Jacob Baum

Jacob is a former UNC Charlotte SGA Class President and current member of the UNC Charlotte Student Government Organization. He is from Kernersville, NC and majoring in Political Science.

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2018 Campus Construction Update

| September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
2018 Campus Construction Update

UNC Charlotte is the fastest growing university in the UNC system, contributing to more than half of the system’s total growth since 2009. The University itself has almost doubled in enrollment in the past decade as well as added numerous on-campus facilities during that time. With the help of increased enrollment and a $90 million […]

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Haven49 remains untenable

| September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
Haven49 remains untenable

 Photos by Pooja Pasupula. Update Three, Sept. 25: The opening of Haven49 has been delayed a fifth time to Oct. 6. Owner Jay Williams told residents in an email, “…we now believe it is potentially unlikely that we will receive our Certificate of Occupancy before Sept. 29.” However, a construction worker on the project […]

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A solution to the parking pandemonium

| September 11, 2018 | 2 Comments
A solution to the parking pandemonium

Parking on campus is often a challenge according to students like sophomore Eli Medford (‘21) who has to commute each day to class. Medford described parking on campus as a “hunt for a parking space.” The challenge to find parking persists after UNC Charlotte has spent millions of dollars in the past decade to correct […]

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University mourns the loss of Polly Rogers

| May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
University mourns the loss of Polly Rogers

UNC Charlotte student Polly Rogers was riding a party bus to Uptown when she fell out of the emergency window and then was struck by two vehicles. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. Rogers recently celebrated her 20th birthday and was a sophomore. She was studying special education and was a member […]

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Parking permits prices will raise over next two years

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Parking permits prices will raise over next two years

This article has been updated to clarify that a 6 percent increase in parking permits was only a suggestion and the exact increase is undecided. In addition, PaTS will be adding a discount remote permit for North Deck in the fall 2018.  The Board of Trustees heard a conceptual plan at their April meeting to raise […]

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UNC Charlotte Foundation plans to open a UNC Charlotte-branded hotel

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte Foundation plans to open a UNC Charlotte-branded hotel

The UNC Charlotte Foundation has taken a significant step in the expansion of the university. A plan approved and funded by the UNC Charlotte Foundation has been released detailing a 226-room, full-service Marriott hotel with a three-meal full-service restaurant and a 15,000-square-foot conference center. A terraced pedestrian plaza links the light rail bridge on Tryon […]

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Niner Palooza: Free food, fun and so much more

| March 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Niner Palooza: Free food, fun and so much more

Niner Palooza will once again be coming to campus Monday, March 26. Niner Palooza is a series of events that gets students involved with the Student Government Association (SGA) annual spring elections, starting with a “Why Fair” and a session to meet and greet the candidates for the upcoming election, followed by the annual election […]

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Upcoming construction brings change to east campus

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Upcoming construction brings change to east campus

Changes will be coming to campus next spring, as part the university’s master plan. The long-term plan, which was developed by facilities management, the Office of the Chancellor and other leaders on campus, highlights major multi-million dollar projects that will improve the campus over the next decade or so. Part of that master plan included […]

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Moore and Sanford scheduled for demolition

| February 5, 2018
Moore and Sanford scheduled for demolition

The towers which helped lay the foundation of South Village will be demolished in the years to come. Moore Hall, after exactly 49 years of towering over the Charlotte campus, will close for demolition at the conclusion of the fall 2018 semester. Sanford Hall will be open for the entire 2018-19 academic year, but demolished […]

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