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OPINION: We don’t have to tank the global economy to fight climate change

A lifeguard stand on a beach flying the emergency red flag, set against a dark sky in Daytona, FL.
September 18, 2020
To tackle this serious challenge, they will need to base decisions not just on science, but also the economy. Former Democratic candidate and democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, for instance, managed to win the support of millions of young Americans by proposing a “Green New Deal”. It aims to ban all fossil fuels and radically reshape society in just 10 years. But such a policy would be too expensive to work and have massive implications, Fox News warned in February 2019.

Housing options made easy

Representatives stand for photo at PERCH housing fair.
February 25, 2019
To further help students, this list was compiled to showcase multiple options for students that could not attend. The list is comprised of housing options in different formats and will further break down the offers that the units have listed. All prices were gathered as of Feb. 13 and are subject to change.

NC family suffering from hurricane starts GoFundMe

NC family suffering from hurricane starts GoFundMe
November 2, 2018
The project began as a month-long effort, but because of the massive damage to the family’s home and inability to salvage anything except the foundation, they have expanded the fundraiser.

UNCW professor links hurricanes to lower breast cancer survival rates

UNCW professor links hurricanes to lower breast cancer survival rates
October 11, 2018

Hurricane season brings devastation to many residents of the coast, a fact that hits close to home for UNCW students. We typically talk about the immediate impacts of storms such as Florence. However,...

Operation BBQ Relief serving more than just BBQ

One of the many Operation BBQ Relief trucks on site at the old Kmart parking lot.
October 4, 2018

In the aftermath of a hurricane like Florence, devastation and destruction take their toll on the community. People can be left without homes, personal items, power, water, food and a sense of hope...

Gallery: Damage, destruction by Hurricane Florence felt throughout Wilmington

The Sonic Drive-In on Market Street suffered damage from fallen trees in the form of a collapsed canopy from Hurricane Florence.
September 21, 2018

Through the weekend of Sept. 13-16, Hurricane Florence set records in the Wilmington area for maximum wind gusts and rain, becoming the worst storm the city has seen since Hurricane Floyd in 1999. The...

Florence won’t stop Wilmington

The scene at Zion Church Road at Town Creek Road in Brunswick County, where many roads throughout the area were washed out due to rains caused by Hurricane Florence.
September 19, 2018

When I say Florence, you say boo. Florence, boo. Florence, boo. Florence, boo. Every June through October, the east coast waits in anticipation and nervousness for tropical storms and hurricanes. According...

AREA UPDATE: UNCW closed, flooding and road closures

In the area of downtown Wilmington near 4th and Dock Street, fallen trees and damaged power lines were brought as a result of high winds and rain brought by Hurricane Florence.
September 17, 2018

The following is an update and assessment of the effects of Hurricane Florence on UNC Wilmington, the surrounding area and eastern North Carolina. Campus In the wake of punishing winds and devastating...

Michael Jordan offers Hurricane Florence assistance

Michael Jordan offers Hurricane Florence assistance
September 14, 2018

Wilmington native and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan has teamed with the National Basketball Association to begin Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts. Organizations Jordan and the NBA...

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