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UNCW students speak on recent government shutdown

UNCW students speak on recent government shutdown

Hannah Bonet, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

The United States government was shut down on Dec. 22, 2018, until ended on Jan. 25. There were a total of 35 days in which government employees were not being paid. This shutdown was caused by President Donald Trump’s demand for border wall funding due to his 2016 campaign promise to “build t...

Flu season peaks amidst government shutdown

Franz Mirabal, left, patient care technician, takes the blood pressure of Adriana Gudinoperez, a patient with flu symptoms, as Carmen Perez waits with her at right in the emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2018

With influenza season peaking throughout the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 63 percent of its staff was furloughed in the wake of the government shutdown. With an estimated 100 deaths per week, primarily from the resistant H3N2 strain, the flu has been taking...

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Jack DeVries, Copy Editor

January 20, 2018

Editor’s Note: Jack DeVries is a junior at UNCW double majoring in operations management and marketing strategy. Jack also works as The Seahawk’s Copy Editor and is a frequent writer for the Political Perspectives column. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. All...

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