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A table is set up for drive-through COVID testing from this past fall.

UNCW opens a drive-through community COVID-19 testing site

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 23, 2021

UNC Wilmington (UNCW) will open a free drive-through coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site on campus to serve the Wilmington community. The site will be open starting March 24 and run through April 30. The...

UNCW's Fisher Student Center.

UNCW announces returning testing requirements, other spring semester updates

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 17, 2021
With less than two weeks before the start of the spring 2021 semester, the university provided further details regarding the upcoming semester through a Jan. 8 email. 
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis watches Seminole County resident Gloria Calderone receive the Moderna vaccine for the COVID-19 coronavirus during a press conference touting the expanded rollout of the state vaccination program, at Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 in Longwood, Florida.

NC rolls out phased COVID-19 vaccine plan

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 5, 2021

With two coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines rolled out across the United States and several others nearing the final stages before emergency authorization, states like North Carolina have announced the order...

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts after signing an executive order following his remarks on his health care policies on Thursday, September 24, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trump's trip to North Carolina marks his fifth time in the state within the last 30 days.

Second COVID relief package passes

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 2, 2021
After several months of negotiations and delays due to a lack of bipartisanship between Democrats and Republicans, a second coronavirus (COVID-19) relief package passed on Dec. 21. 
Starting Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. NC will move into a modified stay at home order.

NC moves into a modified stay at home order

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor December 11, 2020

At a press conference on Dec. 8, North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper announced that starting Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. the state will move into a modified stay-at-home order. This order will remain in effect...

COVID testing site at UNCW.

UNCW provides more information regarding spring return COVID-19 testing

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor December 8, 2020

On Dec. 7, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) sent an email to all students, faculty and staff providing more details about the required coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for residential students returning in the spring.  UNCW...

NC remains in Phase 3 and expands mask mandate

NC remains in Phase 3 and expands mask mandate

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 28, 2020

While the U.S. continues to tackle and brace the coronavirus (COVID-19) as the colder winter months are nearing, North Carolina will remain in the “Safer at Home” Phase 3. On Nov. 23, North Carolina’s...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

SGA 11/17 meeting recap: Senate passes several items of legislation

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 20, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) met for the final time this semester and they introduced and voted on several items of legislation including an appropriations bill, a statue amendment and a floor...

UNCW students study by the fountain.

Faculty Senate’s decides against pass/fail for the fall 2020 semester

Hannah Horowitz, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

The Faculty Senate, the legislative body of the faculty, reconvened on Nov. 10 to discuss a number of items relating to the fall 2020 semester, including the policy on pass/fail. Several UNC System Schools...

A sign on UNCW's campus detailing when masks should be worn.

UNCW releases details for winter break and spring return

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 12, 2020

With the end of the semester only a few weeks away, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) is preparing for what the spring will look like as the coronavirus (COVID-19) is still prevalent in the US. On Nov. 6 Chancellor...

Gracie Hocart, one of the print shop's student workers.

The reality of student workers during COVID-19

Kassie Bild, Contributing Writer November 3, 2020

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic work and employment has been hectic and ever-changing. Many workers were laid-off, furloughed and countless are unemployed to this day. Yet, some have been lucky...

COVID-19 testing site at UNCW.

UNCW collaborating with the local health department to host a COVID-19 testing site

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor October 31, 2020
In an email sent out by the university on Oct. 23, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) announced they are collaborating with the New Hanover County Health Department to host a free coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site. 
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