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Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/22/20 (Moving, club-running and baking)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/22/20 (Moving, club-running and baking)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

Hello, again, my Seahawks! My family is moving at the end of the summer, but since I'm graduating, I'm not sure if I should move with them or not. Does living with my parents make me less of an adult? ABSOLUTELY NOT. I know of plenty of people that decide to go back to living with their parents af...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/8/20 (Positives, the future and words of encouragement)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/8/20 (Positives, the future and words of encouragement)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2020

Hello, my dear Seahawks. I wish I was writing during different times. I wish I was writing from my humble nest back in Wilmington, but it seems like we have a new reality. To those that were graduating this semester, whose life got turned upside down, I am sincerely sorry. And to those who are still...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/26/20 (Asking for space, weather dressing and study tips)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/26/20 (Asking for space, weather dressing and study tips)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2020

How do I ask my friends for some space to clear my head? It is not what you say, but rather how you say it. Everyone needs a “day off” once in a while, even your friends. We are like batteries and sometimes, for whatever reasons, those batteries are drained, and then we need to recharge. Everyo...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/12/20 (loneliness, Valentine’s presents and other friends)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/12/20 (loneliness, Valentine's presents and other friends)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

How do I avoid feeling lonely/sad on Valentine’s Day? Aside from getting good grades, being involved in school, creating connections and making life-long friends, we also have this pressure to find “the one” while in college. We hear it from our grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, cousins, ...

The SheHawk: Remember, STDs are not gross

The SheHawk: Remember, STDs are not gross

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

STDs are clouded in a negative stigma. They invoke feelings of shame, embarrassment and filth, despite the fact that millions of Americans report having an STD of some kind. In 2013, the national Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there were 20 million new infections every year. For context, this is equ...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/5/20 (club officers, lost friends and group counseling)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/5/20 (club officers, lost friends and group counseling)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2020

The other officers in my club aren't on their game and the duties are really imbalanced, but the person who's doing all the work isn't complaining and the others don't see a problem. The first question you have to ask yourself is, "Is there really a problem?" If you are seeing something there that other...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/29/20 (graduation, flirting, friend crushes and Wilmington hot spots)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/29/20 (graduation, flirting, friend crushes and Wilmington hot spots)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2020

“What are some fun things to do in Wilmington?” These are some things to do that are either cheap or completely free: 1. Beach, beach, beach. The sun, the sand and you. 2. Riverwalk—For a nice date, this is the spot to go! It is out in the open, it is beautiful at night and there is ple...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/3/19 (Final exams edition)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/3/19 (Final exams edition)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2019

I am having trouble trying to handle all of the work that I have do for finals. I've got three papers, two final exams and a presentation. How am I supposed to survive all of this?  Do not take it lightly when I say this but we have literally all been there. While it may seem like your other profe...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/13/19 (Student media, toxic relationships and straight A’s)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/13/19 (Student media, toxic relationships and straight A's)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2019

How can I get involved more with student media? Hey there, Seahawk! Now, this is a great question. As I am a part of the student media family, it makes me so happy to hear that you are interested in becoming one of us! The Student Media Center (SMC) is located in little Fisher (the one with Hawk’...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/30/19 (Exhaustion, healthy eating and boyfriend drama)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/30/19 (Exhaustion, healthy eating and boyfriend drama)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2019

I always end up feeling tired even with good sleep. How does this happen?  So, this is an unfortunate reality for many college students. Stress can cause you to feel tired no matter how long you sleep. Additionally, you may want to rethink some of your lifestyle choices. For instance, if you are...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/23/19 (Break-ups, boy-choices and roommate stink)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/23/19 (Break-ups, boy-choices and roommate stink)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

I just broke up with my girlfriend and I feel completely broken. Breakups are super hard. Whether you thought that you guys were going to be together forever or not, there is always a level of shock and disbelief when things like that come to an end. It is okay to feel broken right now but just k...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/16/19 (Diversity, designated drivers, post-graduation)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/16/19 (Diversity, designated drivers, post-graduation)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2019

Is my school ignoring diversity? What do I do? It is no secret that UNC Wilmington is not the most diverse college in the Carolinas. Being in an environment that you do not feel represented in can be quite the adjustment. For instance, I grew up in a very diverse community where people from a variety ...

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