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Michael Pipicella, Erin Sullivan, Tommy Goodwin, and Sophia Jones in the North American premiere of

Words can’t capture the essence of UNCW’s “Darkness”

William Becker , Staff Writer November 22, 2019

 UNC Wilmington’s 2019-2020 season of mainstage productions was kicked off in early October with “Diana of Dobson’s,” a play about feminism in the early 1900s that was as captivating as it was...

Writer's Week Publishing Panel participants, from left to right: Morgan Davis, Cameron Dezen Hammon, Emily Smith, and Beth Staples.

20th annual Writers’ Week brings writing superstars to UNCW

Hayley Swinson, Contributing Writing November 12, 2019

Last week marked the 20th annual Writers’ Week at UNC Wilmington, hosting twenty writers, including ten current faculty and alumni. The keynote speaker was Ayana Mathis, New York Times bestselling author...

From left, Rachel Wilcox, Kelsey Singer, Matt Coghlan, Ian Zeph, and Logan Maletta on stage at Last Seahawk Standing 2019.

Kelsey Singer wins ACE’s Last Seahawk Standing 2019

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor November 11, 2019

On Nov. 6, 2019, UNC Wilmington played home to its annual Last Seahawk Standing event, a competition where students show off their stand-up comedy chops for a chance to take home first place and the top...

Photo courtesy of UNCW website.

Grammy nominated Jazzmeia Horn visits UNCW

William Becker, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

Jazzmeia Horn is a 28-year-old jazz vocalist from Dallas, Texas. To say her vocal performance is impressive would be a criminal understatement. In 2013, she won the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Competition....

Aly and Aj perform for UNCW students in Kenan Auditorium on Oct. 24. Photo by Brenna Flanagan.

Aly & AJ headline ACE’s 2019 Big Show

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor November 3, 2019

It is hard to believe the sister duo Aly & Aj took the stage in Kenan Auditorium just over a week ago, treating UNC Wilmington with childhood nostalgia and modern synth-pop songs. After months of anticipation,...

Photo by Sydney Blair.

“Of the Earth” exhibit: fiber and rope and twine, oh my!

Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer October 24, 2019

The pendant on display to the right side of the gallery has an obtuse-triangular shape with rounded corners. It contains a zigzag pattern of complementary pigments: red, orange and greenish-blue. The...

Photo taken from UNCW website.

Kenan Auditorium shows women-written documentary play “SEVEN”

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer October 18, 2019

The theatrical documentary "SEVEN," presented on Oct. 16 at the Sarah Kenan Auditorium, is an artistic venture written by seven individual writers, each one a powerhouse of innovative vision. The play...

A peek inside the Boseman gallery: We Are UNCW exhibit

Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer October 7, 2019

Like a row of oblong dominoes, five lunette windows — half-moon shaped and lucent — assemble in a line. The middle window is bigger than the others and aligns in front of the entrance. Below the...

Photo by UNCW Theatre Department.

UNCW’s “Diana of Dobson’s”: “outstanding”

William Becker, Staff Writer October 7, 2019

"Diana of Dobson’s" just finished its final weekend at UNC Wilmington. With a complete student cast, the play, which originated in 1908, is a definite oddity. It has a plot that feels like something...

Picture from Canva.

UNCW’s Theatre Department: ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor April 10, 2019

It is the job of actors and directors to take characters that exist on a page and bring them to life. However, the people charged with performing a character’s story always leave something behind;...

Photo created by Genevieve Guenther.

Leadership Lecture Series: Derreck Kayongo

Sunshine Angulo , Staff Writer March 29, 2019

On March 27, 2019, UNC Wilmington hosted a lecture by Derreck Kayongo, founder of the Global Soap Project, in an event part of the university's annual Leadership Lecture Series. The Leadership Lecture...

Loraine Scalamoni’s “Classic Repose” won Best In Show at the All Student Show on February 28, 2019.

All Student Show winners highlight student life and anatomy

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor March 5, 2019
UNC Wilmington opened the annual All Student Show in the Ann Flack Boseman Gallery on Feb. 28, 2019. Over 50 students submitted their work to a jury that selected a wide variety of student art from drawings, sculptures, ceramics, paintings, photography and more.
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