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Social Media allows people to quickly and easily hear about and join various social movements.

OPINION: Why being a catalyst for change is more than posting a black square

Hannah Horowitz, Contributing Writer August 16, 2020

The term “social media activism” refers to participation in actions that usually serve the purpose of spreading a message. An example of this would be “Blackout Tuesday,” which turned out to be...

Employees at Google's Chicago office in the Fulton Market district walked out of their workplace on Thursday, Nov.1, 2018 in protest of the company's reported handing of sexual misconduct allegations.

Google employees stage walkout over sexual harassment

Tyler Newman, News Editor November 1, 2018

On Nov. 1, thousands of employees at Google offices around the world staged a walkout in response to the cover-up of an executive’s misconduct claims. Offices in Chicago, Singapore, Berlin, London,...

From left, The San Francisco 49ers' Eli Harold (58), Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before their a game against the Dallas Cowboys on October 2, 2016, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Celebrities vs. the NFL

Fairley Lloyd, Contributing Writer October 29, 2018

On October 18, Us Weekly reported that Rihanna turned down a performance at the Super Bowl LII Halftime Show in support of Colin Kaepernick. Later, Amy Schumer supported Rihanna’s decision via...

Major areas of the March for our Lives protest in Downtown Wilmington saw protestors gather in front of the Alton Lennon Federal Building on North Water Street.

GALLERY: The March for Our Lives, Downtown Wilmington

Travis Stoker and River Bondurant March 24, 2018

Nearly 2,000 Wilmington residents and UNC Wilmington students took part in the international March for Our Lives protests on Saturday. Armed with signs and their own voices, protestors advocated for gun...

Trump and the NFL

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer October 2, 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...

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