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A new building for the Film Studies department is under construction.

An inside look into the film studies major and new building

Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer February 21, 2021

UNCW’s Film Studies program is one of the university’s major academic attractions. Blending film theory and production, both undergraduate and graduate students learn the essentials of the craft while...

Sabrina Balent and Alexis Pean as Homecoming royalty.

ACE’s 2021 Homecoming: celebrating Seahawk solidarity

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor February 19, 2021

From Feb. 6 to Feb. 13, the Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE) celebrated Homecoming week for the year 2021. Choc full of safe, inventive and virtual activities, this year’s Homecoming was much...

College Love: My pandemic buddy became my lifelong friend

College Love: My pandemic buddy became my lifelong friend

Anonymous February 14, 2021
Early June, summer of 2019, Dana was put into my life on a sterling silver platter.
A H&M shopping bag.

The fashion industry is destroying Earth—here’s what you can do to help

Shelby Diehl, Contributing Writer February 9, 2021

In an age dominated by social media and influencers persuading individuals to keep up with ongoing fashion trends, it can be hard to not give into the pressure of fast fashion. Young adults are the greatest...

It's no easy task to create an environment that blends the modern touch of revitalization with the weathered charm of a once-forgotten neighborhood.

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The pandemic has forced universities to rethink their admissions process

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

Transitioning to college life is extremely stressful and every student has a different experience. Adding a global pandemic into the mix not only makes college more stressful for its students, but for...

Zoom call with coffee.

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UNCW students share ways to manage another semester of online classes

Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer January 24, 2021

The COVID-19 virus has had a devastating effect on the world at large, forcing many institutions to find new ways of functioning to serve a secluded populous. Schools are one such institution that has...

Downtown Wilmington, N.C.

Wilmington’s film industry makes a comeback after COVID-19 lockdown

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer January 14, 2021

Beginning in the early 1980s, Wilmington became a go-to location for many film productions—ranging from horror to crime to romance. At the beginning, producers filmed in Wilmington to capture a...

Five alternatives to New Year's resolutions: Don't set yourself up for failure

Five alternatives to New Year’s resolutions: Don’t set yourself up for failure

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor January 8, 2021
Most people forget about their New Year’s resolutions by the second week. By February they’re either a distant memory or a source of deep shame. Although resolutions themselves aren’t unhealthy, the self-imposing, unrealistic and vaguely defined goals we set for ourselves are.  
Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton and Regé-Jean Page as Simon Basset in “Bridgerton.”

So you’ve watched ‘Bridgerton’—here’s what to watch next

Brenna Flanagan and Cierra Noffke January 3, 2021
Here are some titles that will quench your thirst until “Bridgerton” season two. 
The Seahawk's Christmas watchlist of 2020

The Seahawk’s Christmas watchlist of 2020

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer December 9, 2020
Now that the holidays are in full swing, with the stress of the school semester behind us, it's time to focus on rest, relaxation, and getting into the Christmas spirit. This watchlist covers a variety of streaming sites and genres for you to explore. So grab a cup of hot chocolate and snuggle in for a movie marathon.
The Seahawk's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Seahawk’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor December 8, 2020
In the mess known as 2020, it can be hard to find the perfect gift for everyone in your life. To make holiday shopping easier for you, we created a gift guide full of small businesses and local handcrafted goods at an affordable price! 
How to make friends during a pandemic

How to make friends during a pandemic

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer December 3, 2020

People thrive on human connection and one of the most important of those connections is friendship. According to Help Guide, “friendships have a huge impact on your mental health and happiness. Good...

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