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Meet UNCW’s 2020 Homecoming King and Queen

2020 Homecoming King and Queen Ricki Nelson (left) and Nick Pianovich (right). PHOTO COURTESY: JEFF JANOWSKI/UNCW
February 24, 2020

Less than one week following their crowning, I had the pleasure of sitting down with UNC Wilmington’s newest Homecoming King and Queen, Nick Pianovich and Ricki Nelson. Aside from being heavily involved...

Homecoming 2020: behind closed doors

Students wait in line at Late Night Breakfast event for Homecoming 2020. Photo by Hollis Andrews.
February 11, 2020

2020. The new decade and a new start to  UNC Wilmington's homecoming traditions. This year’s theme, “Celebrating Decades of Tradition,” brings an overall feeling of embracing the old and beginning...

Juneau wins Battle of the Bands 2020

ACE Concerts Chair AJ Vos poses with the winner of Battle of the Bands 2020, Juneau. Photo by Lauren Wessell.
February 11, 2020

With homecoming week coming to a close, Battle of the Bands 2020 hosted by ACE was the best way to get together with fellow Seahawks and listen to great music. Located in Burney Center at 7 p.m., the four...

Men’s basketball preview: Elon and William & Mary

Jaylen Sims in UNCW's home opener against Johnson & Wales.
February 6, 2020

WILMINGTON — Coming off two tough road losses, UNC Wilmington makes its way back to Trask Coliseum where it remains for five of its last seven games. The Seahawks face a crucial weekend against Elon...

Meet your 2019 Homecoming King and Queen

From left: Homecoming Queen Lauren Deane, Sammy C. Hawk and Homecoming King Alexander Hoffman
February 9, 2019

Queen Deane Lauren Deane is senior double majoring in Spanish and criminology. Her initial intention was to be a Spanish minor, but after taking Spanish classes and studying abroad in Buenos Aires,...

Gallery: Seahawks downed by Dukes on Homecoming

Kai Toews (10) attempts to break past a defender during UNCW's Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.
February 3, 2019

As part of Homecoming weekend, UNC Wilmington (8-16, 4-7 Colonial Athletic Association) played host to James Madison. While the Seahawks were able to score close to the century mark, the efforts were not...

Get to know this year’s Homecoming King and Queen

Courtesy of the Association for Campus Entertainment
February 24, 2018

Two seniors of the Communication Studies Department were crowned the 2018 Homecoming King and Queen on Saturday, Feb. 10. The students Grant Draughn and Jenna Curran have both excelled academically and...

UNCW students win chance to perform in 2018 Azalea Festival

February 12, 2018

UNCW’s annual Battle of the Bands competition took place on campus on Friday, Feb. 9 in the Burney Center as one of the Association for Campus Entertainment’s (ACE) Homecoming week events. Five student-based...

McGrath: ‘It was one of our best performances of the year’

No. 21 Ty Taylor attempts a layup
With five games to go, Seahawks still competing for CAA glory
February 11, 2018

As far as C.B. McGrath was concerned, Saturday’s 90-70 win over Hofstra was the best his UNC Wilmington team has played this season. The Seahawks have had their fair share of struggles in McGrath’s...

MBB Gallery: UNCW routs Pride on homecoming night

UNC Wilmington students Brent Jansen (low, center-left) and Jacob Denton (low, center-right) hold up their signature whiteboard with the message
February 10, 2018

UNC Wilmington celebrated its 70th anniversary and 2018 homecoming event with a 90-70 win over Hofstra in men's basketball on Saturday. Flip through the gallery below for a recap of the action. All photos...

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