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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Snowman’ has far too much potential for it to be this disappointing

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Snowman’ has far too much potential for it to be this disappointing

Dark adult literature has taken a pretty firm hold in mainstream culture in the past few years. When the Swedish films of the “Millennium” trilogy, including “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” hit American theaters, the interest in dark mystery novels skyrocketed, giving way for authors like Gillian Flynn and Jo Nesbø to flourish from […]

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Live From Charlotte, It’s Tuesday Night

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Live From Charlotte, It’s Tuesday Night

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. I have a confession to make: I am in a deeply committed (and one-sided) relationship with “Saturday Night Live.” We have weekly dates in front of my television set, and I spend hours reliving old memories via video clips and photos. I’ve even introduced them to my friends, who I have […]

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Winning games and building a culture

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Winning games and building a culture

In any sport and on every team, there are firsts and there are lasts and the seniors of Charlotte Women’s Soccer are experiencing some of these this fall. There is always a first game, a first goal and a first time playing a certain position or against a particular team. There will be last goals, […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Heroes of Mandalore’

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Heroes of Mandalore’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Heroes of Mandalore” and for previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels” and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” “Star Wars Rebels” has returned for its fourth and final season, and its two-part premiere kicks things off in a big way. The Ghost Crew were left in a grim state […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Only the Brave’ is a beautifully crafted story of true American heroism

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Only the Brave’ is a beautifully crafted story of true American heroism

Want your film to vie for an Oscar? There are a few steps one can take, but you could probably wittle it down to three steps: 1. Release it between September and December, 2. Show it in advance at one of the many major film festivals around the world during this time, 3. Make it […]

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49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

Charlotte (5-4-3) controlled the game extremely well for the larger part of the game, forcing fifth ranked Louisville (10-1-3) to remain at Transamerica for extra time, but lost to the Cardinals 1-0 in overtime. “I’m really proud of the guys, the effort was fantastic. We took a good team down to the wire and we […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXposed,’ ‘rX’ & ‘eXodus’

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXposed,’ ‘rX’ & ‘eXodus’

Spoiler Warning for the first three episodes of “The Gifted.” Fox has made Mondays popular again with a new show called “The Gifted.” The show takes place in the Marvel X-Men Universe and follows two teens, a brother and sister duo Lauren and Andy Strucker. It seems like in this timeline, mutants are beginning to […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Who Needs You’

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Who Needs You’

Warning: Minor spoilers for “Who Needs You” and prior episodes of “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” follow. After a rocky start, “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” has finally settled into a solid groove. The episode picks up right where we were left on the last one, with Hala securing the Eternity […]

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Love of the Game

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Love of the Game

Every child at least once dreams of being a professional athlete. The thrill of the game, the cloak winding and the cheers of the crowd is a rush that every person dreams of. The difference between making these dreams reality is a love for the game and a love for the bitter work that Elliot […]

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UNC Charlotte raises awareness on intimate partner violence

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte raises awareness on intimate partner violence

In recognition of the thirtieth year of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, the UNC Charlotte community is offering a number of opportunities for the campus to get involved and informed. University organizations and departments including the Title IX office and The University Center for Wellness Promotion are offering workshops, demonstrations and campaigns that promote […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Things Bad Begun’ & ‘Sleigh Ride’

| October 16, 2017 | 1 Comment
TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Things Bad Begun’ & ‘Sleigh Ride’

MAJOR Spoiler warning for the Season 3 Finale (Episodes 15 and 16) of “Fear the Walking Dead,” as well as all previous episodes of the series. Wow. Wow. Wow. After a slight misstep with the previous episode, “Fear the Walking Dead” gets right back on track and delivers quite possibly its two strongest episodes ever […]

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Working with Workpeh

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Working with Workpeh

After a late start to the sport, receiver Workpeh Kofa has contributed on the field for the 49ers since his freshman season. Kofa was a late bloomer when it came concentrating on playing football. He took up the sport in eighth grade, but the pigskin always came in second to basketball. It wasn’t until Kofa’s […]

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Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

The 49ers women’s volleyball team fell just short of winning an important conference game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders by a score of 3-2. Coming in, Charlotte appeared to be the heavy favorite to take the game but the Blue Raiders had other ideas, as they improved to 6-16 on the season and 2-6 […]

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Talladega demolition derby

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Talladega demolition derby

Carnage is expected when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series visits Talladega Superspeedway, but usually not as much as we saw on Sunday. From the drop of the green flag to the end of the race, the drivers ran every lap like it was the last. The fans in the stands we’re treated to quite […]

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