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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”...

The WatchHawk: Week three of Trump’s administration

U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe depart the White House on Feb. 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

February 12, 2017

Travel ban gets bannedAfter vast controversy surrounding the travel ban he instated, President Trump has been struck down for the approval of the ban. On Thursday, Feb. 9, three federal judges refused to reenact the Trump administration’s travel ban. President Trump did not accept the news lightly. Shor...

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...

The WatchHawk: Week two of Trump’s administration

Samantha Durham, Assistant Opinion Editor

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)

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)

Megan Romanchok | Contributing Writer

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 showed up to see the documentary, featured on CNN, projected up on the big screen, enter a raffle feat...

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...

PED use boosts careers, hurts legacies

Jose Canseco, left, and teammate Mark McGwire exchange their

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

The use of performance-enhancing drugs dates back as far as sports themselves. There are many reasons why athletes find it more opportunistic to add body mass than others. Performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) are used to gain a competitive advantage over the opposition, which strikes many pundi...

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...

Defending NBA champion endorses Hillary Clinton for president

The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James gets the home crowd pumped before the Cleveland Indians meet the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The Tribe won, 6-0, and now lead the series, 2-0. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

PHIL MASTURZO

October 13, 2016

The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James gets the home crowd pumped before the Cleveland Indians meet the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The Tribe won, 6-0, and now lead the series, 2-0. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beac...

Recently invented Naloxone can reverse an opiate drug overdose

Barbara Haddock Taylor | The Tribune News

October 12, 2016

Dr. Bethany DiPaula, a pharmacist with the Howard County Health Department, demonstrates how to put together a syringe of Naloxone Aug. 11, 2014 at an opiate overdose response training session which is being held at the Howard County Health Department in Columbia, Md. Professionals and family members ...

One person shot in Charlotte protest, officer injured

Protestors confront bicycle officers along Trade Street in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. The protestors were rallying against the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by police on Tuesday evening in the University City area. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Casey McAnarney | Editor in Chief

September 21, 2016

This story has been edited to clarify the attribution of sources.  A peaceful protest turned violent Sept. 21, 2016 when a civilian shot a fellow Charlottean during a Black Lives Matter protest.  The man, 26-year-old Justin Carr, died Thursday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, according to a CNN report. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief...

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