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Op-Ed: One Thing Leads to Another

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: One Thing Leads to Another

I am not here to gloat, nor do I have time to say “I told ya so”. Nothing positive can be gained by suggesting the tables have turned after eight years of being in your shoes. I only wish to highlight a simple inquiry for my liberal friends to ponder over: how embarrassing must it […]

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The State of the Election

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
The State of the Election

A news story several weeks back that caught my eye was one about Minnesota Democrats attempting to kick Donald Trump off the ballot. Because in a shocking turn of events, they seem to be supporting Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton.  And being members of the political party that believes so strongly in giving a voice to […]

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All Politics is Local… Especially in 2016

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
All Politics is Local… Especially in 2016

Democrats need to understand something very important: That no matter your politics, your conservative, liberal or progressive ideals, you are your own worst enemy. Already our party is blessed with a two edged sword. Our make up as a heterogeneous party provides sound benefits to a party that could not exist with only middle class […]

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Highlights from the DNC: The world’s introduction to Charlotte

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Highlights from the DNC: The world’s introduction to Charlotte

From the opening festivities of CarolinaFest to the acceptance speech given by President Barack Obama for the 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC), the Queen City was launched into the spotlight  for what Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx called “the world’s introduction to Charlotte.” Charlotte played host to several rallies and protests from various concerned communities  from […]

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Democratic National Convention CEO: we want to celebrate students getting involved

| August 31, 2012 | 1 Comment
Democratic National Convention CEO: we want to celebrate students getting involved

The morning of August 31, Democratic National Convention Center (DNC) officials unveiled the state-of-the-art convention podium stage at the Charlotte Bobcats home- Time Warner Cable Arena. The speakers at the podium unveiling were Democratic National Convention Committee CEO Stephen Kerrigan, Chief Operating Officer Theo LeCompte and Charlotte mayor Anthony Foxx. Also present were 9 students […]

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UNC Charlotte student wins Obama Nobel Peace Prize money from President Obama

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte student wins Obama Nobel Peace Prize money from President Obama

UNC Charlotte junior Jenny Salgado joined an exclusive list of only 12 national recipients of a scholarship that stems from President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize money that he won in 2009. Obama made a $125,000 donation the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) shortly after winning the prize, and they decided to invest it in scholarships […]

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Niner on the Weekend plays matchmaker with complete strangers

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
Niner on the Weekend plays matchmaker with complete strangers

Romance filled the air of the Student Union last Saturday night with Niner On the Weekend’s inaugural “speed dating” event. The room’s fluorescent lighting, plastic pink table cloths and rolling office chairs set the scene for a romantic evening between complete strangers. The event also featured an open coca-cola and red bull bar to help […]

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