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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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School of Architecture design honors lives lost at the Pulse nightclub shooting

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
School of Architecture design honors lives lost at the Pulse nightclub shooting

Effervesce. It means to give off bubbles, to be vivacious, to show enthusiasm or liveliness. These are the words that describe how a group of designers at UNC Charlotte want the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting to be remembered. It’s also what they named their structure that stood in the American Institute of Architects […]

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Senate Update: Senators sworn into office, new student orgs

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: Senators sworn into office, new student orgs

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting April 27. Swearing In Fourteen new senators along with four executive cabinet members were sworn into student government on Thursday. While the senators did not run for the positions, they applied for the vacant positions after elections and were then interviewed and chosen. Kyra […]

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Dr. Andy Randolph speaks at EPIC energy seminar

Dr. Andy Randolph speaks at EPIC energy seminar

On April 25, Dr. Andrew Randolph, technical director of ECR engines, joined UNC Charlotte for the last EPIC speaker series of the semester to provide some insight on why the E15 biofuel is a valuable alternative for a variety of vehicles, from NASCAR vehicles to the everyday driver. Randolph’s research focuses on the combustion properties […]

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