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How to make the most out of your freshman year

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Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Starting college for the first time can feel both exciting and scary. From living on campus to juggling classes and making friends, freshman year can feel daunting.  However, it does not have to be a struggle the whole time. There are a lot of resources on campus that help you manage your college career, as well...

Spring Seahawk fashion advice is here

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Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor

March 21, 2019

Spring is one of the best seasons to work on wardrobe because it is the season of beginnings. Even though it is almost always raining in Wilmington, and it seems like the weather can not stay consistent, that does not mean style has to suffer. New beginnings for fashion and style can also mean taking ...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/23/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/23/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2019

I want to get more involved with campus activities this week, and my first thought was joining a club. How do I go about finding the club for me? You asked this question just in time, because there is a huge Involvement Carnival on campus on Jan. 24, 2019, which is the day after this article goes out. If you ...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/16/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/16/19

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

I’m trying to keep up with my New Year’s resolution, but as easy as it is to say “New Year, New Me,” it’s not that easy to stick to my word. What could I do to stay motivated? Generally speaking, New Year’s resolutions are created because it’s something you need to do but don’t exac...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/5

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/5

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

For one of my classes the final “exam” is giving a presentation in front of the class, but I’m super nervous about it. How can I help calm my nerves? Public speaking is a weakness that a lot of college students face, especially if you don’t have to do it often. Getting up in front of a cl...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

My roommate got a dog without asking and we are not allowed to have dogs in our apartment complex. Should I say something to him or go directly to the apartment complex about it? I would first try to approach your roommate about your concerns regarding his dog. There is a possibility that he was unaw...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

How long do I need to study for the GRE? How long you should study for the GRE depends on a lot of things and is different for everybody. If you typically learn fast, you will need less time to study, while if you need more time for the learning process you should allow yourself more time to study. M...

How to survive Thanksgiving with your family

How to survive Thanksgiving with your family

Brenna Flanagan, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Ah, Thanksgiving. A break from school, an opportunity to eat incredibly tasty food in very large portions, and a time to relax with family. Well, the last one might not be so true, especially if your Thanksgiving involves awkward or heated conversations between family members that leave you crying...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

One of my friends is dating a guy that has accepted a job in Colorado, but she has accepted a job in Charlotte after graduation. How can I tell her that it’s probably not going to work out? Sometimes in relationships, it can be hard for people to focus on what the future holds when they are so caug...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

How early should you take the GRE before applying to graduate school? Most people recommend that you sign up to take the GRE at least a month before the application for your program is due. This will give you plenty of time to receive your official scores and report them to your school. Immediately afte...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

My professor scheduled an exam for Saturday, but I have to work. Is this something I can be excused from? The university has given professors permission to schedule meetings and exams outside of the regular class schedule. However, one of the rules for this is they have to have 100% agreement from t...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

I was a student living in the university apartments and I got reassigned to live in an off-campus apartment. Since my roommates and I have moved off campus they have started partying a lot. How can I confront them? This is an issue that is almost expected to occur for most students after this trans...

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