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OPINION: The move to single-occupancy rooms gives students more space but stirs uncertainty

Pelican and Sandpiper Hall. Photo by Zachary Kilby.

Hannah Horowitz and Hannah McDonnell

September 24, 2020

This transition is intended to give students some extra space but it has also caused some uneasiness throughout the on-campus community. Below are arguments in favor and against UNCW’s decision from The Seahawk’s contributing writers, Hannah McDonnell and Hannah Horowitz. 

The best 75 movies to watch on Netflix

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2020

There are a lot of movies on Netflix for your viewing, but to avoid endless searching through categories that just push the same titles over again, we’ve created a list of the best movies, 75 to be exact, to watch on the streaming platform. This list is regularly updated as Netflix adds and removes tit...

REVIEW: ‘The Old Guard’ is the Right Film for the Right Time

Charlize Theron in “The Old Guard.”

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer

July 20, 2020

As the number of the coronavirus cases increase in America, films seeking to release theatrically are forced to watch their release dates tumble further and further back in the calendar year. As a result, films releasing on streaming services such as Netflix receive the benefit of increased widespread attent...

Baking for Beginners: No-Bake Cookies

Photo by Lauren Wessell

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor

June 2, 2020

In this edition of Baking for Beginners, we are not baking! At all! These will be the easiest cookies you will EVER make. I found this recipe here and knew it was the perfect option for a healthy snack. Being back at my parent’s house, I find it hard to make good choices while snacking thro...

Baking for beginners: Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes

Fresh banana peanut butter pancakes. Photo by Lauren Wessell.

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor

May 18, 2020

This quick and simple pancake recipe is a great way to switch up your morning routine during the pandemic! I based my pancakes off of this recipe from the baking blog, Just so Tasty. However, I did add a couple of ingredients to make them a little sweeter and a little less healthy (oops)...

Pandemic Playlist #4 with Moses Eshiet

Moses Eshiet. Photo courtesy of Moses Eshiet.

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Need something to get you through Finals’ Week? Check out the playlist from Moses Eshiet, a senior majoring in communication studies! His playlist is called “The Rona.” Similar to other interviewed students, Eshiet created a playlist for each year of the season. “I love music,” Eshiet said....

Quarantine Book Club: Brace yourself for this love story with ‘The Last Letter From Your Lover’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

April 27, 2020

For years now, author Jojo Moyes has warmed the hearts of hopeful romantics with her addicting love stories, including this week’s book club pick, “The Last Letter From Your Lover.” Reading one encourages you to collect them all, with their similarly designed book covers making that go...

Quarantine Book Club Bonus: Interview with Lara Prescott, author of ‘The Secrets We Kept’

Lake Travis Reads will present an evening with Lara Prescott on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bee Cave Public Library. Prescott is the author of the best-selling novel “The Secrets We Kept.”

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

April 26, 2020

As part of The Seahawk's ongoing book club, the first book featured was the spy novel "The Secrets We Kept," the first novel from the talented Lara Prescott. The review for the novel came out on April 13, but now we have a bonus interview with Prescott and Lifestyles Editor, Brenna Flanagan. Read below as Prescott talks about her influences as a writer and her inspiration for writing 'Th...

Pandemic Playlist #3 with Meredith Wilson

Meredith Wilson. Photo courtesy of Meredith Wilson.

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

Check out the playlist from Meredith Wilson, a senior majoring in communication studies with a minor in leadership! Her playlist is called “Quarantine,” which she created as motivation to get through the changes in the world since the pandemic. “With all the changes that have happened over the...

Baking for beginners: Chocolate Chess Pie

The finished product of Angus Barn's Famous Chocolate Chess Pie. Photo by Lauren Wessell.

Lauren Wessell

April 25, 2020

Before the pandemic, my baking skills were limited to boxed brownies and transferring cookie dough from the packaging to the pan. But now, during this difficult and confusing time, many people are trying their hand at baking. I came across this recipe for Angus Barn's Famous Chocolate Chess Pie and decided to join in the baking fun! The recipe is simple, with a whopping seven ingredients...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/22/20 (Moving, club-running and baking)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/22/20 (Moving, club-running and baking)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2020

Hello, again, my Seahawks! My family is moving at the end of the summer, but since I'm graduating, I'm not sure if I should move with them or not. Does living with my parents make me less of an adult? ABSOLUTELY NOT. I know of plenty of people that decide to go back to living with their parents af...

How to find motivation in the quarantine

Dreamstime photos sent for a sleeping better slideshow.

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

The waves of the coronavirus have left most of us deserted in our homes, dwindling beneath our desire to go back to sleep or to go out into a functioning society once again. I have found, with the progression of these past few weeks, that mustering up the will to finish my homework, to attend live classes...

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