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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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Hundreds participate in #NickStrong soccer tournament, over $1,000 raised

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hundreds participate in #NickStrong soccer tournament, over $1,000 raised

Photos by Jordan Snyder. Twenty-six teams made up of UNC Charlotte students participated in the #NickStrong Soccer Tournament on Tuesday, April 21. The tournament was organized by UNC Charlotte’s women’s soccer team to support Nick Newberry, a Junior who suffered a traumatic head injury after falling down a flight of stairs in March. Teams paid […]

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SGA update: April 16

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
SGA update: April 16

The following is a recap of the events that took place during the Student Senate legislative meeting held April 16. The meeting began by members of SGA holding a mock session to familiarize new senators joining SGA and those interested in joining SGA next year with the legislative process. Committee members gave a brief introduction […]

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MAX promotes arts Uptown

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
MAX promotes arts Uptown

UNC Charlotte College of Arts and Architecture has developed and launched the Mobile Arts and Community Experience (MAX), a transportable performance venue and community assembly space. MAX was unveiled to the public on April 10 on the Levine Avenue for the Arts, housing musical, acrobatic and theatrical performances throughout the weekend. A number of other […]

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Taking a look at the springtime advantages of Reedy Creek’s nature preserve and park

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Taking a look at the springtime advantages of Reedy Creek’s nature preserve and park

  The satisfying sensation of the first warm breeze of the season announces one thing: spring has sprung. The blooming flowers and peeping leaves call to adventurers to wander out from stuffy homes and musty bedrooms. Some of these warm-weather outdoor seekers assemble at Reedy Creek Nature Preserve and Park to soak up the climate. […]

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Greek Life honored for achievements at annual Greek Awards Ceremony

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Greek Life honored for achievements at annual Greek Awards Ceremony

Sunday morning, UNC Charlotte hosted their Greek Awards Ceremony in the Student Union to honor Fraternity and Sorority chapters for their achievements in programming, philanthropy and service. Members of the Greek community at UNCC combined for a total of over 16,000 hours of community service, and raised over 95,000 dollars for charity. Over 11,000 goods […]

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UNC Charlotte’s annual Airband show brings hundreds of visiting spectators to Greek Week

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte’s annual Airband show brings hundreds of visiting spectators to Greek Week

Photos by Makeedah Baker Fourteen competing Greek fraternities and sororities performed Friday night in UNC Charlotte’s Halton Arena. The event, which is organized by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, was open to the public. Friends, family and alumni rooted for their favorite dancers. Greeks watching in the stands cheered on their chapters, waved […]

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SAE, women’s soccer team host #NickStrong Soccer Tournament to raise funds for injured niner

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
SAE, women’s soccer team host #NickStrong Soccer Tournament to raise funds for injured niner

  On Tuesday, April 21 UNC Charlotte’s Woman Soccer Team will join SAE to host a #NickStrong 7v7 Soccer Tournament. The event is being held to raise funds for Nick Newberry, injured UNC Charlotte student and SAE brother. Newberry has recently come out of a coma after suffering traumatic head injuries from a fall down a flight […]

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Relay For Life: Saving lives, one lap at a time

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Relay For Life: Saving lives, one lap at a time

UNC Charlotte hosted Relay for Life April 10 from 6 p.m. to April 11 at 6 a.m. in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.  All proceeds from the event benefit the American Cancer Society.

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UNC Charlotte student’s latest victory carries on family’s drag racing legacy

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte student’s latest victory carries on family’s drag racing legacy

On March 29, Mechanical Engineering major Joel Warren won the Stock Eliminator category at the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Being the third generation in a family of drag racers, Warren states that it adds some mental pressure which he welcomes as he feels it “brings out a racer’s true colors.” “There’s nearly 200 years […]

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Funding violations for the 2014-15 school year

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Funding violations for the 2014-15 school year

Twice during the 2014-2015 school year, the Student Government Association (SGA) has withheld funding from student organizations because of violations that were made against the Financial Procedures Act (FPA). “My role on SGA now is to make funding as accessible as possible to student orgs and make sure that student funding is being used in […]

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Dr. Yamilka Baez-Rivera: The spark that powers EPIC’s Smart Grid

| April 15, 2015 | 4 Comments
Dr. Yamilka Baez-Rivera:  The spark that powers EPIC’s Smart Grid

  It’s a Friday afternoon in February and Dr. Yamilka Baez-Rivera is explaining an important requirement needed to enter the Duke Energy Smart Grid laboratory located at UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC). “Only smart people can come in the lab,” announces Dr. Yamilka Baez-Rivera with stern eyes that quickly soften behind her […]

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UNC Charlotte to host Take Back the Night, honors and remembers victims of sexual assault, domestic violence

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte to host Take Back the Night, honors and remembers victims of sexual assault, domestic violence

This Wednesday April 15, at 5 p.m., UNC Charlotte’s Center for Wellness Promotion and the Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Education Committee will host the annual Take Back The Night event directed by Nicole Madonna-Rosario. The event is held to honor and remember those who have fallen victim to sexual assault and domestic violence with a […]

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Sigma Chi now a chartered fraternity at UNC Charlotte

| April 11, 2015 | 1 Comment
Sigma Chi now a chartered fraternity at UNC Charlotte

After being on campus for just over two years, the Sigma Chi Fraternity at UNC Charlotte has gained its charter. Sigma Chi was founded in 1855, and has since initiated over 300,000 members. The Sigma Chi Fraternity’s Headquarters are located in Evanston, Illinois. The fraternity have 239 chapters at colleges nationwide. Sigma Chi’s mission is […]

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Annual Greek Week returns to UNC Charlotte campus

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Annual Greek Week returns to UNC Charlotte campus

This year’s Greek Week is officially starts on Sunday, April 12 and will conclude on Sunday, April 19. Some events start the week prior. The theme is Superheroes, with the philanthropy being Wounded Warrior Project. Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Graduate Assistant Nicole Dancisin said the event is held to unify the Greek community. “It […]

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SGA update: April 2

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
SGA update: April 2

The following is a summary of the topics discussed at the weekly Student Senate legislative meeting that was held April 2. Funding violation for the Model United Nations Senators deliberated on whether or not to remove funding from the student organization the Model United Nations due to a violation that the group made regarding FPA […]

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