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Where my ladies at: The presence of female coaches in sports

Katie Sowers, an offensive assistant with the San Francisco 49ers, is the first woman to coach in the Super Bowl.

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

May 25, 2020

Breathing heavily, I cradled the ball in my lacrosse stick as I ran to the goal hoping and wishing this would finally be my chance to sink the ball straight past the goalie. One breath. Two breaths. SWISH. As soon as the ball pushed the net back I turned to coach Kristin Schwarz and we both cheered. Once...

Cucalorus 24 Review: “This Changes Everything”

Still from This Changes Everything.

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2018

50 percent of films shown at Cucalorus are made by women. Sadly, that isn’t the case everywhere else.    I was brought to tears by "This Changes Everything," Tom Donahue's documentary about the representation and misrepresentation of women in Hollywood. So many times in Hollywood movies, we have ...

The SheHawk: Size doesn’t matter

The SheHawk: Size doesn't matter

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

August 28, 2017

Recently the social media world has really tried to take a stand against online trolls, especially those bashing others about their weight. Unfortunately the number on a scale still seems to mean a lot more than it should. A person’s body and shape are more important to focus on than other issues like...

UNCW SGA, Upperman holds discussion on Charlottesville and equality

UNCW Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli, left, addresses those gathered in the Clocktower Lounge during Thursday's discussion regarding recent events in Charlottesville, Va.

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

August 17, 2017

Students and faculty of the UNC Wilmington community gathered Thursday evening in the Fisher Student Center to discuss last week’s protests in Charlottesville, Va.

Trump bans trans

(Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS) President Donald Trump shouts during a Make America Great Again rally at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

August 5, 2017

On July 26th President Trump made a bad move for any hope of winning the LBGTQ community’s heart. However, they are not the only ones utterly disappointed by Trump’s latest military decision. On Wednesday, President Trump declared, via his Twitter account that “After consultation with my General...

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