Hailey Turpin

Hailey Turpin is a sophomore Communication Studies major with a Public Relations track. Her major accomplishment in life are her self-published children’s book, Skipper the Circus Dog, and meeting Luke Kuechly. In five years, Hailey hopes to be working for a PR firm in Charlotte, have another published novel, married and have a golden retriever named Roosevelt. Hailey enjoys journaling, large amounts of coffee and traveling the world. She is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity here at UNC Charlotte and her inspiration is Leslie Knope.

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Humans of UNCC Meet: Kam Fitzgibbons

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Kam Fitzgibbons

I’m in the women’s and gender studies learning community and we do a lot of activism projects, we work for equality in charlotte and globally. We just finished a project this past weekend, we are doing this thing where we partner up with this program called girls rock and we work with young girls and […]

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Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

If you find yourself in uptown Charlotte and want a good brewsky and comfort food, this is the place for you. Rock Bottom Brewery, located on the corner of North Tryon and W 7 st., is a local tavern with its own brewery and restaurant combination that serves craft beers and pub-style food. This is […]

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Cinnamon Brown sugar pancakes

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cinnamon Brown sugar pancakes

Ingredients: Pancake mix (make as directed) 1 ½ tsp. Vanilla extract Brown sugar as needed 1 tsp. Cinnamon or Cinnamon Sugar Make pancake mix as directed. Most mixes require 2 cups of dry pancake mix and water (if your specific mix requires more dry mix, you may want to add morecinnamon). Add cinnamon or cinnamon […]

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5 reasons why you should donate your hair (if you can)

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 reasons why you should donate your hair (if you can)

This is liberation at it’s finest As we take the time to acknowledge certain societal norms around women’s (and men’s) hair, we come to the ideas of long flowing hair is a beauty standard. But is it something to be tested? This week, I challenged my physical, emotional and mental well-being as I cut 12 […]

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Motivation, Motivation, Motivation

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Motivation, Motivation, Motivation

It’s that time of the year again when motivation is at its lowest around college campuses. Students are drained from midterms, skipping more and more classes and are trying to figure out how to pass a class with the least amount of effort. But this time is crucial for a successful semester, so how do […]

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The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad

We’ve all had those bad days. Spilt coffee on your new shirt, missed the bus or forgot to finish an assignment before the due date. Now what I’m talking about are the days that come once every blue moon; where you feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders and it’s […]

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Six super easy Halloween costumes

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
Six super easy Halloween costumes

Halloween is getting close! This means, that if you haven’t gotten a costume yet because of procrastination– which most of us are guilty of – You need one now! If you are like most students, studying, work and a life can prevent you from going ‘all out’ this Halloween with a super detailed costume. In this […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Carlos Campos

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Carlos Campos

“In my family, they’re very Catholic, so they don’t like it…In Nicaragua, if I wanted to do Halloween, I would go to a club wearing a costume. The clubs are decorated just for the week of Halloween and they have costume contests, but it’s more for older people. We don’t trick or treat, we don’t […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Alexis Widemon, Kris Long, Robbie Miller, Bri-Anna Lewis and Kristine Slade

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Alexis Widemon, Kris Long, Robbie Miller, Bri-Anna Lewis and Kristine Slade

“The big point today during this demonstration was to show the higher-ups that hey we have a voice, we are not going anywhere and we are a vital part of this campus. We do a lot of things on this campus as a black community, we hold so many positions. Without us here you would […]

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The truth about calorie counting

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
The truth about calorie counting

We know that losing weight or getting in shape is hard. From watching what we eat to attempting to work out, it can be very tough to shed pounds. We think that if we watch what we eat and regulate our daily food intake we will instantly lose weight and have the perfect body we […]

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The do’s and don’ts of studying: Making the most of your time

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
The do’s and don’ts of studying: Making the most of your time

As finals slowly start to creep up on college students, tension and stress grow to extreme levels and can really take a toll on our mental and physical health. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Making the most of your time and studying the right way can drastically improve your grade and mental […]

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Leaving the nest

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Leaving the nest

As we grow into the people we are supposed to be and leave home to attend school or work, we might see the dream was not be everything we had first intended. We are stuck learning about things we have never had to do and often find ourselves frustrated about the world around us. Sure, […]

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Three options for a happy Valentine’s Day

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Three options for a happy Valentine’s Day

Every year on Feb. 14, we celebrate the day of love all around the world. The day of love is the number one holiday for chocolate sales and is a day known for its full dedication to love. Whether you spend your day with your significant other, wife/husband or with friends, this day has many […]

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Storytime: The most important love language

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Storytime: The most important love language

As a 16 year old girl, obsessed with boys who didn’t pay attention to her and thought no one would love her, I spent my days worrying about people who didn’t care about me. I ran after too many guys who I thought would give me the time of day, when in return sent me […]

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Worth the distance

| December 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
Worth the distance

When you think of long distance relationships, most people usually put up a red flag and are against of the idea, especially in college. Why would you want to waste your time on someone you can’t even see all the time? Always keeping in touch via text and skype and constantly worrying about if they […]

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A day of giving thanks

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
A day of giving thanks

As we draw towards the thanksgiving season, we reminisce on years past spent with family members, plan for the big dinner and reconnect with our loved ones. We gather with our loved ones around the dinner table and pass out food while we discuss what we are thankful for. But how did it all start? […]

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The truth about stress and mental health in college

| November 10, 2015 | 1 Comment
The truth about stress and mental health in college

In 2013, anxiety and depression were surveyed as the top mental illnesses on college campuses, according to the American Psychological Association. 41.6 percent of students surveyed showed signs of severe anxiety and 36.4 percent showed symptoms of depression. Psychologists see numbers growing in cases of reported mental health issues and still continue to do work […]

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Help! I’m addicted to Netflix

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Help! I’m addicted to Netflix

We all have faced the choice between watching the next “Grey’s Anatomy” or “Narcos” episode and finishing up that paper that’s due tomorrow. I bet at least once we have all made the decision to watch the rest of the season, with little motivation to do homework. We are later filled with regret, guilt and […]

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Trick or treat: methods to make your Halloween more memorable

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Trick or treat: methods to make your Halloween more memorable

Halloween is a time of fall weather, all things creepy and mountains of candy. From carving pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns to visiting a haunted house, the night is to be enjoyed with freaky fun and ghastly frights. Halloween, or All Hallows’ Eve, was derived from the Celtic festival of Samhain that was celebrated over 2,000 years […]

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The college guide to traveling

| September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
The college guide to traveling

With the hustle and bustle of college life, finding time to explore new places can be challenging. From classes to social life and everything in between, college can be tedious. When it’s time to take a break or just get away, we have the perfect college bucket-list of places you should visit— both local and […]

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