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History Professor talks about his latest book, “Mexico’s Once and Future Revolution”

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
History Professor talks about his latest book, “Mexico’s Once and Future Revolution”

On the illuminated stage at UNC Charlotte Center City, Professor Tanure Ojaide jokes how it is uncommon for someone with the name Jürgen Buchenau to study Latin America.  The audience roared with laughter. Ojaide introduced Professor Jürgen Buchenau, who is also chair of the History Department at UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Almost […]

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Bojangles’ moves out of Cone Center, into Student Union

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bojangles’ moves out of Cone Center, into Student Union

Customers began to line up as UNC Charlotte prepared for the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the new Bojangles’ on campus. After a slight delay, the ribbon was finally cut at 10:30 a.m. signifying that it was now open for business. “I am a big Bojangles’ fan and I’m really excited … I think […]

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Construction projects abound

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Construction projects abound

It is nearly impossible to go anywhere on campus without running into some kind of construction project; whether it is for the roads or new buildings, construction litters the campus. Capital Projects has been hard at work this summer with multiple construction projects that equal roughly $70 million. Many of the projects stayed on track […]

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Full menu Bojangles’ opens in the Student Union on Aug. 26, Panda Express still to come

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Full menu Bojangles’ opens in the Student Union on Aug. 26, Panda Express still to come

UNC Charlotte’s full menu Bojangles’ will open for business on Aug. 26, just in time for the first week of classes and the waves of hungry new and returning students. At the Student Union, Bojangles’ will be replacing Mamma Leone’s, which was closed for the summer to accommodate for necessary construction and remodeling. Unlike the […]

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The Campus Market offers students a safer alternative for buying and selling unwanted items

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Campus Market offers students a safer alternative for buying and selling unwanted items

The Campus Market is a college-centric Craigslist-like service that aims to prioritize student safety while reducing their carbon footprint. According to their website, The Campus Market is operational at 22 universities along the east coast – seven of which are North Carolina schools, including UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington and Duke. UNC Charlotte students can […]

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Charlotte 49ers assistant football coach Phil Ratliff dies

| August 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Charlotte 49ers assistant football coach Phil Ratliff dies

Charlotte 49ers Offensive Line Coach Phil Ratliff died Sunday at the age of 44. Ratliff joined the 49er football program on Jan. 1, 2012 and coached for the team’s first three seasons. Charlotte 49er Athletics released the following statement: “The Charlotte 49ers regretfully announce the passing of coach Phil Ratliff, today. He was surrounded by […]

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Police Blotter July 2-14

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter July 2-14

ACCIDENT July 2 East Deck, while passing each other on the ramp, the vehicles clipped each other on the left front of each vehicle. No injuries were reported. July 3 Union Deck, while backing out of a parking spot, vehicle two was struck by vehicle one and the impact caused vehicle two to strike vehicle […]

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Student Union Parking Deck closed for maintenance

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Student Union Parking Deck closed for maintenance

Over the course of several days, the Student Union Parking Deck will be closed for maintenance in order to improve the lighting and visibility within the parking deck. Construction workers will be staining the ceilings of the parking deck to make these improvements. This process will also take place over the course of two phases. […]

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‘Corpse flower’ blooms in UNC Charlotte’s McMillan Greenhouse

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
‘Corpse flower’ blooms in UNC Charlotte’s McMillan Greenhouse

UNC Charlotte’s second titan arum – also called the “corpse flower” for its powerful rotting flesh odor – bloomed July 17 at McMillan Greenhouse. The event attracted visitors hoping to witness the 5-foot-4-inch plant and smell its notable scent, which can reportedly travel up to half a mile away. Named Odoardo – “Odie,” for short […]

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Workplace violence policy revisions

| July 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workplace violence policy revisions

UNC Charlotte made multiple updates to the workplace Violence Policies June 22, adding several definitions, guidelines and accommodations for cases of workplace violence on campus. One of the larger changes that was made to the workplace Violence Policies was the addition of multiple definitions that clearly outline the different types of violent acts. Definitions for bullying, […]

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Police Blotter June 18-30

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter June 18-30

ACCIDENT June 18 West Deck, second floor, while making a left hand turn in a parking deck, vehicle one struck front corner panel of vehicle two which was entering the parking deck. June 23 West Deck, officer(s) took a report in which a witness stated that vehicle one was traveling in the wrong direction and […]

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Police Blotter June 4-12

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter June 4-12

ACCIDENT June 11 Phillips Road, officers were responding to a fire alarm. The driver realized that the road was closed and while making a U-Turn, struck the curb causing damage to the tire. June 16 Scott Hall Lane, while backing, driver of vehicle one struck rear of his vehicle into a parked golf cart. There […]

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Police Blotter May 20-30

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter May 20-30

Accident May 20 McEniry Loading Dock, while backing out of the loading dock, vehicle one struck a brick wall causing damage to the vehicle and the wall. May 21 Phillips Road, officer responded to a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. Driver complained of soreness to his left shoulder area and both feet. Driver was […]

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Circle University City Apartments requires residents to move out for renovations

| May 27, 2015 | 8 Comments
Circle University City Apartments requires residents to move out for renovations

On May 27, residents of Circle University City Apartments were informed through a building-wide email that they would have to move out of their apartments within a week’s time. The email notified residents that they would have to be moved out of their apartment units by June 2. Renovations of the buildings floors will take […]

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Panda Express, full menu Bojangles’ coming to UNC Charlotte in fall 2015

| May 27, 2015 | 1 Comment
Panda Express, full menu Bojangles’ coming to UNC Charlotte in fall 2015

UNC Charlotte plans to open a Panda Express at Cone Center’s Main Street Market and a full menu Bojangles’ at the Student Union. There is currently no timeline for completion, but demolition is currently underway in the Cone Center. As part of the change, Main Street Market will no longer offer restaurants Use Your Noodle, Sushi […]

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Police Blotter May 9-16

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter May 9-16

Accident May 9 Alumni Way, officers took a report regarding a hit and run. Driver of vehicle one stated she was backing out of a parking spot when she was hit by vehicle two. Driver of vehicle two was coming from the Cone deck to exit out of PVA 7 and stated that driver one […]

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UNC Charlotte team competes in EPA’s People, Prosperity and Planet National Sustainable Design Expo

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte team competes in EPA’s People, Prosperity and Planet National Sustainable Design Expo

In 2013, UNC Charlotte assistant professor Mona Azarbayjani led an interdisciplinary effort with more than three dozen UNC Charlotte students, and faculty to the biannual Solar Decathlon. The competition, which was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, featured 19 academic teams amongst which the UNC Charlotte team won the popular-vote People’s Choice Award, and […]

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SGA update: April 23

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
SGA update: April 23

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their final Student Senate legislative meeting of the year April 23. Although this is the last official meeting, senate is considering the idea of holding a short five-minute meeting next week to swear in two potential additions to SGA, but the decision is not final. All of […]

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UNC Charlotte holds 23rd annual Earth Day Festival

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte holds 23rd annual Earth Day Festival

With music played on wooden instruments by skilled musicians, earth-friendly activities and countless ways to learn about saving the earth, Wednesday, April 22 marked UNC Charlotte’s 23rd annual Earth Day Festival. The festival was comprised of roughly 30 vendors which set up tables on campus between the COED and CCHS buildings. The vendors, such UNC […]

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Reading Day 2015

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Reading Day 2015

As the spring semester come to an end we thought it would fun to see what students are up to during reading day. As it is tradition, a reading day is set aside by the college to study for final exams. Congratulations to everyone that made it though the semester and good luck on exams […]

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