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Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, Virtuous Harris

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, Virtuous Harris

Name: Virtuous Harris   Class Status: Senior Major: Exercise Science What class/classes do you teach: Time to Change Program What makes your classes stand out from all the rest that UNCC offers? This class is geared toward helping the overweight and obese population do a lifestyle change through exercise and diet. What made you want to do group fitness as […]

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Niners shutout Aggies 6-0, earn third straight victory

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners shutout Aggies 6-0, earn third straight victory

After a weekend in Savannah, Ga., the Charlotte 49ers baseball team returned home to Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium on Wednesday afternoon for a match-up with the North Carolina A&T Aggies. The Niners delivered another dominant performance on the mound and picked up their third consecutive victory with a 6-0 shutout over the Aggies. True […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “The Lazarus Effect” sets a new standard for PG-13 horror films

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “The Lazarus Effect” sets a new standard for PG-13 horror films

Story time: my obsession with film stemmed in 2006 when I was scared of a trailer for the film “Final Destination 3″ and did what any logical person with a computer would do when they’re ten, I researched it. Through this I became acquainted with movie databases and began branching off of genre films into […]

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Niner women win third straight on Senior Night

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niner women win third straight on Senior Night

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team celebrated an enjoyable Senior Night Saturday night against the Rice Owls. The 49ers took down the Owls in convincing fashion, winning by double digits. Along with three managers, seniors Olivia Rankin, Hilary Sigmon, and Ayanna Holmes were all honored following the game. “Great win for us on senior night, […]

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“The Last Man on Earth” episode one is a charming look at dystopian media culture

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
“The Last Man on Earth” episode one is a charming look at dystopian media culture

  The apocalypse is something that Hollywood has not been afraid to milk for all it’s worth. From dystopian young adult novels like “The Hunger Games” and “Divergent”, to the recent surge in the popularity of Zombies through movies like “World War Z” and the television phenomenon that is “The Walking Dead.” But it’s always […]

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Dominant pitching lifts Niners over UNCG

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Dominant pitching lifts Niners over UNCG

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team squared off against the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) Spartans on Saturday morning, looking to build on the momentum from their shutout victory over N.C. State Friday. The Niners received another dominant pitching performance and delivered at the dish late in the game to capture a 2-1 victory at Historic Grayson Stadium […]

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Niners blank ACC foe N.C. State

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners blank ACC foe N.C. State

Inclement weather in the Queen City canceled the Charlotte 49ers home series against Marist this weekend. Instead, the Niners found themselves in Savannah, Ga., playing two games against the N.C. State Wolfpack sandwiched by a contest with UNC Greensboro. The 49ers (2-2) pitching staff tossed a gem in a 1-0 victory in game one against […]

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UNCC hosts first BOG meeting in 40 years – 3 university-based centers close, protestors escorted out

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNCC hosts first BOG meeting in 40 years – 3 university-based centers close, protestors escorted out

For the first time in 40 years, the UNC Board of Governors met at UNC Charlotte. During the Feb. 27 meeting, located at the university’s Student Union, board members voted to close three centers belonging to various schools within the UNC system. The centers, which will close by Sept. 1, are: UNC Chapel Hill’s Center […]

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49ers women take down Mean Green 71-46

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers women take down Mean Green 71-46

The Charlotte 49ers (12-15) dominated the North Texas Mean Green Thursday night in a 71-46 home victory. The 49ers controlled the tip, but an early turnover allowed the Mean Green to go up with a 5-0 lead, forcing head coach Cara Consuegra to call timeout just minutes into the game. This was the only time […]

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Photos: Students enjoy heavy snowfall ahead of Spring Break

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: Students enjoy heavy snowfall ahead of Spring Break

With forecasts of heavy snow Wednesday night, UNC Charlotte cancelled classes and students headed outside to enjoy the latest round of winter weather before next week’s Spring Break. Photos by Benjamin Robson, Linnea Stoops and Makeedah Baker.

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Softball falls to UNC Greensboro 5-2

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Softball falls to UNC Greensboro 5-2

The Charlotte 49ers (5-2) were unable to defeat the UNC Greensboro Spartans Wednesday afternoon in what was supposed to be a double header. With wintery forecasts for the evening, the conditions did not seem suitable for play so the decision was made to limit the contest to one game instead of two. The first three […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, cardio dance

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, cardio dance

Name: Quan Siler   Class Status: Senior Major: Marketing What class/classes do I teach: Cardio Dance What makes this class stand out from all the rest of classes UNCC offers? My class is more hip-hop based than other dance classes offered here at the school. Not only will you will learn the latest dance crazes and how to shake your booty, […]

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Young Jules cruises through with ‘Coastin’

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Young Jules cruises through with ‘Coastin’

Baltimore born rapper, Young Jules is expected to debut his new mix tape this week. Since he began rapping, Jules has transitioned from Gospel Rap to mainstream music while managing to preserve his progressive image. The BNR Records artist released the album’s title track and music video, “Coastin” earlier this month. If the video speaks […]

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Hopeful Henry reflects on his career

| February 24, 2015 | 2 Comments
Hopeful Henry reflects on his career

Pierria Henry is the senior leader of Charlotte 49ers basketball, a program that has fallen under hard times as of late. Before the season, the 49ers were predicted to finish third in Conference USA. Fast forward to late February and the team is third from last. Despite all of the negativity from fans, alumni and students […]

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Students win big at “Beat the Banker”

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Students win big at “Beat the Banker”

Nothing draws a crowd of college students quite like the chance to win cold, hard cash, Beat the Banker promised just that. An impressive number of people showed up for such a chilly Saturday night and while they came to have a good time, they also came to win. The event itself was based off of the hit […]

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Niners blow a late lead in 5-4 loss against Akron

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners blow a late lead in 5-4 loss against Akron

The Charlotte 49ers and Akron Zips squared off in a rubber match on Sunday afternoon after splitting a pair of games in Saturday’s season-opening double header. Charlotte (1-2) lost two of three over the weekend and dropped the series deciding game 5-4 in a back-and-forth thriller. “We didn’t play very well today. We’ve got to […]

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49ers dismantle Southern Mississippi in 28-point victory

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers dismantle Southern Mississippi in 28-point victory

The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team finally put together a complete 40-minute performance in their 71-43 dismantling of Southern Mississippi inside Halton Arena on Saturday evening. The 49ers dominated the backboards and forced the Golden Eagles into tough, contested jump shots all night en route to their largest margin of victory this season. “Certainly a […]

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49ers claim first win in game two against Akron

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers claim first win in game two against Akron

The Charlotte 49ers came away with their first victory of the 2015 season against Akron in a seven-inning thriller, ending up 1-0. The Niners played Akron on Saturday afternoon in a double-header, losing the first match-up 2-1 against the Zips. Game two may not have had many hits slated, but the thrill was still in the […]

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Charlotte opens with 2-1 defeat against Akron

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte opens with 2-1 defeat against Akron

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team opened the 2015 season with a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Akron Zips (3-1) in game one of a Saturday afternoon double-header. The 49ers held the lead throughout most of the contest, but a costly error late in the game proved to be too much for Charlotte’s struggling […]

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Review: Imagine Dragons’ ‘Smoke + Mirrors’ supports its own ‘flaws’

| February 20, 2015 | 1 Comment
Review: Imagine Dragons’ ‘Smoke + Mirrors’ supports its own ‘flaws’

‘Smoke and mirrors,’ a fitting metaphor to describe Imagine Dragons’ lead singer Dan Reynolds. He’s been somewhat an illusion, seemingly “On Top of the World.” But Reynolds has honestly spoken recently about his battle with depression, his struggles with his faith and the pros and cons of Imagine Dragons’ success in a few interviews leading […]

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