The Seahawk

The WatchHawk: Week two of Trump’s administration

February 6, 2017
U.S. Attorney Sally Yates talks during a panel discussion between top Atlanta women executives at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday March 26, 2013. The debate over how women can advance in the workplace and what challenges and opportunities they face has risen to a crescendo since the debut of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's book, "Lean In." (Phil Skinner/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

Chemical warfare plays a role in Syrian conflict

August 28, 2016

Chemical warfare has been largely abandoned since World War I, but in various instances throughout history, it has cropped up again. The UN is now accusing the Syrian government and ISIL of using chemical...

And the Oscar Goes To…

Oscar statues, stand-ins for the real deal, are ready backstage during rehearsals on Saturday, February 22, 2013, in the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles, California, as preparations are in full swing for the 85th Academy Awards show on Sunday. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
March 5, 2015

Oscar statues, stand-ins for the real deal, are ready backstage during rehearsals on Saturday, February 22, 2013, in the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles, California, as...

Chocolates are always the go-to Valentine’s gift

February 12, 2015

Sweethearts won't up the ante this year by way of Valentine's Day gifts, according to a report by the National Retail Federation.The average person will spend about $130 on gifts for the holiday this year,...

Robin Williams

Robin Williams
August 25, 2014

When I chose to write about the tragic death of Robin Williams, the first notion to bubble in my mind was the fear that my writing would have little to no impact as I could say nothing that had not already...

Wilmington’s gang violence

On Monday, Mar. 31, Wilmington’s city manager, Sterling Cheatham, released a series of recommendations outlining the city’s plan to reduce rampant gang violence that the city has been experiencing lately.
April 9, 2014

On Monday, Mar. 31, Wilmington’s city manager, Sterling Cheatham, released a series of recommendations outlining the city’s plan to reduce rampant gang violence that the city has been experiencing...

A powerful duet

Many consider Bela Fleck the premiere banjo player in the world. He and his wife, Abigail Washburn, gave a captivatingly skillful performance at Kenan Auditorium Thursday, March 27th.
April 2, 2014

I had never heard anyone play a banjo before, not like this. On Thursday evening, Mar. 27, as part of the Master’s Series presented by UNC Wilmington, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn graced the stage...

Film critics weigh in on favorites in time for Oscars

PopMatters critics named
January 29, 2014

Just in time for the Academy Awards, critics from PopMatters international arts and culture magazine weigh in on their favorite films of 2013. While some are familiar Blockbuster hits, the others deserve...

Mexico surpasses America in obesity

Mexico surpasses America in obesity
October 2, 2013

We are no longer the fattest people in the world. Mexico has surpassed the U.S and taken its place as the most obese developed nation.   No one likes to be fat and alone. Thank you corporate America...

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