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“Hair grows back, kids don’t”

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
“Hair grows back, kids don’t”

Marissa Burchette may seem like a typical college junior, double majoring in biology and psychology and striving to be a doctor, but at first sight you will notice one thing, she is bald. Some people may be shocked that someone would choose to cut off over two feet of hair, but Burchette found a cause […]

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UNC Charlotte builds on a new Homecoming tradition

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte builds on a new Homecoming tradition

In mid October, a small house slowly began to rise on the corner of University City Boulevard and John Kirk Drive, just behind East Deck. Two weeks and more than 250 volunteers later, Peggy McMullen’s new house – and UNC Charlotte’s homecoming Habitat for Humanity project – is finally ready to head for it’s permanent […]

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All of the lights

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
All of the lights

Photos by Chris Crews. Friday afternoons on campus are usually an anomaly in a week of bustling students encountering traffic as they leave campus for the day, or as they head for class. However, last Friday was a different kind of anomaly. Children of alumni mirrored students and others alike as they wore bright green, […]

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UNCC’s Charlotte Quidditch to host Gold Rush Cup II

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
UNCC’s Charlotte Quidditch to host Gold Rush Cup II

Charlotte Quidditch will take their talents to the Northeast Recreational fields on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to host Gold Rush Rup II. The tournament is free of charge for spectators and features 12 universities participating. Regional teams such as Appalachian Pygmy Puffs (Appalachian State), Cullowhee Chimeras, Duke University Quidditch, UNCG […]

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Got ghosts?

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Got ghosts?

One of the newest clubs at UNC Charlotte looking to make a big impact on campus is the Ghost Hunting Club. The club began unofficially in 2012, but is now recognized as a campus organization. With close to 15 members, the club hopes to grow and gain notoriety this year.  Junior, Gregory Jones is the […]

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SGA update Oct. 2

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA update Oct. 2

​Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) met for the 51st legislative meeting Oct. 2. Belk Gym Renovations ​Associate Vice Chancellor Student Union, Activities and Recreation Jim Hoppa, attended SGA to address the senate regarding Belk Gym, which is currently under construction. Belk Gym will add roughly 16,000 square ft. of fitness space once it […]

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Latino Awareness Showcase shines light on Hispanic community

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Latino Awareness Showcase shines light on Hispanic community

On Thursday, Oct. 2, Latino Student Services will host UNC Charlotte’s second annual Latino Awareness Showcase. Held in James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center, the event will include live music, traditional Latino food, and dance lessons. The main goal of the event is to bring together different Latino organizations on campus for a culture-immersed evening […]

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Rugby rivals reunite

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rugby rivals reunite

Four years ago, juniors Keith Dalbon and Eddie Wilson played football for rival high schools in New York. Now, they both play rugby for Charlotte Mean Green, UNC Charlotte’s rugby club. Even though they played against each other for four years, neither Dalbon nor Wilson were aware of each other until coming to Charlotte. “I […]

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Fall Talent Show attracts hundreds of students

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fall Talent Show attracts hundreds of students

Photos by Ben Pepe. Hundreds of people packed into McKnight Hall Thursday evening for Campus Activity Board’s (CAB) annual Fall Talent Show. The crowd was pumped for the variety of talent ranging from music to magic. This was the first time a magician preformed in one of UNC Charlotte’s talent shows. There were a number […]

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CAB hosts 49er Tweet Off to raise awareness for homecoming

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
CAB hosts 49er Tweet Off to raise awareness for homecoming

On Friday, Sept. 12, CAB will host their second annual 49er Tweet Off. The event which was originally created by CAB’s marketing team will be held in the Student Union rotunda from 12 to 2 p.m. During the event, CAB will tweet questions which students will reply to. The first student who tweets back with […]

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Baiting the Hook! brings students together through common interests

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Baiting the Hook! brings students together through common interests

On Tuesday, Sept. 9, Campus Activity Board (CAB) hosted UNC Charlotte’s first-ever Baiting the Hook! event. The event was held at 12 p.m. on front field 14A. During the event, students were able to fish in a mock pond holding 200 brown, rainbow and mountain trout. CAB hired WNC Mountain Trout Fishing Inc to provide the […]

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Sometimes love is all you need

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sometimes love is all you need

Video by Nick Clemens. As students and members of the surrounding Charlotte area slowly filed into the Multipurpose Room of the Student Union, they sat in the seats farthest away from the husband and wife, UNC Charlotte faculty duo. As the front remains empty, Rabbi Dr. Barbara Thiede beckons to those on the outskirts, urging […]

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Culture Shock! brings students together through displays of diversity

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Culture Shock! brings students together through displays of diversity

On Thursday, Sept. 4, UNC Charlotte’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) hosted a culture infused event entitled, “Culture Shock!” During the event, students were able to interact over food and music from around the world. Students were encouraged to play their favorite songs, meet new students, check out the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) table and eat […]

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QY1 administers comfort to freshmen LGBTQ

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
QY1 administers comfort to freshmen LGBTQ

Queer Year One (QY1) is a group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) freshman to make new friends and acclimate to the local and campus community at UNC Charlotte. Wednesday, Sept. 3 was the group’s first meeting. Nine people showed up for the first meeting, a fair turnout for a brand new group. […]

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