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Harvey Weinstein convicted on two counts of sexual assault

On theOn the morning after Harvey Weinstein's conviction in Manhattan, actress Rosanna Arquette stands with a dozen other women who have accused the producer of sexual assault at a press conference at Los Angeles City Hall. morning after Harvey Weinstein's conviction in Manhattan, actress Rosanna Arquette stands with a dozen other women who have accused the producer of sexual assault at a press conference at Los Angeles City Hall.

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

NEW YORK —After an emotional weeks-long trial and five-day jury deliberation, Harvey Weinstein has been convicted in a Manhattan courtroom of third-degree rape against one actress and committing a criminal act in the first degree against another. The 67-year-old faces a minimum of five and maximum of 2...

I am a Black woman.

I am a Black woman.

Valerie Keys, Managing Editor

November 23, 2019

I grew up wanting to be white. I wanted baby blue eyes, long blonde hair, porcelain skin and the privileges that came with it. No one had ever explicitly told me that there was something wrong with my brown eyes, big coily hair or brown skin. There was just something that I instinctively picked up on...

Superman: Him Too?

Superman: Him Too?

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

July 21, 2018

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a sophomore at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is the Opinion Editor for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may be ...

#MeToo Panel held on UNCW’s campus

The #MeToo panel consisted of four female faculty/staff members (from left to right): Dr. Candice Bredbenner, Dr. Edelmira Segovia, Dr. Candace Thompson and Jenny Adler.

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2018

As students walked into the Wrightsville Beach Room in Fisher Student Center for the #MeToo Panel on Jan. 24, a panel of four female faculty and staff members sat in the front of the room and a table of free pins, stickers and flyers were on the side next to the rows of chairs. The room filled u...

The #MeToo campaign and why it fails

American actress Alyssa Milano tweets about sexual abuse asking others to reply

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017

Sean W. Cooper is a sophomore at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies. He is a staff writer for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in the article are solely those of the author. Sean W. Cooper may be found on Twitter @SWWCoop. All suggestions and inquires may be sent via email to [email protected]  We’ve all hear...

UNCW students join the #MeToo conversation

Alyssa Milano's movement-sparking tweet

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2017

Oct. 15, actress Alyssa Milano sent a tweet to her followers that has since been viewed as a metaphorical call to arms for women around the country and parts of the world. The tweet was short and read “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” In...

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