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Reading Day 2015

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Reading Day 2015

As the spring semester come to an end we thought it would fun to see what students are up to during reading day. As it is tradition, a reading day is set aside by the college to study for final exams. Congratulations to everyone that made it though the semester and good luck on exams […]

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Labor day weekend camping & hiking guide

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Labor day weekend camping & hiking guide

[nggallery id=20] Labor Day Weekend is a popular time to enjoy the outdoors, and North Carolina offers plenty of great places to go. 1. Lake Norman State Park Lake Norman State Park is 32 miles north of Charlotte and has activities ranging from swimming and boating to hiking and camping. It is a great place to […]

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Electronic cigarettes help to kick the habit

| September 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
Electronic cigarettes help to kick the habit

I’ve been smoking since I was 16.  That’s seven years I could totally have done without smoking.  I never wanted to be one of those peoples who smoked their entire lives.  I always said I would quit, but I still hadn’t done it.  Mistic eCigs are available at Wal-Mart for $13.99. Photo by Michele Karr […]

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Super Sweet Spots- Bakery/Restaurant Profiles

| September 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
Super Sweet Spots- Bakery/Restaurant Profiles

*Photos by Matthew Jackson   Every now and then we all get that constant sweet craving.  Now some people, like myself, have a sweet tooth and feel the need to sweet shop constantly. But no matter what, we all have those moments where we desire a delicious tiramisu or something as simple as a piece […]

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Scotty McCreery, The Band Perry & Brad Paisley at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre review

| September 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Scotty McCreery, The Band Perry & Brad Paisley at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre review

The night of country music from this past Friday night started around 5 p.m. on a stage set up in the gravel lots right in front of the gates to Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Those acts included Kristen Kelly, Jana Kramer and Love and Theft. There were bounce houses and lots of prize-winning games concert attendees […]

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A ‘major’ TV Guide for students

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
A ‘major’ TV Guide for students

Starting this month, many of this fall’s most anticipated shows premiere, making the unbearable hiatus before knowing how tense cliffhangers will turn out a thing of the past. This month is also the time for most of your classes to start kicking into third gear, meaning you may not exactly have the time to watch your […]

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Car show returns to campus

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Car show returns to campus

For the second year, UNC Charlotte Police and Public Safety Department will host a Campus Car Show Saturday, Sept. 15. This event allows students, faculty, the community and anyone interested in displaying their car or viewing the cars of others to come out and participate. “They can attend it, they can bring cars, set up […]

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DNC delegates inspire female equality at 2012 Women’s Caucus

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
DNC delegates inspire female equality at 2012 Women’s Caucus

It’s 9 a.m. on a sunny Thursday morning and the doors to a large room in the Charlotte Convention Center are opening. Dozens of excited women, a diverse crowd of many ages and colors, pour through the double doors, carrying signs that say “We make it possible” and sporting patriotic apparel of all kinds. “Four […]

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Prospective dancers audition for prestigious Martha Graham production

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
Prospective dancers audition for prestigious Martha Graham production

More than 70 dancers crowded into a Robinson Hall studio. Some talked, some warmed up, but all were there for the same purpose. They shared the same nervous excitement. Tuesday, Aug. 29, dancers auditioned for one of the most important performances in the history of UNC Charlotte. Coming from local high schools, professional community companies […]

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Target Shopping Event

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Target Shopping Event

As cars began to fill the University Target’s parking lot, shoppers may have realized they would not be able to run in for a carton of milk and a dozen eggs after all. Friday, Aug. 24, UNC Charlotte students had the opportunity to pick up their back-to-school needs, along with some free giveaways at Target’s […]

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Welcome to Charlotte: A Delegate’s Guide to the Queen City

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Welcome to Charlotte: A Delegate’s Guide to the Queen City

Fast Food: Cookout  This privately owned fast food restaurant has all different kinds of burgers, hot dogs, chicken and even BBQ.  However, the all-famous Cookout is mostly known for its fancy milkshakes. There are 39 types of milkshakes to pick from at only $2.39 each. Some of these include Banana, Banana fudge, Blueberry, Carmel Cheesecake, […]

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Freshman Fireside: First week of school

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Freshman Fireside: First week of school

What a week it has been. As a freshman at UNC Charlotte, we not only survived move in day, but we also carried on through a lot of new challenges in our first week as college students. Let’s start off by agreeing that the so called “professional movers” during move-in may have needed a little […]

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After Hours gathers N.C. musicians to the college stage

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
After Hours gathers N.C. musicians to the college stage

On Aug. 28, Fusebox Poet, Attalus and Brandon Kirkley and the Firecrackers will be taking the stage right here on campus at After Hours in the Cone Center at 7 p.m.. Here’s what each band had to say about the upcoming stop, along with some of their plans for the rest of the year. Fusebox […]

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Venture department provides campus adventures for students

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Venture department provides campus adventures for students

UNC Charlotte held their annual Student Organization Showcase Wednesday, Aug. 22, to help new and returning students discover all the campus has to offer and what kinds of events will be going on throughout the coming semester. With over 350 student groups and organizations on campus it can often be difficult for one to stand […]

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