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Becoming vegan: a beginners 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.
UNCWs Fisher Student Center.

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 25, 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.
UNCWs 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.
The Seahawk Staff share how theyve managed stress during COVID-19

The Seahawk Staff share how they’ve managed stress during COVID-19

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor October 6, 2020
Working remotely means students must voluntarily organize their many conflicting schedules from home, and because of the stressful nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and online classes in general, college students are very, very stressed out right now. Though, this may not be news to you.  I asked the editorial board of The Seahawk how each of them has personally handled remote learning and stress during the past few months.
You can still have fun while safely celebrating fall and Halloween this year

You can still have fun while safely celebrating fall and Halloween this year

Hannah McDonnell, Contributing Writer October 5, 2020
Even with quarantine in action, spooky season is going to commence. There are a bunch of scary Halloween movies to be watched, bags of candy to be eaten and sour apples to be bobbed. Even simple Halloween decorations around the house are bound to get anyone in the spooky mood.
Sean OBrien, Mitchell Nobles

UNCW Theatre Department exhibits full range of motion with “A Slight Ache”

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer October 1, 2020
With smart social distancing guidelines and bold choices made in the name of safety, the UNCW theatre department seems to have hit a stride. Not only can they continue to organize productions in the face of the global pandemic—but they can also continue to select and pay homage to the finest works in the medium. To see an organization such as this thrive in spite of the world’s situation is truly an inspiring sight to see.
Randall Library celebrates womens right to vote and seeks to amplify minority voices

Randall Library celebrates women’s right to vote and seeks to amplify minority voices

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor September 25, 2020
The Library has worked to present itself as a resource for minorities and students looking to gain a richer understanding of the society they live in. This includes expanding the Library’s collection to include more works by authors of color and hosting a myriad of programs, exhibits, and displays aimed at breaking prejudices through education.
UNCW to host weekly drive-in movies beginning July 10

UNCW to host weekly drive-in movies beginning July 10

Cierra Noffke, Lifestyles Editor July 1, 2020

In response to the continued throes of COVID-19, UNCW, StarNews, WHQR Public Media and the Cucalorus Festival have partnered to present a Curbside Cinema series. Beginning with the second week of July, films will...

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