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The opioid epidemic: what do we know and where do we go

OxyContin 80 mg pills in an August 2013 file image. A new filing in a Massachusetts case ramps up the legal and financial pressure against the Sackler family, which owns the company that makes OxyContin. (Liz O. Baylen/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Sunshine Angulo, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

On March 20, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., a social justice symposium entitled “The Opioid Epidemic: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go?” was held at Cameron Hall. The symposium, sponsored by UNC Wilmington’s Department of Sociology and Criminology, featured a screening of the WRAL documentary “Searching for a Fix.” The documentary was produced by Cl...

JUULs—The millennials’ cigarettes

JUULs—The millennials' cigarettes

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 25, 2018

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is the assistant opinion editor for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may...

We need more socially conscious music

Macklemore preforms live at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago, IL.

Veronica Wernicke, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is a staff writer for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may be sent via...

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