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NC lifts modified stay at home order

NC lifts modified stay at home order

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor February 25, 2021

In response to increased state-wide vaccination efforts, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper announced this week that he would be loosening some of the state's current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.  Executive...

Graduation online-- class of 2020.

Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies will be virtual

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor February 17, 2021

Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli announced in a recent email that the spring 2021 commencement ceremonies will be held virtually.  Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UNC Wilmington (UNCW)...

COVID-19 virus testing on campus.

OPINION: Is UNCW’s COVID-19 virus surveillance testing necessary?

Emma Sheeran, Opinion Writer February 17, 2021

UNCW began implementing surveillance testing Feb. 8. UNCW residents are now required to get tested weekly, while off-campus students in hybrid classes are required to get tested every other week. The rapid...

Jake Boggs congratulating Brent Jenkins after a home win against Johnson & Wales.

MBB postpones series with Northeastern

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW men’s basketball announced on Tuesday afternoon that its series with Northeastern on Feb. 20-21 would be postponed due to the COVID-19 virus protocols. The postponement...

Ty Gadsden (0) during UNCW's Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.

MBB postpones series with JMU

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor February 7, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW men’s basketball has postponed its upcoming series with James Madison University due to the COVID-19 pandemic safety protocols. The Seahawks and Dukes were scheduled...

The new round of stimulus payments means a new round of questions, confusion — and so far this time, some quick answers. (Dreamstime/TNS)

OPINION: Should college students claimed as dependents receive stimulus checks?

Nicolas Ziccardi, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

With the furious debate and discourse over stimulus checks in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, one demographic, who’s likely less invested in the arguments, is college aged students. Why? Because...

The nurses prepare to administer the vaccine.

CHHS nursing school students and faculty help deliver vaccines in Wilmington

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor February 6, 2021

On Feb. 4, students and faculty from the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) nursing school helped deliver coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines to locals in Wilmington. Since Wilmington has begun...

UNCW grounds crew getting the field ready for UNCW's scrimmage.

UNCW announces no fans for spring sports

Zachary Kilby, News Editor February 4, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Athletics announced Wednesday afternoon that it will not allow fans to attend home games for any spring sporting events. Coaches and student-athletes will be allowed...

UNCW bench against Elon on Feb 8 in Trask Coliseum.

WBB postpones next two series

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor February 4, 2021

RICHMOND, Virginia – UNCW’s women’s basketball has postponed its next two conference series due to the COVID-19 pandemic protocols related to a positive test within the Hofstra program who the Seahawks...

He was a weak man. The sort who needed to crush a woman in order to feel powerful. -John Mark Green

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A pandemic within a pandemic: domestic violence

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

For many, home is a place of love, warmth and comfort where you have support and a break from the business of the real world. But for millions of others, home is anything but a sanctuary. The US Department...

Computer, working from home.

Advice from Sally: Navigating the online spring semester

Serah Culler, Contributing Writer February 3, 2021

This past fall semester, one of my professors started off the first class with this advice: “Look at this semester as an opportunity. I know that it looks very different from what you were probably planning,...

UNCW to start conducting COVID-19 virus surveillance testing on Feb. 8

UNCW to start conducting COVID-19 virus surveillance testing on Feb. 8

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor February 3, 2021
The Abrons Student Health Center on campus will test UNCW residents weekly and off-campus students in hybrid classes every other week by appointments starting on Feb 8. Students will be contacted via email to set up their appointments. 
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