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Plastic Ocean Project shows campus eye-opening film on ocean conservation

Sara Bayles, 32, collects garbage that includes discarded plastic toys as part of a 365-day project of documenting trash she's gathered in Santa Monica, California, September 2, 2010. She photographs some of the debris and after a 20-minute period she weighs the trash. She blogs about her activities on her post The Daily Ocean along with posting her photographs. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
January 31, 2017

To a sold-out Lumina Theater, the UNC Wilmington student chapter of Plastic Ocean Project screened the movie “A Plastic Ocean” Tuesday, Jan. 25.Families, students, and community members of all ages...

Meteor showers typically bring individuals outside to enjoy the light show

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...

Is Trump truly pulling ahead of Clinton? Answer remains unclear

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, shown during a campaign stop on Sept. 13, has pulled ahead of his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton by two points in a recent national poll, but experts are unsure whether or not this is significant or not. Some theorize that it is due to Clinton's health scare at a 9/11 memorial while others say it is a nebulous fluctuation. 
September 20, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, shown during a campaign stop on Sept. 13, has pulled ahead of his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton by two points in a recent national poll, but experts...

REVIEW: ‘Sausage Party’

With animation films capturing a hefty share of the U.S. box-office take, is there an audience for adult-themed animation content? 
September 14, 2016

“Sausage Party” is the animated film that nobody expected this year. Not to mention, it was not anticipated to be as clever as it is. “Sausage Party” is brought to you by the writers of “Superbad”...

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

The above graphic details what constitutes a
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...

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...

“Save UNCW Track” and University reach agreement

Newton running shoes are displayed in the shoe department at Deka, a women's activewear store in Chicago, Illinois, on September 28, 2012. (Chris Walker/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
March 2, 2015

Chancellor Dr. William Sederburg released a statement Thursday indicating the university intends to sustain the men and women’s track and cross country teams upon reaching two fiscal quotas.Together...

50 Shades of Grey

February 20, 2015

A couple browses adult toys near the "50 Shades of Grey" trilogy area at the Hustler Hollywood, July 30, 2012, in South Florida. Hustler and other erotica shops have seen an increase in sales of items...

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,...

Collegiate Fashion Week visits UNCW for the second year

North Carolina Central University business school observes 'professional attire' days. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)
February 12, 2015

For the second year in a row, Collegiate Fashion Week puts an entertaining twist on teaching students at the University of North Carolina Wilmington how to succeed in the business world post-graduation.From...

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...

Women in comedy

Ellen DeGeneres is a very funny woman.  
April 30, 2014

According to Jerry Lewis, women cannot be funny if they are being crude. Although Lewis admits that women can be great standup comics, if they are crude during their performances women lack all potential...

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