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Road rage evoked shooting at apartment complex near UNC Charlotte

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Road rage evoked shooting at apartment complex near UNC Charlotte

On Nov. 30, police were notified that there had been a shooting at 901 Place, an off-campus apartment complex located close to UNC Charlotte. They were informed that it was sparked by a highway altercation at about 4:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Pavillion Boulevard. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said they were unable to locate the victim […]

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UNC Charlotte students back out of petition against high parking costs

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte students back out of petition against high parking costs

Currently, the price of a parking pass for students, faculty, and staff for a full year at UNC Charlotte sells for a costly $450. The issue students have with the fee is that more often than not, there is extremely limited parking on campus and students are upset that they have paid for a place […]

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Veterans Day Ceremony held at UNC Charlotte

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Veterans Day Ceremony held at UNC Charlotte

The first campus-wide Veterans Day ceremony in recent memory was held in the Fretwell courtyard at 4 p.m. on Nov. 11. Director for Veteran’s Services David Vacchi introduced the simple ceremony. UNC Charlotte Chancellor Phillip Dubois gave a speech on the history of the impact of veterans in higher education dating back to World War […]

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Campus Safety Initiative growing in student involvement

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Campus Safety Initiative growing in student involvement

UNC Charlotte is committed to making sure students reside, commute and do all activities on a safe campus. The Campus Safety and Security Committee is responsible for upholding these safety standards. Secretary of Student Affairs Melissa Martin organized the Campus Safety Initiative this year. Martin works with campus safety and security committee as well as the police […]

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Student Pantry moves to new location

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Student Pantry moves to new location

The Niner Student Pantry will be opening this semester at its new location, 1224 John Kirk Drive. The pantry’s previous space was occupying an assistant professor’s office and since it was just an office, the space was too small to accommodate all of the needs of the pantry. This also meant that there was very limited […]

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UNC Charlotte holds 23rd annual Earth Day Festival

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte holds 23rd annual Earth Day Festival

With music played on wooden instruments by skilled musicians, earth-friendly activities and countless ways to learn about saving the earth, Wednesday, April 22 marked UNC Charlotte’s 23rd annual Earth Day Festival. The festival was comprised of roughly 30 vendors which set up tables on campus between the COED and CCHS buildings. The vendors, such UNC […]

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UNC Charlotte to host Take Back the Night, honors and remembers victims of sexual assault, domestic violence

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte to host Take Back the Night, honors and remembers victims of sexual assault, domestic violence

This Wednesday April 15, at 5 p.m., UNC Charlotte’s Center for Wellness Promotion and the Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Education Committee will host the annual Take Back The Night event directed by Nicole Madonna-Rosario. The event is held to honor and remember those who have fallen victim to sexual assault and domestic violence with a […]

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UNC Charlotte to host National Public Health Week Fair

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte to host National Public Health Week Fair

This year, UNC Charlotte is hosting the National Public Health Week Health Fair. This is the first year the Graduate Public Health Association-sponsored event is being held. The health fair will be held in the Student Activity Center Atrium on April 7 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event aims to raise awareness about nutrition […]

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UNC Charlotte to host 10th anniversary International Women’s Day Celebration

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte to host 10th anniversary International Women’s Day Celebration

On Thursday, March 26, UNC Charlotte’s International Student Scholar Office (ISSO) will host their 10th anniversary of International Women’s Day celebration. The event is held each year to honor and celebrate women throughout the world who are working to make it a better place. ISSO especially encourages students, faculty and staff who have female figures […]

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McMillan greenhouse to hold Valentine’s Day orchid sale

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
McMillan greenhouse to hold Valentine’s Day orchid sale

  While the common flower theme on Valentine’s Day may be roses, the McMillan Greenhouse would like to challenge that tradition with their vast selection of orchids this season. Orchids are very different from other flowers, taking several years from a young plant to reach full blooming size. Additionally, these plants last longer than roses. […]

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Union Takeover: Winter Wonderland

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Union Takeover: Winter Wonderland

Photos by Chris Crews. On Friday, Jan. 30, UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff celebrated the winter season at the Campus Activities Board’s (C.A.B.) Union Takeover: Winter Wonderland. The Student Union was brimming with individuals enjoying hot chocolate, music, and an indoor ice skating rink. The Rotunda was decorated with blue and white balloon, which lead […]

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UNC Charlotte’s Student Union ranked 6th in nation

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
UNC Charlotte’s Student Union ranked 6th in nation

Student unions can certainly be considered the central hub of any university, bringing many diverse groups of people together. This is so, especially if the student union is as eloquently designed as that of UNC Charlotte, which was recently ranked sixth out of 30 student unions in colleges across the nation on bestcollegevalues.org. Within UNC […]

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