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The fight over the future of the video-sharing app TikTok is unwinding globalization.
OPINION: In defense of Trump’s actions against TikTok
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • August 13, 2020

If all your friends jumped off a cliff, would you do it too? In such a scenario, I would say no. Most others would, too, because the safety...

A photo of the TikTok app on a smart phone screen
Trump signs executive order to ban social media app TikTok
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • August 11, 2020
President Donald Trump issued an executive order Aug. 6 banning two Chinese apps, including TikTok, starting Sept. 20.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduces Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign rally at Renaissance High School on March 9, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/TNS)
Joe Biden names Kamala Harris as VP running mate
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • August 11, 2020
Washington, D.C. — Several months after confirming he would choose a female running mate, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named California senator and former fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris as his running mate.
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about economic recovery during a campaign event at Colonial Early Education Program at the Colwyck Center on July 21, 2020 in New Castle, Delaware. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/TNS)
OPINION: For Joe Biden, it is three distinct paths
Nicolas Ziccardi, Contributing Writer • July 25, 2020

There is no doubt that both parties know this may as well be the most consequential election of our lifetimes, especially if you will be voting...

Stock photo of international flags. Overlaid text saying: "UPDATE: International Student Visa Policy." Photo by Joshua Woroniecki from Pixabay, edit by Diamond Bentley.
ICE reverses disputed July 6 international student policy
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • July 17, 2020
Washington, D.C. — After facing intense pressure and backlash, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has dropped its most recent addendum to its international student visa policy.
OPINION: A dirty rock and a skeevy hard place. How do you vote between allegedly immoral people?
OPINION: A dirty rock and a skeevy hard place. How do you vote between allegedly immoral people?
Darius Melton, Opinion Editor • May 2, 2020

In March, former Joe Biden-staffer Tara Reade accused the presidential candidate of sexually assaulting her back in 1993. Reade’s former neighbor,...

Democratic presidential hopefuls former US vice president Joe Biden (left) and Senator Bernie Sanders point fingers at each other as they take part in the 11th Democratic Party 2020 presidential debate in a CNN Washington Bureau studio in Washington, DC on March 15, 2020.
These are not radical ideas: Sanders’ democratic socialism vs. the democratic establishment
Marshall Brown, Contributing Writer • March 19, 2020

As the world grapples with an unprecedented health and economic crisis, the Democratic Primary marches on. It remains a race between former Vice...

UNCW students and community members alike were able to vote in the Super Tuesday primaries at the Warwick Center polling location on March 3, 2020.
Biden, Sanders clear front-runners after Super Tuesday primaries
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • March 5, 2020

Tuesday marked a crucial day in the race for presidential candidacy. “Super Tuesday” sees 14 states and the U.S. territory of American Samoa...

U.S. and Taliban sign historic peace deal
U.S. and Taliban sign historic peace deal
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • March 2, 2020

DOHA, OMAN— Following more than 18 years of conflict, representatives from the United States, including U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,...

Dr. Till Wagner, Assistant Professor at UNCW’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography, stands in Hodder hall Monday night after delivering his presentation on the evolving dynamics of the Arctic Ocean for the 2019-20 Planet Ocean Seminar Series.Dr. Till Wagner, Assistant Professor at UNCW’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography, stands in Hoggard Hall the evening of Monday, Feb. 11 after delivering his presentation on the evolving dynamics of the Arctic Ocean for the 2019-20 Planet Ocean Seminar Series.
Till Wagner delivers lecture about international politics of a melting Arctic
Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer • February 19, 2020

The dynamics of a new and changing Arctic Ocean will have profound effects on the climate and the global economy, said an assistant professor...

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks about his Senate impeachment trial in the East Room at the White House in Washington on February 6, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
US Senate acquits Trump in impeachment trial
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • February 7, 2020

WASHINGTON — The US Senate voted Wednesday evening to dismiss the charges of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the third president...

Supporters who want President Donald Trump impeached rally downtown in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 17, 2019. [GREG LOVETT /]
US House of Representatives vote to impeach Trump
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • December 20, 2019

The Democrat-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to begin the impeachment of President Trump. The chief of state is accused of soliciting...

The White House fenced-off in Washington, D.C. on May 27, 2017
Trump warns that a ‘civil war’ will start should his impeachment be successful
Jacob Sawyer, Contributing Writer • October 9, 2019

President Donald Trump is attempting to deter his Democratic opponents from continuing with impeachment procedures by warning them of a civil...

Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearings last year.
You’re a vile one, Mr. Kavanaugh
Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor • September 23, 2019

There are a few words that come to mind when I hear the name, Brett Kavanaugh: vile, pathetic, childish and, unfortunately, a justice of the...

Protesters gaze at riot police from behind a barricade during a demonstration on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 in Hong Kong.
A brief debriefing of the Hong Kong riots and why it matters
Cierra Noffke, Contributing Writer • September 20, 2019

This summer, the riots in Hong Kong swept through the news in a flurry of shock that gripped the eyes of the world. We have all seen the now...

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