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Senate update: discussion of construction, traffic

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: discussion of construction, traffic

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Sept. 29 and were joined by Director of Facilities Planning, Chris Gilbert, who discussed construction projects for next year and traffic alleviation with the senate. Guest Speaker- facilities management Gilbert spoke to the senate about the extensive list of changes the University will […]

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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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National Society of Leadership and Success building leaders, awareness

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
National Society of Leadership and Success building leaders, awareness

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is one of the nation’s largest leadership honor societies, and the UNC Charlotte chapter is working hard to build new leaders and promote awareness for the organization through events. Students are selected for membership based on their GPA and leadership potential. Membership to the organization is for […]

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Charlotte Lifters volunteer for Athletes with Autism

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Lifters volunteer for Athletes with Autism

More than 20 members of the UNC Charlotte student organization Charlotte Lifters, volunteered Oct. 3 at an event called Athletes for Autism, with all proceeds going towards Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Athletes for Autism is an event hosted at CrossFit Harrisburg where athletes compete in various CrossFit related exercises. Each athlete gives a $25 donation […]

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CAB’s annual Holi Moli attracts crowd of 800

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB’s annual Holi Moli attracts crowd of 800

Photos by Linnea Stoops & Makeedah Baker.   UNC Charlotte students welcomed spring with an explosion of colors and laughter during the fourth annual Holi Moli festival. Hundreds of students gathered on the campus front field to join in the festivities. The spring event, which is sponsored by Campus Activities Board (CAB), was held this […]

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CAB to host Beat the Banker event, prizes up to $600

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB to host Beat the Banker event, prizes up to $600

UNC Charlotte’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) will host Beat the Banker Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. in Student Union room 340 D-I. The game show is similar to a popular television game show, as explained by CAB Special Events Crew Chief, Domonique Byers. “It is eerily similar to the popular game show Deal or No Deal,” […]

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UNCC community holds vigil for Chapel Hill victims

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNCC community holds vigil for Chapel Hill victims

Photos by Andrew James. The UNC Charlotte Muslim Student Association hosted a vigil Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. for three Muslim students who were shot and killed at UNC Chapel Hill on Feb. 10.   Members of the campus and local community lit candles to pay their respects and show support for the fallen students. […]

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SGA low on funds for remainder of 2014-15 fiscal year

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA low on funds for remainder of 2014-15 fiscal year

UNC Charlotte’s Student Government Association (SGA) has recently had to look into stretching their 2014-2015 fiscal year budget. The budget is given to SGA’s Organizational Ways and Means Committee each year by Student Activities Fees Commission (SAFC), who allocates yearly budgets for many other on-campus organizations, such as the Campus Activities Board. SGA uses these […]

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Can you match a pitch? The Finer Niners can

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Can you match a pitch? The Finer Niners can

The “Finer Niners” a Cappella group recently became an organization at UNC Charlotte in August, 2014. They are a competitive singing group. President and founder, Carrie Nowell created the group in fall 2013, when she first arrived at UNC Charlotte. Nowell has a background in a Cappella singing and wanted to create a true a […]

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UNC Charlotte’s NAACP joins nationwide Ferguson protests

| November 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
UNC Charlotte’s NAACP joins nationwide Ferguson protests

Photos by Andrew James. After the recent indictment, or lack thereof of Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson by the grand jury, protests have outraged throughout the nation, one of which occurred on UNC Charlotte’s campus this Tuesday. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), an on-campus organization gathered in front of the Student […]

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SGA update Nov. 20

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA update Nov. 20

Members of the UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) met for their final Student Senate legislative meeting of the 51st session Nov. 20. This marks the last time that senate will meet for the semester. John C. Smith University (JSU) SGA trip canceled Earlier this semester, senators from JSU’s SGA made the trip to UNC […]

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Student Advisory Board approves budget suggestions for 2015-17 academic years

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Student Advisory Board approves budget suggestions for 2015-17 academic years

The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board is a meeting in which 15 representatives of the student body gather and cast their votes on the changes to tuition and fees that will occur next year and the year after that. The Advisory Board is charged by the Board of Governors to review academic fees and tuition […]

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Hillel holds UNC Charlotte’s second Statewide Shabbat in school history

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hillel holds UNC Charlotte’s second Statewide Shabbat in school history

On Friday UNC Charlotte Hillel, a Jewish organization on campus will host a Statewide Shabbat. Shabbat is the Jewish Sabbath. It starts at sundown on Friday and goes until sundown on Saturday. In the Jewish community, the day starts at sundown. Jewish people believe that Shabbat is a precious gift from God. In their culture, […]

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Tau Sigma starts the seasons off with a can food drive

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tau Sigma starts the seasons off with a can food drive

On November 4, Tau Sigma Honor Society started their annual Second Harvest Can Food Drive. Tau Sigma is an academic honor society that specifically recognizes and promotes academic excellence and involvement of transfer students. In order to be invited, transfer students must earn a 3.5 GPA or higher their first semester. Through the honor society, […]

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