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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Shamar Crosby

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Shamar Crosby

The semester is going pretty well; I’ve only had two classes so far but they seem to be alright. I’m just going to press through like I always do and hope for the best. My major is theater and my minor is journalism, so hopefully after I graduate I can use those. This semester I […]

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Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

This is one of the easiest pasta dishes I know. Perfect for a simple date night, this five ingredient, five step recipe allows all the satisfaction of a nice dinner while accommodating a college budget. It serves about 2-3 and only takes about 25 minutes total cooking time. Ingredients 2 Boneless skinless chicken breasts Salt […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Siarra Scott

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Siarra Scott

“For Thanksgiving this year I will be with my dad’s side in Holly Springs. My mom is from Costa Rica and my dad is from Jamaica. Because I have a blended family we usually alternate where we go every day. We don’t eat the traditional Thanksgiving foods, except mac and cheese, I can eat that […]

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Make Your Voice Heard

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Make Your Voice Heard

You have seen the advertisements. You have heard the countless celebrity endorsements. By now you know that this may be the most important election of our lifetime, but what does all this really mean? Why is your single vote important? This election is revolutionary for one pretty obvious reason. Either we will have the first […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: meet Audrey Rankins

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: meet Audrey Rankins

“I chose to volunteer in this election because I wanted to help support my candidates. I am a Democrat, so that is the party I am campaigning for. This is a pretty unique election where a lot of people have an unfavorable opinion of both sides. But it’s still important to vote because in my […]

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NC State Fair Must Do’s

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
NC State Fair Must Do’s

Since its birth in 1986, the North Carolina State Fair has welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the state. For a small admission fee, one can get on rides, eat exotic foods, listen to live music and even see some animals. The fair is a unique experience that brings people together from all […]

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Take a fake-cation to take the stress away

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Take a fake-cation to take the stress away

It’s about that time in the semester where time seems to stand still. The warm sun-filled days are transforming into dark, dreary fall weather. Classes are ramping up in preparation for midterms and things generally kind of suck right now. It can be hard to ignore that overwhelming urge to count down the days until […]

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Interviews 101

| September 16, 2016 | 1 Comment
Interviews 101

After weeks of sending in resumes and asking for references, you finally get that holy grail of emails, an interview. The final step before achieving that well deserved job. But before the interview it’s important to adequately prepare. Remember, there is no such thing as too much research. Make sure you know who the owners […]

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Storytime: A freshman reflection

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Storytime: A freshman reflection

After completing my first year here at UNC Charlotte, I have learned so much. Gone is the naïve girl excited about getting out of the house. In her place stands a resourceful, savvy, more aware person. I believe that college is not just about taking classes and memorizing facts, it’s about learning who you are […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Billy Pickens

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Billy Pickens

“My adventures started in 4th grade when my uncle moved from Sacramento to Charlotte. I always wondered what is it was like being in the car for more than two or three days so that inspired me to want to travel. I asked my dad what’s it like out there, and my dad said how […]

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Five reasons why you should climb Crowders Mountain

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five reasons why you should climb Crowders Mountain

If you haven’t been to Crowders Mountain yet, you are missing out on a treat. Located about an hour from campus, Crowders Mountain offers a variety of hiking trails that are free and open to the public. Here are some reasons you should get out and make the trek. It’s a great workout Everyone wants […]

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The Final Four: Spring Semester

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Final Four: Spring Semester

Finals Looming over us like a thick black cloud, the dread of finals is almost among us. The all-day study sessions, the nights spent locked in the library, weekends becoming solid chunks of uninterrupted cram time. But finals are a necessary evil in order to earn class credits. If you start studying around late March […]

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5 Reasons why you should try online dating

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 Reasons why you should try online dating

It’s less pressure No matter what age you are first dates are hard. Especially blind dates where you’ve never met or talked to the person before. With online dating there’s no pressure to meet up, you’re just talking and getting to know the person. That way you can figure out if it is someone worth […]

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4 ways to spice up your room

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
4 ways to spice up your room

Dorm rooms all start out the same, but that doesn’t mean they have to stay that way. Here are a few simple tips to transform your space from drab to fab. Hang some lights Christmas lights are an inexpensive way to brighten up your dorm. They sell for eight to 20 dollars online and last […]

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Make extra money with Mary Kay

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Make extra money with Mary Kay

Are you a savvy, enthusiastic woman looking to make some extra cash? Why not become a part of a four billion dollar corporation. Over three million woman have become Mary Kay consultants worldwide. This unique opportunity allows woman from all different backgrounds to make connections, buy and sell make up and trade beauty secrets. This […]

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Five reasons why February is the best month

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five reasons why February is the best month

You’re starting to see progress The New Year new me health craze has just about died down, and if you’ve stuck with a workout plan, you are finally starting to see results. Perhaps you’ve lost a few pounds or you’re starting to see that belly flattening out. Around the middle of the month, all of […]

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The ABCs of dealing with stress

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
The ABCs of dealing with stress

Even though it’s the beginning of the semester, stress can begin to pile up as responsibilities grow. Between school, work and social involvements, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and want to call it quits. Here are some tricks and tips to help you combat the stress of life as a student. Adjusting your routine can […]

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Five reasons why you should keep your resolutions

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five reasons why you should keep your resolutions

1. Because You Made them We all have been there, that mid-March realization that our well wished New Year’s resolutions are falling short. No matter how hard you try you just can’t seem to get motivated. With all of the fad diet commercials and gym promotions dying out, it’s easy to fall off the wagon […]

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Five reasons why you should eat lunch alone

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five reasons why you should eat lunch alone

A Chance to Relax We live in such a fast paced society that there’s hardly any time to stop and take a breath. When’s the last time you honestly just took a step back and relaxed? If you’re like most busy students then it’s been a while. Sitting by yourself can provide the perfect opportunity […]

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The annual 5K Blacklight run

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
The annual 5K Blacklight run

On Saturday Oct. 17, the 1N3 Foundation hosted their annual 5k to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network. The Blacklight Run was held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and the turnout was phenomenal. Hundreds of runners came out to support the event dressed in their neon headbands and tutu’s.  These weren’t professional athletes, the track […]

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