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49er fans have Tar Heel sign removed from I-85

| January 29, 2018
49er fans have Tar Heel sign removed from I-85

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is removing a sign from I-85 that celebrates UNC Chapel Hill’s 2017 men’s basketball national championship after pleas from UNC Charlotte 49er fans. The sign, placed between W.T. Harris Boulevard and Mallard Creek, is located between two exits near UNC Charlotte’s campus. NCDOT recently approved a program that […]

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UNC Charlotte hosts ninth annual ‘49ers 4 Life’ blood drive

| January 27, 2018
UNC Charlotte hosts ninth annual ‘49ers 4 Life’ blood drive

On Jan. 23, the American Red Cross held the ninth annual 49ers 4 Life blood drive at UNC Charlotte. The blood drive took place from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Barnhardt Student Activity Center. Maya Franklin, external communications manager for the American Red Cross Biomedical Services, was excited for another chance to partner […]

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Education honors society wins “Ace of the ACE”

| January 23, 2018
Education honors society wins “Ace of the ACE”

UNC Charlotte’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi was named top chapter for 2017. The education honors society received the Dr. Florence B Stratemeyer Award, known to club members as the “Ace of the ACE.” The award is the highest honor granted by Kappa Delta Pi, recognizing the top group from over 650 international chapters. In […]

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Celebrating the 89th birthday of Dr. King at UNC Charlotte

| January 20, 2018
Celebrating the 89th birthday of Dr. King at UNC Charlotte

Jan. 15 marked the 89th birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In recognition of his life and legacy, UNC Charlotte planned a number of opportunities for both students and community members to come together in celebration. The theme for this year was “#Hashtag to Action: Actualizing the Dream.” The events are sponsored […]

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Being a female engineering student

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
Being a female engineering student

At UNC Charlotte, the William States Lee College of Engineering is an attractive program. For starters, most classes are taught on the Charlotte Research Institute campus, well-known for its alluring academic buildings and state-of-the-art facilities. In addition, most students can graduate in four years and move on to a hiring field. Plus, an engineer’s paycheck is […]

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Levine Scholars create awareness of human trafficking

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Levine Scholars create awareness of human trafficking

Imagine a girl. Her name is AnnMarie and she’s 13. She’s in eighth grade and has a best friend. Her favorite subject is math. She just got her first boyfriend. He tells her she’s beautiful. He comes to see her every day at the bus stop. She thinks she’s in love, regardless of the age […]

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Semester rewind: A recap of UNC Charlotte’s fall

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Semester rewind: A recap of UNC Charlotte’s fall

Atkins Library is full of students studying for exams, Christmas lights are being hung, and plans are being made for winter break. Once again, a fall semester at UNC Charlotte is coming to an end. Let’s look back at what has happened in the past few months. September One year since the shooting of Keith […]

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Charlotte 49ers’ fans demand changes to athletics

| November 30, 2017 | 14 Comments
Charlotte 49ers’ fans demand changes to athletics

Four years ago, the first Charlotte football team walked out onto the field of the Jerry Richardson Stadium. The team took the win, 52-7, against the Campbell Camels. A sea of green in the stadium raved with each touchdown. At that inaugural game, hopes were high for the Charlotte 49ers but they didn’t last long. […]

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Checking in with SGA: November

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Checking in with SGA: November

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) has continued to host events, meetings and pass legislation throughout the month of November. Updates As of Nov. 27, eight new student organizations have been approved by the SGA Legislative Branch. Information on newly approved organizations and how to join can be found on OrgSync. All Senate meetings […]

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An hour in the life: The poverty simulation

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
An hour in the life: The poverty simulation

On November 17, a sort of chaos took over the Student Union as students took part in a poverty simulation hosted by the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC). Eviction officers turned over the chairs that had represented students’ homes, students scrambled to gather money to pay their rent, and participants frantically ran in and out of […]

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Increase in Friday classes leads to student uproar

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Increase in Friday classes leads to student uproar

There are a few phrases that college students aren’t fond of. Among them are “cumulative exam,” “textbook required” and “8 a.m.” But one of the most common is “Friday classes.” Chancellor Philip Dubois sent out a mass email Tuesday announcing that there would be change in class scheduling come the fall 2018 semester. For the […]

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GPSG votes on Election Act

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
GPSG votes on Election Act

This coming Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) will hold the fourth GPSG senate meeting of this academic year. GPSG Senators will have the opportunity to vote on the “GPSG Elections Act.” This act would abolish the existing election system in which only Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Senators have the right to […]

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Center for Counseling and Psychological Services named for Christine Price

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Center for Counseling and Psychological Services named for Christine Price

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) not only has a new location, but also a new name. On Oct. 30, a ceremony was held to dedicate the new building to UNC Charlotte alumna Christine Price. Outside the new CAPS building, a plaque recognizes Christine Price. Christine Price earned a Bachelor of Arts in […]

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UNC Charlotte honors veterans

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte honors veterans

The Veteran Services Office and the Student Veterans of America sponsored a weeklong celebration to honor veterans Nov. 6 through Nov. 11. Curtis Chancy, president of Student Veterans Association, didn’t task the week long celebration alone. “It was kind of a combined effort from all of the work studies, Student Veterans Association and the Dean […]

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