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Jay Z Kills Spectrum

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jay Z Kills Spectrum

“Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name HOV!” On Nov. 16, Jay Z rocked the house at Spectrum Arena. The legendary Brooklyn rap artist took the stage and brought down the house. Reciting songs from recently released album “44:4” along with his other hits songs like “99 Problems,” “Dirt Off Your Shoulders,” “Empire State of […]

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Texas Terror

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Texas Terror

Walking into church on a Sunday morning, ready to come together with family and friends. Ready to sing songs, clap, dance even shout if it comes. Then, shots fired, people screaming, babies crying panic ensues. This was the scene last Sunday when 26-year-old Devin Kelley, former Air Force airman, opened fire on worshipers in First […]

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I Prevail: Rage on the Stage

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
I Prevail: Rage on the Stage

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. When the bass is so deep down your throat, you can barely swallow and the screeching of the singers that resembles that of the Predator is drilling its way into your ear drums, you know you are at a rock concert. I Prevail is a rock band from Rochester Hills, Michigan […]

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“On Location”: An architectural experience of innovative design

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
“On Location”: An architectural experience of innovative design

The “On Location” exhibit is a visionary collection of innovative architecture. It is comprised of four architectural practices: AGENCY, GELPI Projects, SILO AR+D and studio: indigenous.  UNC Charlotte School of Architecture professor Mark Manack put together this exhibit with his esteemed colleagues from all over the globe. Posted on the exhibit are notes about the […]

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A Trip to the North Carolina Zoo

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Trip to the North Carolina Zoo

The Aviary by Mia Shelton Exotic birds, tropical plants and mesmerizing view are, all things can be experienced in the Bird Aviary at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, North Carolina. When you step into the aviary, you will be greeted with humid air, mysterious bird calls and friendly staff. You will see all sorts […]

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Trump’s Response to Harvey’s Havoc

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Trump’s Response to Harvey’s Havoc

On Friday August 25th, Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Texas and parts of Louisiana. Thousands of people from Austin, Texas to Cameron, Louisiana have lost their homes. Dozens were injured and at least 70 have lost their lives. Lives like the Saldivar family in Austin, a family of 6, who drowned in their car when […]

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Op-Ed: Pepsis and Protest

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: Pepsis and Protest

There has been a huge uproar over a commercial that Pepsi released featuring reality personality and supermodel Kendall Jenner. The commercial focused on topics of diversity, unity and more importantly, the Black Lives Matter movement. In the commercial people of all races, genders, ethnicities and walks of life stopped what they were doing and joined […]

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Op-Ed: Presidents and Protests

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: Presidents and Protests

Ever since the announcement that Donald Trump was going to be the 45 President of the United States of America, tempers have flared and chaos has ensued. Numerous protests and marches have formed across the country, from the Women’s March to the “Not My President” protests. Although this reaction is intense and horrific, it is not […]

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Op-Ed: Double-Standard Patriots-ism

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: Double-Standard Patriots-ism

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the Super Bowl LI champions, the New England Patriots. A lot of people seem to have an issue with the fact that several African-American players do not want to go to the White House because they don’t feel welcomed. Tight End Martellus Bennet tweeted before the Super […]

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Op-Ed: Meryl’s Speech

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: Meryl’s Speech

Although there were many memorable and well-regarded events that happened at this year’s Golden Globes, the most talked about ordeal of that historic night was the speech by well-renowned and iconic actress, Meryl Streep. Streep was awarded the Cecil B. Demille Award that night at the Globes. The Cecil B. Demille Award, is an honorary […]

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Op-Ed: More than your sex game

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: More than your sex game

Sex sparks a lot of conversation: who you have sex with, what do you do during sex, how long sex should last, etc. But the biggest subtopic of sex is whether or not you should have sex or wait until you are married. Abstinence is a big topic in sex. We first learned about it […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ – ‘Anna Mae’

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ – ‘Anna Mae’

On this season finale, secrets are exposed, relationships are broken or mended and two people are killed. After finding out from Laurel that Frank killed Lila, Annalise goes to Memphis to visit her mother. No one knew where she was until Oliver, Conner’s boyfriend, hacked her cell phone. Everyone is wondering why she left and what she said […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ – ‘Something Bad Happened’/’There’s My Baby’

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ – ‘Something Bad Happened’/’There’s My Baby’

“Something Bad Happened” As the Keating Five try to figure out what to do about Phillip, Wes is still trying to figure out what really happened to his mother. Getting deeper into Annalise’s past and the trial, we start the episode with Annalise and Laurel arguing over Wes and the possibility that he killed his mother. Annalise tells Laurel it […]

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Spoken word speaks to all

| March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Spoken word speaks to all

On Feb. 24, I was one of the many in attendance of the Open Mic Poetry Night at After Hours. I did not know what to expect; not everyone can write poetry and others don’t know how to recite it. Yet, I was blown away, everyone who got up and performed did a phenomenal job. […]

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