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Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup

Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer November 26, 2020

Happy NotTurkey Day: Last Minute Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Lineup  I am a vegan, and my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving—there, I said it. But how, you ask? Vegans cannot possibly like Thanksgiving, there...

Don't stress: 6 tips for getting through finals week

Don’t stress: 6 tips for getting through finals week

Caroline Straubel , Contributing Writer November 22, 2020

Finals are hard enough without the added stress of online classes, no pass/fail option and a global pandemic. For students in need of support while studying for finals, here are a few helpful tips. Establish...

Winter break plans: a road trip through North Carolina

Winter break plans: a road trip through North Carolina

Sophia Ho , Contributing Writer November 18, 2020
As winter break approaches, we typically have the motivation of family reunions, extravagant vacations, New Year’s Eve parties, and holiday events to get us through finals, but this year seems a little different. With the COVID-19 virus still heavily affecting our lives, plans are changing and everyone is searching for new, safe and socially distant ways to enjoy this much needed mental break.
It’s August in Paris, people are on vacation, even the theater was all mine..

15 top rated movies and series of 2020

Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer November 17, 2020

As 2020 has been a year plagued by many delays for films and theater closings, many can’t even begin to recall the last movie they watched, or the last time they went to a movie theater. Luckily, during...

Home for the holidays: What college students should consider before travelling

Home for the holidays: What college students should consider before travelling

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor November 14, 2020
Because of the way this year’s Fall 2020 Academic Schedule is structured, all final exams administered after Thanksgiving Break are required to be online. This means that it likely when students go home for Thanksgiving, they’ll stay off-campus until classes resume in January. But before you reach for your keys and travel home for this year’s extended—and well-deserved—break, you should consider some safety precautions first.
Becoming vegan: a beginner's guide to veganism, with a Wilmington twist

Becoming vegan: a beginner’s guide to veganism, with a Wilmington twist

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer November 11, 2020
Switching to a vegan lifestyle can seem intimidating at first, but between its numerous health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits, it’s becoming more and more popular. If you’re new to veganism but want to know more, read this guide. I have been a vegan for over 7 years and I’m excited to share my recipes, tips and recommendations. In this ultimate beginner’s guide to veganism with a Wilmington twist, you’ll find grocery stores, restaurants and brand recommendations as well as my favorite vegan breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes.
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Writers’ Week 2020: a brief preview of this year’s conference

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer October 30, 2020
For one week every Fall semester, the professors of UNCW’s creative writing department opt not to hold classes in an effort to encourage students to attend Writers' Week conference panels—and the practice has proved its worth. On this occasion, the creative writing department, along with various authors, publishers, and representatives of literary magazines (among other individuals), host meetings designed to promote literary discovery and further writers in their knowledge of the writing craft as an art form, whether they’re focused on fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.
The best comedy specials to watch on Netflix

The best comedy specials to watch on Netflix

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer October 26, 2020
I think I have earned the title of “Netflix Comedy Special Aficionado” and I feel the world deserves to benefit from this knowledge. After all, shouldn’t something other than my much-improved sense of humor and ability to reference any comedy sketch come from all of those hours of binging comedy specials? I think so.
Media privacy is still a growing concern, but you can’t really do anything about it

Media privacy is still a growing concern, but you can’t really do anything about it

Hannah McDonnell, Contribution Writer October 24, 2020
The phenomenon that is “media privacy” has been around for as long as social media itself. Today, information is collected on social media sites in ways that might not be obvious to social media users.
Baking for Beginners: Pumpkin Roll

Baking for Beginners: Pumpkin Roll

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor October 23, 2020
The headline here is a little misleading so I’ll be honest, this is an intermediate level recipe. You will need to be an avid fan of "The Great British Baking Show" or at least have a second pair of helping hands that are a little more skilled than you! But Halloween is coming soon, making this is the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself with a classic fall treat.
Looking to get some fresh air? Here are our top 5 favorite local parks for recreation

Looking to get some fresh air? Here are our top 5 favorite local parks for recreation

Hannah McDonnell, Contributing Writer October 21, 2020
Sometimes it is a great idea to get out of the house and just go for a walk or relieve some of the stresses of life. A good way to do this is by going to a nearby park and enjoying the beautiful nature of Wilmington. Here is a short list of parks in New Hanover county that are perfect for experiencing the beauty of nature.
UNCW's Coastal and Ocean Policy program: a means for students to put their degrees to action

UNCW’s Coastal and Ocean Policy program: a means for students to put their degrees to action

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer October 14, 2020
For students looking to use their degrees beyond the classroom, UNCW’s master’s program of Coastal and Ocean Policy at UNCW (MCOP) is structured and grounded in ideas meant to further the restoration of coastal and ocean resources. Through this interdisciplinary program, students can understand and delve into the importance of science in decision making as well as understand the scientific impact of climate change on the world.
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