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Student Art Showcase Reception October 20, 2016

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Student Art Showcase Reception October 20, 2016

Photos by Austin Chaney.

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Haunted Union 2016

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Haunted Union 2016

Photos by Austin Chaney and Pooja Pasupula.

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Freshman Common Reading: Find Me Unafraid

| October 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Freshman Common Reading: Find Me Unafraid

Authors Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner visited UNC Charlotte last Thursday to give a speech on their book “Find Me Unafraid”, a true story that follows their journey creating Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), a social movement. Odede grew up in Kibera, the largest and poorest slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Posner, originally from Denver, Colorado, […]

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Men’s Basketball holds scrimmage

| October 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball holds scrimmage

On October 5th, the Men’s Basketball team held a scrimmage to let UNC Charlotte know where they stand. It was a fun and informal night.The team will be back on October 20th for Basketball Madness at the Halton Arena. Photos by Leysha Caraballo.

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UNC Charlotte’s Sustainability Week Photos

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte’s Sustainability Week Photos

Last week, UNC Charlotte held its annual Sustainability Week. Events this year included a Campus Cleanup, the Transportation Fair, and a Student Gathering. Each event worked to spread sustainable ideas and get students involved on campus to create green projects. Stand out organizations include Charlotte Green Initiative, Earth Club, and the Garden Club. Photos by […]

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Students gather for green initiatives

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Students gather for green initiatives

This past Thursday, Charlotte Green Initiative sponsored a Student Gathering in the Student Union Plaza. Representatives from Earth Club, the Garden Club, The Charlotte Green Initiative (CGI) and a few others were present to discuss possible project ideas and ways to collaborate. The gathering was not all business; students had the chance to carve out pumpkins and discuss sustainability […]

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Center City Lecture Series

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Center City Lecture Series

A discussion about post-traumatic growth in clinical practice was lead by Lawrence G. Calhoun and Richard G. Tedeschi on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Both speakers are professors of psychology and practicing psychologists. The conversation was introduced with a humorous yet informative presentation delivered by Lawrence Calhoun. Later, the conversation continued with a lecture from Richard Tedeschi. […]

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“We Hear You” Dance Performance

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
“We Hear You” Dance Performance

Students performed a dance in front of Kennedy last Tuesday in response to the recent protests and the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. Photos by Austin Chaney.

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Sustainability Week to have multiple events on campus

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sustainability Week to have multiple events on campus

Next week, the Charlotte Green Initiative (CGI) will hold multiple events involving multiple student groups and school departments during the annual Sustainability Week. Starting Oct. 4 , students can be apart of the Sustainability Week activities with the fall Campus Cleanup. Students, staff and faculty interested in participating in the event can meet at Belk Plaza or […]

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Week of Welcome Kick-off Concert featuring Mario

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Week of Welcome Kick-off Concert featuring Mario

Last Sunday, Mario helped kick-off the new school year with a free concert on the West Quad. Student Body President, Fahn Darkor, introduced the singer as well as the DJ who started off the concert. All photos by Pooja Pasupula  

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Photos: CAB’s Last Day of Class Extravaganza

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Photos: CAB’s Last Day of Class Extravaganza

Despite rain cancelling a the outdoor-portion of the event, UNC Charlotte’s Campus Activities Board hosted their Last Day of Class Extravaganza on May 3rd, 2016. The event was to help students unwind and celebrate getting through the Spring 2016 semester with free food, music and games. All Photos by Leysha Carballo.

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UNC Charlotte goes green

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte goes green

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. UNC Charlotte’s student-led organization Charlotte Green Initiative (CGI), is accepting proposals once again for green projects. For the spring semester, the organization is accepting small grant proposals opposed to the larger grant requests of the fall. Any UNC Charlotte student can write a proposal and submit it for review. The Committee […]

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REVIEW: California Roots Carolina Sessions

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
REVIEW: California Roots Carolina Sessions

This past Saturday, hundreds of people from around the country made their way to the California Roots Carolina Sessions Festival in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. A festival that showcased some of the best acts in reggae music today, Cali Roots was the place to be for reggae lovers. Promising acts included Stick Figure, SOJA, and […]

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‘Hunger Games’ movie marathon to fire up the Union

| January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
‘Hunger Games’ movie marathon to fire up the Union

The Student Union Movie Theater kicks off its “Hunger Games” Movie Marathon this weekend Jan. 30. The Theater Committee is putting on this marathon due to the huge success that the movie franchise has seen. Students who attend any of the movies over the weekend will be entered for a chance to receive a “Hunger […]

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UNC Charlotte alum authors book on American worklife

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte alum authors book on American worklife

UNC Charlotte alum Austin Halbert’s book “The American Workday” will cover important social and economic issues that affect workers across America today. The inspiration for the book sprouted from his “frustration with the continuing divides in the United States,” said Halbert. The disparities in income between different races, nationalities, and genders are highlighted in his […]

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REVIEW: Grace Potter rocks the Fillmore

| November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
REVIEW: Grace Potter rocks the Fillmore

The background music fades as the stage is illuminated, setting the scene for Grace Potter’s entrance. The crowd buzzes with anticipation as they wait for her to take the stage. The screams of excitement  are deafening. Potter opened with a song from her first solo album, “Midnight,”released August 14. Potter made her her debut in 2004 with […]

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Charlotte Green Initiative accepting green proposals

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Green Initiative accepting green proposals

The campus student-led organization, Charlotte Green Initiative (CGI), is currently accepting proposals for green projects. Any UNC Charlotte student can write a proposal and submit it for review. An application can be found on the CGI website which asks for a project description, budget, timeline, and justification. It is necessary to have a faculty advisor […]

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Author speaks of personal experiences during Freshman Common Reading Experience

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Author speaks of personal experiences during Freshman Common Reading Experience

On Oct. 15, author Drew Magary gave an unconventional lecture. Magary’s book, “The Postmortal,” was selected for the Freshman Common Reading Experience. Many professors who teach freshman courses decided to make this book a part of their curriculum for the fall semester. The book explores what could occur if a cure for aging were invented […]

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Silent jersey auction raises money for Levine Children’s Hospital

| October 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
Silent jersey auction raises money for Levine Children’s Hospital

The UNC Charlotte Dance Marathon organization held a silent jersey auction at the men’s soccer game against the Virginia Tech Hokies Oct. 20. The auction took place to raise funds for the Levine Children’s Hospital miracle kids. A few of the kids that the Dance Marathon raises money for were at the game. They were able to […]

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Latin awareness showcase kicks off Spanish Heritage Month

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Latin awareness showcase kicks off Spanish Heritage Month

UNC Charlotte’s Latino Student Services Office celebrated the start of Spanish Heritage month with its Latino Awareness Showcase. The event began with an open art gallery featuring works from local elementary students. The artwork expressed students’ response to immigration, as well as a series of paintings by Edwin Gil, a Colombian artist based in Charlotte. […]

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