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All North Carolinians eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper announced this week that on April 7, the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine eligibility will open up to group 5 in North Carolina. This means that all North Carolina residents including UNC...

A table is set up for drive-through COVID testing from this past fall.

UNCW opens a drive-through community COVID-19 testing site

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 23, 2021

UNC Wilmington (UNCW) will open a free drive-through coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site on campus to serve the Wilmington community. The site will be open starting March 24 and run through April 30. The...

Some options are presented for furniture in next year's dining hall.

PHOTO STORY: Business affairs hosts furniture testing drop-in event

Kaylin Damico, Photography Editor March 17, 2021

On March 16, UNC Wilmington's business affairs hosted a drop-in event for students and faculty to test out furniture options for the new dining hall. The unnamed dining hall is set to open in the fall...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

SGA 2/2 meeting recap: Senate tables gun violence survivors awareness resolution

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor February 5, 2021

During this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the Senate tabled a resolution to make an official national gun violence survivors week at UNCW, heard remarks from Donyell Roseboro,...

Jeff Jackson at a rally.

Photo provided by Jeff Jackson's official press team

Jeff Jackson announces run for U.S. Senate

Nicolas Ziccardi, Staff Writer January 31, 2021

On Jan. 26, Jeff Jackson, four-term North Carolina State Senator, announced he would be running for U.S. Senate to replace outgoing Senator Richard Burr after he announced that he would not seek re-election....

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UNCW board of trustees emphasize the need for free speech at their quarterly meeting

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 29, 2021

The UNC Wilmington (UNCW) board of trustees (BOT) met for their third quarterly meeting on Jan. 29 to hear and give updates on their committees and other related university operations. Among the highlights...

Board of Trustee members accuse The Seahawk and Port City Daily of political bias

Board of Trustee members accuse The Seahawk and Port City Daily of political bias

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 22, 2021
Some of UNC Wilmington’s Board of Trustees (BOT) members have publicly responded on social media to an article published by the Port City Daily.
UNCW's Fisher Student Center.

UNCW announces returning testing requirements, other spring semester updates

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 17, 2021
With less than two weeks before the start of the spring 2021 semester, the university provided further details regarding the upcoming semester through a Jan. 8 email. 
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis watches Seminole County resident Gloria Calderone receive the Moderna vaccine for the COVID-19 coronavirus during a press conference touting the expanded rollout of the state vaccination program, at Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 in Longwood, Florida.

NC rolls out phased COVID-19 vaccine plan

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 5, 2021

With two coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines rolled out across the United States and several others nearing the final stages before emergency authorization, states like North Carolina have announced the order...

Starting Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. NC will move into a modified stay at home order.

NC moves into a modified stay at home order

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor December 11, 2020

At a press conference on Dec. 8, North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper announced that starting Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. the state will move into a modified stay-at-home order. This order will remain in effect...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

SGA 11/17 meeting recap: Senate passes several items of legislation

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 20, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) met for the final time this semester and they introduced and voted on several items of legislation including an appropriations bill, a statue amendment and a floor...

A sign on UNCW's campus detailing when masks should be worn.

UNCW releases details for winter break and spring return

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 12, 2020

With the end of the semester only a few weeks away, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) is preparing for what the spring will look like as the coronavirus (COVID-19) is still prevalent in the US. On Nov. 6 Chancellor...

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