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Wilmington’s evolving title as the Hollywood of the East


Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 3, 2020

It is the mid-1980s and Erika Edwards is lining and setting up her friends, sisters and stuffed animals as she puts together another mini short film with her family's enormous VHS video recorder that she had to beg her parents to use.   Since college, Edwards has been writing and directing films. Onc...

The Seahawk staff’s picks of 2019

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Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

December 30, 2019

The decade is coming to an end and The Seahawk's staff is here to recount their favorites bits of 2019. We all sat down and came up with our favorite pieces of media and moments from this year, recommended to you so maybe you can catch up with the best of 2019 before the spring semester starts. Favorite ...

Apple TV+: Is it worth streaming?

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Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

November 7, 2019

Welcome to the age of streaming! It was only a matter of time before Apple, the world's biggest tech company, developed its own streaming platform to try to reach the ranks of Netflix, Hulu and Prime Video. And with Disney launching its new platform soon, along with a host of other streaming options ...

The best of September TV

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Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

October 6, 2019

September was a packed month of television premieres, but these shows stood out for their innovative techniques and storytelling. "Undone" A young woman suffers a near-death experience, triggering time-bending powers that will help her solve her father’s death. And it is animated. Sound far-fetche...

Views from abroad: A call for more diverse TV

Views from abroad: A call for more diverse TV

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 4, 2019

‘Ello lads and lassies and welcome to another edition of “Views from abroad.” This week I am spilling the tea – hopefully not the actual hot tea I am drinking right now – on the issue of diversification of popular TV and Netflix series. More often than not, when I flip on the TV or Netflix, the shows...

OPINION: To watch or not to watch: 13 Reasons Why season 2

OPINION: To watch or not to watch: 13 Reasons Why season 2

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

June 20, 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 ...

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