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The fashion industry's reckoning with race

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.
UNCW's 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.
Sean O'Brien, 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.
Leadership Lecture Series: Ibram X. Kendi speaks about government policy and racism in America 

Leadership Lecture Series: Ibram X. Kendi speaks about government policy and racism in America 

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor September 26, 2020
UNC Wilmington kicked off their annual Leadership Lecture series this year with an appearance from Ibram X. Kendi, renowned author of the best-seller ‘How to Be an Antiracist” and historian. As per COVID-19 restrictions, the lecture took place via ZOOM on Sept. 23.
The Cultural Arts Building

UNCW Theatre Department to host a play, “A Slight Ache”

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor September 24, 2020
UNCW’s Theatre Department is hosting a live-action production of “A Slight Ache” by Harold Pinter this weekend and next in the Cultural Arts Building. The play will run Sep. 24-26 and  Oct. 1-3 beginning at 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday’s beginning at 2:00 p.m. 
Introducing Flair Magazine:  An inside look at UNCW’s newest fashion and culture magazine

Introducing Flair Magazine: An inside look at UNCW’s newest fashion and culture magazine

Cierra Noffke, Lifestyles Editor June 26, 2020

Flair magazine, UNCW’s newest fashion and culture magazine, made its debut with its first issue on June 8. The new magazine is dedicated to forming an inclusive, safe space for students to make unique...

Maria and the Von Trapp family. (l-r, b-f)  Liesl (Jordan Davis), Captain Von Trapp (Zach Hanner), Maria (Elizabeth Stovall), Friedrich (Jakob Gruntfest), Kurt (Salder Selby), Louisa (Baylee Allen), Brigitta (Braelyn Sudduth), Marta (Piper Holmes), Gretl (Katie Grace Marinos) pose in for a photo in preparation for their performance of

‘The Sound of Music’ prepares for second weekend at Wilmington’s Thalian Hall

Emily Andsager, Contributing Writer March 5, 2020

A classic such as “The Sound of Music” is never viewed lightly, but there was no doubt how incredible director Ray Kennedy’s rendition was last Thursday at Thalian Hall. Kennedy, the director...

The annual All Student Show opened in the UNCW Boseman Gallery on Feb. 27, 2020. Photo by Lauren Wessell.

UNCW’s Boseman Gallery opens annual All Student Show

Lauren Wessell, Social Media Manager March 4, 2020

The Association for Campus Entertainment’s (ACE) annual All Student Show, located in UNC Wilmington's the Ann Flack Boseman Gallery, opened Thursday, Feb. 27, featuring work from any student regardless...

The Zine Gallery opened February 27 in the Cultural Arts Building main gallery area, featuring comfy couches to encourage visitors to engage with the exhibits. Photo by Zachary Kilby.

Gallery dedicated to zine history opens in CAB

Caitlyn Dark, News Editor March 4, 2020

Touching the art in an art gallery is generally discouraged, but this was fully reversed Thursday night at the opening of the Cultural Art Department’s latest gallery dedicated to zines. Zines, a...

Katie Anderson (Dromio of Ephesus), Jack Towner (Antipholus of Ephesus), Davis Wood (Antipholus of Syracuse) and Brandi Simmons (Dromio of Syracuse) in UNCW's

‘Comedy of Errors’ is a refreshing perspective on Shakespeare

William Becker, Staff Writer February 24, 2020

“Comedy of Errors” is the third production of the 2019-2020 mainstage season at UNC Wilmington. The theatre department previously blew audiences away with the surreal “Darkness” and took us back...

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‘Guys and Dolls’ comes to UNCW

Emily Andsager, Contributing Writer February 16, 2020

There is no denying the expectations surrounding productions put on by the Thalian Association Community theater, and they teamed up with UNC Wilmington's Kenan Auditorium to put on the gambling comedy...

Art from student artist B. MacBride as part of UNCW's 2019 Art for the Masses. Photo by Fairley Lloyd.

UNCW hosts Art for the Masses 2019

Fairley Lloyd , Staff Writer November 30, 2019

UNC Wilmington’s Campus Life & Arts Programs and the Department of Art & Art History held Art for the Masses for its 17th year on Nov. 23 at the Burney Center. It is a community event that showcases...

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