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Young teen doing schoolwork at home after schools close due to the Coronavirus.

How Zoom classes affect our quality of life

Nicolas Ziccardi, Assistant Opinion Editor March 28, 2021

During the pandemic, many college students have had the luxury of continuing their education through safe and effective means with the proliferation of Zoom learning, which partially or fully replaced...

Zoom call with coffee.

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UNCW students share ways to manage another semester of online classes

Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer January 24, 2021

The COVID-19 virus has had a devastating effect on the world at large, forcing many institutions to find new ways of functioning to serve a secluded populous. Schools are one such institution that has...

Student facing the decision to take a gap year. Photo by Tim Guow

OPINION: Consider this before taking a gap year

Emma Sheeran, Opinion Editor October 30, 2020
Gap years are usually filled with traveling, experiential learning, and work experience. However, COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. Despite the drastic changes we’ve experienced as a result of the pandemic, students opting for gap years is at a record high. According to Fitch Ratings, the annual enrollment is expected to plummet 5-20% nationwide. The question is: Should you take a gap year during these unprecedented times?
Sign requiring face masks on campus.

OPINION: Online learning is impacting student experience

Hannah Horowitz, Contributing Writer October 11, 2020
“I think that the administrators put in thought for some online courses but not for others. I personally feel like they could have handled things much better by making a decision earlier on whether they were going all online or not,” says Madeline Miller, a UNCW sophomore. “If they made the decision earlier it could have given the teachers and students more time to prep for going online, which could have helped us have a more successful school year.”
Leadership Lecture Series: Ibram X. Kendi speaks about government policy and racism in America 

Leadership Lecture Series: Ibram X. Kendi speaks about government policy and racism in America 

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor September 26, 2020
UNC Wilmington kicked off their annual Leadership Lecture series this year with an appearance from Ibram X. Kendi, renowned author of the best-seller ‘How to Be an Antiracist” and historian. As per COVID-19 restrictions, the lecture took place via ZOOM on Sept. 23.
REVIEW: UNCW’s “Evening with Eric Andre”

REVIEW: UNCW’s “Evening with Eric Andre”

William Becker, Staff Writer September 6, 2020
If there’s something to be said about “An Evening With Eric Andre,” it felt like a really bad episode of the Joe Rogan Podcast and I mean that deeply and passionately. DJ Douggpound served as something of a moderator and sampler, while Eric Andre lazily answered questions from students asking for advice about how to deal with the stresses of COVID and becoming an entertainer.
An online zoom lecture from my ENG-210/Mythology class.

The sustainability of online classes

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor 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...

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