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Swipes for Seahawks allows students to donate meal swipes to food-insecure classmates

Swipes for Seahawks allows UNCW students to donate one guest swipe per semester to food insecure students.
November 19, 2020

During their sophomore year at UNC Wilmington (UNCW), Robby Fensom, Logan Massengill and Cassidy Montgomery began working on a project for their LED 411 (Contemporary Leadership Applications) class.  Together...

UNCW’s campus dining implements new COVID-19 safety measures

Expanded and socially distanced outdoor seating located between the Fisher buildings.
August 24, 2020

  UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) campus dining is one of many aspects that the university has had to adjust in accordance with health and safety concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  New...

Baking for beginners: Chocolate Chess Pie

The finished product of Angus Barn's Famous Chocolate Chess Pie. Photo by Lauren Wessell.
April 25, 2020

Before the pandemic, my baking skills were limited to boxed brownies and transferring cookie dough from the packaging to the pan. But now, during this difficult and confusing time, many people are trying...

Cookout-owned TacoRoos to open soon near campus

TacoRoos location at S College and College Acres, pictured as of 23 November 2019.
November 23, 2019

TacoRoos, a taco restaurant owned by the burger chain CookOut, is set to soon open on the corner of College Road and College Acres Drive. The building was vacant following the closure of a former Hardee’s...

14 tips for holiday healthy eating

A big Thanksgiving meal is an American tradition, but overeating on holidays happens in countries all over the world, according to a new study.
November 22, 2019

Nearly 10 Thanksgivings ago, I ate too much turkey and ended up on the couch nearly in tears from my own physical discomfort. Although I was around the age of 11, my mom likes to remind me of this embarrassing...

Food for thought: Q&A with campus dietitian

The United States Department of Agriculture released on June 2 the MyPlate (www.myplate.gov) graphic that replaces the familiar food pyramid. It emphasizes fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy foods. (Allison Long/Kansas City Star/MCT)
April 13, 2019

Eating “healthy” can be difficult for students. There are several ways to get information on healthy eating and “dieting,” like social media and the internet, but even with these outlets there...

Learning to live: ‘In Defense of Food’

The DASH eating plan has been confirmed to lower blood pressure…and not just by cutting back on salt. It features vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat dairy foods, fish, poultry, beans, nuts and vegetable oils. (Dreamstime/TNS)
March 31, 2019

On March 26, 2019, UNC Wilmington hosted a shortened version of the documentary “In Defense of Food” in Lumina Theater. The documentary was created by Micheal Pollan, a US journalist who has worked...

REVIEW: P.T.’s Olde Fashioned Grille

Photo credit: Rebekah Ferrell
February 15, 2019
Where I’m from, we don’t have a P.T.’s Old Fashioned Grille, so I can assure you that if I had tasted then what I’ve tasted now, I would have moved South a lot sooner. P.T.’s is a franchise restaurant in North Carolina that seems to cater primarily to college-age students.

UNCW food pantry opens to combat student hunger

Catholic Campus Ministry, home of the UNCW Food Pantry.
January 17, 2019

A food pantry for UNC Wilmington students opened Thursday by the school’s Office of Leadership and Engagement, Catholic Campus Ministry and the Food Bank of Central and East North Carolina. “This...

Wrightsville Beach favorite Causeway Cafe closing this weekend

October 30, 2018

After more than three decades of service to the people of Wilmington, Causeway Cafe will close this Sunday, Nov. 4 to coincide with the retirement of owner Dave Monaghan. The Wrightsville Beach restaurant...

How to become involved in Hurricane Florence relief efforts

How to become involved in Hurricane Florence relief efforts
September 20, 2018

UNCW’s Office of Community Engagement has assembled a list of local, regional and national organizations that are assisting in relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The following...

On a Budget: mushroom stroganoff

April 13, 2018

“On a Budget” is your go-to source for easy, wholesome and tasty recipes adapted for maximum health and minimum cost. Tune in for a variety of food that’s as good for your wallet as it is for your...

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