Tag: College

Juggling real life and the college world

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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NASCAR College Party

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
NASCAR College Party

Stuck wondering what you should do during this upcoming Fall Break weekend? Do you need some thrill in your life? Are you looking for something exciting to do with your friends without breaking the bank? Well then get ready, because Charlotte Motor Speedway has a deal for you. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is set […]

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Mid-College Crisis

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mid-College Crisis

Ending your sophomore year, or somewhere in your junior year there is such a thing called the “mid-college crisis” that you may be going through. This crisis can hit you like a ton of bricks, but it can come in two very different ways. One way being you are coming to the realization that college […]

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Why You Should or Shouldn’t Get A Pet in College

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why You Should or Shouldn’t Get A Pet in College

Even though in college it seems we are surrounded by friends and invested in school, from time to time everyone can get on the lonely side. There had been numerous times I’m sure when you feel there is a void in your life, or maybe even an extreme case of boredom strikes. When this happens, […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Stop Procrastinating

| December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Stop Procrastinating

Procrastination: one of the weaknesses that most of us have to face at least a few times in our lives. Putting our responsibilities off until the last possible moment may seem appealing at a first glance, but is it really worth it? While they might not fix the problem right away, these five reasons why […]

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Step Back in Time with “1776”

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Step Back in Time with “1776”

Long before the hit musical “Hamilton” reinvigorated America’s interest in our founding fathers, “1776″ was released unto the world. With music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone, the musical went on to win three Tonys after its Broadway premiere in 1969. Now you can see it right here in the Queen […]

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Op-Ed: Free Speech Culture in the Classroom

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: Free Speech Culture in the Classroom

A state of cognitive dissonance. College campuses have long been the birthplace of revolutionary social and political change. From the civil rights movement to the antiwar movement, students have led the way, engaging with ideas that were largely controversial, giving a platform for rational discourse, and creating immense societal value as a result. It is […]

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3 takeaways from Charlotte’s win over Methodist

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
3 takeaways from Charlotte’s win over Methodist

Monday night was the debut of a new era in Charlotte basketball. With Mark Price at the helm for his first game, the 49ers defeated Methodist University 98-73 in Halton Arena. Niner Nation was out in full force to see how the Price era would begin. Without further ado, here are our takeaway’s from Charlotte’s […]

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Laia Raventós: Sensación Española

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Laia Raventós: Sensación Española

Una noche de Octubre, en el Halton Arena durante el anual “Basketball Madness,” la nueva jugadora española de los 49ers, Laia Raventós, entra en el foco de atención como una desconocida delante de la “Nación Niner” que la recibe con aclamaciones entusiásticas y aplausos enfáticos. Ella mide 5′ 7″, su enderezado cabello castaño brilla en la vibrante luz […]

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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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Charlotte dominates Saint Leo in exhibition matchup

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte dominates Saint Leo in exhibition matchup

The Charlotte 49ers hosted the Saint Leo Lions Friday night. The 49ers came out strong in this exhibition game defeating the Lions 84-47. Charlotte dominated the Lions with scores from Alexis Alexander and Lefty Webster to put the 49ers the lead in the first quarter and they never looked back. Grace Hunter, Kenya Olley and Laia Raventós also contributed points […]

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Emotional Senior Night ends in triumph

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Emotional Senior Night ends in triumph

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team capped off their season Friday night in style honoring their six graduating seniors and scoring three remarkable goals on the way to a comfortable win over FIU. Three different players contributed to the scoring for the 49ers including senior Victoria Fubara. Entering the match, Fubara had never scored for […]

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Charlotte Nights: The Ballad of Dylan Lupton

| October 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
Charlotte Nights: The Ballad of Dylan Lupton

Dylan Lupton, an ambitious 21-year-old college student attending the University of North Carolina at Charlotte lives a double life; half student, half professional Nascar driver. Lupton is a finance major born and raised in Sacramento, Calif. Currently placing in the top 10 for almost every race this season, Lupton competes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, which […]

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