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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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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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