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Matt Talone and Sabrina Balent elected as 2020-2021 SGA president and VP

2020-2021 SGA VP Sabrina Balent and Preisdent Matt Talone.
May 16, 2020

Every year UNC Wilmington students are given the opportunity to vote for the next school year's upcoming Student Government Association student body president and vice president.  On April 13, 2020, Matt...

56 Seahawk athletes set to graduate

Kep Brown (36) during UNCW's matchup against Coastal Carolina at Brooks Field on March 26, 2019.
May 8, 2020

WILMINGTON — Despite adversity faced due to COVID-19, UNC Wilmington athletes still found the focus to finish the 2019-2020 academic year strong. 14 of UNCW's 18 athletic teams boast at least one...

The sustainability of online classes

An online zoom lecture from my ENG-210/Mythology class.
May 4, 2020

When coronavirus' (COVID-19) impending danger to the U.S. became ever clearer during UNC Wilmington’s spring break, the university quickly prepared and sent out the message that we would be switching...

Seahawks add three to 2020-21 roster

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Siddle adds three big recruits to the UNCW program
April 25, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington head coach Takayo Siddle has been hot on the recruiting trail since his tenure in the Port City began on March 13. Recruiting has been key for the Seahawk program since the...

Linssen enters transfer portal

Marten Linssen attempts to go up for a shot during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.
April 11, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington's Marten Linssen has announced that he plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal heading into next season's action. The sophomore averaged 10.5 points and 4.6 rebounds per game...

UNCW to offer pass/fail class grading, prorated housing and dining refunds

Coronavirus Update: UNCW to offer pass/fail class grading and adjusted housing & dining refunds. Photo by Caitlyn Dark, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
April 8, 2020

The third week of a semester abruptly shifted online has begun with some comforting news for students. Last week, UNC Wilmington announced two major policies to assist students impacted by the situation...

Jajuan Carr commits to UNCW

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Pender standout Jajuan Carr announced his commitment to play at UNCW last week
March 28, 2020

WILMINGTON — After much consideration of the offers forwarded to him, Pender High School's Jajuan Carr seriously considered sitting out a year of college basketball while attending prep school. That...

UNCW baseball players respond to coronavirus

The UNCW baseball team before its matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020
UNCW baseball players respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and how it has affected them along with athletes throughout the country
March 25, 2020

WILMINGTON – It was the bottom of the ninth with two runners on base. UNC Wilmington and East Carolina were deadlocked at two apiece as Seahawk catcher Matt Suggs settled into the batter’s box. As...

Spring 2020 commencement ceremonies postponed; regalia still available

Coronavirus update: Spring 2020 commencement ceremonies postponed; regalia still available.  Photo by McElspeth from Pixabay, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
March 20, 2020

UNC Wilmington students have been dealt another unfortunate blow to their college experience. Yesterday morning, the university announced via campus-wide email that Spring 2020 commencement ceremonies...

Dining out ban, university updates and COVID-19 in New Hanover

Coronavirus Update: Dining out ban, university updates, and COVID-19 in new Hanover County. Photo my Caitlyn Dark, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
March 19, 2020

On Tuesday afternoon, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order for all restaurants and bars in N.C. to close to dine-in guests, though delivery and take-out options are still allowed. This...

Guest lecturer speaks on hidden truths of slavery

Dr. Paul E. Lovejoy (left) and Dr. Booksie S. Harrington (right) -- both members of the Harriet Tubman Institute at York University -- embrace each other onstage after Lovejoy’s presentation “Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa” the evening of March 5 at UNCW’s Randall Library.
March 18, 2020

The unspoken truths of slavery — African complicity, its place in the creation of the modern world and the personal stories of those enslaved — must be brought to light, said the founding director...

On-campus residences to be vacated following new coronavirus guidelines

Coronvirus Update: On-campus housing to be vacated. Photo by Travis Stoker, graphic by Lauren Wessell.
March 17, 2020

While many students are looking to get back to some sense of normalcy with their college routine, some will face even more hurdles. Earlier this afternoon, UNC Wilmington announced it would be vacating...

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