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SeaSquawks 2/20/20: Jack of all trades or master of one?

The cast of 'Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020' at dinner.

Darius Melton and Katelyn Vargas

February 20, 2020

Over winter break, one of our opinion editors (dare you to guess who) spent a lot of time watching watching Japanese dating show “Terrace House” on Netflix. During episode 2 of the newest season, “Tokyo 2019-2020,” there was a conversation that has been deemed The Tempura Incident. In this...

SeaSquawks: When do you put up Christmas decorations? UNCW speaks

A home decorated for the annual McAdenville Lights.

Darius Melton and Katelyn Vargas

December 5, 2019

The sweet holidays start up in October for Halloween and end in April with Easter. It is a lovely trail consisting of candy, turkey, candy, champagne, candy, Irish alcohol and ending with candy once more (and maybe a dyed egg or two). However, the king of all of these holidays is Christmas, as simply...

SeaSquawks: Have UNCW students “enjoyed watching the progress” of the Seahawk Quad?

Construction of the new UNCW residence halls on Nov. 19, 2019

Katelyn Vargas, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

At UNC Wilmington, construction is all over our campus. Both on-campus and off-campus students have had the opportunity to watch the progress being made to UNCW throughout the past few years. One construction project is the Seahawk Quad. The Seahawk Quad is where new student housing will be and new...

SeaSquawks: What does UNCW want changed on campus next?

Kung pao chicken with steamed vegetables at Panda Express.

Darius Melton, Katelyn Vargas, and Sarah Levinson

November 14, 2019

In case you have not heard, Trask Coliseum recently introduced the sale of alcohol during the basketball season. This came after the Southeastern Conference (SEC) lifted their stadium-wide ban on alcohol sales back in July. Since that news broke, many UNC Wilmington students wondered when it would be our school's turn to make the same big move. It was a good three-month fight, but UNCW was quick to make the necess...

SeaSquawks 10/24/19: How mass shootings affect UNCW students

Students and community activists marched in Tampa last year after the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. The attack killed 17 people and gave rise to Floridaand#x2019;s school guardian law, which this year was changed to allow classroom teachers to be armed. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the measure into law.

Katelyn Vargas, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

As I sit in class, my eyes wander to the small poster on the wall with the big red letters saying, “In case of an active shooter/attacker." The ways I would handle the situation start to run through my head. Where can I get out? How could I protect my fellow classmates? Could I lock the doors in time?...

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