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The Office of the Arts takes on social activism with new project ‘Artivism’
The Office of the Arts takes on social activism with new project ‘Artivism’
Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer • March 30, 2021

The Office of the Arts is creating opportunities for social justice through creativity, engagement and empowerment in a new series called “Artivism...

Lookout Labs event.
Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Lookout Books, UNCW’s publishing house
Layla Culler, Contributing Writer • March 25, 2021

On Thursday, March 18, Lookout Books co-founder and publisher Emily Smith, and editor KaToya Ellis Fleming, hosted a special 10-year...

Sidney Wollmuth.
Meet the new editor-in-chief of Atlantis Magazine: Sidney Wollmuth on her hopes and goals for the publication
Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer • March 24, 2021
Wollmuth is currently a junior majoring in creative writing and English literature. As an honors student and head of the Creative Arts Club on campus, she stays engaged academically and artistically. She is also a published writer—her prose and poetry have been featured in a number of literary magazines outside of UNCW.  
Artwork on Second Street in Wilmington.
Wilmington and the arts: One business owner’s fight to keep murals in Wilmington
Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer • March 23, 2021

  For the most part, Wilmington murals are diminished onto basement walls, brick buildings and stairwells where passersby walk...

The Reel Teal Film Festival announces winners for the 16th annual festival
The Reel Teal Film Festival announces winners for the 16th annual festival
Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer • March 16, 2021

The 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival announced the winners for the 16th annual festival on March 15, 2021. The winners were selected from 37 film...

The Flicker Film Society hosts the 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival
The Flicker Film Society hosts the 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival
Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer • March 10, 2021

The UNCW Flicker Film Society is hosting the 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival which runs from March 8 to March 14. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Boseman Gallery’s 2021 scholarship recipient Ann Miller Finch reclaims the female nude with her exhibit “The Reach of Our Arms”
Boseman Gallery’s 2021 scholarship recipient Ann Miller Finch reclaims the female nude with her exhibit “The Reach of Our Arms”
Caroline Straubel , Contributing Writer • March 6, 2021

The Ann Flack Boseman Gallery announced their 2021 scholarship winner, as Ann Miller Finch, a studio art major from Raleigh, North...

The essential Irish-themed books to read for March
The essential Irish-themed books to read for March
Layla Culler, Contributing Writer • March 6, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, which means this is the perfect time to read some Irish books.  Here is a list of a variety of...

23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription
23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • January 16, 2021

If you did not know—UNCW provides students with free access to the film library of Kanopy, an educational streaming service. The library is...

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...

Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman in the movie "Mank."
REVIEW: 'Mank' is Fincher’s latest effort to sculpt Golden Age Hollywood
Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer • December 6, 2020
The biographical drama chronicles the life of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) and his effort in writing Citizen Kane while clashing with Hollywood elites and alcoholism.
From left to right, back to front: Kahlil Allen, Davis Wood, Brenna Flanagan, John McCall, Addison Hamlet, Ashley Jackson, Breonté Scarboro, Tanner Whicker, Ashley Flowers, Ariel Montoya, Cierra Peterkin, Dajah Glenn.
UNCW Theatre Department's 'Am I Next? Voices of Wilmington, NC' showcases Black voices
Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor • November 12, 2020
“Am I Next? Voices from Wilmington, NC”, set to premiere Nov. 12-15 and 19-22, is a devised piece. Meaning, it’s an original script comprised of real-life stories from the cast that focuses entirely on Black lives. 
The fashion industry
The fashion industry's reckoning with race
Sophia Ho , Contributing Writer • November 1, 2020
The influence of black culture in fashion has been historically erased or reimagined and marketed for white counterparts: beauty is measured through the lens of western dress, and Black models are typically tokens of diversity on the runway.
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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.
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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.

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