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Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

Charlotte women’s soccer opened their home season with a 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro (0-2) Monday night at Transamerica field. The 49ers (1-1) played in front of the stadium’s second largest crowd in the venue’s 22-year history. The 1,212 fans were there to witness head coach John Cullen claim his 200th career win. “It’s important to get […]

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New year, new dining

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
New year, new dining

In the back of Prospector, the smell of slowly cooked pulled pork, chicken and beef brisket now circulates the air. This meat is cooked in competition-level smoking equipment for 15 hours before it is served at UNC Charlotte’s newest restaurant, Smoked. This eatery, unique to the University, is a product of Chartwells and Compass Group. “It’s […]

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Light rail almost ready to ride

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Light rail almost ready to ride

Photos by Alexandria Sands. Students returning to campus this fall will be pleased to discover an ‘almost’ complete light rail station. Throughout the summer, construction has been ongoing across from Wallis Hall in preparation for the station’s opening this spring. The LYNX Blue Line extension was originally slated to begin operations this month, but “construction coordination challenges” postponed […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in August

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in August

This police blotter is updated every Sunday throughout the month of August.  Accident Aug. 6 Union Deck – While attempting to back into a parking space vehicle one struck vehicle two. Aug. 12 Student Union – Subject was arrested after it was determined that he had previously been trespassed from campus. Aug. 19 Burson Building Parking […]

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Planting seeds to stop the growing problem

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Planting seeds to stop the growing problem

With the cost of college tuition on the rise, an increasing number of students are finding it more difficult to provide themselves the nutrients they need in order to have an active, healthy lifestyle. Food insecurity affects an estimated one-fourth of UNC Charlotte’s population, according Professor Kim Buch. Universities all throughout the United States are trying to find […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in July

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in July

This police blotter is updated every Friday throughout the month of July.  The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety in the month of July. Accident July 8 University Road and Broadrick Boulevard – Driver of vehicle one lost control of vehicle while pushing it out the […]

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Car rolls into on campus lake

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Car rolls into on campus lake

It was a hectic Friday afternoon at Hechenbeliker Lake after a car rolled into the water and sank to the bottom. Public safety workers came out to UNC Charlotte’s campus to assist in bringing the Volvo to land. According to witnesses, an incoming freshman was driving on to campus when his car stalled. He got out of the car and tried to push it to […]

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Board racks encourage students to ride rather than drive

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Board racks encourage students to ride rather than drive

Skateboarders and scooter riders now have a place to lock up their wheels. Board racks have been installed in the front and back of the Student Union. Any student can secure their board or scooter on the rack, as long as they bring their own lock. “Just as we have bike racks that ensure the security and ease of use for […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in June

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in June

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety in the month of June. Accident June 4 Cone Deck – While backing out of their parking spaces, drivers of vehicles one and two collided. No injuries were reported. June 11    West Deck – While backing out of a […]

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How the N.C. budget could impact UNC Charlotte

| June 27, 2017 | 1 Comment
How the N.C. budget could impact UNC Charlotte

With the state budget soon to be finalized, UNC Charlotte expects that funding will create a favorable future for the University. Legislators passed a state budget bill that dedicated $15 million to the growth of UNC Charlotte’s student population, almost a third of what the 17 schools in the UNC system received as a whole. The total amount for enrollment growth funding within the UNC system was $46.6 million. The money will guarantee UNC […]

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Details of fraternity’s hazing investigation emerge

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Details of fraternity’s hazing investigation emerge

Eating sticks of butter on hot dog buns, sorting sprinkles by colors in the dark and retrieving mice that have purposely been thrown into the woods. Some might consider these rather ridiculous tasks, but to UNC Charlotte’s Sigma Phi Epsilon, this is how you create brotherhood. To the Office of Student Conduct, this is hazing. Sigma Phi Epsilon has been […]

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Fraternity suspended for hazing

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fraternity suspended for hazing

This story has been updated with more information. UNC Charlotte’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has been shut down due to hazing and failure to comply. The organization was suspended for four years after they accepted responsibility for hazing that involved “psychological abuse, shock and discomfort” as well as “morally degrading and humiliating games or activities.” Activities included “implied, coerced, […]

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Parking changes coming to campus this fall

| June 15, 2017 | 2 Comments
Parking changes coming to campus this fall

UNC Charlotte drivers will no longer have to hang physical parking permits in their vehicle windows, starting this fall. Instead, students, faculty and staff will be able to enter and exit parking lots and gates using just their license plate. The University is in the process of installing new license plate recognition (LPR) technology. The system should […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed in May

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed in May

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety in May. Accident May 1 Cameron Boulevard – Subject struck a curb on the right, over corrected and struck the curb on the left. Officer issued a state citation for provisional DWI. May 3 Lot 25 […]

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