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Open Mic Night Done Right

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Open Mic Night Done Right

Photos by Pooja Pasupula In my sophomore year of high school, my teacher decided to show us a video of the spoken word poet Sarah Kay. It was her TED talk, a video I’ve since watched dozens of times. She spoke confidently, with both passion and rhythm. I was in absolute awe. It was a […]

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Throwing it Back Past Thursday

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Throwing it Back Past Thursday

Have you ever walked into a room and wondered if you were in the right place? I have and luckily I was not alone; March 2. students entered room 340GHI confused and curious. We came for a comedy show and found a chipmunk DJ chanting “Do it for the ‘gram” and playing last September’s top […]

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Lost in a Lackluster Laser Tag Labyrinth

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lost in a Lackluster Laser Tag Labyrinth

Much like every CAB event, no matter how extravagant or purely dull it may sound, you never know what you might get. When I heard that the highly-intense and competitive pastime of laser tag was coming to UNC Charlotte, I was of course skeptical at first. I questioned who might show up, what the event […]

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Build an Embarrassing Moment

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Build an Embarrassing Moment

Are you lonely? Desperate? Tired of swiping right and just ready to find your perfect match? Your one and only? Or are you happily committed to another? Fatefully in love, passionate and only see tinder in dog commercials and cringey memes? Well luckily for you CAB was there. CAB was there for you with Build-a-Bae and […]

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Taking a Step out of Africa and into Charlotte

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Taking a Step out of Africa and into Charlotte

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. From the first moments of Step Afrika!’s Saturday night performance in the Popp-Martin Student Union, the troupe’s best assets were apparent: Their synchronization is airtight, their sense of rhythm is fail safe, their energy is unmatched, and they’ve got a likable, mischievous sense of humor.  But it’s only after seeing their performance in its […]

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Los Angeles Comedians Gain New Fans In Charlotte

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Los Angeles Comedians Gain New Fans In Charlotte

Students filed into Cone after hours Friday, Nov. 11, at their chance to see two great comedians from Los Angeles. Daphnique Springs and Barry Brewer came to UNC Charlotte to share some laughs and give some advice to the college students at an event entitled “Friday Night Live.” Springs was the first to take the stage. Her […]

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Standing With Standing Rock

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Standing With Standing Rock

The performance of Larry Yazzie was promoted to students at UNC Charlotte as a Native American Dance concert, but it was so much more. Yazzie and manager/performer Christal Moose teamed together to take their audience on a musical and spiritual journey. Before Moose introduced Yazzie, she took the time to tell her audience a little […]

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UNCC Students Show Off Their Skills

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNCC Students Show Off Their Skills

On Friday Oct. 20, the Campus Activity Board hosted their Fall Talent Show in McKnight Hall, allowing 13 gifted students to take the stage and be recognized for their talents. Talent shows have a tendency to be over saturated with certain types of performances, but this was not a problem here. I was impressed by […]

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49ers splash their way into the new school year

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers splash their way into the new school year

Students splashed in the new school year at the 49,000 water balloon fight on Wednesday. The event has been held by Impact Charlotte, an on-campus church, for 8 years. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) began co-sponsoring the event last year. “It’s fun, it’s Week of Welcome and why not do a balloon fight,” said President […]

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CAB Spring Talent Show 2016

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
CAB Spring Talent Show 2016

Photos by Chris Crews. McKnight Hall came to life on Friday, April 8 during the Campus Activities Board Spring Talent Show. With a packed crowd, some of UNC Charlotte’s brightest young stars take the stage to demonstrate their talents. Darren Brand from MTV’s “Wild N’Out” and comedian, Tyler Does, hosted the two hour showcase of […]

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Alicia Garza talks ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the students of UNC Charlotte

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Alicia Garza talks ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the students of UNC Charlotte

Co-founder of the “Black Lives Matter” movement Alicia Garza, 35, spoke to the students of UNC Charlotte March 28 in McKnight Hall. “Whether you have a Ph.D., a GED or no degree, you deserve life.” Of the many profound quotes taken away from Garza’s speech, this was the point in the lecture in which quiet […]

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Spoken word speaks to all

| March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Spoken word speaks to all

On Feb. 24, I was one of the many in attendance of the Open Mic Poetry Night at After Hours. I did not know what to expect; not everyone can write poetry and others don’t know how to recite it. Yet, I was blown away, everyone who got up and performed did a phenomenal job. […]

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Lip Sync Battle

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lip Sync Battle

Friday, November 13, 49ers lip sync their way to prizes. Photos by Maria Saenz and Makeedah Baker .

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Haunted Union kicks off Halloween weekend for students

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Haunted Union kicks off Halloween weekend for students

UNC Charlotte got spooky Oct. 29 when what is normally just the Student Union became the Haunted Union. Many joined, in costume, to check out the fifth annual event. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) provided multiple activities throughout the night for attendees to participate in. From 7 p.m. till 11 p.m. visitors could get involved […]

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