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OPINION: A dirty rock and a skeevy hard place. How do you vote between allegedly immoral people?

OPINION: A dirty rock and a skeevy hard place. How do you vote between allegedly immoral people?

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2020

In March, former Joe Biden-staffer Tara Reade accused the presidential candidate of sexually assaulting her back in 1993. Reade’s former neighbor, Lynda LaCasse, has corroborated this story, saying she heard it years ago. Many outlets have deemed LaCasse a credible source on this matter, and because of this story making the rounds, the Republican party has had a field d...

Harvey Weinstein convicted on two counts of sexual assault

On theOn the morning after Harvey Weinstein's conviction in Manhattan, actress Rosanna Arquette stands with a dozen other women who have accused the producer of sexual assault at a press conference at Los Angeles City Hall. morning after Harvey Weinstein's conviction in Manhattan, actress Rosanna Arquette stands with a dozen other women who have accused the producer of sexual assault at a press conference at Los Angeles City Hall.

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

NEW YORK —After an emotional weeks-long trial and five-day jury deliberation, Harvey Weinstein has been convicted in a Manhattan courtroom of third-degree rape against one actress and committing a criminal act in the first degree against another. The 67-year-old faces a minimum of five and maximum of 2...

You’re a vile one, Mr. Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearings last year.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 23, 2019

There are a few words that come to mind when I hear the name, Brett Kavanaugh: vile, pathetic, childish and, unfortunately, a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  Last year, when Kavanaugh was in the running to become a Supreme Court Justice, I initially did not pay enough atte...

CARE hosts Denim Day: “Show you care by what you wear”

Peer educators at Denim Day booth in 2019.

Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor

April 29, 2019

All over the world, millions of women begin their day by putting on a pair of blue jeans. They expect that they will have a normal day and that they will be able to be safe and live without fear, but Denim Day reminds everyone why wearing denim is not only an everyday event, but a powerful statement...

Superman: Him Too?

Superman: Him Too?

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

July 21, 2018

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a sophomore at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is the Opinion Editor for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may be ...

#MeToo Panel held on UNCW’s campus

The #MeToo panel consisted of four female faculty/staff members (from left to right): Dr. Candice Bredbenner, Dr. Edelmira Segovia, Dr. Candace Thompson and Jenny Adler.

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2018

As students walked into the Wrightsville Beach Room in Fisher Student Center for the #MeToo Panel on Jan. 24, a panel of four female faculty and staff members sat in the front of the room and a table of free pins, stickers and flyers were on the side next to the rows of chairs. The room filled u...

Kevin Spacey accused of sexual misconduct

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in

Vanessa Dickerson, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Editor’s Note: Vanessa Dickerson is a junior studying Communication. Vanessa also partners with TealTV and has a true passion for broadcasting as well as sports journalism. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Vanessa can be found on Twitter @nessadickerson. All sug...

The #MeToo campaign and why it fails

American actress Alyssa Milano tweets about sexual abuse asking others to reply

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017

Sean W. Cooper is a sophomore at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies. He is a staff writer for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in the article are solely those of the author. Sean W. Cooper may be found on Twitter @SWWCoop. All suggestions and inquires may be sent via email to [email protected]  We’ve all hear...

Hollywood Harvey

Valerie Keys, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2017

Editor’s Note: Valerie Keys is a sophomore at UNCW double majoring in Communication Studies and Theatre with a minor in Political Science. Valerie is also the head coach for UNCW’s Speech and Debate team, The Speechawks. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Valerie may...

UNCW students join the #MeToo conversation

Alyssa Milano's movement-sparking tweet

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2017

Oct. 15, actress Alyssa Milano sent a tweet to her followers that has since been viewed as a metaphorical call to arms for women around the country and parts of the world. The tweet was short and read “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” In...

SGA proposes new approach to reporting sexual assault on campus

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor

September 11, 2017

The Student Government Association [SGA] held its second meeting Aug. 29 to address its platform for the upcoming academic year. SGA President Ottillie Mensah spoke to the sparsely filled Azalea Room on Tuesday about the plans for the year, which included addressing major problems on campus, such as...

Sexual Misconduct Policy

MCT Campus

September 10, 2014

From left, University of California, Berkeley student Shannon Thomas, 21, former student Nicoletta Commins, 22, and student Aryle Butler, 20, prepare to speak during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Thirty-one female students h...

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