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Photos: Festival De Los Colores

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: Festival De Los Colores

Photos by Varun Joshi.   CAB blasts a ray of fun in the Student Union and Spectrum hosts the Annual Scarlet Fever to raise HIV awareness.

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49ers Sweep LA Tech in doubleheader

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers Sweep LA Tech in doubleheader

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team welcomed the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs into the Queen City for a three game series. After Friday’s game was postponed due to rain, the Bulldogs and 49ers were slated for a Saturday double-header. The first game was nationally televised on the American Sports Network, marking the first time in 49er history […]

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The 49ers fall short against the Catamounts

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
The 49ers fall short against the Catamounts

The Charlotte 49ers softball team faced Western Carolina University for a doubleheader on Wednesday, March 25 at D.L. Phillips Complex. Charlotte came into the match having scored 26 runs in their four wins last week and looked to continue their hot hitting; however, they were held to only one run in a 5-1 Catamount victory […]

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2015-16 Student Government Association election results announced

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
2015-16 Student Government Association election results announced

The results for the 2015-16 Student Government Association (SGA) elections have been announced, with over 2,000 members of the student body participating in elections. On the ballot this year were changes to the Student Body Constitution, including no longer requiring a 10 percent vote of the student body to impeach within SGA, and no longer […]

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Photos: Holi Moli

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: Holi Moli

Photos by Linnea Stoops & Makeedah Baker.

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Workout Wednesday: switch up your tredmill workout

| March 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Workout Wednesday: switch up your tredmill workout

Let’s face it; out of all the dull and boring pieces of equipment in the gym, the treadmill sits near the top of the list. A treadmill can be great for walking or running indoors during foul weather and warming up before you hit the weight room. Yet, many people still despise stepping foot this […]

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Niners fall 8-6 against in-state rival Wake Forest

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners fall 8-6 against in-state rival Wake Forest

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team concluded a four-game road trip on Tuesday evening with a match-up against in-state rival Wake Forest. The Niners delivered 12 hits at the dish, but couldn’t overcome a five-run second inning by the Demon Deacons, falling 8-6 in non-conference action. “I told them again after the game that we keep […]

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Preferred Parking pulls up to UNCC

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Preferred Parking pulls up to UNCC

  I can’t believe the auditorium isn’t packed. Samuel J. Comroe and Drew Lynch brought a new level of humor to McKnight Hall Friday, March 21. One has Tourette Syndrome, the other stutters and instead of using their disabilities as a crutch, the Preferred Parking duo uses their adversities as fuel for their funny. After […]

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DTCV finds their sound

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
DTCV finds their sound

Fresh from their performance at South by South West 2015, French American duo, DTCV (Detective) prepares for their third full length album, Uptime. “I like that word and I wasn’t really sure if it was a word and then I looked it up and saw all these technical things,” French singer song-writer and vocalist, Guylaine […]

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Christopher Newman, the making of a filmmaker

| March 24, 2015 | 1 Comment
Christopher Newman, the making of a filmmaker

Fade in. Christopher Newman sits at a small table in the corner of a coffee shop on campus. A small black coffee sits on the table in front of him. His attire is a balance of rugged and class, with a plain simple shirt, skinny jeans and shoes resembling John Varvatos. Newman’s bushy beard gives […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” continues what the first film started, take that as you will.

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” continues what the first film started, take that as you will.

I love young adult fiction, it’s no secret, I’ve said it before in my other reviews and I’m saying it again now. I read “Divergent” and it’s ensuing installments and enjoyed the world it created, albeit a weak third entry to end the series. The first “Divergent” movie was a good adaption of a good […]

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Track and Field closes successful weekend at 49er Classic

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Track and Field closes successful weekend at 49er Classic

The Charlotte 49ers hosted the 49er Classic this weekend at the Belk Track and Field Center. The three-day event was successful for Charlotte, as the women’s side led the team. “The meet went well,” said Charlotte head coach Robert Olesen. “As we transition to the outdoor season, we are working through the balance of increased […]

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Niners can’t complete late rally, fall 7-5 against FIU

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners can’t complete late rally, fall 7-5 against FIU

Charlotte would like to forget the previous meeting at FIU, which turned into a landslide of 23 runs behind a poor defensive outing. In todays game, although more suspenseful, Charlotte (7-11, 1-8) continued to struggle with three errors FIU took advantage of to edge out the 49ers 7-5. The Panthers would draw first blood to lead off the […]

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Niners hold off FIU for first Conference USA victory

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners hold off FIU for first Conference USA victory

The Charlotte 49ers tallied their third win in a row Friday night against Conference USA foe FIU. The 49ers were down early, taking a 2-0 deficit in the beginning frames. Miraculously, Charlotte turned all of that around with a five-spot in the fourth inning that fueled their 5-4 victory. It was Charlotte’s (7-9, 1-6) Brett Netzer and […]

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49ers Mens Soccer Wins Exhibition against Charlotte Independence 2-1

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers Mens Soccer Wins Exhibition against Charlotte Independence 2-1

Photos by Chris Crews and Ben Robson.

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CAB Opens the Mic to Students

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB Opens the Mic to Students

Photos by Makeedah Baker. Tuesday, March 17 UNC Charlotte’s Campus Activities Board invited students to sing, dance, tell a joke or deliver a poem at After Hours in Cone University Center.

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CAB Spring Talent Show

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB Spring Talent Show

Photos by Chris Crews. Performing in front of a crowd takes guts. So I’ll start by saying, salute to all those that participated in CAB’s Spring Talent Show, Thursday, March 12 in McKnight Hall. The opening act, Morgan Jones began the show on a high note with “Love on Top” by Beyoncé. A big song […]

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Sanskrit Gallery Review

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sanskrit Gallery Review

Photos by Ben Robson. Sanskrit is UNC Charlotte’s award winning,nationally recognized literary-arts magazine. The annual publication features worldwide submissions that are then showcased in the Sanskrit Gallery. Sanskrit currently has samples from this year’s publication on display in the Student Union Gallery. Joshua Wood, editor-in-cheif of Sanskrit, said he is pleased with the gallery exhibition and […]

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Niners win a 4-3 nail-biter against Blue Hose

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners win a 4-3 nail-biter against Blue Hose

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team captured their second win in as many days with a 4-3 victory over the Presbyterian Blue Hose in a mid-week non-conference contest on Wednesday evening. The Blue Hose loaded the bases with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, but Logan Sherer got out of the jam with […]

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Niners blast 17 runs against Maryland Eastern Shore

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners blast 17 runs against Maryland Eastern Shore

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team ended a seven game losing skid with a 17-5 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore (5-11) on Tuesday, March 17 at Hayes Stadium. Brandon Vogler (0-0, 2.40 ERA) took the mound for his second start of the season but was replaced by Matt Horkey (1-1, 8.44 ERA) after three innings. The Niners’ bats came […]

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