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A long awaited sequel, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse is set to release June 2, 2023.

The Seahawk’s most anticipated films of 2023

Bradley Earnshaw, Staff Writer January 27, 2023
Whether you follow the awards circuit, binge comic book movies or do anything in between, 2023 will not disappoint you.
Detail shot of High Score by Madison Creech and Matthew Creech. (Photograph by Skye Dlugy-Hegwer)

UNCW’s 2023 Studio Art Faculty Biennial provides a glimpse into the honed skill and expertise of university faculty

Skye Dlugy-Hegwer, Staff Writer January 22, 2023
UNCW’s Studio Art Faculty Biennial opened Thursday, Jan. 12, giving visitors a view into the creative process and creations of some of the university’s studio art faculty. The sixteen exhibiting artists display artworks pondering personal themes as well as global ones in a multitude of different artistic mediums including quilting, metalsmithing, painting, photography and ceramics.
Maleeck Harden-Hayes and Eric Van Der Heijden celebrate during a game at Trask Coliseum. Photo by Paige OShields.

13 wins and counting: Seahawks look to defend streak against Cougars

Bailey Swogger, Sports Editor January 9, 2023
For the second year in a row, the UNCW men's basketball team has set a new school record for consecutive wins in a season. After thirteen straight victories, the Seahawks have not lost a game since the Nov. 18 loss at the University of Connecticut, who is now ranked among the nation's best teams.
Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic by Valerie Boyd published by Lookout Books. Lookout Books is an independent publishing company run by the Creative Writing department at UNCW.

BOOK CLUB: ‘Bigger Than Bravery’ proclaims the persisting joy in the Black experience

Abigail Celoria, Culture Editor January 9, 2023
The Seahawk closes out its book club with our December pick, “Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic.” Fans of both nonfiction and poetry will marvel at this genre-integrated read. Exploring both the pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism, “Bigger Than Bravery” is a thorough portrait of a perilous year.
The Seahawks staff picks of 2022.

The Seahawk staff’s picks of 2022

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief December 31, 2022
The year is coming to an end and The Seahawk's staff is here to recount their favorite bits of 2022. We all sat down and came up with our favorite pieces of media and moments from this year, recommended to you so maybe you can catch up with the best of 2022 before the spring semester starts.
Upperman African American Cultural Center at UNCW.

Upperman stands out with awards at annual conference for cultural centers

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief December 28, 2022
Just two months ago, UNCW’s Upperman African American Cultural Center was awarded “Center of the Year” by the Association for Black Culture Centers (ABCC) at their annual conference from Nov. 3-5. The center also received the “Kuumba Innovative Program of the Year” award for its “Juneteenth Teach-in” event, and program coordinator Ashlee Fleming was named the “New Professional of the Year,” as well.
Trinity Bliss in a beautiful underwater segment in Avatar: The Way of Water.

REVIEW: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ is not just a movie—it’s an experience

Eriq Dixon, Staff Writer December 23, 2022
James Cameron’s "Avatar: The Way of Water," the sequel to 2009’s "Avatar," finally hit theaters on Dec. 16, well over a decade after the first film’s release. As a sequel to the highest-grossing film of all time, expectations are high for this next installment. But, does it live up to the legacy of the original?
Kanye West.

OPINION: Ye: The Anti-Semite of the Year

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief December 21, 2022
If you support anti-Semitism, you support white supremacy. If you support Ye’s comments on Nazism and the Jewish people, you, by relation, support Nazism. If you support anti-Jewish rhetoric, you support the very same issue that has plagued this and most other countries for hundreds of years: racism.
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has created new filters to reduce traces of Per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) in Wilmington drinking water.

New carbon filtration system removes PFAS from drinking water

Amelia Lindsey and Grace Lanham December 19, 2022
In 2019, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) began working with granular activated carbon (GAC) filters to reduce traces of Per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) in Wilmington drinking water. PFAS are man-made chemicals that have been used in consumer products such as household cleaners since the 1940s.
Society has made Christmas into an extremely glamorized event that is easily capitalized off of.

Christmas advertisements fail to reflect holiday realities

Michael Friant, Staff Writer December 19, 2022
Holiday marketing should include everyone’s reality rather than just scanty picturesque moments. While advertisements and movies can continue promoting joyous holiday moments, they should also incorporate the less fortunate aspects of the holidays. Due to the lack of the former in media, many are unfortunately instilled with a sense of shame and guilt if their situations do not fit the Hollywood mold.
Dana Stachowiak, a finalist for the WILMA Women to Watch.

WOMEN TO WATCH SERIES: Dana Stachowiak on education’s power to challenge and unify

Abigail Celoria, Culture Editor December 12, 2022
This October, WILMA Magazine announced the 35 finalists selected for the WILMA’s 2022 Women to Watch Awards, which included four current UNCW faculty. Dana Stachowiak, Director of the Gender Studies & Research Center and Associate Professor of Curriculum Studies, was one of those four finalists and was nominated in the education category.
A photo of white supremacists in front of the burned remains of The Daily Record, 1898.

The 124th Anniversary of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre

Emmy Berger, Staff Writer December 10, 2022
On Nov. 10, 1898, a crowd of roughly 2,000 members of the then Democratic party invaded the second floor of Free Love Hall, the building that contained The Daily Record, and set it on fire. The attackers swarmed the rest of the city, killing what some reports indicate to be 60-300 victims.
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