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Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/12/20 (loneliness, Valentine’s presents and other friends)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/12/20 (loneliness, Valentine's presents and other friends)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

How do I avoid feeling lonely/sad on Valentine’s Day? Aside from getting good grades, being involved in school, creating connections and making life-long friends, we also have this pressure to find “the one” while in college. We hear it from our grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, cousins, ...

The SheHawk: Remember, STDs are not gross

The SheHawk: Remember, STDs are not gross

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

STDs are clouded in a negative stigma. They invoke feelings of shame, embarrassment and filth, despite the fact that millions of Americans report having an STD of some kind. In 2013, the national Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there were 20 million new infections every year. For context, this is equ...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/29/20 (graduation, flirting, friend crushes and Wilmington hot spots)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/29/20 (graduation, flirting, friend crushes and Wilmington hot spots)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2020

“What are some fun things to do in Wilmington?” These are some things to do that are either cheap or completely free: 1. Beach, beach, beach. The sun, the sand and you. 2. Riverwalk—For a nice date, this is the spot to go! It is out in the open, it is beautiful at night and there is ple...

The SheHawk: on vulnerability, boundaries and connection

The SheHawk: on vulnerability, boundaries and connection

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

After the chaff of high school is rinsed away and we begin to step into the responsibilities (and terrors) of life as an adult, our relationships begin to become more important to us. The connections and friendships we formed earlier either begin to deepen and mature, or they are cut off in favor of...

OPINION: “Communication is key” is not just a saying—it is a philosophy

OPINION: “Communication is key” is not just a saying—it is a philosophy

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

November 20, 2019

Stop venting to your friends about serious issues and thinking that it will do anything other than air out your thoughts. When something—or someone—is bothering me, I admit that my first instinct is to tell a close friend the entire story. Whether or not they give me good advice is another matter...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/30/19 (Exhaustion, healthy eating and boyfriend drama)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/30/19 (Exhaustion, healthy eating and boyfriend drama)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2019

I always end up feeling tired even with good sleep. How does this happen?  So, this is an unfortunate reality for many college students. Stress can cause you to feel tired no matter how long you sleep. Additionally, you may want to rethink some of your lifestyle choices. For instance, if you are...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/23/19 (Break-ups, boy-choices and roommate stink)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 10/23/19 (Break-ups, boy-choices and roommate stink)

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

I just broke up with my girlfriend and I feel completely broken. Breakups are super hard. Whether you thought that you guys were going to be together forever or not, there is always a level of shock and disbelief when things like that come to an end. It is okay to feel broken right now but just k...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/3/19 (changing majors, leaving Wilmington, and dropping friends)

Advice from Sally Seahawk 4/3/19 (changing majors, leaving Wilmington, and dropping friends)

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

I’m more than halfway through with my sophomore year in college and I hate my major. What should I do? Picking up and starting over in all instances can be terrifying. The best part about this time in our lives is that we are young and we’ve still got time to make mistakes. So what, you don’t li...

Where to make plans for February fun

Picture credit: Samantha Dickerson

Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor

February 13, 2019

Even though Valentine’s Day is generally considered to be celebrated by couples, many single people decide to celebrate other relationships in their live as well around this holiday. To make a date or an outing easier to plan, The Seahawk has compiled a list of ideas specifically for the Wilmington area that would work for any amount of people in any situation in February.

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

My roommate got a dog without asking and we are not allowed to have dogs in our apartment complex. Should I say something to him or go directly to the apartment complex about it? I would first try to approach your roommate about your concerns regarding his dog. There is a possibility that he was unaw...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

I’m really stressing about all of the work that I have to complete this semester in such a short period of time. What can I do? First of all, just know that you are definitely not the only student feeling this way. Almost all of the students are feeling more stress now than they would during a n...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018

I’m a freshman this year on campus and I am having trouble with my roommate. She always leaves the room in a mess and is very inconsiderate of me and my space. What should I do? I would start by confronting your roommate and just letting her know what your concerns are. She might not know that sh...

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