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UNC Charlotte raises awareness on intimate partner violence

UNC Charlotte raises awareness on intimate partner violence

In recognition of the thirtieth year of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, the UNC Charlotte community is offering a number of opportunities for the campus to get involved and informed. University organizations and departments including the Title IX office and The University Center for Wellness Promotion are offering workshops, demonstrations and campaigns that promote […]

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UNC Charlotte celebrates culture at 42nd annual International Festival

UNC Charlotte celebrates culture at 42nd annual International Festival

If you have ever wanted to learn about world cultures but can’t afford the trip, UNC Charlotte’s International Festival is the place for you. Celebrating its 42nd year on Oct. 14, the festival has become an opportunity for the region’s diverse international community to come together and share their cultures and traditions with the over […]

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Homecoming week kicks off Sunday

Homecoming week kicks off Sunday

Midterm exam scantrons and blue books have been purchased, the declining balance is swiftly declining and pumpkin spice is trending on Twitter. All signaling the month of October, which could mean only one thing for UNC Charlotte- homecoming is among us. For the past four years students, faculty and staff have come together to welcome […]

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Sustainability office spreads green thinking during Sustainability Week

Sustainability office spreads green thinking during Sustainability Week

Last week was UNC Charlotte’s annual Sustainability Week and there was plenty to see and do. The week of events began with a documentary showing of “Citizen Jane: Battle Cry for The City,” and included tree banding, a campus cleanup, transportation fair and a lecture by Jarami Bond on “Sustainable Business.” On Thursday, Sustainability Week […]

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The green worms are back like they never left

The green worms are back like they never left

What on earth is a cankerworm? The small green worms that have been taking innocent dwellers of UNC Charlotte captive in their silky webs of destruction for the last several years. Yes, those cankerworms. With the help of facilities management, UNC Charlotte will be more than ready for the creepy crawlers this spring. On Oct. […]

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Sports

49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

Charlotte (5-4-3) controlled the game extremely well for the larger part of the game, forcing fifth ranked Louisville (10-1-3) to remain at Transamerica for extra time, but lost to the Cardinals 1-0 in overtime. “I’m really proud of the guys, the effort was fantastic. We took a good team down to the wire and we […]

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Love of the Game

Love of the Game

Every child at least once dreams of being a professional athlete. The thrill of the game, the cloak winding and the cheers of the crowd is a rush that every person dreams of. The difference between making these dreams reality is a love for the game and a love for the bitter work that Elliot […]

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Working with Workpeh

Working with Workpeh

After a late start to the sport, receiver Workpeh Kofa has contributed on the field for the 49ers since his freshman season. Kofa was a late bloomer when it came concentrating on playing football. He took up the sport in eighth grade, but the pigskin always came in second to basketball. It wasn’t until Kofa’s […]

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Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

The 49ers women’s volleyball team fell just short of winning an important conference game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders by a score of 3-2. Coming in, Charlotte appeared to be the heavy favorite to take the game but the Blue Raiders had other ideas, as they improved to 6-16 on the season and 2-6 […]

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Talladega demolition derby

Talladega demolition derby

Carnage is expected when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series visits Talladega Superspeedway, but usually not as much as we saw on Sunday. From the drop of the green flag to the end of the race, the drivers ran every lap like it was the last. The fans in the stands we’re treated to quite […]

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Lifestyle

Tips for Being More Organized

Tips for Being More Organized

If you walked into my bedroom right now, there would be clothes all over the floor, water glasses on every surface, and three different types of cookie packages on my desk. Messiness is a part of my life, but disorganization is not. There may be cookies on my desk, but my wall planner above it […]

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My boyfriend is on the opposite side of the world—Now What?

My boyfriend is on the opposite side of the world—Now What?

In fall of 2016 I got the amazing opportunity to study overseas in Wellington, New Zealand through a program called ISA, or International Studies Abroad. This program immersed me into a culture vastly different from my own and I developed life-long friendships. This being said, I also met a fine lad in Wellington named Jakob […]

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Juggling real life and the college world

Juggling real life and the college world

Moving away to college is a challenge that takes all by storm. Adjusting to adulthood while trying to juggle good grades, a social life and extracurricular activities can drive students more than crazy, and it takes most a while to get into the groove of everything. In some cases, students have to add a job […]

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Humans of UNCC meet Kevin (KC) Bryant

Humans of UNCC meet Kevin (KC) Bryant

“John Mayer is one of my biggest musical inspirations. I started listening to him when I was 10 and I started playing guitar when I was 14 or 15. I play because I mean I just love music in general; it’s a nice ease of mind and I like to write my own music… I’ve […]

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A Letter to College Freshmen from UNCC Junior

A Letter to College Freshmen from UNCC Junior

Going off to college is a new chapter in the life of every young adult. It is the opportunity to begin anew, to have a fresh start; which can be simultaneously intimidating and thrilling. I remember my first day stepping foot on the pavement of UNC Charlotte in the fall of 2015 as a freshman. […]

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A&E

TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Heroes of Mandalore’

TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Heroes of Mandalore’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Heroes of Mandalore” and for previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels” and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” “Star Wars Rebels” has returned for its fourth and final season, and its two-part premiere kicks things off in a big way. The Ghost Crew were left in a grim state […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Only the Brave’ is a beautifully crafted story of true American heroism

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Only the Brave’ is a beautifully crafted story of true American heroism

Want your film to vie for an Oscar? There are a few steps one can take, but you could probably wittle it down to three steps: 1. Release it between September and December, 2. Show it in advance at one of the many major film festivals around the world during this time, 3. Make it […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXposed,’ ‘rX’ & ‘eXodus’

TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXposed,’ ‘rX’ & ‘eXodus’

Spoiler Warning for the first three episodes of “The Gifted.” Fox has made Mondays popular again with a new show called “The Gifted.” The show takes place in the Marvel X-Men Universe and follows two teens, a brother and sister duo Lauren and Andy Strucker. It seems like in this timeline, mutants are beginning to […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Who Needs You’

GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Who Needs You’

Warning: Minor spoilers for “Who Needs You” and prior episodes of “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” follow. After a rocky start, “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” has finally settled into a solid groove. The episode picks up right where we were left on the last one, with Hala securing the Eternity […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Things Bad Begun’ & ‘Sleigh Ride’

TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Things Bad Begun’ & ‘Sleigh Ride’

MAJOR Spoiler warning for the Season 3 Finale (Episodes 15 and 16) of “Fear the Walking Dead,” as well as all previous episodes of the series. Wow. Wow. Wow. After a slight misstep with the previous episode, “Fear the Walking Dead” gets right back on track and delivers quite possibly its two strongest episodes ever […]

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Opinion

Here Come the Hurricanes

Here Come the Hurricanes

People in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands are currently experiencing the effects of the second major hurricane to hit in only the past two weeks. The Puerto Rican governor has just reiterated after the island was ravaged by Hurricane Maria, depending on how severe the damage to their electrical grid is, the power could […]

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Going Green: Plant-Based Dieting and it’s Effect on Climate Change

Going Green: Plant-Based Dieting and it’s Effect on Climate Change

 I have been a vegetarian for two years. I have cut meat out of my diet because I want to do any simple thing I can that benefits the environment, and if that means cutting steak out of my diet, I’m okay with that. Eventually, I want to become vegan for the same reason. I […]

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Trump’s Response to Harvey’s Havoc

Trump’s Response to Harvey’s Havoc

On Friday August 25th, Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Texas and parts of Louisiana. Thousands of people from Austin, Texas to Cameron, Louisiana have lost their homes. Dozens were injured and at least 70 have lost their lives. Lives like the Saldivar family in Austin, a family of 6, who drowned in their car when […]

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Silencing Sam: Students Call for the Removal of the Silent Sam Monument

Silencing Sam: Students Call for the Removal of the Silent Sam Monument

UNC-Chapel Hill’s first day of class this year was particularly special for hundreds of students gathered at the Silent Sam Confederate monument because it was also considered “the first day of Silent Sam’s last semester.” Silent Sam is a statue of a Confederate soldier located on Chapel Hill’s campus. After the rallies in Charlottesville, a […]

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Op-Ed: Pepsis and Protest

Op-Ed: Pepsis and Protest

There has been a huge uproar over a commercial that Pepsi released featuring reality personality and supermodel Kendall Jenner. The commercial focused on topics of diversity, unity and more importantly, the Black Lives Matter movement. In the commercial people of all races, genders, ethnicities and walks of life stopped what they were doing and joined […]

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Photos

Photos: Breakaway Music Festival

Photos: Breakaway Music Festival

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. Lil Dicky and Zedd headline at Breakaway Music Festival in the AvidXchange Music Factory on Saturday night in Charlotte, NC.

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Photos: The Devil Wears Prada at The Underground

Photos: The Devil Wears Prada at The Underground

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. The Devil Wears Prada plays at The Underground on Wednesday night in Charlotte, NC as part of their No Sun No Moon tour along with Veil of Maya, Silent Planet, and Thousand Below.

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Photos: Light rail construction

Photos: Light rail construction

Photos by Alexandria Sands. Construction continues through the summer months in an effort to finish the Lynx Blue Line Extension, which will connect uptown Charlotte to campus, by March 2018. The original opening was planned for August 2017.

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Mechanical Eye Gallery- March 13. to March 29, 2017.

Mechanical Eye Gallery- March 13. to March 29, 2017.

Photos by Natasha Morehouse.

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Roll Bounce and R&B Feb. 28, 2017

Roll Bounce and R&B Feb. 28, 2017

Photos by Katelynn Pennington

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