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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)
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...

“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...

Ryan Lochte surrounded with criticism following his lie about being robbed in Rio

August 30, 2016

USA's Ryan Lochte during the qualification round of the 200m medley men in the swimming event in Olympic Swimming Pool on Aug. 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ryan Lochte posted a statement on his...

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...

Ryan Lochte’s story about being robbed at gunpoint was later proved false

August 24, 2016

Ryan Lochte is shown speaking at the Swimming Press Conference of team USA at Olympic Park Barra prior to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. After Lochte recently lied about being robbed at gunpoint when...

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. 
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,...

“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...

Should we Charlie?

January 29, 2015
Flowers are left with notes written in French reading 'I am Charlie' and "rest in peace" near the fence at the French Embassy over a flower memorial January 8, 2015 in Washington, D.C., in response to the attack on satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo by three gunmen that took the lives of 12 people. 

Cancer on the rise

Chart based on a newly released World Health Organization report showing projected rise in cancer cases and deaths over the next 20 years, as well as differences between men and women and rich and poor countries.
February 26, 2014

Cancer is responsible for approximately 8.2 million deaths worldwide. Thirty percent of those deaths are preventable. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), global cancer rates are expected...

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