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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 Years resolutions: Dont 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 Seahawks 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 Seahawks 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...

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...

Dont 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.
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