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The cover of Happy Place, a contemporary romance novel by Emily Henry. (Penguin Random House/Graphic by Nate Mauldin)

REVIEW: Emily Henry’s ‘Happy Place’ is the perfect read to start off your summer

Grace Lanham, Staff Writer May 31, 2023
Emily Henry never fails to exceed reader’s expectations, and her recent release, “Happy Place,” is no exception. I haven’t had the pleasure of reading all of Henry’s books, but “Happy Place” is the perfect follow-up to her three most recent romance titles, all of which I have read: “People We Meet On Vacation,” “Beach Read,” and “Book Lovers.” “Happy Place,” published on April 25, will find a new spot in all readers’ hearts.

REVIEW: ‘Outer Banks’ season three tangles itself up on the way to the treasure

Abigail Celoria, Culture Editor March 7, 2023
What was once regarded as a cringe teen summer show is now a national hit. “Outer Banks” returns for its long-awaited third season, chock full of potential. Audiences left off with the Pogues once again taking the hit, while the Camerons got away with the treasure. Will the Pogues be able to right last season’s wrongs? Or is something entirely new in store for them?

OPINION: Guess what? Your friends with disabilities want to get laid too!

Michael Friant, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

Exchanging glances, names, social media handles and numbers are just a few of the ways that our generation shows romantic interest. However, for someone who has a disability, these actions, whether done...

Funny You Should Ask is this months pick for Novembers Book Club. (Goodreads)

BOOK CLUB: ‘Funny You Should Ask’ is a delightful romcom that loses steam

Anna Ford, Staff Writer December 3, 2022
Imagine spending a fun-filled weekend with your celebrity crush. That is exactly what happens to the witty protagonist in The Seahawk’s November book club pick, “Funny You Should Ask.” If you are a fan of BookTok rom-com novels, “Funny You Should Ask” is for you. While falling into the traditional rom-com pitfalls, there is still Hollywood-esque entertainment to be found throughout.
BOOK CLUB: Revel in ‘Funny You Should Ask’ with The Seahawk

BOOK CLUB: Revel in ‘Funny You Should Ask’ with The Seahawk

Abigail Celoria, Culture Editor November 4, 2022

The Seahawk book club is taking the stress off the semester’s end with a fresh, fun November pick. This month’s selection is “Funny You Should Ask” by Elissa Sussman, a new BookTok sensation. Published...

REVIEW: ‘My Policeman’ is a compelling drama of love and self-exploration

Nate Mauldin, Staff Writer October 25, 2022
A romantic drama set along the English coast, the stylistic setting and poignant performances found in “My Policeman” leave audiences with a beautiful message about finding love and coming to terms with our innermost identity.

The Seahawk’s most anticipated films of 2022

Boyce Rucker, Staff Writer January 8, 2022
We may still be in the early stages of 2022, but it is hard not to look ahead to what incredible films are in store for the year. 2021 finished up with terrific blockbusters like “Spider-Man: No Way Home” and captivating dramas like “Don’t Look Up.” The lineup of films this year is expansive and looks promising. The year features multiple Marvel and DC superhero films, video game adaptations, long-awaited sequels and bone-chilling horror films, two of which were filmed here in Wilmington. This year may be another long one, but a great way to start it off is by looking out for these films coming to the closest theater or streaming service nearby.

REVIEW: Lady Gaga lends dramatic quality to the biographical drama ‘House of Gucci’

Boyce Rucker, Intern November 28, 2021
The casting for the movie is exceptional, but Gaga gives a larger-than-life performance. Gaga’s pop star persona is barely noticeable here as she immerses herself into the role of Patrizia. Although Patrizia is still alive, Gaga refused to meet with her as she did not want to fuel Patrizia’s self-glorification for her former husband’s murder. Choosing to focus on videos and interview clips instead, Gaga replicates Patrizia’s mannerisms, Italian accent and fashion choices.
The SheHawk: A list of things that women do not have to apologize for

The SheHawk: A list of things that women do not have to apologize for

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer October 7, 2019

For most of history, women were encapsulated in a variety of boxes, and a lot of these boxes were decorative and placed on shelves for admiration. Women themselves have been decorated, infantilized, marginalized...

Colton Underwood as Disney ABC Television hosts its TCA Summer Press Tour, held Aug. 7, 2018 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The reality of romance-based reality TV shows

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor February 19, 2019

Hit reality television series “The Bachelor” is in the middle of its 23rd season, with former “Bachelorette” contestant Colton Underwood currently in the role of the titular bachelor. The show...

Advice from Sally Seahawk: Valentines Day edition

Advice from Sally Seahawk: Valentine’s Day edition

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer February 13, 2019

How do you deal with having a thing for a close friend? I don't wanna mess up our chill relationship. The clear first step is figuring out how they feel about you or about relationships in general,...

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