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OPINION: Trick-or-treating is not safe this year

Pumpkin carving - A safe alternative to traditional trick-or-treating.

Emma Sheeran, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has interrupted normal life for many months. The upcoming holidays will need to be adapted to meet our new normal. With Halloween approaching, many families are faced with a hard decision: Do they let their kids participate in traditional Halloween activities such as trick-or-treating? How can parents keep their children safe from the virus during this holiday?

SGA 10/13 meeting recap

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

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor

October 16, 2020

Mark Forbes, the Academic Advising Council (AAC) Chair, was the featured guest speaker at this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Oct. 13.

You can still have fun while safely celebrating fall and Halloween this year

You can still have fun while safely celebrating fall and Halloween this year

Hannah McDonnell, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2020

Even with quarantine in action, spooky season is going to commence. There are a bunch of scary Halloween movies to be watched, bags of candy to be eaten and sour apples to be bobbed. Even simple Halloween decorations around the house are bound to get anyone in the spooky mood.

The Seahawk’s ultimate Halloween watchlist 2020

The Seahawk's ultimate Halloween watchlist 2020

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2020

Are you in the mood for some spooky movies and shows to get ready for Halloween? This list has you covered. From creepy classics to bloodcurdling horrors, put on your costume, make some hot chocolate and always have a friend nearby as you enjoy these Halloween favorites! 

SeaSquawks: When do you put up Christmas decorations? UNCW speaks

A home decorated for the annual McAdenville Lights.

Darius Melton and Katelyn Vargas

December 5, 2019

The sweet holidays start up in October for Halloween and end in April with Easter. It is a lovely trail consisting of candy, turkey, candy, champagne, candy, Irish alcohol and ending with candy once more (and maybe a dyed egg or two). However, the king of all of these holidays is Christmas, as simply...

Adults are not handing your kids drugs on Halloween—but they are hitting them with cars

Children pick out Halloween treats.

Jacob Sawyer, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

Children and adults across the United States are excitedly preparing for Halloween 2019. Despite the festive day falling on a school night—which it has since 2016—trick-or-treating and partying are still in store for all states, barring a landfalling hurricane or severe thunderstorm outbreak.  On ...

Last minute Halloween costumes

Graphic created by Brenna Flanagan with Canva.

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Halloween is only a day away and some of us have not found our costumes for this year yet. Do not stress; there are plenty of awesome, last-minute costumes you can create today. With a little bit of time and creativity, you can put together the perfect costume within a short time frame. Check out 10...

Halloween events in Wilmington and UNCW

Graphic created by Brenna Flanagan (Canva).

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

October 25, 2019

Looking for something to do this Halloween? The Seahawk has rounded up a variety of annual and new events on UNC Wilmington's campus and in the Wilmington community for you to make the most out of 2019 Halloween.   All Ages "Halloweentown" Film Showing: Oct. 25 and 26, 6 p.m. "The A...

Not everything is a Halloween movie, Freeform

Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Caleel Harris, from left, in

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 24, 2019

Halloween is by far one of my favorite holidays, aside from Christmas of course, and along with this spooky time of year comes another favorite of mine: 31 Nights of Halloween on Freeform—formerly known as 13 nights, though they thankfully realized the demand for more Halloween movies all October l...

ACE’s Rocky Horror Shadowcast: inside the time warp

Tim Curry, Nell Campbell and Patricia Quinn star in

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

October 18, 2019

UNC Wilmington's Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE) will show its shadowcast performance of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," where members of ACE act out and facilitate audience participation to certain scenes in the film, on Friday, Oct. 18 at 11:59 p.m. This annual tradition is one of ACE's ...

Five albums for spooky season

Singer Marilyn Manson performs at Wacken Open Air music festival on Aug. 5, 2017 in Germany. Marilyn Manson co-founder Scott Putesky, who left the band during the recording of their 1996 breakout album

William Becker, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Editor's Note: This post contains sensitive and possibly disturbing content. Halloween is coming, and of course, everyone needs some music to fit in with the season, either for parties or to just get “in the mood.” A lot of places come out with lists like this and usually include soundtracks ...

OPINION: Smooth one, Shaun White

Screenshot of Shaun White's deleted Instagram post.

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2018

Shaun White can be described as a great professional snowboarder and Olympic gold medalist. But, a good judge of character? It depends on the situation. This past week White made an ill-judgment call when he decided to attend a Halloween party dressed as Simple Jack -- a character played by Ben Still...

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