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SeaSquawks: Favorite UNCW memories from the class of 2020

SeaSquawks: Favorite UNCW memories from the class of 2020

Fairley Lloyd and Darius Melton May 7, 2020

We made it, Seahawks. Two months after the coronavirus pandemic caused schools to shut down, forced classes online, sent many students back home, and all the adjustments that came in the middle of the...

The current construction site of the four new dorms, located behind Graham & Hewlett  and Belk Hall.

New campus dorms set to open Fall 2020

Spencer Boring, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

UNC Wilmington students will have more housing options available to them in the fall of 2020 with the completion of the Pelican and Sandpiper halls. Pelican and Sandpiper are two of the four halls being...

Graphic by Caitlyn Dark. Picture courtesy of Lee Pridgen.

Florence: one year later, humanity

William Becker and Spencer Boring October 5, 2019

This article is part of a series about Hurricane Florence which hit Wilmington in 2018. This series will look back at how Florence impacted our community and look forward to see how it continues to affect...

Graphic by Caitlyn Dark. Photo by Helen Rogalski.

Florence: one year later, scars

William Becker and Spencer Boring September 28, 2019

This article is part of a series about Hurricane Florence which hit Wilmington in 2018. This series will look back at how Florence impacted our community and look forward to see how it continues to affect...

Photo by Samuel Hagestrom. Graphic by Caitlyn Dark.

Florence: one year later, evacuation

William Becker and Spencer Boring September 21, 2019

This article is part of a series about Hurricane Florence which hit Wilmington in 2018. This series will look back at how Florence impacted our community and look forward to see how it continues to affect...

Hurricane Dorian approaching UNC Wilmingtons campus on Sept. #, 2019

Florence vs. Dorian: The evacuations and how they were handled

Sarah Levinson, Contributing Writer September 17, 2019

It seems that evacuating due to a hurricane has become a September tradition at UNC Wilmington. For the second consecutive year, students have had a mandatory evacuation because of a hurricane barreling...

Graphic by Caitlyn Dark. Picture by Samuel Hagestrom.

Florence: one year later, introduction

William Becker, Staff Writer September 14, 2019

September 14th marks one full year since Hurricane Florence made landfall in our community. Although the storm was moving at just 6 mph upon hitting land, sustained winds were around 90 mph. The slow-moving...

In preparation for the Hurricane Dorian a boat sits at the top a sand dune as Hurricane Dorian make its way to Cape Hatteras in North Carolina on September 3, 2019.

New students: Do not worry about resetting after Hurricane Dorian

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor September 11, 2019

For the second year in a row, fall semester at UNC Wilmington has been derailed by a hurricane. The shakeout was a bit better this time – one week off is nothing compared to a full month – but readjusting...

The Grinders Caffe recently opened at a new location on S. Kerr Ave.

Grinders Caffe’ reopens at new location

Jonny Berrios, Staff Writer February 13, 2019

Grinders Caffe’, known for its creative atmosphere and great coffee, has relocated and reopened within the vicinity of UNC Wilmington. The devastating damage to its previous location on Wrightsville...

Demolition of the University Apartments took place in early January.

UNCW Housing offers update on University Apartments, new buildings to open in 2020

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor January 27, 2019

After Hurricane Florence tore through UNC Wilmington in mid-September, repairs and construction commenced on several buildings around campus. Much attention has been paid to the reconstruction on the...

UNC System President Margaret Spellings speaks of Hurricane Florence, transitional times in life and UNCWs resilience in her commencement address.

Margaret Spellings gives UNCW College of Arts and Sciences commencement address

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor December 16, 2018

University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings gave the commencement address at the UNC Wilmington College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony more than a month after announcing...

No. 9 Emil Elveroth celebrates after scoring his second goal in 77 seconds along with no. 3 Jamil Gracia and no. 6 David Lozano

Badmus: Seahawks faced bizarre 2018 season

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer November 27, 2018

The UNC Wilmington men’s soccer program, in many respects, had an improved 2018 season as opposed to 2017. The Seahawks were one of the top-25 teams in the nation virtually all season long, even ranking...

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