As a photo journalist with more than 2 months experience, he’s worked with The Charlotte Observer, Alternative Press, Fueled by Ramen, CLTure.org, and himself. Currently attending the University of North Carolina at Charlotte obtaining a BS BA in Management Information Systems with a Minor in Religious Studies.
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The Department of Dance presents a Spring Concert in Anne R. Belk Theater in Robinson Hall. Among the works on the program is Suite Otis, choreographed by the Tony Award-winning choreographer George Faison. Faison is a former dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the choreographer of more than two dozen Broadway musicals, including The Wiz, […]
Founded as a community-based organization in 2006 and integrated into the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2010, the Alliance provides faculty, students and the community with opportunities for research and education on women’s policy issues. The Alliance fosters increased collaborations between community members and UNC Charlotte; enhances public knowledge of its educational opportunities and services, and increases […]
Beneath the lights of Jerry Richardson Stadium fans gathered around to watch Charlotte football back in action in the fourth annual spring game. Full recap here: http://ninertimes.com/2016/04/spring-game-showcases-niners-potential/ Photos by Ben Coon.
The Department of Art & Art History joins the Levine Scholars Program and J. Murrey Atkins Library to present Nowhere | Now Here, a photographic exhibition documenting the Latin American community of a small town in North Carolina. The exhibition will be on display on the first floor of Atkins Library March 28-April 23. Organized […]
Several hundred students, friends, parents, members of the Greek community and UNC Charlotte faculty packed Halton Arena Friday, April 15 all to see the much anticipated Airband 2016. Sororities and fraternities performed elaborate themed dances ranging from Beetlejuice to a ‘90s decade tribute, The Lion King, Wizard of Oz, original themes and other beloved pop […]
It’s no secret we have a beautiful campus here at UNC Charlotte, and each season brings more appeal. Check out these springtime shots of campus! Trees start to bud and bloom. Some of the early blooming plants start. Temperatures can drop and cause unexpected frosts early on, sometimes causing damage to sensitive crops. Normally temperatures stay […]
On Friday April 8th the Campus Activities Board hosted their annual spring talent show. Hosted by Darren Brand and Tyler Does the showcased some of the best talent on campus including music, dance, art, and comedy. Photos by Chris Crews and Ashwin Ananthapadmanabhan.
The Charlotte 49ers tennis teams honored their four seniors, Tyler Baker, Jessica Pérez. Vikram Hundal, Jordi Massalle Ferrer, prior to their final regular-season home match of the year. The 49ers in total defeated Lenoir-Rhyne 14-0 for the men’s six and women’s third straight wins. Hundal and Ferrer gave the men a fast start in doubles. […]
Friday, April 8, the 49ers tennis programs and Zeta Tau Alpha hosted their Think Pink match to support breast cancer education and awareness. The (11-5) Charlotte 49ers mens tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over visiting Appalachian State for their fifth straight win. Jordi Massalle Ferrer picked up another historical win in both singles […]
The Rowe Arts Building houses three primary exhibition spaces: the Rowe ( Main & Upper ) Galleries and the Side Gallery. Each year exhibitions feature the work of regional, national, and international visiting artists, as well as work by students and faculty from the Department of Art & Art History. Graduating BFA students who have specialized […]
The Charlotte 49ers (13-16, 3-6 C-USA) defeated the Winthrop Eagles (16-13, 4-2 Big South) in Uptown Charlotte at BB&T Ballpark Tuesday night 7-1, behind dominant pitching and long balls from Logan Sherer and Drew Ober. Full recap here: http://ninertimes.com/2016/04/charlotte-vs-winthrop/ Photos by Ben Coon and Jared Allen.
The East Carolina women’s tennis team visited Charlotte in a non-conference matchup Thursday afternoon. The two teams played at the Charlotte Indoor Tennis Club due to the chance of thunderstorms. ECU on a three match losing streak hoped to steal one from the 49ers at home. Pirates got off to a quick start in the […]
The 49ers squared off against North Carolina State University at BB&T Ballpark Tuesday night in front of a lively crowd that reached almost 7,500 people, struggling to get on base and keep the Wolfpack off the bases, falling 7-1. Full recap here: http://ninertimes.com/?p=45306&preview=true Photos by Benjamin Robson and Maria Saenz.
Holi, also known as the festival of colors, is a Hindu tradition that celebrates love, community, and the arrival of spring. Holi represents various religious narratives that celebrate the triumph of good over evil. In one of these anecdotes, a prince named Prahlad refuses to obey his father, who commanded his subjects to worship him. Instead, […]
The Charlotte 49ers track and field teams closed out the 49er Classic on Saturday at the Belk Track and Field Center. The Niners closed out the three-day home meet with three first place finishes. Charlotte finished the day with 11 other Top-8 placings. The completed stats here: https://www.nmnathletics.com//pdf9/4650307.pdf Photos by Chris Crews and Leysha Caraballo.
“49ers season concludes with loss to Demon Deacons” – The Charlotte 49ers fell to the Demon Deacons in the final seconds of a first round matchup in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, 72-69. After pulling within one late in the fourth quarter, Wake Forest created a turnover on the 49ers final possession to seal their victory. […]
“Charlotte beats Wake Forest in walk-off fashion” – Bottom of the 9th, 2 outs, 2-2 pitch and Brett Netzer at the plate for the 49ers. That was the scenario created for the sophomore standout, belting a ball over the right field wall to beat Wake Forest 7-6 Wednesday night. Story here: http://ninertimes.com/2016/03/charlotte-beats-wake-forest-in-walk-off-fashion/ Photos by Maria Saenz and […]
The Charlotte women’s basketball team played the Dld Dominion Monarchs at the University of Alabama in the C-USA Conference on Wednesday. The Niners rallied late in the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to just 3 points, ultimately falling short 54 – 57 Photos by Benjamin Robson and Ben Coon
Men win against NCCU on the road: The Charlotte 49ers men’s tennis team (3-1) defeated North Carolina Central (0-4) on the road this past Sunday in a 7-0 victory. At the six spot Josh Aubrey received a walkover and Charlotte’s Orial Puig got the double bagel 6-0, 6-0 over NCCU Dillion Strepay. The team also […]
The Stop Mass Incarceration Network (SMIN) exists to stop the slow genocide of mass incarceration and all its consequences; racial profiling, a legal system that disproportionately impacts Blacks and Latinos, the police murder of our children, the criminalization of a generation, discrimination, widespread torture in prisons and treating those formerly incarcerated as less than full […]