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NASCAR Chase University

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
NASCAR Chase University

UNC Charlotte students – are you stuck with no plans and need something fun to do over Fall Break? Do you need some excitement and exhilaration in your life? Well Charlotte Motor Speedway has a deal for you. Forty of NASCAR’s greatest stars are set to return to North Carolina next weekend for the Bank […]

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UNC Charlotte hosts 41st International Festival

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte hosts 41st International Festival

A vast number of nations and cultures consolidated to host the University’s most dynamic yearly event in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) Sept. 24. In the light of the cultural divide brought about by this week’s incidents, the festival provided a positive outlet from the city’s turbulence that inspired unity amongst the community and […]

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Martin Truex Jr. captures the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Martin Truex Jr. captures the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, North Carolina – Mayetta, New Jersey native Martin Truex Jr. laid down the fastest lap in the final round of NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying on Thursday night, capturing the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. In Thursday’s lone practice session, the No.78 Bass Pro Shops Toyota wound up seventh, giving the team confidence in potentially […]

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Charlotte shuts out UAB in season finale

| November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shuts out UAB in season finale

In the final game of the regular season, behind a spirited defensive effort, the 49ers shutout the Blazers securing a No. 2 seed in the C-USA tournament next week. “It was a great result on the road,” Charlotte assistant coach Kyle Gookins said. “It was a good way to end the regular-season. We now will […]

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Player Performance Analysis: Grace Hunter vs. Saint Leo

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Player Performance Analysis: Grace Hunter vs. Saint Leo

The Charlotte 49ers tipped off their forthcoming season nearly doubling their opponent, Saint Leo, in points Friday night. The team donning the brand new, clean white jerseys looked more than confident in 40 minutes of play. Charlotte’s second-highest scorer from the previous season graduated in the Spring, leaving a void of nearly 11 points per […]

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Say’hu: My own way

| October 20, 2015 | 5 Comments
Say’hu: My own way

Say’hu, a slender West-African, sits on a black leather couch. His charcoal-colored fedora rests on top of an untrimmed afro; hands in the pockets of his khaki colored pants. Say’hu sits inside his concealed downtown Charlotte studio, a hideaway from the outside world. His inspiration, Bob Marley, is pictured on his t-shirt, while at the same time he […]

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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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Federal government partners with Charlotte to fund lightrail

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Federal government partners with Charlotte to fund lightrail

At the ground breaking of the LYNX Blueline extension on Thursday, Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff talked about how “this project is all about partnership.” “The Federal Transit Administration, the State of North Carolina and the business community are instrumental partners as we work to complete the vision of connection the region with rapid transit […]

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Officials break ground on lightrail construction

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Officials break ground on lightrail construction

This morning at 10 a.m., media and community members alike gathered at the 9th St. station to celebrate the groundbreaking of the LYNX Blue Line lightrail extension. The project has been ongoing since 1994, according to Governor Pat McCrory, and will be open for transit beginning in 2017. McCrory stated that the lightrail is “completion […]

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2011 post-graduate student spotlights importance of career plans prior to graduation

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
2011 post-graduate student spotlights importance of career plans prior to graduation

The UNC Charlotte University Career Center for Work, Service and Internships recently released the results from the 2011 Graduation Survey. The survey looks at how the graduating class of 2011, both undergraduate and graduate students, fared with finding employment after graduation. The survey was sent to 5,182 students, of which only 900 responded. Fifty-two percent […]

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‘Sleep’-er hits: two new indie films destined for success

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
‘Sleep’-er hits: two new indie films destined for success

Sleepless Night Every month the Back Alley Film Series puts on a series of screenings for the public. Often obscure genre films few have heard, these films are destined for cult status or destined to be overlooked foreign gems. The latter is the case with the French film “Sleepless Night,” an action thriller that starts […]

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COLUMN: Five reasons why I think Charlotte can return to the College Cup Final

| September 13, 2012 | 2 Comments
COLUMN: Five reasons why I think Charlotte can return to the College Cup Final

Whether one cares to admit it or not, UNC Charlotte has become known as a soccer school. After more than four decades of being identified as a basketball school, mostly because that is the only sport on campus that has sparked enough interest, one must come to the realization that the 49ers are indeed a […]

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Weenie Roast unites Charlotte bands

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Weenie Roast unites Charlotte bands

On Sunday, Sept. 16 2012, the Weenie Roast, presented by local rock radio station 106.5 the End, will be making its way to the Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre. The event brings together some big names in the alternative rock music industry to Charlotte every year. Bands such as Anberlin, Coheed and Cambria and The Offspring are […]

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49er Fall Fashion Look Book

| September 12, 2012 | 1 Comment
49er Fall Fashion Look Book

As summer comes to a close and the temperature gets significantly cooler, students are slowly but surely coming out of fall fashion hibernation. The colors are starting to pop, the tailoring is becoming evident and creative accessories can be found on almost anyone. Lot’s of 49ers are avid fashionistas and are not shy to expressing themselves through fashion. We […]

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