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    UNC Board of Governors Committee moves to eliminate DEI policy

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    BSU protest against the new UNC DEI policy change

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    REDdress demonstration outside of Randall Library

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    Q&A with 2024-2025 school year student body president and student body vice president

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    ​​COVID cluster or electrical fire?

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    Biden Campaign sits down with student journalists to discuss abortion rights

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    UNCW invests in new expansion to Randall Library

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    Community, isolation and politics: The mental health of queer students at UNCW

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Outside of Galloway Hall. Completed in 1971, it was the first student dormitory built on campus.

UNCW creates overflow on-campus housing due to high admittance

Grace Lanham, News Editor September 8, 2023

UNCW broke records this year with the largest freshman class in the school’s history, with more than 2,500 admitted students. Due to the high number of admitted students and the limited dorm space,...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

SGA 11/10 meeting recap: Pass/fail to update, DRC, and director of sustainability

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 13, 2020

At their second to the last meeting of the semester, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed the UNC Wilmington (UNCW) Disability Resource Center (DRC), provided an update on the pass/fail option...

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

BREAKING NEWS: On-campus dorms to become single occupancy due to COVID-19 concerns

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor September 7, 2020
The Seahawk has learned that on Sept. 8 UNCW students will receive an email announcing that all on-campus dorms will become single occupancy.
Pelican Hall and Sandpiper Hall are two of the four new housing options which opened fall 2020 at UNCW.

New UNCW dorms Sandpiper and Pelican Halls officially open

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...

In preparation for the Hurricane Dorian a boat sits at the top a sand dune as Hurricane Dorian make its way to Cape Hatteras in North Carolina on September 3, 2019.

New students: Do not worry about resetting after Hurricane Dorian

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor September 11, 2019

For the second year in a row, fall semester at UNC Wilmington has been derailed by a hurricane. The shakeout was a bit better this time – one week off is nothing compared to a full month – but readjusting...

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Becoming a Seahawk: tips for on-campus living

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor March 30, 2019

There are some challenges incoming college freshman must undergo to initiate themselves into university life. They must learn the customs of their university, stay on top of their classes, make friends...

Volunteers swarm a vehicle outside Graham-Hewlett during UNCWs freshman move-in on Saturday, Aug. 18.

UNCW welcomes Class of 2022 with freshman move-in

Noah Thomas, Editor in Chief August 18, 2018
Volunteers representing nearly every student organization on campus rushed to the freshmen dorms to aid first-time college students to their new homes. 
Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer September 20, 2017

I have a lot of new responsibilities as a new college student, do you have any suggestions how to best manage my time? Having new responsibilities as a college student can be challenging. The first...

Advice for incoming freshmen

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer August 17, 2017

A year ago, I was exactly where you are standing right now: a UNCW freshman eager to give my college career a great start.  I confess that there were times where I felt like I was too good to be at a...

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