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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 cast their votes for their preferred candidates for the...

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, and the Taliban have come to the negotiating table in the Qatari...

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 from UNC Wilmington’s Department of Physics & Physical...

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 in American history to face formal impeachment. In the...

Supporters who want President Donald Trump impeached rally downtown in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 17, 2019. [GREG LOVETT / palmbeachpost.com]

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 Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky to rig the 2020...

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 war in the event that he loses. Trump took to Twitter on...

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 Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  Last year,...

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 infamous photos of the Hong Kong airport drowning in a sea of...

Views from abroad: What’s the deal with Brexit?

Views from abroad: What’s the deal with Brexit?

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor March 27, 2019

Brexit has been looming in the back of everyone’s head throughout my entire experience studying abroad at the University of Stirling in Scotland. So, here is your "Brexit for dummies," “Views from...

UNCW students speak on recent government shutdown

Hannah Bonet, Staff Writer January 28, 2019

The United States government was shut down on Dec. 22, 2018, until ended on Jan. 25. There were a total of 35 days in which government employees were not being paid. This shutdown was caused by President...

Director of Title IX & Clery Compliance Amber Resetar with members from the ollaboration for Assault Response & Education (CARE) office on campus.

Title IX proposals under DeVos provides a ‘definite shift’

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor January 17, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Collaboration for Assault Response and Education (CARE) hosted an open forum about Title IX in the Clocktower Lounge in Fisher Student Center on campus. The event was...


On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, furloughed federal workers, contractors and union representatives gathered before marching to the White House to demand that President Trump reopen the government on Jan. 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Partial federal government shutdown continues into its fourth week

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor January 12, 2019

On Dec. 22, a partial government shutdown took place when lawmakers failed to come to an agreement on President Donald Trump’s requested wall along the Mexico-United States border. The disagreement is...

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