Leanna Pough

Leanna is the current A&E editor for the Niner Times. She is in her senior year at UNC Charlotte pursuing a bachelors in Communication Studies and Journalism minor. Her interests include; diy work, classic films and gangster movies. Contact her at ae@nineronline.com

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VMAs 2015 as told by tweets

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
VMAs 2015 as told by tweets

Niner Times A&E Editors, Leanna Pough and Hunter Heilman recap MTV’s 2015 VMAs. Less than 24 hours later, I’m still struggling to understand whether the VMAs were real. It certainly seems vivid in my memory, but all the stuff that actually happened last night doesn’t seem as if it could happen in the real world, […]

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Photos: Wild N Out on campus

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: Wild N Out on campus

Photos by Kedar Kulkarni. CAB wraps up their Fall 2015 Week of Welcome with laughs. Cast members from MTV’s hit comedy show, “Wild N Out” come to campus.

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Charlotte Millertary called to party

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Millertary called to party

Word on the street is, girls love Jake and according to his 601k twitter followers -his Millertary, he does no wrong. Pop sensation, Jake Miller seems to be the thing amongst teen girls. Most of his Instagram and YouTube uploads are fun and suggestive at face value, but in songs “Like Me” and “First Flight […]

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Imagine Dragons at Time Warner Cable Arena

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Imagine Dragons at Time Warner Cable Arena

  Someone once told me, you should write things while you’re still high from the experience. That’s exactly how Imagine Dragons left me: high. From start to finish, the band went hard. Bless my heart for misjudging their occasionally folk-like guitar picking for Southern music. I can see the Vegas in the well coordinated and lively […]

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Luke Wade at Double Door Inn

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Luke Wade at Double Door Inn

  On the road with his full band, No Civilians, Luke Wade sets out on his West Coast tour, 19 cities in 21 days. Wade was the first contestant televised on Season 7 of NBC’s “The Voice,” where his soulful vocals took him to the Top 8. Although he didn’t win a trophy, his talent […]

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Roastmaster Jeff Ross calls out U.S. prison system

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Roastmaster Jeff Ross calls out U.S. prison system

We’re all familiar with the old adage, “There’s always truth in a joke.” Roast Master General Jeff Ross takes it a step further in his new special, “Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals -Live at Bravos County Jail,” where he explores the U.S. prison system. “I wanted to do something dangerous, interesting and purposeful and I thought […]

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Young Jules -‘Shine’

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Young Jules -‘Shine’

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Caleb Johnson coming to Charlotte

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Caleb Johnson coming to Charlotte

Season 13 American Idol winner, Caleb Johnson performs at Amos’ Southend in Charlotte May, 8. Since Idol, Johnson released his first album titled “Testify,” celebrated the debut of his video for “Fighting Gravity” and is now preparing for his first headlining tour. Johnson explains music as a religious experience, hence the album and tour title, […]

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Steven Wrembel plays The Evening Muse

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Steven Wrembel plays The Evening Muse

  “Hot” is how French born guitarist, Stephane Wremble describes his band. The New York City based musician says the bands energy is what sets them apart. “Once you hear this band you know it’s different from anything else. It’s hard to describe,” Wremble says. Wremble, being formally trained in impressionism and having spent six […]

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Olivia Chisholm comes to campus

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Olivia Chisholm comes to campus

Photos by Varun Joshi

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Hanging with Steven Cooper

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hanging with Steven Cooper

While everyone is stripping the beat down, he’s doing full on production with live instruments. Lyricist Steven Cooper isn’t afraid to be himself. “The number one thing I love is breaking down those stereotypes,” Cooper said. The Kansas City native isn’t the first person to come to mind when considering conscious rappers, but you may […]

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‘Get Hard’ hits theaters

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
‘Get Hard’ hits theaters

  Renowned comedians Kevin Hart and Will Farrell bring the funny in Etan Cohen’s directorial debut. Together, the two do whatever it takes for James (Farrell) to “get hard” after a judge sentences him to 30 days in San Quentin. James’ one-percenter assumptions take him through Darnell’s (Hart) prison prep training camp. Phase one, get […]

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Photos: Festival De Los Colores

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: Festival De Los Colores

Photos by Varun Joshi.   CAB blasts a ray of fun in the Student Union and Spectrum hosts the Annual Scarlet Fever to raise HIV awareness.

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Preferred Parking pulls up to UNCC

| March 24, 2015 | 1 Comment
Preferred Parking pulls up to UNCC

  I can’t believe the auditorium isn’t packed. Samuel J. Comroe and Drew Lynch brought a new level of humor to McKnight Hall Friday, March 21. One has Tourette Syndrome, the other stutters and instead of using their disabilities as a crutch, the Preferred Parking duo uses their adversities as fuel for their funny. After […]

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DTCV finds their sound

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
DTCV finds their sound

Fresh from their performance at South by South West 2015, French American duo, DTCV (Detective) prepares for their third full length album, Uptime. “I like that word and I wasn’t really sure if it was a word and then I looked it up and saw all these technical things,” French singer song-writer and vocalist, Guylaine […]

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CAB Opens the Mic to Students

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB Opens the Mic to Students

Photos by Makeedah Baker. Tuesday, March 17 UNC Charlotte’s Campus Activities Board invited students to sing, dance, tell a joke or deliver a poem at After Hours in Cone University Center.

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CAB Spring Talent Show

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB Spring Talent Show

Photos by Chris Crews. Performing in front of a crowd takes guts. So I’ll start by saying, salute to all those that participated in CAB’s Spring Talent Show, Thursday, March 12 in McKnight Hall. The opening act, Morgan Jones began the show on a high note with “Love on Top” by Beyoncé. A big song […]

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Sanskrit Gallery Review

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sanskrit Gallery Review

Photos by Ben Robson. Sanskrit is UNC Charlotte’s award winning,nationally recognized literary-arts magazine. The annual publication features worldwide submissions that are then showcased in the Sanskrit Gallery. Sanskrit currently has samples from this year’s publication on display in the Student Union Gallery. Joshua Wood, editor-in-cheif of Sanskrit, said he is pleased with the gallery exhibition and […]

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Mid-day Music with Daniel D

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mid-day Music with Daniel D

Photos by Varun Joshi. At 25, violinist Daniel D. is a seasoned entertainer with a growing international fan base.He has produced four albums. His most recent single made it to the top 50 of the Indie Charts.Daniel D. has become a regular requested artist for corporate, private, and festivals events. For more music and information, […]

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CAB Rocks Out

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB Rocks Out

Photos by Linnea Stoops.   Live karaoke with a twist! Students come out to sing their favorite tunes as a real band plays live in the background.

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