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UNCW adjusts to learning during COVID-19

The Seahawk statue displayed at the front of UNCW's campus.

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor

August 27, 2020

The threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is still looming as students, faculty and staff around the U.S. headed back to school this month and universities are working to find the best ways to keep everyone safe this fall, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) included. UNCW has been open for one week now and the ...

UNCW’s fall 2020 plan is less than detailed

UNCW's famous Seahawk statue.

Veronica Wernicke and Jenna Tripp

June 10, 2020

On June 2, UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli sent out an email to students and staff informing them of their plan for the fall 2020 semester amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The full message can be found here.   The major changes to the schedule included canceli...

The sustainability of online classes

An online zoom lecture from my ENG-210/Mythology class.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 4, 2020

When coronavirus' (COVID-19) impending danger to the U.S. became ever clearer during UNC Wilmington’s spring break, the university quickly prepared and sent out the message that we would be switching to online classes indefinitely and later for the remainder of the semester. Students and professors quickly scrambled to...

Cengage Offers Unlimited Textbook Service

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Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor

January 31, 2019

For most students, it is extremely expensive to pay for textbooks. How could it be possible to cut costs on textbooks and lessen the burden on college students? The answer may lie in a newly emerged unlimited plan through Cengage.

Date of re-opening for UNCW pushed back, classes to resume on Oct. 8

Tree damage at the front of UNCW's campus.

Noah Thomas, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2018

UNC Wilmington students will have to wait another week to return to their normal schedules. Students and faculty received an email from the UNCW Office of University Relations (OUR) on behalf of Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli on Wednesday stating that campus will not re-open for staff until Oct. 1...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Q: I have my first round of exams this week and I am nervous because I don’t know how the tests will be formatted. I’m struggling to know how and what to study. How can I prepare for this? The first set of exams can be a little tough, especially if you haven’t had the professor before. Some pro...

Advice for incoming freshmen

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

August 17, 2017

A year ago, I was exactly where you are standing right now: a UNCW freshman eager to give my college career a great start.  I confess that there were times where I felt like I was too good to be at a school that only residents of North Carolina have heard of, but a year later, I’ve come to realize...

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