for North Carolina’s governor, spoke with The Seahawk on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in regard to his campaign and ideas for the state’s future.Cooper states...

Pat McCrory’s birthday present: A full-page insult in a Raleigh newspaper

Where most people expect to wake up to presents on their birthday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory woke up to an insulting advertisement instead. The display was placed in a full-page spread out...

Early voting locations in Wilmington, N.C.

Casey McAnarney and Malia Benison October 25, 2016

Though election day is not for another few weeks, early voting is underway in North Carolina, and the city of Wilmington has offered a few locations that are open for early voters to visit starting Oct....

Bill Clinton to make an appearance in Wilmington

Hannah Williams, News Editor October 23, 2016

Bill Clinton is scheduled to make an appearance in Wilmington on behalf of his wife, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, on Wednesday, sources confirm. A time has not been set,...

Studies show voter fraud at less than 1 percent, voter ID law struck down

Lucy O'Brien | Staff Writer October 22, 2016

Voter fraud in North Carolina has caused widespread controversy along with the voter ID laws that were recently struck down by both the District and Supreme Courts.The North Carolina legislature passed...

Figure out where you stand on the 2016 candidates with isidewith.com

2016 has been a year filled with political advertisements and speeches: it’s an election year. Many abled voters are on the fence about each parties candidate and are struggling to decide whom to vote...

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory speaks to the media Monday, May 9, 2016. He was announcing he has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to determine that the controversial House Bill 2 is not illegally discriminatory. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory’s legacy

Holding office since 2013, Gov. Pat McCrory (R) has decided North Carolina’s government is still in need of his presence and is running for reelection this voting season against his opponent, Roy Cooper...

U.S. Senate candidate Deborah Ross appeals to women and families of Cape Fear

On Tuesday, Sept. 20, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Deborah Ross, visited Wilmington to speak about her plans to help women and families in North Carolina. The event was held downtown at the Hannah...

A recent political rally congregated on Halifax Mall behind the North Carolina General Assembly building in Raleigh, N.C., on April 25, 2016. Andrew Barnhill seeks to unseat incumbent Michael Lee as they both run for North Carolina State Senate, located inside this building. 

District 9 North Carolina Senate race comes to campus

Meredith Hoffman | Staff Writer September 11, 2016

Democrat Andrew Barnhill and Republican incumbent Michael Lee are both running campaigns for State Senate in North Carolina’s Ninth district. While a State Senate race may not be the top priority on...

McCrory, DOJ respond to HB2 controversy with lawsuit fast draw

Hannah Williams, News Editor May 11, 2016

In actions that added complexity to North Carolina’s increasingly controversial House Bill 2, North Carolina officials and the Department of Justice filed lawsuits against each other based on their...

Gov. Pat McCrory met with tough questions on “Meet the Press”

Casey McAnarney , News Editor April 21, 2016

Gov. Pat McCrory went on NBC’s “Meet the Press” last Sunday to defend North Carolina’s law on LGBT rights, and said the issue over the bill warrants more dialogue instead of vexed rhetoric. The...

HB 2 threatens upward trend of film activity in Wilmington

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2016

Turner Television Network and A&E Network are adding their names to the ever growing list of businesses planning to close up shop in North Carolina following the passage of NC’s highly controversial...

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