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How to make the most out of your freshman year

Photograph by UNCW Admissions

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Starting college for the first time can feel both exciting and scary. From living on campus to juggling classes and making friends, freshman year can feel daunting.  However, it does not have to be a struggle the whole time. There are a lot of resources on campus that help you manage your college career, as well...

“You can offer them your smile:” UNCW’s beloved Ms. Britt shares her story

Ava Hicks, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

On any given day, Ms. Britt’s English class can be found performing soliloquies in homemade togas, playing catch with a mutilated baby doll or doing yoga poses on the lawn. If you are not fortunate enough to know her, you would probably refer to the UNCW professor as “that teacher whose class is ...

Floating into a new wave of all natural therapy

Frontal and Internal View of Floation Pod

Amanda Hagy, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

The idea of natural therapy in the last twenty years has seen a drastic increase in popularity compared to the once social norm of just popping a few pills for physical pain, anxiety and daily stresses of life. Mediation, yoga, acupuncture, all natural plant-based diets and, more recently, float therapy...

Gen Z college students build business based on knowing what’s cool

Photo Credit: Karsten Moran for The New York Times

Maddie Driggers, Lifestyles Editor

October 10, 2018

Keeping up with trends and appealing to social media users in order to build a brand or sell products can be difficult for businesses in this day and age, especially if they don’t know what is and isn’t cool anymore. That’s where companies like JÜV Consulting step in. A group of Generation...

Date of re-opening for UNCW pushed back, classes to resume on Oct. 8

Tree damage at the front of UNCW's campus.

Noah Thomas, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2018

UNC Wilmington students will have to wait another week to return to their normal schedules. Students and faculty received an email from the UNCW Office of University Relations (OUR) on behalf of Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli on Wednesday stating that campus will not re-open for staff until Oct. 1...

We Wilm Rebuild: UNCW student-led project gains traction, makes difference for Florence victims

Supplies and donations gathered through the efforts of We Wilm Rebuild, a Hurricane Florence relief project started by UNCW students.

Skylar Chadwick, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Cape Fear area last Friday, Sept. 14. Heavy winds and rain from the storm devastated Wilmington and surrounding areas. Many homes and businesses were flooded or blown apart. Forcing some to evacuate while others went days without power, water or food. However,...

GALLERY: The March for Our Lives, Downtown Wilmington

Major areas of the March for our Lives protest in Downtown Wilmington saw protestors gather in front of the Alton Lennon Federal Building on North Water Street.

Travis Stoker and River Bondurant

March 24, 2018

Nearly 2,000 Wilmington residents and UNC Wilmington students took part in the international March for Our Lives protests on Saturday. Armed with signs and their own voices, protestors advocated for gun control in the wake of recent mass shootings which, in the past six months, left 58 dead at a Las...

Diversity in UNCW’s staff

Sean W. Cooper, Assistant Opinion Editor

August 29, 2017

Walking back to my dorm from convocation freshman year, I gazed in awe at the sea of teal in front of me.  Everybody was dressed in teal so much that it almost hurt my eyes. Then I looked behind me and looked at the faces trailing me and I realized that I was also caught in a sea of white. What I’m...

Tips and tricks to saving money in college

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

August 16, 2017

College brings about many eye opening experiences for the majority of those that attend. For many it is the reality of becoming an adult; knowing how to do laundry, filing your own taxes and buying your own groceries. Most of us know the struggle of getting adjusted to being responsible for ourselves...

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