Hailey Turpin

Hailey Turpin

Hailey Turpin is a Junior Communication Studies Major with a Public Relations Track and an English Minor. Hailey has worked for the paper for her entire secondary education career. She enjoys coffee, everything lifestyle related and sleeping. Hailey is also a member if Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity.

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Down to the Islands

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Down to the Islands

Over the summer, I vacationed in the central and well-known tourist traps of the south, Myrtle Beach. Even with the thousands of activities located on the grand strand and not too crowded beaches, my family has been vacationing there for over 30 years. In recent years, we have taken one day trips to other locations […]

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Self Help: Dealing with mental illnesses in college

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Self Help: Dealing with mental illnesses in college

We all know that college is hard. From the grades, to the social time AND trying to keep your mental and physical health up to par, it can get really difficult to maintain. There are the highs, lows, the highest of the highs and the lowest of the lows. But no matter what we do […]

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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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