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    UNC Board of Governors Committee moves to eliminate DEI policy

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    BSU protest against the new UNC DEI policy change

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    REDdress demonstration outside of Randall Library

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    Q&A with 2024-2025 school year student body president and student body vice president

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    ​​COVID cluster or electrical fire?

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    Biden Campaign sits down with student journalists to discuss abortion rights

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    UNCW invests in new expansion to Randall Library

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    Community, isolation and politics: The mental health of queer students at UNCW

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Jamahri Harvey during UNCWs game against Towson on Feb. 17, 2022 (Davis Kirk)

Hawks lose pivotal matchup, possibly more

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor February 17, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – One fan said it best after Towson’s 79-55 blowout win over UNCW on Thursday night: “That was an old-fashioned butt-whooping.” Towson outplayed the Hawks in nearly...

Janel Gamache during UNCW softballs opening weekend of play

UNCW softball team starts season with a bang

Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer February 15, 2022
The UNCW softball team could not have started the season any better, going 4-0 in the Charleston Southern Tournament this weekend. Senior Janel Gamache powered the Seahawks in game one against Toledo, going deep twice including a walk-off homerun in the bottom of the 7th to give UNCW a 6-5 win. The next game of Saturday’s doubleheader was against Charleston Southern. Freshman pitcher Kara Hammock stole the show for the Seahawks, as she pitched a complete game shutout while allowing only three hits in her first collegiate appearance. UNCW won 5-0.
Mike Okauru during UNCWs matchup with Drexel on Jan. 31, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)

MBB drops two out of three on the road

Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer February 8, 2022

Ups and downs will happen for every college basketball team over the span of a five-month season. The Seahawks, however, managed to go through all the emotions of a season in only five days. On Thursday,...

A look inside Trask Coliseum

A recap of UNCW sports in January

Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer February 1, 2022
January featured five Seahawk teams competing, including men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s tennis, women’s track and field and swimming and diving.
Jaylen Sims after UNCWs 12th consecutive win on Jan. 31, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)

The meaning behind UNCW’s historic win streak

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 31, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – A win is a win, no matter how you look at it. However, winning 12 straight must mean a little more, right? Suddenly, the morning coffee tastes better, that afternoon breeze...

CAA welcomes three newcomers to conference

Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer January 30, 2022
On Tuesday, the Colonial Athletic Association announced the addition of three new schools to the conference. Hampton University, Monmouth University and Stony Brook University will put the CAA at 12 members starting July 1, 2022 following the departure of James Madison University.
Jaylen Sims during UNCWs matchup with Northeastern on Jan. 27, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Zachary Kilby)

The halftime talk that helped put UNCW one step closer to history

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 28, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW (13-5, 7-0 Colonial Athletic Association) found themselves in an unfamiliar position for a large part of Thursday’s contest against Northeastern (6-14, 0-9 CAA). They...

Mike Okauru driving to the basket in UNCWs matchup with Norfolk State on Dec. 1, 2021 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)

Siddle follows ninth straight win with sincere, heartfelt interview

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 24, 2022

BOSTON, Massachusetts – As if UNCW’s ninth consecutive win Monday night was not remarkable enough, Head Coach Takayo Siddle proved to everyone why this team will hold a special place in the hearts...

Shykeim Phillips during UNCWs matchup with Charleston on Jan. 12, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Zachary Kilby)

Hawks win eighth straight in OT thriller

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 22, 2022

TOWSON, Maryland – Nearly midway through the second half, UNCW Head Coach Takayo Siddle wrote a single word on his board that would help ignite a spark in the Seahawk huddle. “TOUGH.” Not only...

Jaylen Sims game-winning shot against JMU on Jan. 20, 2022 (Cathy Kushner/JMU Athletics)

Sims hits buzzer-beater for seventh consecutive win

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 20, 2022

HARRISONBURG, Virginia – Jaylen Sims came into Thursday’s showdown with James Madison leading his team in scoring, averaging over 20 points in his last three games. So, if you’re Head Coach Takayo...

Trazarien Whites slam dunk during UNCWs matchup with Coastal Carolina on Nov. 18, 2021 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)

MBB Preview: UNCW vs JMU

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 19, 2022
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – One must wonder how many scoops of ice cream UNCW Head Coach Takayo Siddle and his players have consumed so far this season. Questions such as this come to mind after the Hawks notched its sixth straight win Monday night heading into the middle part of a four-game road trip. So far, no team in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) has been able to figure out this surprising Seahawk squad. Home or away, UNCW has risen to the occasion and given its fanbase something to be happy about.
Mike Okauru during UNCWs matchup with Charleston on Jan. 17, 2022 (Bridget Connors)

Hawks score season-high to secure sixth straight win

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 17, 2022

CHARLESTON, South Carolina – Make it six wins in a row for UNCW men’s basketball (9-5, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) and suddenly this is a team that finds itself in sole possession of first place...

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