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Women’s History Month 2019: How far we have come, and how far we have to go

Photo credit: Paras Griffin from TNS

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor

March 8, 2019

Women’s History Month correlates with International Women’s Day on March 8 and this year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter. The theme encourages people to seek and eliminate gender bias and inequality while celebrating women’s achievements.

2018 Midterms – Democrats take the House, Republicans look to the Senate

Christine Giroux exits the voting booth at Transit Town Hall Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Sibley County, Minn. The curtains, an ode the American flag, were sewn by a past election official. (Leila Navidi/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Tyler Newman, News Editor

November 8, 2018

The United States midterm elections were held on Nov. 6 across the nation, with many eager voters waiting in long lines and dodging adverse weather conditions to cast their ballot and make their voice heard. A record 113 million were estimated to have shown up to vote this year, the first midterm...

Federal government holds offshore drilling meeting in NC

A line of off-shore oil rigs in the Santa Barbara Channel near the Federal Ecological Preserve en route to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in March 2015.

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor

February 28, 2018

In early January, the Trump administration announced that it would widely expand offshore drilling operations along the coastline of the United States. That announcement has been met with both praise and opposition from many individuals and organizations across the country. North Carolina Governor...

Trump’s State of the Union address: A call for unity

Trump's State of the Union address: A call for unity

Kristen Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018

Editor’s Note: Kristen Rodriguez is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Political Science with a minor in International Relations. Kristen is a staff writer for The Seahawk and writes many of the pieces featured in Political Perspectives. All opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the au...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news. The Paradise Papers A massive new release from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) have revealed 13.4 million docume...

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...

Trump tackles opioid crisis

Veronica Wernicke, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is a staff writer 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 sent via...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017

Kim Jong-un vs. Trump In the latest war of words between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and United States President Donald Trump, the former issued a direct statement regarding the latter following President Trump’s speech at the United Nations on Sept. 19, 2017. The statement from Kim Jong-u...

Donald Trump and professionalism on Twitter

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Editor’s Note: Sean W. Cooper is a sophomore at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies. He is a staff writer for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Staff writer Sean W. Cooper can be found on Twitter @SWWCoop. All suggestions or inquires may be sent via...

Two more nails in Trump’s coffin

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Newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci answers questions about the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer during a press briefing on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

August 5, 2017

On July 21, President Trump fired his divisive communications director Sean Spicer and appointed Anthony Scaramucci, founder of the investment firm SkyBridge Capital, to fill the position.  The president urged Spicer to remain in the White House as its press secretary; however Spicer declined leaving...

The WatchHawk: Week three of Trump’s administration

U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe depart the White House on Feb. 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

February 12, 2017

Travel ban gets bannedAfter vast controversy surrounding the travel ban he instated, President Trump has been struck down for the approval of the ban. On Thursday, Feb. 9, three federal judges refused to reenact the Trump administration’s travel ban. President Trump did not accept the news lightly. Shor...

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