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

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

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.

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...

New students: Do not worry about resetting after Hurricane Dorian

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

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 to campus life can be hard regardless of the time off. If you are a freshmen, transfer or...

Becoming a Seahawk: tips for on-campus living

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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 with the people around them, and find activities and clubs to join. However, the ultimate freshman expe...

UNCW welcomes Class of 2022 with freshman move-in

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

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 step to start with is to make sure you have an effective way to keep track of all your events and deadl...

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 school that only residents of North Carolina have heard of, but a year later, I’ve come to realize...

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