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OPINION: Why being a catalyst for change is more than posting a black square

Social Media allows people to quickly and easily hear about and join various social movements.

Hannah Horowitz, Contributing Writer

August 16, 2020

The term “social media activism” refers to participation in actions that usually serve the purpose of spreading a message. An example of this would be “Blackout Tuesday,” which turned out to be a widely misunderstood social media campaign surrounding black artists in the music industry.  Thi...

Rich people need to do more to help solve the climate change crisis

Jeff Bezos, head of Amazon, can be seen on the fringes of the company's novelties event on Sept. 25, 2019. Bezos recently pledged $10 billion toward climate change, a good example of how the rich can help the environment.

Lexie Kemp, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2020

Possibly one of the most frustrating things to see on the internet is celebrities retweeting and reposting things such as “donate to help Australia” or “we are in the middle of a climate crisis.” While on the surface it seems great that these influential people are spreading awareness and appear...

Kenan Auditorium shows women-written documentary play “SEVEN”

Photo taken from UNCW website.

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The theatrical documentary "SEVEN," presented on Oct. 16 at the Sarah Kenan Auditorium, is an artistic venture written by seven individual writers, each one a powerhouse of innovative vision. The play was created through the Vital Voices Global Partnership and has been performed in 22 states. It is...

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