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The Girl in the Spiders Web

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Girl in the Spiders Web

“The Girl in the Spider’s Web” is the fourth book in the “Millennium” series of books originally written by Stieg Larsson. The original trilogy, published posthumously in 2006, took the world by storm, including a Swedish trilogy of films and a high-profile American remake starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. Published in 2015, “The Girl […]

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5 reasons why you should donate your hair (if you can)

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 reasons why you should donate your hair (if you can)

This is liberation at it’s finest As we take the time to acknowledge certain societal norms around women’s (and men’s) hair, we come to the ideas of long flowing hair is a beauty standard. But is it something to be tested? This week, I challenged my physical, emotional and mental well-being as I cut 12 […]

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February isn’t just Valentines Day

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
February isn’t just Valentines Day

There are some holidays that dominate, there’s no denying them. What is an American calendar without Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day and all the rest that define each month? Somehow they overshadow the smaller holidays, but that doesn’t make those smaller any less important. That being said, February isn’t only Valentine’s Day, but there are only […]

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A walk through Marshall park

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
A walk through Marshall park

Last February, before I moved to Charlotte, I took a trip here to check out the area. I was so curious to know what my future home looked like. A group of friends I was with really wanted to go to the mall, but I wanted to go somewhere that was a little less crowded. […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Reilly Becker

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Reilly Becker

Physical fitness is my escape. The overwhelming feeling of hard work and the sense of individuality that comes from sticking to a daily routine of fitness is priceless. Fitness improves my mental health through several different ways. Long runs through nature acts as a form of meditation, while the gym puts me in an environment […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

If you are a music lover like I am and you have not been to a music festival yet… you are seriously missing out. It may seem like a scary or exhausting use of time but it will be something you will remember forever. If you are a fan of concerts, just imagine all your […]

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Humans of Dijon: Samuel

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Samuel

(Samuel is a student studying French at CIEF – Centre International d’Études Françaises) “I’ve liked French since I was around 12 years old (or something like that) because my step-grandmother spoke French, my step-sisters and mother spoke French – everyone in my family spoke French.  They lived in France some years ago, and then they […]

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Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

“J’ai travaillé ici depuis presque 35 ans et j’ai rencontré 35 different nationalities jusqu’à maintenant.  Je suis très content pour ça, et j’ai beaucoup d’amis qui sont de partouts, qui étaient les étudiants mais ont des maries et des enfants maintenant.  J’ai vu aussi d’autres histoires ici avec des étudiants étrangers par exemples, une américaine […]

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Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

(Pascale is a French professor at the Université de Bourgogne) Je suis contre les stéréotypes qui sont transmis souvent par le media ou par les rumeurs stupides…etc.  J’ai beaucoup voyage du monde et j’ai toujours remarqué ca j’ai des images forcement avant de partir et quand j’arriver dans le pays, ce n’est pas forcement comme […]

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Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

Meet Stéphan Dugois: French professor extraordinaire and lover of humor, culture, and humanity. “*Je ne parle pas l’anglais très bien, mais je peux dire: Move your body, shake that ass.  Do you like my French accent?” (He laughs at himself as he asks this).   * I don’t speak English very well, but I can say:…  ~ […]

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Five Quick Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Quick Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Gifts! Some of us like to give them, others like to receive them, but one thing is certain: they are meant to be a fun way to show others how much we appreciate them. Most of us can agree that receiving a gift is fun, but watching another person’s excitement as they open your gift […]

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Why Not Having A Valentine’s Day Date Is Okay

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why Not Having A Valentine’s Day Date Is Okay

It’s that time of year again, romance is in the air. Walking through campus you are constantly greeted with couples holding hands. Everywhere you turn there is another Instagram picture of a girl receiving flowers and going on a date with her significant other, making you feel depressed and alone. So, what is the game […]

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Tasting the love one drink at a time!

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tasting the love one drink at a time!

Love is in the air… and in your drink! If you are familiar with the secret menu from Starbucks, you know there are many different drinks that you can try that are perfect for this Valentine’s Day. I decided to try the ¨Love on the Rocks¨ refresher from the Starbucks secret menu, and I found […]

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The History of Valentine’s Day

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
The History of Valentine’s Day

Oh, love. Oh, Valentine’s Day. There’s something about this Hallmark holiday that sends lovers all over the world in a frenzy. The cards, the flowers, the jewelry, the dinner, but who really knows the history of this beloved holiday? Starting in Ancient Rome around approximately the 1st century, the fertility festival called Lupercalia, named for […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Jonathan Blandon

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Jonathan Blandon

“I’m not really a big fan of Valentine’s Day. Too many people “showing love” only on a certain day and fail to show the rest of the year. Now it’s also a day of friendship and I’m about that. Friendships are very important to me. I’m picky who I call a friend.”  

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L’Oréal Paris Féria: Midnight Collection Hair Color

| February 21, 2017 | 1 Comment
L’Oréal Paris Féria: Midnight Collection Hair Color

Identity is what makes people who they are, but experimenting with identity is what makes people more fun. Take hair for example, everyone knows you based off your hair color and style. It’s how to identify people with similar names and a way to explain someone if your friend can’t seem to remember who exactly […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Xavia Carthen

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Xavia Carthen

¨I like to start my day off with exercise. I wake up and go to the gym before class and it gives me the energy to start my day. Even when I’m not feeling good I still push myself to go to the gym because I know in the end it will all be worth […]

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Humans of Dijon

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon

« J’ai choisi venir ici apprende le français parce que j’ai devenue plus et plus intéressée sur apprendre une deuxième langue, spécialement parce qu j’avais travaillé en Chine, mais je voudrais travailler entre la France et la Japon. » “I chose to come here to learn French because I became more and more interested in learning a […]

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Humans of Dijon: Morgan

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Morgan

“My host family has a cat that they call Monsieur Cat, so I think I’m going to call him Monsieur.” “I tried to learn to play guitar – that was my new year’s resolution, but my future goals are learning to write some Arabic and speak Spanish”

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The Key to Delivering Great Presentations

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Key to Delivering Great Presentations

Delivering presentations is a part of being a college student. We’ve all had to do at some point and we’ll likely continue to do so in our future classes. Most of us see presentations as unnecessary or as extra work in an already demanding class, but presenting in front of an audience is a good […]

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