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“Challengers” is sensual and utterly sensational

Noah Phillips, Staff Writer June 2, 2024

Sports films have always had an interesting place in the broader cinematic landscape. These films have the task of not only bringing the sport they are covering to life in an engaging way to appeal to...

The Venus flytrap found in N.C. (Skylar Schade/The Seahawk)

N.C.’s famous carnivore

Skylar Schade, Staff Writer May 29, 2024

The Venus flytrap is a staple in N.C., earning the title of state carnivorous plant. Despite its substantial presence in the area, many residents are not aware of its importance in the state’s culture...

Mclean gathers the ball before unleashing a throw to first. (Courtesy: Macphotography9 on Instagram)

Interview with Club Baseball President Anthony Mclean

Ryan Wiener, Sports Editor May 11, 2024

Mclean is a 21-year-old native of Newberry, S.C. He is currently the starting shortstop and active president of the UNCW club baseball team. The team finished this season 2-12, with both wins coming...

University of North Carolina sign located in front of Hoggard Hall (Samantha Hill/The Seahawk)

UNC Board of Governors Committee moves to eliminate DEI policy

Samantha Hill and Jimmy Parrish May 6, 2024

On April 17, the UNC Board of Governors Committee on University Governance swiftly voted to repeal diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs in N.C. public universities-- a decision that will...

Students and faculty walking down Chancellors Walk shouting DEI cannot go! (Samantha Hill/The Seahawk)

BSU protest against the new UNC DEI policy change

Samantha Hill, Marketing Manager May 1, 2024

A call to action was announced on Sunday for a peaceful protest on Instagram by the UNCW Black Student Union (BSU) to protest the UNC DEI policy change that is being voted on in May. Students and faculty...

Poster for Carolina Ballets Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2. (Courtesy: Carolina Ballet)

REVIEW: Carolina Ballet’s “Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2” explores what it means to be human

Megan Eesley, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2024

Carolina Ballet opened their latest performance “Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2” on April 25 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle and pianist...

What do a misplaced handbag, multiple cases of mistaken identity and Bunburying have in common? UNCW Mainstage Theatre’s latest production, “The Importance of Being Earnest.” (Courtesy of UNCW Department of Theatre)

The importance of being comedic: A review of UNCW Department of Theatre’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”

Anna Ford, Culture Editor April 25, 2024

Jack Worthing (Cole Warren) is in a conundrum.   He longs to marry Gwendolyn Fairfax (Abigail Hamm) but faces opposition from her mother, Lady Bracknell (Malik Fowler) and cousin, Algernon Moncrief...

Sign outside of Randall Library. (Samantha Hill/The Seahawk)

REDdress demonstration outside of Randall Library

Samantha Hill, Marketing Manager April 25, 2024

Red dresses hang from trees outside of Randall Library flowing in the wind. The dresses stand out unnaturally against the brick building and freshly bloomed trees.  Dr. Menaka Raguparan, a fellow...

Movie poster for Love Lies Bleeding. (Courtesy: A24)

REVIEW: “Love Lies Bleeding” puts queer romance in the limelight—and kills

Kennedy Cole, Contributing Writer April 24, 2024

Queer. Romance. Thriller. On their own, these three genres have powerful connotations and large audiences, each in their personal, private way. It’s not often that these three words are placed in...

Image of the April 2 SGA Meeting where they discussed the grading point-scale change. (Jackson Davenport/The Seahawk)

SGA looks to implement universal 10-point grading scale

Jackson Davenport, News Editor April 22, 2024

The Student Government Association (SGA) unanimously passed a resolution supporting the implementation of a 10-point grading scale at UNCW on April 2.  The SGA passed the resolution in response...

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Q&A with 2024-2025 school year student body president and student body vice president

Jimmy Parrish, Staff Writer April 22, 2024

Beginning in the fall of 2024, Skyler Stein and Barrett Butler will lead the Student Government Association (SGA) in its 78th administration. The Seahawk sat down with them for an interview to discuss...

A car driving on a road in the forest. (Cristofer Maximilian/

OPINION: OCD was my roadblock

Ashlynn Dziekiewicz, Staff Writer April 21, 2024

Every bump in the road is a body. I drive alone with my hands gripping the steering wheel, always five miles under the speed limit. Fiery panic courses through my body and my stomach flips. I look...

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