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UNCW OneCard to switch to mobile application

On Nov. 2, the Student Government Association met to discuss changing the OneCard system from a physical card to a mobile ID.

According to director of Auxiliary Services Gino Galutera, the changes to OneCard will replace the physical card to a mobile ID allowing faculty, staff and students to have continued full range of transactions, including dining and building access. The planned changes to OneCard would allow users to add their OneCard to existing applications such as Apple Wallet and Google Pay.


REVIEW: 'Dopesick' gives faces to the opioid crisis 

OxyContin is a name that rings a bell in most Americans’ minds. It was the fuel to the fire that is the modern opioid crisis, a flame that Hulu’s recent miniseries “Dopesick” studies from all angles. Based on the nonfiction book by Beth Macy, the series gives an in-depth, personal look into the drug’s introduction to the Appalachia community.

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – After Trazarien White threw down a monstrous alley-oop lob from Mike Okauru with 1:43 remaining in regulation, one thing was for certain…

Teal Nation was alive and well on Thursday night.

“It (the crowd) has been crazy, and they say it gets crazier, so I’m just ready to see how crazy it can get,” White said.


With the start of a new semester, both new and returning on-campus students moved into their new housing assignments excited for an in-person experience, the first for some since the pandemic’s initial outbreak. The delta variant continues to threaten that hope, but campus life has persisted in spite of it, allowing a sense of normalcy to return to the college environment. However, an unexpected beast arose in this perfect storm of returners—namely, the wildly oversaturated parking situation on campus.

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Tales from Abroad: From South Korea to the States

Daomi Kim, a senior and international student here at UNCW, is an International Studies Major that spent most of her life in South Korea. From London to Singapore, Kim explored many wonderful cultures while living abroad. “In Singapore, I started to understand cultures, as my mother wanted me locked into more than one culture,” said Kim. With such an open mind, Kim’s mother did her best to introduce her children to the cultures of different countries. After starting an exchange program in the States, COVID-19 hit and made things quite difficult for Kim. Forcing her to take a semester off in 2019, Kim then headed back home to her family in South Korea. 
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