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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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Beach Volleyball Club sets up for a great year

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beach Volleyball Club sets up for a great year

The Beach Volleyball Club is one of the newest student organizations to come to UNC Charlotte’s campus.  The club is entering it’s second semester on campus and hopes to make grow and introduce more students to beach volleyball. UNC Charlotte senior, Carl Lechner, who has always had a passion for the sport, founded the Beach […]

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