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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. 

UNCW breaks ground on four new residential buildings

UNCW Vice Chancellor Pat Leonard, right, speaks to the crowd at a groundbreaking ceremony for new residence halls to be built by fall 2020 and 2021.

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2019

UNC Wilmington Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli, the UNC Board of Trustees, and other community and university members broke ground on the new on-campus residence halls in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday. This open event took place on the lawn outside of the Hub building across from Galloway Hall...

UNCW announces adjustments to academic calendar, residence halls sustain damage

Tree and street sign damage in downtown Wilmington at Market st and 20th st.

Noah Thomas, Editor in Chief

September 22, 2018

UNC Wilmington's Office of University Relations (OUR) announced on Saturday changes made to its academic calendar as a result of Hurricane Florence. According to OUR's post on the UNCW Facebook page, the university will be eliminating students' annual fall break and Reading Day, the latter a day off students are usually afforded before the beginning of exams. "Please understand that we are trying to make up an unprecedented loss of instructional time, and no one...

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