Angie Baquedano

Angie Baquedano is the Assistant Lifestyle Editor at Niner Times. She is close to completing her Creative Writing major and Journalism Minor as an Undergraduate and hopes to one day work for The National Geographic Society. When Angie isn’t swamped with homework or working her CNA job she can be found traveling, reviewing restaurants for Charlotte Food Adventures or taking up new hobbies such as painting with oil pastels (It changes depending on what inspires her that week).

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Jonathan Blandon

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Jonathan Blandon

“I’m not really a big fan of Valentine’s Day. Too many people “showing love” only on a certain day and fail to show the rest of the year. Now it’s also a day of friendship and I’m about that. Friendships are very important to me. I’m picky who I call a friend.”  

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Hudson Hall

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Hudson Hall

I believe health is the single most important factor to an individuals enjoyment of life. I’ve seen some of the richest people who are the most unhappy and some of the poorest with incredible happiness. Be mindful in life, in health and in respecting others. Change is slow and takes time but the only real revolution […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Yusuf Benallal

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Yusuf Benallal

I like to talk to almost everyone I come in contact with to get a feel if there is any sense of communication left and to lift someone’s spirits. I’ve noticed just saying hi and asking how was their day really changes their energy immediately.

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet John Tierney

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet John Tierney

“This year I decided I would have two new year’s resolutions and it came down to managing my money better and playing with my dog Dex more. His full name is Dexter and I absolutely love this dog. He’s a husky beagle mix and he’s very good with other dogs and people. I want to […]

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Restaurant Review: Kid Cashew

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: Kid Cashew

Hummus, Hummus, Hummus is the word! Perhaps it’s service, service, service too. Everything was perfect, and the hummus and service was fantastic. This was my second time stopping in at Kid Cashew, the new hip restaurant located in the heart of Dilworth that has everyone buzzing. I have to say it has been spot on […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet TJ Vlahos and Corbin Wilson

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet TJ Vlahos and Corbin Wilson

“My favorite thing about the holidays is all the decorations that get put up, everything looks so nice. I didn’t really ask for anything for Christmas just because I feel like I don’t really need anything, nothing’s a necessity. I hope it snows. I would really like to get some snow, I have family flying […]

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#NTDaysOfDecember

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
#NTDaysOfDecember

Get the scissors, a pen and your camera out because December is right around the corner and there is far too much to do in so little time. Here I’ve narrowed it down for you to 31 things to do this month. You can start by doing one a day, or if you’re prone to […]

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Restaurant Review: Fahrenheit

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: Fahrenheit

Two words: Mesmerizing View. Located on the 21st Floor of  Skye Condominiums; Fahrenheit will be your Instagram dream come true. There is indoor and outdoor seating, and the patio is the perfect picture-worthy setup. Apart from the fabulous and extensive views of the Queen City from this eclectic rooftop restaurant and bar, you can be […]

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What no one told you about Goldie Gate & The Bay Area

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
What no one told you about Goldie Gate & The Bay Area

You will never want to leave. I repeat you will never ever want to leave.  I can swear by this because it’s true, San Francisco is a beautiful magical place. If I weren’t handcuffed to UNC Charlotte until I graduate, my fall break adventure would have become my fall break forever. Okay so that was […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Bella Laurent

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Bella Laurent

“I graduate in December and I’m pretty nervous. I’ve been accepted into the Ohio State Masters Program so I’m really excited but again, nervous. I’m honestly not ready to adult. Well I am ready, but you know I’m bracing myself for the adult world with more responsibilities. One piece of advice for those still working […]

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All Hallows Eve

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
All Hallows Eve

Corn mazes, pumpkin patches, scary movies and candy galore this is what Halloween is all about. As a kid my parents used to love dressing my siblings and I up in fun costumes and taking us out trick-or-treating but as the years went by what was once harmless fun became forbidden to my brother, sister, […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Obianuju Obi

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Obianuju Obi

“The change is not only in the weather, but theres a change in mood; everyone is more happy and close-knit. The holidays are approaching, and everyone bundles up in their cute layers, and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING. After a whole season of heat strokes and long sweaty walks to class, it’s so refreshing to feel the […]

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Foodie Friday: Zen Fusion

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Zen Fusion

Gambas al Ajillo, remember that phrase, praise that phrase, and love that phrase because that is the name of one of the most delicious appetizers you will find at Zen Fusion. Zen Fusion is a fantastic Spanish and Asian restaurant located in Historic Dilworth. Spanish and Asian, I know it sounds crazy since they are […]

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Five reasons why you should abandon your comfort zone

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five reasons why you should abandon your comfort zone

My freshmen year of college was the fall of 2014 and at the beginning of it, I naively believed I had my life together, a wonderful boyfriend, financially stable and great friends. Boy, was I wrong, suddenly I was looking for a job to fund my ridiculous expenses, the friends I thought I had weren’t […]

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The 411 on relationships

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
The 411 on relationships

Relationships, relationships, relationships, what a scary yet, exciting term. Our world and our society are built upon relationships, but today I want to talk about romantic relationships specifically. At this point in our lives, a lot of us have been in a relationship or two and some of those may have been good and others […]

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Restaurant Review: The Midnight Diner

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: The Midnight Diner

Located on the outskirts of Uptown Charlotte, The Midnight Diner is the perfect spot for a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! The diner is open 24 hours a day, and there is always something there for everyone. There is an ample amount of parking but be warned that when it’s late at […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Andrew Marquis Hartis

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte:  Meet Andrew Marquis Hartis

“When asked what piece of advice I would give to someone I think I’d say I have two very important and essential pieces of advice that I’ve learned throughout my life. The first being, don’t put a lot of stock into what people think of you and the second is rely on yourself and yourself […]

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Places to visit over the summer in the U.S.

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Places to visit over the summer in the U.S.

  Summer is right around the corner everybody and it’s time to start planning trips to make your summer an eventful and memorable one! So here’s your guide to visiting places in the U.S. for people who can’t shell out 700+ dollars for a flight to Europe. Graceland, TN: Who doesn’t love Elvis? This is […]

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Restaurant Review: La Unica

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: La Unica

Tacos, quesadillas Mexican food galore! When looking for an authentic and unique place to have a bite to eat, head on over to La Unica in Harrisburg, nothing but a twelve-minute drive from Campus. The trip is more than worth it, for the service is fantastic and the food is phenomenal! I’ve been to La […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Angie Sirvas

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Angie Sirvas

“Growing up, I moved 19 times, lived in five different states and one U.S. territory. I also went to nine different grade schools. Change was a part of everyday life for a military family. I wouldn’t give up those memories and experiences for the world. At the time, I was angry and confused about all […]

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