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Into the depths of ‘The Shape of Water’ with Guillermo del Toro

| December 13, 2017
Into the depths of ‘The Shape of Water’ with Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro is one of the most respected filmmakers in the entire film industry, but his work on his new film, “The Shape of Water,” has taken him to new heights from critics and filmgoers alike. Set during the Cold War and focusing on a mute janitor in a government facility, Elisa (Sally Hawkins), […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Runaways’ – ‘Kingdom’

| December 13, 2017
TV REVIEW: ‘The Runaways’ – ‘Kingdom’

Spoiler Warning for Season 1, Episode 4 of Hulu’s “The Runaways” The recent episode of “The Runaways” is by far the best one yet. No more secrets are held and everyone lays their cards out on the table. We start off this episode with a flashback from 18 years ago. We see Geoffrey Wilder in […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a wickedly out-of-this-world rollercoaster epic

| December 12, 2017
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a wickedly out-of-this-world rollercoaster epic

There will be NO SPOILERS in this review, but I will discuss some basic plot points. If you, like me, want to go into the film with little to no knowledge of the plot at all, please stop reading here, go see the film immediately and come back. It’s here. After two arduous years of […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘How It’s Gotta Be’

| December 11, 2017
TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘How It’s Gotta Be’

MAJOR Spoiler Warning for the Mid-Season Finale (Season 8, Episode 8) of “The Walking Dead,” as well as all episodes of the previous seasons. Certain spoilers from the graphic novel series will also be discussed. Death is constant. Death is painful. Death is cathartic. Death is and always has been a necessary aspect of “The […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘outfoX’

| December 8, 2017
TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘outfoX’

Spoilers Ahead for “The Gifted” Season 1, Episode 9 This week’s episode starts off with a flashback to about a year ago of the Strucker family at a park having a picnic. Andy tries to teach his sister Lauren how to skateboard, but she looses her footing and falls off. Andy grabs her hand to […]

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Jazzy Nights

| December 8, 2017
Jazzy Nights

Let me get this out of the way, this was the very first time I have gone out and watched the Jazz Ensemble. This was built out of curiosity since I have a liking for Jazz music. And boy, this was something that I was glad I got a chance to check out. On Dec. […]

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Hogs Hold Off 49ers, 73-72

| December 8, 2017
Hogs Hold Off 49ers, 73-72

Laia Raventos notched 17 points, six steals and six dimes, Jaida Robinson added 15 points and six boards off the bench, but the Charlotte 49ers suffered a one-point defeat to the Arkansas Razorbacks on the road. Amaya Ransom added 14 points, and Dara Pearson had a career-high 19 rebounds to go with her six points […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a keenly crafted love letter to trash cinema

| December 7, 2017
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a keenly crafted love letter to trash cinema

I never actually saw “The Room” until this last March. During my Spring Break trip to New York, on a snowy, wet day, my friend decided that it was the perfect time to expose me to the pinnacle of trash cinema. I’m not someone who particularly likes laughing at bad movies, as I like to […]

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A Look Ahead

| December 7, 2017
A Look Ahead

Over Christmas break, students get to enjoy some off time with their families and friends after a long fall semester and a week full of exams. For student-athletes, it’s a different story. The men’s and women’s basketball team members stay on-campus to practice and get better over break, same as Thanksgiving break. Men’s Basketball Over […]

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November Report: Women’s Basketball

| December 6, 2017
November Report: Women’s Basketball

The Charlotte 49er women’s basketball team sports a 2-5 record through their first month of play. It’s been a very up-and-down first part of the season, but with coach Cara Consuegra at the helm, they can definitely right the ship and get back to their winning ways. Season Recap 11/10– Charlotte opened the season with a […]

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Experiencing The Defiant Requiem

| December 5, 2017
Experiencing The Defiant Requiem

The Holocaust was a dark time for the world. It was marred by constant death, torture, hunger, neglect and overall suffering. As time goes on, we learn more of the testimonials and the experiences of those that were subject to its atrocities. Through this chaos, we do hear of a few concentration camps that had […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Titanic’ in Dolby Cinema spruces up one of the finest films of all time

| December 5, 2017
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Titanic’ in Dolby Cinema spruces up one of the finest films of all time

In anticipation of the film’s 20th anniversary on Dec. 19, Paramount Pictures has re-released the 1997 disaster romance epic “Titanic” into Dolby Vision theaters for one week. Remastered in the highest-quality digital format a film can go into, the film represents a great leap in the film’s picture quality, providing audiences with the utmost clarity […]

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November Report: Men’s Basketball

| December 5, 2017
November Report: Men’s Basketball

  The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team wrapped up the November portion of their 2017-18 schedule with a 3-3 record. The record could be worse, but it could also be better. The team left several plays, and maybe even a couple wins, on the floor. Season Recap 11/10: Charlotte opened up the season against Methodist […]

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Not your average freshman

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not your average freshman

Octavia Wilson began playing basketball in the fourth grade, since then she’s developed into a strong scorer and just as a freshman, has emerged as a leader for the Charlotte 49ers. “I’ve always liked basketball, it was always something that I wanted to do. I just found it fun. I wouldn’t do anything else, I […]

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