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Spring game shines light on 2015 Charlotte 49ers

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spring game shines light on 2015 Charlotte 49ers

Niner Nation flocked to Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday night to witness not only the 2015 spring game, but also the first ever 49ers football game played under the lights. Fans in the Queen City got a good look at the 2015 edition of the Charlotte 49ers as the Green team beat the White squad […]

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Ninth inning woes haunt Niners again in game one

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ninth inning woes haunt Niners again in game one

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team blew a two-run ninth inning lead for the second consecutive game in Saturday afternoon’s contest against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The Niners led 6-4 through eight frames, but reliever Brandon Vogler allowed three runs as Charlotte dropped game one of the scheduled double-header 7-6. The fireworks started early as […]

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Niners collapse late in loss to Middle Tennessee

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners collapse late in loss to Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team welcomed in Conference USA foe Middle Tennessee Friday night to open a three-game weekend series between the teams. It was a back and forth contest that required extra innings and the 49ers fell short 7-5 in 11 innings. After neither team could get anything going in the first, Charlotte (13-18, […]

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Steven Wrembel plays The Evening Muse

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Steven Wrembel plays The Evening Muse

  “Hot” is how French born guitarist, Stephane Wremble describes his band. The New York City based musician says the bands energy is what sets them apart. “Once you hear this band you know it’s different from anything else. It’s hard to describe,” Wremble says. Wremble, being formally trained in impressionism and having spent six […]

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Photos: Spring Fever Expo

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: Spring Fever Expo

Photos by Chris Crews and Varun Joshi.

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Relay For Life: Saving lives, one lap at a time

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Relay For Life: Saving lives, one lap at a time

UNC Charlotte hosted Relay for Life April 10 from 6 p.m. to April 11 at 6 a.m. in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.  All proceeds from the event benefit the American Cancer Society.

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Chantaul Williams comes to campus

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chantaul Williams comes to campus

Photos by Varun Joshi

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PREVIEW: Why Carolina Rebellion is more important than exams

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Why Carolina Rebellion is more important than exams

Concert season starts to kick back up again in the spring time when the climate acclimates and then it continues into the summer with far too many options to choose from. As the festival circuit has gained in popularity in the recent years, shows like Coachella and Bonnaroo sell out no matter what the lineup. […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “The Longest Ride” is identical to every other Nicholas Sparks movie ever made

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “The Longest Ride” is identical to every other Nicholas Sparks movie ever made

I didn’t like The Notebook. I know, I know, every hopeless romantic across the world’s head would explode at that statement if they actually cared, but nope, I didn’t like The Notebook. I found it contrived and cliché and I guarantee that if the main male character had been a less attractive actor than Ryan Gosling, the film […]

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Cone Plaza Grand Opening

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cone Plaza Grand Opening

Photos by Varun Joshi.

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Niners fall 5-1 at home against Winthrop

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners fall 5-1 at home against Winthrop

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team hosted in-state rival Winthrop on Tuesday evening inside Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium. The Niners produced 11 hits at the dish, but couldn’t deliver with runners in scoring position, stranding 14 baserunners in a 5-1 loss. “Winthrop has gotten a lot better from last year,” said Charlotte head coach Loren […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “’71” is the film to save us from this spring slump of awful films

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “’71” is the film to save us from this spring slump of awful films

I can be a bit of a history nerd sometimes. I can’t recall vast amounts of information of every time period known to man, but I do interest myself in certain events in history, typically facets that were not taught in North Carolina public school. One particularly gruesome part of history I acquainted myself with […]

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Hanging with Steven Cooper

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hanging with Steven Cooper

While everyone is stripping the beat down, he’s doing full on production with live instruments. Lyricist Steven Cooper isn’t afraid to be himself. “The number one thing I love is breaking down those stereotypes,” Cooper said. The Kansas City native isn’t the first person to come to mind when considering conscious rappers, but you may […]

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Rob Paravonian hits UNCC

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rob Paravonian hits UNCC

Like many people, I am a big fan of comedy, and stand-ups are no exception. In fact, it is what I enjoy the most when laughing, so there was already some predetermined excitement about seeing comedian Rob Paravonian, a man who has opened up for comedy legend George Carlin in the past, perform on our […]

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Springtime in Niner Nation

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Springtime in Niner Nation

Photos by Aleena Oliveira.

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Softball ends weekend series in 1-0 loss

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Softball ends weekend series in 1-0 loss

The Charlotte 49ers competed against the Florida Atlantic Owls in the final game of the weekend series on Sunday afternoon. After two previous losses against FAU, the 49ers were again unable to bring home a victory. They are now 21-20 overall and just 7-8 in conference action this season. The contest was very close and […]

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Niners fall to Marshall in Sunday’s rubber game

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners fall to Marshall in Sunday’s rubber game

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team was on the diamond Sunday afternoon against the Thundering Herd from Marshall in a Conference USA series finale. Marshall had won Friday night and Charlotte responded Saturday with a win to tie the series. Josh Maciejewski got the start for the 49ers and gave up six runs in 6.1 innings […]

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Niners edge Marshall 5-4 in game two

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners edge Marshall 5-4 in game two

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team (13-15, 7-10) was in Beckley, W.V. Saturday night for game two of a Conference USA series against the Marshall Thundering Herd. After dropping the first game 5-1, the 49ers were looking to get back into the win column. J.D. Prochaska got the start for Charlotte and went 5.2 innings allowing only […]

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Softball defeated twice in double header against Florida Atlantic

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Softball defeated twice in double header against Florida Atlantic

The Charlotte 49ers softball team (21-19, 7-7 C-USA) had a disappointing day after two close losses against Conference USA foe, Florida Atlantic. The 49ers offense struggled in both games. They faced a strong pitcher, Kylee Hanson, who struck out 18 batters and allowed only two batters to get on base for Charlotte. They were limited […]

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Sick of Sarah performs at the Milestone

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sick of Sarah performs at the Milestone

After six years of touring followed by a three to four year long hiatus, Sick of Sarah comes back in the biggest way with their latest tour and upcoming EP, “Anthem”. During the tour, the band plans to pass out early copies of “Anthem”. “It’s already recorded and we just ordered the CDs, but they […]

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