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Poverty strikes the Popp & Martin Student Union

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Poverty strikes the Popp & Martin Student Union

On Friday, Nov. 11, the Multicultural Resource Center hosted its annual poverty simulation in the Popp & Martin Student Union. Kimberly Turner, director of the Multicultural Resource Center, has been involved with the poverty simulation program for over two years. “The object of this experience is to sensitize participants to the day-to-day realities of life faced […]

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‘Sigh No More,’ music lovers

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
‘Sigh No More,’ music lovers

Photos by Benjamin Robson. North Carolina concert-goers have been experiencing the effects of the controversial state law known as HB2 or the “bathroom bill,” which is being criticized as ‘anti-LGBT.’ Although HB2 implements many policies, the new law is raising the most contention for stating that transgender people must use the bathroom of their birth […]

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Spring tree planting event offers ‘re-leaf’ from campus construction

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Spring tree planting event offers ‘re-leaf’ from campus construction

Around 150 trees were planted by faculty and student volunteers near the South Village Parking Deck April 5 during the Spring Tree Planting event put on by the UNC Charlotte Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (OWRR). This event is one of three events taking place in April being sponsored by the OWRR in celebration of Earth […]

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Magic Mike turns skeptics into believers

| March 20, 2016 | 1 Comment
Magic Mike turns skeptics into believers

There are very few things I can think of that are more frightening than trying to impress a room full of college students. And if I had to make a list titled “The Least Likely Things to Excite College Students,” magic would handily make the top three. And so I entered Cone Center and filled in […]

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Parade of Lights illuminates Ovens Auditorium

| February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Parade of Lights illuminates Ovens Auditorium

Neon lights radiate from the columns inside the concert hall at Ovens Auditorium, green fades to blue and then to purple creating a transfixing incandescent show while patrons fill the room. As concert-goers are guided to their seats, a vendor makes his way across the room, selling glow sticks of varying size and intricacy – […]

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