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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...

View looking down Chancellor's walk at UNCW.

UNCW mourning the loss of Carly Rae Baron

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 2, 2020
At a Halloween gathering this past weekend, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) PCOM junior Carly Rae Baron was shot and later passed away from her injuries, according to reports from WWAY.
Jake Boggs attempts to grab a rebound during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

UNCW to play in Asheville’s MTE tournament

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor November 2, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington’s men’s basketball team will take part in the Mako Medical Asheville Classic on Nov. 27-28, 2020, at UNC Asheville's Kimmel Arena. The Seahawks will be joined by Troy,...

The Greenhouse and garden operated on UNCW's campus.

Sustainability office working on climate resilience and action plan

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor November 2, 2020
In Sept. UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Office of Sustainability announced the university’s first-ever climate resilience and action plan.
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. 
The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

SGA 10/27 meeting recap: DACA, Swipes for Seahawks and COVID-19

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor October 30, 2020
During their weekly meeting, the Student Government Association’s (SGA) swore in and filled in their final freshman class senator.
UNC System host town halls discussing race and equity

UNC System host town halls discussing race and equity

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor October 28, 2020
On Oct. 27 the UNC System held its first of two town halls for respective students to discuss race and equity. These open forums were a follow up to a previous survey they had sent across campuses to get a better feel of the climate of race and equity at various UNC System universities.
The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

SGA 10/20 meeting recap: SGA discusses parking, POD gouging and DACA

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor October 23, 2020
At their weekly meeting, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed various updates across UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) campus.
Karen Barefoot calls out signals to her team in a UNCW women's basketball game during the 2017-2018 season.

Head coach Karen Barefoot not participating in UNCW women’s basketball Media Day

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor October 20, 2020

WILMINGTON – With its annual Media Day set to be held this Thursday, Oct. 22, Head Coach for UNC Wilmington’s women’s basketball Karen Barefoot will not take part in the event. Instead, “Interim...

Transferring to the Dub: Megan Stanley

Transferring to the Dub: Megan Stanley

Leah Sherrell, Humans of the Dub - Assistant Editor October 18, 2020

Where did you transfer from? Why did you transfer to UNCW?   I transferred because Wake Tech is a community college which only offers two year programs. I didn’t think two years of school would...

The UNCW men's and women's swimming and diving teams gather after their respective wins over Old Dominion on Saturday, Oct. 14.

UNCW swimming and diving team experiences COVID-19 outbreak

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor October 13, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington’s swimming and diving team reported a cluster of seven COVID-19 cases on Monday, Oct. 12. The report marks the second outbreak amongst UNCW Athletics; the first coming exactly...

Devontae Cacok (15) attempts a free throw during UNCW's matchup with Northeastern on Feb. 14, 2019

Cacok’s Championship

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor October 13, 2020

WILMINGTON – Devontae Cacok and the Los Angeles Lakers watched the purple and gold confetti rain from the heavens above late Sunday night, Oct. 11, after a convincing 106-93 victory over the Miami Heat....

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