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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2015 PHA/NPHC Stroll Competition

| November 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
2015 PHA/NPHC Stroll Competition

Photos by Chris Crews.

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Lip Sync Battle

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lip Sync Battle

Friday, November 13, 49ers lip sync their way to prizes. Photos by Maria Saenz and Makeedah Baker .

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Matt Braunger brings his nationwide ‘Ding Donger Tour’ to Charlotte

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Matt Braunger brings his nationwide ‘Ding Donger Tour’ to Charlotte

*November tour dates have been cancelled  Comedian Matt Braunger comes to Charlotte Nov. 4 at The Comedy Zone. You may know Braunger from his recurring role as a cast member on the popular TruTV series “How to Be a Grown Up” or as a cast member on MADtv. Braunger also hosts “The Ding-Donger” podcast on Nerdist and his “Big, Dumb Animal” comedy […]

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‘To thine own self be true’

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
‘To thine own self be true’

UNC Charlotte’s Theater Department enters its final year of “Shakespeare in Action,” with “The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.” “We wanted to save one of Shakespeare’s most iconic works for our final year of the ‘36 in 6’ project…” says Andrew Hartley Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare in the Department of Theatre “Hamlet” […]

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Meet the McCoys

| October 7, 2015 | 1 Comment
Meet the McCoys

The UNC Charlotte Department of Art & Art History and Rowe Arts Gallery presents, Priest of the Temple, an exhibition by multi-media artists, Jennifer and Kevin McCoy. The installation art explores corporate culture in the West and its role in shaping society. By incorporating landscapes, a traditional art subject, with the contemporary forms of collage […]

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REVIEW: Blumenthal Performing Arts Center presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
REVIEW: Blumenthal Performing Arts Center presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

As a child, we all had that one cousin whose house we loved to visit. They had all the latest games and movies, and the best snacks. That was my cousin Ebony. She had every VHS Disney ever released, vault editions included, all lined on a book shelf in the living room. On days spent […]

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Karaoke live

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Karaoke live

Photos by Kedar Kulkarni.

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Campus glow rage

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Campus glow rage

Photos by Makeedah Baker. Paint University brought non stop fun to campus with GlowRage’s Ultimate Paint Party!

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Gallery Review: Verve exhibition

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Gallery Review: Verve exhibition

UNC Charlotte’s Department of Arts and Architecture hosts Verve, a 2015 Alumni Biennial Exhibit. Verve is on display until Sept. 25.   Ashley York, Configuration York’s 3D compositions, “Configuration” and “Sequence,” incorporate porcelain and bungee cords. In “Sequence,” found in the center of the exhibit, York displays the ceramic in a vertebra like format, reminiscent to […]

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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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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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Young Jules -‘Shine’

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

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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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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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