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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...

UNCW revises campus housing visitor policy amid COVID-19

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

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor

August 18, 2020

As countries around the world, the U.S. included, are still dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) has updated their on-campus housing visitor policy in order to keep students and staff safe. In an email sent out to off-campus students, UNCW’s Assistant Dean, Ste...

On-campus residences to be vacated following new coronavirus guidelines

Coronvirus Update: On-campus housing to be vacated. Photo by Travis Stoker, graphic by Lauren Wessell.

Caitlyn Dark, News Editor

March 17, 2020

While many students are looking to get back to some sense of normalcy with their college routine, some will face even more hurdles. Earlier this afternoon, UNC Wilmington announced it would be vacating all on-campus residence halls in compliance with new guidelines from the UNC system. Much like th...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/27/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/27/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2019

I'm starting to feel tired all the time, and while I've completely given up on this semester already, I want to know how to make sure that I have a functional schedule next semester. Don't give up hope just yet! There are still nine weeks left before the last day of classes this semester, and with Spring ...

Housing options made easy

Representatives stand for photo at PERCH housing fair.

Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor

February 25, 2019

To further help students, this list was compiled to showcase multiple options for students that could not attend. The list is comprised of housing options in different formats and will further break down the offers that the units have listed. All prices were gathered as of Feb. 13 and are subject to change.

UNCW breaks ground on four new residential buildings

UNCW Vice Chancellor Pat Leonard, right, speaks to the crowd at a groundbreaking ceremony for new residence halls to be built by fall 2020 and 2021.

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2019

UNC Wilmington Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli, the UNC Board of Trustees, and other community and university members broke ground on the new on-campus residence halls in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday. This open event took place on the lawn outside of the Hub building across from Galloway Hall...

New housing projects planned for future Seahawks

Galloway Hall was named for Edmond Galloway, a freshman who died in 1974 when he fell off of a bicycle and sustained a head injury. April 1975, was formally named for him.

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor

March 7, 2018

UPDATE: This article has been updated from its previous format to include new developments, including final recommendations made in regards to UNCW Housing and an update to The Hamilton project off campus. More updates will be made available as they come and this article will be updated accordingly. Over the next...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Is it worth taking a class over the summer to avoid taking 18 credit hours in the fall semester? Taking summer courses can be very beneficial. They only last five to six weeks and many students enjoy the pace of them. A huge benefit that I have enjoyed about summer classes is that the class size i...

Deadline to cancel on-campus housing Nov. 1

Deadline to cancel on-campus housing Nov. 1

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017

For on-campus students planning to leave UNC Wilmington for the spring semester — either indefinitely or with the intention of returning — the deadline to cancel on-campus housing is Nov. 1, and missing that deadline can be painful for your bank account. According to a mass email sent out by...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017

I'm a film major in Hollywood east and have become interested in education, but my parents don't want me to be a teacher. What should I do? Am I even able to change my major? - a confused freshman A: The majority of freshman currently are or will be in your situation with in the next year or so. I ha...

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