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New UNCW dorms Sandpiper and Pelican Halls officially open

Pelican Hall and Sandpiper Hall are two of the four new housing options which opened fall 2020 at UNCW.

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor

August 21, 2020

The fall 2020 school year saw the completion and official opening of two new campus housing options at UNC Wilmington (UNCW). Sandpiper Hall and Pelican Hall are pod-style dorms, like Schwartz Hall and University Suites, and both house 518 first-year students each.  These new dorms which are located near Graha...

OPINION: The coronavirus does not care about your age

View of UNCW's Chancellor's Walk.

Hannah Horowitz, Contributing Writer

August 6, 2020

It is undeniable that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has dramatically changed all of our lives in just a few months. According to John Hopkins data, the U.S. is leading the world in the number of confirmed cases as the death toll climbs upwards. However, that has not seemed to stop people from wantin...

UNC System’s fall plan betrays students and staff amid COVID-19

Front of UNCW's campus

William Becker, Staff Writer

August 1, 2020

Picture this: thousands of young people coming from across the country during one of the most contagious pandemics in human history to lock themselves into tightly packed dorm buildings, where they will be forced to share bathrooms, showers, common rooms and toilet paper. Many will also still venture ou...

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...

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