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Kicking off SGA elections with Niner Palooza

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kicking off SGA elections with Niner Palooza

As a part of Niner Palooza, the Student Government Association (SGA) organized the “Why Fair” on Thursday in the CHHS/COED Plaza to kick off SGA elections. Niner Palooza is a series of events that gets students involved with the elections, starting with the Why Fair, then the Debate Pep Rally, then the Election Debate at the […]

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Student veterans speak at Veterans Health Conference

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Student veterans speak at Veterans Health Conference

A panel of UNC Charlotte student veterans was one of many groups to speak at a conference in the Student Union Feb. 28. Other distinguished guest speakers included current North Carolina Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Prosser and UNC Charlotte Psychology Professor Richard Tedeschi. Topics ranged from research on post traumatic stress conducted by […]

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“Rodney King:” A one-man show comes to Belk Theater

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Rodney King:” A one-man show comes to Belk Theater

UNC Charlotte’s Belk Theater was packed Tuesday night for Roger Guenveur Smith’s award winning one-man show “Rodney King,” which was followed by a panel discussion with Smith and Journalist Steve Crump from WBTV. The emotional performance, which won the 2015 Bessie Award, was inspired by the life and death of Rodney King.  King survived a […]

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UNC Charlotte holds annual Veterans Day conference

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte holds annual Veterans Day conference

UNC Charlotte hosted their annual Veterans Day Conference on the third floor of the Popp & Martin Student Union. David Vacchi, the associate director of Student Veteran Affairs briefly spoke about UNC Charlotte’s veteran’s association before introducing the guest speaker for the night. “UNC Charlotte is home to a growing veteran population on campus and […]

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Poverty strikes the Popp & Martin Student Union

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Poverty strikes the Popp & Martin Student Union

On Friday, Nov. 11, the Multicultural Resource Center hosted its annual poverty simulation in the Popp & Martin Student Union. Kimberly Turner, director of the Multicultural Resource Center, has been involved with the poverty simulation program for over two years. “The object of this experience is to sensitize participants to the day-to-day realities of life faced […]

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Students moved after hearing Professor’s experience in the Holocaust

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Students moved after hearing Professor’s experience in the Holocaust

In her day to day life, Susan Cernyak-Spatz works as a professor in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her students call her Dr. Ceynyak-Spatz, but in the 1940’s, she was referred to as number 34042. When it comes to her teaching, Cernyak-Spatz speaks from experiencing […]

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Cato college of education named after alumnus

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Cato college of education named after alumnus

The Cato College of Education is the third building on UNC Charlotte’s campus to be named thanks to a donation made by the Cato Corporation, led by John Cato who is a alumnus from the class of 1973. “The UNC Charlotte college of education has a rich past and it now looks forward to an […]

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‘It goes down in the DM’

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
‘It goes down in the DM’

UNC Charlotte’s Charlotte Dance Marathon partnered with Levine Children’s Hospital to dance the night away Friday. The annual 12-hour dance marathon began at 7 p.m. and ended at 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Over 300 participants came to support Levine Children’s Hospital and raise money for families with sick children. The night began with a throng […]

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“Is he a keeper?”: Students pledge to respect women

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
“Is he a keeper?”: Students pledge to respect women

Stepping onto a college campus as a freshman, Tina Valentine was young and impressionable. Valentine quickly found herself in the party scene. When she began struggling financially, she became trapped in the sex industry, addicted to drugs and alcohol, with no one to talk to. “I didn’t understand my power as a women. I didn’t […]

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Belk College welcomes guest CEO speaker

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Belk College welcomes guest CEO speaker

CEO of Premier Inc. Susan DeVore spoke to nearly 500 students of the Belk College of Business in the Student Union Multipurpose Room for the CEO Speaker Series Oct. 19. The event took place from 11 to 11:45 a.m., giving students and faculty the opportunity to hear from notable leaders in the business community, with a distinguished […]

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Head shavings for child savings

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Head shavings for child savings

Claps, high fives and proud chants echoed the room each time a set of three volunteers donated their hair. With the help of 79 of these volunteers, Alpha Omega Epsilon (AOE) hosted a successful event in effort to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, an organization that specifically obtains funding for childhood cancer research. […]

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Buddy Walk celebrates “different” at Jerry Richardson Stadium

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Buddy Walk celebrates “different”  at Jerry Richardson Stadium

Ava and Kylee are a lot alike. They’re both seven years old; same heart conditions and the same indestructible bond. They call themselves “The Wonder Twins.” They’re like any other best friends. The only difference is that they have Down syndrome. On Saturday afternoon, “The Wonder Twins” joined 3,000 other people as they walked onto […]

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Clinton pushes early voting for UNC Charlotte

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Clinton pushes early voting for UNC Charlotte

Thousands of students and North Carolina residents gathered for a rally in the Belk Plaza to see Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, where she urged attendants to vote early late Sunday afternoon. Before speaking about her many plans as president, Clinton first took aim at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, mentioning in their third and final […]

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Buddy Walk prepares for third year at UNC Charlotte

| October 17, 2016 | 2 Comments
Buddy Walk prepares for third year at UNC Charlotte

The 1-mile fun run/walk known as the Buddy Walk is set to return to UNC Charlotte Oct. 22. Having been held in the Jerry Richardson Stadium for the past two years, the annual Buddy Walk, put on by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte (DSAGC), will return to the football stadium for it’s third […]

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Transportation Fair encourages eco-friendly methods of transportation

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Transportation Fair encourages eco-friendly methods of transportation

The second annual Transportation Fair was held in the College of Health and Human Services quad from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5. At the event, students and staff learned about different transportation options on campus. The event was part of UNC Charlotte’s Sustainability Week. The Transportation Fair encouraged students and faculty to use […]

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Fighting police brutality through fellowship

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Fighting police brutality through fellowship

A candlelight vigil, in remembrance of Keith Scott and Justin Carr, was held Sept. 28. The event was held in the Student Activity Center where posters were on display titled, “I Do This For…” “Candle Dedication” and “White Light Vigil” along with eight candles which were later lit in honor of the recent victims of […]

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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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Protests continue on UNC Charlotte campus

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Protests continue on UNC Charlotte campus

Photos by Alex Sands. “The whole damn system is guilty as hell” was the chant that turned heads on UNC Charlotte’s campus Wednesday, as a march of students and community members interrupted the flow of campus. Protesters made their way down Craver Road, which was closed for the march, throughout campus and back to the […]

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Time capsule to capture culture of UNC Charlotte

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Time capsule to capture culture of UNC Charlotte

To kick of UNC Charlotte’s week long celebration of it’s 70 year as an institution, University officials unveiled their time capsule project Sept. 20 at the Belk Plaza. The time capsule will be placed in the ground once renovations for the Belk Plaza begin and it will be unearthed in 2046, during the University’s centennial […]

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UNC Charlotte hosts 41st International Festival

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte hosts 41st International Festival

A vast number of nations and cultures consolidated to host the University’s most dynamic yearly event in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) Sept. 24. In the light of the cultural divide brought about by this week’s incidents, the festival provided a positive outlet from the city’s turbulence that inspired unity amongst the community and […]

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