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Mike S. Adams’ death ruled a suicide

Photo of Mike S. Adams on UNCW's sociology and criminology page as of 2020.

Caitlyn Dark, News Editor

July 27, 2020

Former UNC Wilmington professor Mike S. Adams’ sudden July 23 death has been ruled as a suicide, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office in a press release this afternoon.

Former UNCW professor Mike S. Adams found dead in home

Photo of Mike S. Adams from his professor profile page for the Sociology and Criminology Department, as of 2020.

Caitlyn Dark, News Editor

July 24, 2020

Nearly a week before his retirement was set to officially begin, former UNC Wilmington professor Mike S. Adams was found dead in his home yesterday. Adams was discovered after the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office performed a wellness check on July 23 at his home in the Wilmington community of...

Dr. Mike Adams is gone, but UNCW took easy way out

One of the paintable rocks on UNCW's campus near FSU and FSC painted with

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

July 12, 2020

Dr. Mike Adams, the soon to be former UNCW criminology professor -- yippee time to ring the bells -- will be retiring on Aug 1, according to a short announcement made by UNCW on June 29.  “We will have no further comment on this matter at this time, but we plan to share an update later this week regardi...

UNCW needs to stand up to Dr. Mike Adams

UNCW needs to stand up to Dr. Mike Adams

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

June 7, 2020

By now, UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) students, staff and the Wilmington community are more than well aware of Dr. Mike Adams, a professor in the sociology and criminology department at UNCW who has taken to social media for many years to spread his hateful rhetoric - The Seahawk has reported on it for years....

SeaSquawks: Students say fire Mike Adams

SeaSquawks: Students say fire Mike Adams

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

June 6, 2020

In the past couple of days, The Seahawk has reached out and received many emails and statements from UNCW students and alumni in regard to sociology and criminology professor Dr. Mike Adams and the inappropriate ways he conducts himself online. Given the multitude of statements, we received many that...

Students speak out against UNCW professor Dr. Mike Adams

A screenshot of Dr. Adams' Twitter profile picture.

Veronica Wernicke and Brenna Flanagan

June 5, 2020

A UNCW professor came under fire again after students' brought attention to his prejudiced tweets about the Black Lives Matter movement. This sparked students and community members to share their experiences with Dr. Mike Adams, who works in the sociology and criminology department. Their outcries show...

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