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The WatchHawk: Week seven of Trump’s administration

Donald Trump shakes hands with supporters after he speaks at a rally at Gilley's Dallas on Thursday, June 16, 2016. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

March 12, 2017

Trump accuses Obama of wiretappingPresident Donald J. Trump accused former President Barack Obama of surveilling the Trump Tower during his 2016 campaign. On March 4, President Trump took to Twitter to voice his concerns over the matter.“Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped”...

Brady, Patriots come back to win historic Super Bowl LI

They are calling it

Brent Jansen | Contributing Writer | @TheSeahawk

February 9, 2017

In one of the greatest comebacks in Super Bowl history, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, 34-28, on Feb. 5.The game started with two punts by each team and a scoreless first quarter. On the Patriots’ third drive, LeGarrette Blount fumbled in Atla...

Packers defeat Cowboys in dramatic fashion

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) kicks the winning field goal with three seconds left on the clock as the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys 34-31 in the NFL Divisional Playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Rodger Mallison

January 18, 2017

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) kicks the winning field goal with three seconds left on the clock as the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys 34-31 in the NFL Divisional Playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/T...

Meteor showers typically bring individuals outside to enjoy the light show

Don Bartletti | The Tribune News

October 27, 2016

College photography professors Donna Cosentino and Judith Preston watch a Persied meteor streak through the starry sky above California's Anza Borrego Desert State Park on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The orange glow is from the lights of Salton City, about 10 miles away. Scores of the "shooting stars" we...

UNCW leans toward Clinton, College Republicans divided on Trump

Donald Trump and and Hillary Clinton on stage during the second debate between the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Casey McAnarney, Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016

UNC Wilmington students have spoken out in two recent polls on The Seahawk's Twitter account before and after the second presidential debate, and they voted for Hillary Clinton as their choice for the next president. This stance on the candidates is no different from a past poll The Seahawk conduct...

“Burkini” refers to a bathing suit designed to cover the entire body and head

The above graphic details what constitutes a

Courtesy of The Tribune News

September 11, 2016

The above graphic details what constitutes a "burkini." The term was coined as a combination of the word "bikini" and the word "burqa," which is an Islamic item of clothing designed to cover a woman's entire body and head while leaving a small mesh piece in front of the face through which the woman ca...

Chemical warfare plays a role in Syrian conflict

Hector Casanova | The Tribune News

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 warfare in the Syrian conflict that has resulted in the deaths of thousands of people of the last...

Mike Pence expected to speak about the economy

Steven M. Falk | The Tribune News

August 23, 2016

Mike Pence comes to speak at the Wilmington area just two weeks after Donald Trump made his controversial visit to the Port City, illustrating the Republican Party's enthusiasm to win North Carolina in the upcoming presidential election. Both the Republican and the Democrat parties have identified North...

Would-be Reagan assassin to be released

California Gov. Ronald Reagan gives state of the State address to legislators in Sacramento, California.

Malia Benison | Assistant News Editor

July 28, 2016

On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley fired six shots at three men, one of whom was President Ronald Reagan. Successfully paralyzing and later killing a White House Press Secretary, James Brady, Hinckley also critically injured Reagan and a Secret Service agent, Timothy McCarthy.After being found not guilty ...

The SciHawk: The Neanderthal in all of us

Recent studies show that modern humans share a portion of their DNA with Neanderthals, a primitive hominoid species that thrived during the last Ice Age. 

Dana Weber | Contributing Writer

May 18, 2016

When you think of a Neanderthal, what do you imagine? Many of us have become familiarized with the idea that Homo neanderthalensis, a primitive species of hominoid from the last Ice Age, was a clumsy, unintelligent being. However, evidence now suggests that Neanderthals may actually have been much more intellige...

NC bill Opens door to discrimination

Members of the public go to vote for candidates at a Senate election in Pittsboro, NC. The new bill that the North Carolina Senate just passed allows possible discrimination when it comes to civil marriage based on religious beliefs.

Sarah Sharpe | Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

On Feb. 25, the North Carolina Senate passed a bill that allows magistrates and other government officials to opt out of civil marriage related duties based on sincerely held religious beliefs. The bill, SB 2, passed with a 32-16 vote and will now head to the House for debate.SB 2 is directed at LGBT...

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)

Courtesy of MCT Campus

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 preparations are in full swing for the 85th Academy Awards show on Sunday. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/...

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