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This just in: JUULs and vapes are still not cool

Various types of e-cigarettes.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 12, 2019

While vaping has been around for several years, JUULS picked up steam and have been all the rage since my freshman year at UNC Wilmington. Thank goodness I did not have to deal with that in high school like my sister and all her friends currently do; we had other pressures and lame fads.     ...

Why can we not talk about gun control?

Graph depicting the views of gun owners and non-gun owners in regards to key aspects of freedom.

Kristen Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Editor’s Note: Kristen Rodriguez is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Political Science with a minor in International Relations. Kristen is a staff writer for The Seahawk and writes many of the pieces featured in Political Perspectives. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the au...

Flu season peaks amidst government shutdown

Franz Mirabal, left, patient care technician, takes the blood pressure of Adriana Gudinoperez, a patient with flu symptoms, as Carmen Perez waits with her at right in the emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2018

With influenza season peaking throughout the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 63 percent of its staff was furloughed in the wake of the government shutdown. With an estimated 100 deaths per week, primarily from the resistant H3N2 strain, the flu has been taking...

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