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OPINION: In defense of Trump’s actions against TikTok

The fight over the future of the video-sharing app TikTok is unwinding globalization.

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

August 13, 2020

If all your friends jumped off a cliff, would you do it too? In such a scenario, I would say no. Most others would, too, because the safety risks of jumping off a cliff are very obvious. This activity has been considered dangerous since humans first walked the Earth. But now let us complicate it a...

Trump signs executive order to ban social media app TikTok

A photo of the TikTok app on a smart phone screen

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

August 11, 2020

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Aug. 6 banning two Chinese apps, including TikTok, starting Sept. 20.

REVIEW: New Glass Animals album is a sleepy, psychedelic listen

Dave Bayley, lead guitarist of Glass Animals performing at Coachella

William Becker, Staff Writer

August 11, 2020

Shimmering in glossy production, creamy synthesizer, and deeply autobiographical lyrics that all manage to be surreal, psychedelic, and dream-like, “Dreamland” is (pun intended) a walk-through dreamland that manages to be impressively accessible.

REVIEW: The glory of Beyoncé’s “Black is King”

Beyonce, Donald Glover, and Chiwetel Ejiofor at the World Premiere of Disney's

Cierra Noffke, Lifestyles Editor

August 11, 2020

The visual film is a culmination of energetic, high-tempo dance sequences set to the beat of rich music, overlaid with the voices and native tongues of various artists. It is an intricate weaving of images, rhythmic dancing, flashing symbolism, laughter, poetry, darkness, and light threaded together by the narration of Beyoncé herself and the sweeping music from “The Lion King: The Gift” into one swirling visual display.  

The coronavirus does not care about your age

View of UNCW's Chancellor's Walk.

Hannah Horowitz, Contributing Writer

August 6, 2020

It is undeniable that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has dramatically changed all of our lives in just a few months. According to John Hopkins data, the U.S. is leading the world in the number of confirmed cases as the death toll climbs upwards. However, that has not seemed to stop people from wantin...

History retold: “Kick Six”

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall (14) leaves the field as fans celebrate a 59-42 victory against Missouri in the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

August 5, 2020

“This is a tremendous rivalry, a great tradition, great fans, it was a great atmosphere and an opportunity for our team to play out there today."

UNCW freshmen face a strange first semester

UNCW columns between Leutze and Morton Hall.

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

August 4, 2020

As many schools and universities around the country are gearing up for their return to classes this Aug, there are many concerns about the adjustment in learning amid the dangers of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  For students already enrolled at UNC Wilmington (UNCW) there are many lurking questions and...

NCAA to allow uniform patches in support of social justice

NCAA President Mark Emmert talks during a news conference before the men's basketball NCAA Tournament Final Four on April 4, 2019, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

July 30, 2020

The NCAA says it will allow student-athletes in all sports to wear up to two patches on their uniforms.

Marlins, Phillies play suspended amid team-wide COVID-19 outbreak

Jesus Aguilar #24, Brian Anderson #15, Francisco Cervelli #29, and Corey Dickerson #23 of the Miami Marlins react after a three run home run by Anderson in the top of the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 26, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marlins defeated the Phillies 11-6.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

July 28, 2020

Problems arose after at least 17 members of the Marlins club, including at least 15 players, tested positive for the virus over the last few days.

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