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UNCW begins Styrofoam recycling collection

Warehouse Services building on UNCW's campus.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 11, 2019

UNC Wilmington has been offering a free recycling collection of Styrofoam to the general public since this past summer with the UNCW Warehouse Services. With their new Styrofoam densifier, UNCW’s Warehouse Services have now found a way to recycle Styrofoam products like to-go food containers, coffe...

The SheHawk: Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’ is the aggression Washington needs

The SheHawk: Ocasio-Cortez’s 'Green New Deal' is the aggression Washington needs

Jimmy O'Halloran, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019

Politicians are almost always criticized for being slow and ineffective in implementing change. In America, this stereotype is basically a running joke and has ended up ingrained in our perception of the political system. However, since taking office on January 3rd of this year, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,...

Keystone XL pipeline granted historic win in Nebraska

Map of the location of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route.

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor

November 25, 2017

In a 3-2 vote on Nov. 20 the Nebraska Public Service Commission moved to allow TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline to continue construction through the state of Nebraska. The decision is considered a win for the Trump Administration, which supported progress of the pipeline. Commissioned in 2008,...

Rising Seas, Rising Ignorance

Tyler Newman, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017

At its widest point, the town of Duck is only 3,700 feet wide. That’s right, less than a mile. For many of those living on the ribbon-like Outer Banks of North Carolina, things are business as usual. The tourist season comes and goes, as do the storms that batter their often fragile coastline. As...

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