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  • A protestor outside the Board of Education Center holds a copy of “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You during the school boards Aug. 1 meeting.


    After the removal of ‘Stamped,’ what’s next for the New Hanover County School Board?

  • Elijah Jacob Donato’s arrest photo. (New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office)


    BREAKING NEWS: UNCW student arrested on multiple sex crime charges while babysitting

  • Outside of Galloway Hall. Completed in 1971, it was the first student dormitory built on campus.


    UNCW creates overflow on-campus housing due to high admittance

  • A retouched, full-size picture of The Seahawks first edition. The Seahawk was founded in 1948, one year after UNCW was first established.


    A letter from the Editor

  • Former Dean of Watson College of Education Van Dempsey speaks at the 2023 Razor Walker Awards Ceremony on April 25, 2023.


    Van Dempsey speaks out about being removed as Dean of Watson: ‘I did not choose to leave’

  • Veteran and business owner Salette Andrews is the newest candidate in Wilmington’s City Council race. Elections will be held this November. (Salette Andrews)


    Salette Andrews enters race for Wilmington Council

  • Wilmington City Council Candidate Marlowe Foster in a campaign photo. (Marlowe Foster)


    Marlowe Foster announces campaign for Wilmington City Council

  • The entrace of Cumberland Heights in Nashville, Tenn. (Cumberland Heights)


    OP-ED: One day at a time—my battle with addiction

  • Student protesters hold signs outside of the Burney Center during the Razor Walker Awards ceremony. (Nate Mauldin/The Seahawk)


    Sen. Michael Lee receives Razor Walker Award for Public Policy despite protests

  • From left, SGA presidential candidates Skyler Stein and Cody Brandon in their campaign photos. (Courtesy of Skyler Stein)


    An interview with the new 2023-2024 SGA Presidents

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Outside of Wagoner Hall as students  approach for Wagsgiving.

Feasting at the 15th annual Wagsgiving

Samantha Hill, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

Students gathered Thursday, Nov. 16, at Wagoner Dining Hall to celebrate the 15th annual Wagsgiving. Wagsgiving is celebrated every fall semester with Thanksgiving themed dishes. Students gather...

Kevin Kosicki Performing in the pre-show of Dracula.

Behind the scenes: “Dracula”

Samantha Hill, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

The UNCW theater department put on a performance of a lifetime with the production of “Dracula.” Held in Kenan Auditorium, the show lasted for three weekends. Directed by Christopher Marino, the...

Dr. Eman Ghoneim on her expedition to Egypt. (Eman Ghoneim/UNCW)

Dr. Eman Ghoneim: Uncovering the Nile

Olivia Vizethann, Staff Writer November 27, 2023

Dr. Eman Ghoneim, a professor in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at UNCW, will lead a research expedition to Egypt in Dec. 2023 in hopes of uncovering lost branches of the Nile and making...

From left, doctors Michael Tift, Allison Loftis and Tiffany Keenan of UNCW’s Marine Mammal Stranding Program.

Gervais’ beaked whale stranded with balloon in stomach

Grace Lanham, News Editor November 27, 2023

On Oct. 30, beachgoers of Emerald Isle discovered a Gervais' beaked whale in the shallow water. Shortly after, the UNCW Marine Mammal Stranding Program responded and confirmed the whale’s death....

Katie Lanz strikes the ball for a potential kill.

UNCW Volleyball wins two-day series in season finale

Ryan Wiener, Sports Editor November 24, 2023

The UNCW Volleyball team took on William & Mary in the weekend series this past weekend. These two matches were the final two matches of the season for the Seahawks. They played at home,...

One student expresses his stance on gun control, after which other students have the chance to ask questions or make a rebuttal. The debate was moderated by Braver Angels, a non profit crated with the mission to depolarize America.

Civil discourse in a time of division: UNCW hosts debate on gun restrictions

Peyton Lewis, Staff Writer November 24, 2023

On Nov. 8, UNCW hosted an open debate for students on a prominent political issue that has divided American citizens for years: Should the United States implement more restrictive gun laws to reduce...

UNCW biology assistant professor Dr. Lori Schweikert holds a Hogfish, the subject of her team’s latest research project. (UNCW)

Dr. Schweikert’s lab shows that the hogfish can “see” with its skin

Anthony Woodruff, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

On Aug. 22, UNCW biology and marine biology assistant professor Dr. Lorian Schweikert and her lab published a study in the scientific journal  Nature Communications. The study is the culmination of...

Former President Donald Trump at Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday Oct. 24, 2023, during his civil fraud trial. (Luiz C. Ribeiro for NY Daily News/TNS)

OPINION: The presidency is a responsibility, not an entitlement

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2023

If you have opened social media or turned on cable news at any point in the last few months, then you know that former president Donald Trump has been indicted on criminal charges for his role in an...

A variety of candy apples for sale at Kilwins on Market St.

Fall activities in Wilmington

Samantha Hill, Staff Writer November 11, 2023

  Fall is here in the Wilmington area, bringing in an abundance of activities to do. Check out some of these activities in the local area to do with friends this fall season. Outdoor and Nature Long...

Interim Honors Director Dr. Eva Mehl during an interview with The Seahawk.

Dr. Eva Mehl: The value of hard work

Sarah Carter, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

It takes a special person to actively seek ways in which they can improve others' lives. The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) has an interim Honors Director who does exactly that and...

Leonardo DiCaprio in “Killers of the Flower Moon,” in theaters now. (Apple Studios)

“Killers of the Flower Moon:” Cinematic masterpiece and American tragedy

Noah Phillips, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

The following review contains major spoilers throughout. The newest film from Martin Scorsese, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” seems like the culmination of his career, a three-and-a-half hour...

Lorie Smith, a Christian graphic artist and website designer in Colorado, addresses supporters outside the Supreme Court on Dec. 5, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

OPINION: Religious beliefs should not overrule LGBTQ+ rights

Michael Friant, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Imagine moving to or traveling to another state where a core part of your identity is not legally recognized because of religion led politics. This is the road that the Supreme Court and Congress are...

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