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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...

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...

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...

UNCW College Republicans bring Trump to Trask

Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a press conference at Trump National Doral July 27, 2016 in Miami, Fla. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

Casey McAnarney, Editor in Chief

August 7, 2016

UNC Wilmington’s College Republicans will be sponsoring a campaign event for Donald J. Trump on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m. in Trask Coliseum. The student organization will hold the event, which conforms to the university policy that states that registered student organizations hold a right t...

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 ...

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...

The Ever-Growing Controversy: Pro-choice or Pro-life

Courtesy of MCT Campus

March 5, 2015

A pro-choice activist is arrested by U.S. Capitol Police after blocking the road against the March For Life's path in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Tens of thousands of Americans who oppose abortion are in Washington for the annual March for Life, marking...

Sexual Misconduct Policy

MCT Campus

September 10, 2014

From left, University of California, Berkeley student Shannon Thomas, 21, former student Nicoletta Commins, 22, and student Aryle Butler, 20, prepare to speak during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Thirty-one female students h...

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