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    UNC Board of Governors Committee moves to eliminate DEI policy

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    BSU protest against the new UNC DEI policy change

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    REDdress demonstration outside of Randall Library

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    SGA looks to implement universal 10-point grading scale

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    Q&A with 2024-2025 school year student body president and student body vice president

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    ​​COVID cluster or electrical fire?

  • Biden-Harris administration hosts roundtable to discuss the experiences of two womens pregnancies post the overturn of Roe v. Wade in 2022 (Courtesy of the Biden Campaign).


    Biden Campaign sits down with student journalists to discuss abortion rights

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    UNCW invests in new expansion to Randall Library

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    Community, isolation and politics: The mental health of queer students at UNCW

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    Dredging on Wrightsville Beach coming to a close

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 A recycling symbol on a blue recycling bin. (Sigmund/

UNCW Recycling enters Campus Race to Zero Waste Competition

Grace Lanham, News Editor April 9, 2024

Throughout the month of March, UNCW’s Recycling Services participated in the Campus Race to Zero Waste Electronic Recycling Competition, a North American collaborative in partnership with the National...

Directors in Q&A session. (Samantha Hill/The Seahawk)

Eighteenth annual UNCW Reel Teal Film Festival

Samantha Hill, Marketing Manager April 7, 2024

Film enthusiasts, creators and students gathered in Lumina Theater on March 16 to view the final selected films for viewing and judging at UNCW’s annual Reel Teal Film Festival. Flicker Film Society...

People walk with You belong signs at a Pride month protest. (Adiden Craver/

Community, isolation and politics: The mental health of queer students at UNCW

Hannah Markov, Staff Writer March 20, 2024

  Editor’s Note: I was heading to class in Morton Hall and on my usual walk to class, I see on the blackboard that stands in the hallway “a student at N.C. State committed suicide,...

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OP-ED: Flocking together

Jamie Leigh Royal, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

Welcome back, Seahawks. It is becoming a UNCW tradition to begin each semester with some sort of natural disaster that involves heavy rain, high wind gusts and tornado threats. Despite the chaos,...

Elijah Jacob Donato’s arrest photo. (New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office)

BREAKING NEWS: UNCW student arrested on multiple sex crime charges while babysitting

Nate Mauldin, Photography Editor September 29, 2023

21-year-old Elijah Jacob Donato was arrested Thursday, Sept. 28 on two counts of 1st Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and two counts of Taking Indecent Liberties with Children. According to the university,...

Student loan payments will resume Oct. 1, following a more than three year pause on interest and payments. Interest rates already resumed on Sept. 1. (Kenny Eliason via Unsplash)

Student loan payments to resume in October

Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2023

After a three-year pause on student loan payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, loan payments and interest accumulation will resume Oct. 1. Students are now expected to resume making their monthly loan...

UNCW Cross Country hosts its Beach Blast Tournament. (Brandon Sans/UNCW)

UNCW XC crushes Beach Blast

Ryan Wiener, Sports Editor September 27, 2023

The UNCW cross country program recently hosted the Wilmington Beach Blast cross country tournament on Sept. 8. There were eight men’s teams and six women's teams in the competition. Overall, the...

From left, Dean Stephanie Caulder of the College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, Dean Jack Watson II of the College of Health and Human Services and Dean Ronald Vetter of College of Science and Engineering. Both Caulder and Vetter will serve as founding deans of their respective colleges following the separation of the College of Arts and Sciences in July 2023. (UNCW)

New Year, New Deans: A look into the 2023-2024 school year

Grace Lanham, News Editor September 27, 2023

UNCW introduces four new deans for the 2023 school year, representing the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), the College of Science and Engineering, the College of Humanities, Social Sciences,...

UNCW Womens Golf team scores a tournament win at the Golfweek Fall Challenge at the Caledonia Golf and Fish Club on September 12, 2023. (Brandon Sans/

Men’s and women’s golf teams win their respective tournaments

Ryan Wiener, Sports Editor September 24, 2023

The Men’s Golf team began the season by finishing first place overall in the Gopher Invitational. The tournament was hosted by the University of Minnesota. The team finished under seven collectively....

UPD Police Chief Frank Brinkley began his position in March 2023 following his tenure as police chief at UNC School of the Arts, and police major at NC State University.

Chief Frank Brinkley begins tenure at UNCW

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2023

As the 2023-2024 school year begins, so does new chief Frank Brinkley’s tenure at UNCW. Following 29 years with former chief of police David Donaldson, the University Police Department (UPD) welcomed...

From left, Nolan Tabraham and Zach Shrock helped the Seahawks sweep the weekend series. (UNCW Hockey via Instagram)

UNCW Hockey team wins weekend series against High Point University

Ryan Wiener, Sports Editor September 12, 2023

The UNCW Seahawks Ice Hockey team took on High Point University (B) in two separate matches on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9. The game on Friday was the first game of the season, so the environment...

The UNCW Ice Hockey team kick off their first game of the season.

UNCW Ice Hockey season preview

Ryan Wiener, Sports Editor September 9, 2023

The UNCW Ice Hockey season is kicking off this Friday, Sept. 8, at 10 p.m. The game will be held at the Wilmington Icehouse as the Seahawks face off against High Point University. To begin, there are...

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