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‘FREE TO ROCK’ breaks down social reform through music

Billy Joel performs in concert at Philadelphia's Citizen Bank Park. ( BEN MIKESELL / Staff Photographer )

Logan Sasser, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

During UNC Wilmington’s annual Communications Studies Week, Producer and Author Doug Yeager came to show and discuss a documentary called “FREE TO ROCK.” The documentary, directed by four-time Emmy winning filmmaker Jim Brown and narrated by Kiefer Sutherland, is a documentary about the significant...

President Trump forces out AG Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions looks on during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room at the White House Oct. 17, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Tyler Newman, News Editor

November 8, 2018

On Nov. 7, hot on the heels of the midterm elections, U.S. President Donald Trump has forced his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, to resign. Sessions gave his resignation letter to the president on Wednesday after pressure from President Trump himself. The president has been an outspoken critic of hi...

Weekly Update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor

February 1, 2018

Paris inundated by flooding In Paris, the Seine River’s water level reached 19.1 feet early on Monday after weeks of rainfall that created an ongoing water rise in France’s rivers. Throughout the Paris region, nearly 1,500 people have been evacuated from their homes and numerous homes ...

Trump-Russia investigation deepens with charges of conspiracy, lying to FBI

The first page of the indictment against Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, released by the Special Counsel’s Office of the United States Department of Justice

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

On the morning of Oct. 30, 2017, Paul J. Manafort Jr. and his business associate, Richard Gates, surrendered to the Federal Bureau of Investigation following indictments from a federal grand jury in the ongoing Russia probe. Robert S. Mueller III, head of the special counsel probe investigating possible...

Sochi Olympics in the wake of Russian anti-gay laws

Sochi Olympics in the wake of Russian anti-gay laws

Melanie Fattman | Contributing Writer

February 12, 2014

The Olympic Games are an exciting time for countries and athletes around the world to put aside their cultural differences to enjoy some good ol’ fun and games; to share the pride of representing their countries; and to challenge one another to reach the heights of human achievement.Unfortunately, the...

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