The Seahawk

How “The Seahawk” – and UNCW – have evolved over 70 years

A previous print edition of

Tyler Newman, News Editor

November 29, 2018

70 years ago, “The Seahawk” student newspaper launched on Sept. 27, 1948. A four-page mimeographed newspaper, the launch of “The Seahawk” became the first student publication for Wilmington College (later UNC Wilmington). Since then, it has paralleled the university in growth and evolution. “We...

Letter from the Editor: ‘The Seahawk’ at 70

The opinion/editorial section of The Seahawk in 1999.

Noah Thomas, Editor in Chief

November 25, 2018

Dear readers, Seventy years ago, on Sept. 27, 1948, The Seahawk published its first issue — a four-page wall of text covering topics that ranged from student government proceedings, news regarding the drama club’s upcoming production, to local high school football. Seven decades later, The...

Former sports editors reflect on their time at The Seahawk

Former Sports Editor Brant Wilkerson-New currently covers Triangle-area college athletics.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

November 25, 2018

Editor's Note: The Seahawk has dedicated itself to quality sports coverage of UNCW Athletics for seven decades behind the outstanding leadership of student journalists. In order to capture that, I reached out to former sportswriters who can trace their roots back to the paper. You will find their rec...

70 years of student opinions

The Seahawk's first issue and editorial

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

November 24, 2018

For the past 70 years -- woohoo -- writers for The Seahawk have been taking a stance and voicing their opinions about not only worldly views but most importantly the issues on UNC Wilmington's campus. Over these 70 years, students at UNCW have faced many issues -- whether it be with Wave transportation, ...

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