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US Senate acquits Trump in impeachment trial

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks about his Senate impeachment trial in the East Room at the White House in Washington on February 6, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Caitlyn Dark, News Editor

February 7, 2020

WASHINGTON — The US Senate voted Wednesday evening to dismiss the charges of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the third president in American history to face formal impeachment. In the first article of impeachment concerning abuse of power, Senators voted 52 to 48 in favor of “Not Guilty.”...

US House of Representatives vote to impeach Trump

Supporters who want President Donald Trump impeached rally downtown in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 17, 2019. [GREG LOVETT / palmbeachpost.com]

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

The Democrat-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to begin the impeachment of President Trump. The chief of state is accused of soliciting Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky to rig the 2020 election in Trump’s favor on July 25. An anonymous whistleblower submitted a complaint against...

Partial federal government shutdown continues into its fourth week


On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, furloughed federal workers, contractors and union representatives gathered before marching to the White House to demand that President Trump reopen the government on Jan. 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor

January 12, 2019

On Dec. 22, a partial government shutdown took place when lawmakers failed to come to an agreement on President Donald Trump’s requested wall along the Mexico-United States border. The disagreement is largely between Congressional Democrats and the Trump administration, with Democrats not wanting to...

Hey General Assembly, where’s the funding?

Hey General Assembly, where's the funding?

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

June 1, 2018

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a sophomore at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is the Opinion Editor for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may be ...

An end to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security?

An end to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security?

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

December 29, 2017

Editor’s Note: Samantha Durham is a senior at UNCW studying sociology. She is the Opinion Editor for The Seahawk and enjoys concentrating her work on social issues. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Samantha may be found on Twitter @Durham_Sam. All suggestions and...

Terrorism in Barcelona

Jack Devries, Contributing Writer

August 30, 2017

In the afternoon on August 17, Barcelona joined the long list of cities to be terrorized by vehicle ramming attacks. Originally use by Palestinians in Israel to incite fear, automobile attacks are becoming more common in the western world. This attack consisted of two vehicular rammings on busy public...

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