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Cinnaholic is located in the Mayfaire Town Center.

“The ultimate indulgence”: Cinnamon roll bakery Cinnaholic opens in Mayfaire

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer April 12, 2021
The bakery features decadent cinnamon rolls, as well as edible cookie dough, brownies and cookies. These delectable treats are served warm and delicious, and everything is 100% vegan.
A proposal that would legalize marijuana in Mexico has hit a snag in the Senate, casting its future in doubt.

North Carolina could be the next state to legalize cannabis

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 12, 2021
This recent slate of cannabis legislation comes off the back of neighboring Virginia, which passed a bill for the substance's legalization to begin in July. 37 other states have already passed laws to legalize cannabis for medicinal use, with 15 states having legalized the substance for recreational purposes.
UNCW's Noah Bridges at the plate at Brooks Field.

A learning experience in Stillwater

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor April 11, 2021

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – After having its series against James Madison canceled due to COVID-19 protocols, UNCW baseball (15-12, 4-5 Colonial Athletic Association) booked a plane ticket and headed west...

Hayley Magnussen during UNCW's matchup with Duke on Mar. 6, 2021.

Women’s soccer to play Northeastern in CAA semifinals

Morgan Starling, Staff Writer April 11, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s soccer (6-2) will play the Northeastern Huskies (5-4-1) in the CAA semifinals on Thursday, April 15 in Towson, Maryland. At 4-0 in the conference, the Seahawks...

Molly Gordon and Rachel Sennott in Shiva Baby (2020).

REVIEW: The unsettling black comedy of “Shiva Baby”

Stephen Lambros, Contributing Writer April 9, 2021

The contained thriller isn’t a new idea in the general scope of cinema history. Many films have told the bulk of their stories within the constraint of a single time and location—comedies like “His...

Boxes of tampons are in a pharmacy in New York.

North Carolina Senate proposes bill to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor April 9, 2021
As of April 7, the bill had been filed, passed first reading and referred to the Committee on Roles and Operations of the Senate. If passed, this bill would go into effect on Oct. 1, 2021, and would apply to sales made on or after this date. 
A picture of foil reliefs created by students of GLOW Academy in the

“Just Us” resiliency program designed to promote Wilmington youth expression

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor April 9, 2021
“Just Us” is a pilot program designed to give youth a space and medium to feel safe and to build resiliency in the face of trauma or injustice. Kimberley Cheatham—the outreach coordinator for UNC-Wilmington’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion—formulated the program in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.  
Gabriella Hessenthaler during UNCW's intrasquad scrimmage.

Hessenthaler makes SportsCenter Top 10

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – DA-DA-DA, DA-DA-DA… UNCW softball’s Gabriella Hessenthaler was featured on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays after her incredible defensive effort against rival ECU on...

Asylum-seekers who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally wait to be processed in Mission, Texas.

OPINION: Who is really behind the border crisis? (Hint: it is not Biden or Trump)

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer April 8, 2021
It is true that since Biden took office, the number of apprehensions of migrants entering the U.S. from the southern border surged after he promised in his campaign to enact more liberal immigration policies. It is also true that Trump’s directives were extremely controversial and sometimes in violation of human rights, which Biden harped on during his campaign. 
A resolution thanking Chief Donaldson from the SGA.

SGA passes 2 resolutions thanking Chief Donaldson, faculty and staff

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor April 8, 2021
During their last meeting of the school year, the Student Government Association (SGA) passed two resolutions—the first thanking University Police Chief David Donaldson and the second highlighting appreciation to faculty and staff.
A Nissan Leaf electric car is charged at the City of Palo Alto EV charging station in the public garage in Palo Alto, California.

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Market Street parking deck

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021
The charging stations will be located on the ground floor Market Street parking deck in the heart of downtown and will be available for free use at the time of installation.
Heroic grab helps Seahawks shut out Pirates

Heroic grab helps Seahawks shut out Pirates

Morgan Starling, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Junior Gabriella Hessenthaler made a stunning defensive play in the top of the fourth inning to help UNCW Softball (8-15) defeat the East Carolina Pirates (10-17) 1-0 Wednesday...

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