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  • Elijah Jacob Donato’s arrest photo. (New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office)


    BREAKING NEWS: UNCW student arrested on multiple sex crime charges while babysitting

  • UPD Police Chief Frank Brinkley began his position in March 2023 following his tenure as police chief at UNC School of the Arts, and police major at NC State University.


    Chief Frank Brinkley begins tenure at UNCW

  • Outside of Galloway Hall. Completed in 1971, it was the first student dormitory built on campus.


    UNCW creates overflow on-campus housing due to high admittance

  • A retouched, full-size picture of The Seahawks first edition. The Seahawk was founded in 1948, one year after UNCW was first established.


    A letter from the Editor

  • Former Dean of Watson College of Education Van Dempsey speaks at the 2023 Razor Walker Awards Ceremony on April 25, 2023.


    Van Dempsey speaks out about being removed as Dean of Watson: ‘I did not choose to leave’

  • Veteran and business owner Salette Andrews is the newest candidate in Wilmington’s City Council race. Elections will be held this November. (Salette Andrews)


    Salette Andrews enters race for Wilmington Council

  • Wilmington City Council Candidate Marlowe Foster in a campaign photo. (Marlowe Foster)


    Marlowe Foster announces campaign for Wilmington City Council

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    OP-ED: One day at a time—my battle with addiction

  • Student protesters hold signs outside of the Burney Center during the Razor Walker Awards ceremony. (Nate Mauldin/The Seahawk)


    Sen. Michael Lee receives Razor Walker Award for Public Policy despite protests

  • From left, SGA presidential candidates Skyler Stein and Cody Brandon in their campaign photos. (Courtesy of Skyler Stein)


    An interview with the new 2023-2024 SGA Presidents

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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,...

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...

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 last Friday and Saturday. Nor should you deny...

Demonstrators call for the repeal of HB2 in Raleigh, N.C., on April 25, 2016. The state marks the first anniversary the bill, widely criticized as anti-LGBT, which has cost North Carolinians jobs, money, performances and events, including this montha s NCAA basketball tournament. (Jill Knight/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)

The enduring effects of HB2 on North Carolina’s economy

Kyle Kissinger, Contributing Writer April 6, 2017

On March 27, after calculating data collected from public records and interviews, the Associated Press announced that North Carolina’s House Bill 2 has deprived the state an estimated $3.76 billion of...

El Cerro Grande is a popular restaurant in the Wilmington community and was one of the establishments that participated in the Day Without Immigrants protest.

Latino community divided over protest participation

Jack Bailey, Contributing Writer March 25, 2017

Members of the Latino community in Wilmington, N.C. are polarized over participation by Hispanic business owners in last month’s “Day Without Immigrants” protest in Hugh MacRae Park. Businesses...

The North Carolina State Capitol building, where these bills discussed by Judge JH Corpening were deliberated over by NC officials.

NC House Bills to know: Local judge speaks on campus

Casey McAnarney, Editor in Chief March 25, 2017

Ready to discuss some of the house bills and other news relating to NC District 5 as well as the entire state, New Hanover County NC District Court Chief Judge JH Corpening was invited to speak to students...

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

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor November 7, 2016

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

Kristen Burgess | Contributing Writer October 27, 2016

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

Elizabeth Heglar | Lifestyles Editor | @ElizabethHeglar October 13, 2016

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...

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