Tag: lifestyle

Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

“Living in France has been hard because of the language, but I love the museums and monuments here and I love to travel.  Besides France, I’ve been to Qatar, Malaysia, the Maldives, Bahrain, Egypt, and Spain.  I would also love to see the U.S.” *I asked him if he planned to return to Dubai after […]

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Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

If you find yourself in uptown Charlotte and want a good brewsky and comfort food, this is the place for you. Rock Bottom Brewery, located on the corner of North Tryon and W 7 st., is a local tavern with its own brewery and restaurant combination that serves craft beers and pub-style food. This is […]

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Humans of UNCC Meet: Emily Florio

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Emily Florio

“Moving from New Jersey to North Carolina was an exciting, yet terrifying adventure for me. The thought of not making friends scared me, yet I find that joining different organizations have been a great way to branch out and I have made lifelong friends.”

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Humans of UNCC Meet: Tommy Stone

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Tommy Stone

  “Hanging out with my little brother was awesome. We finally got to ride around at night just so we can binge eat Taco Bell. Video games and junk food took up the rest of that time while never sleeping before 4 am.”

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Cinnamon Brown sugar pancakes

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cinnamon Brown sugar pancakes

Ingredients: Pancake mix (make as directed) 1 ½ tsp. Vanilla extract Brown sugar as needed 1 tsp. Cinnamon or Cinnamon Sugar Make pancake mix as directed. Most mixes require 2 cups of dry pancake mix and water (if your specific mix requires more dry mix, you may want to add morecinnamon). Add cinnamon or cinnamon […]

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The Girl in the Spiders Web

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Girl in the Spiders Web

“The Girl in the Spider’s Web” is the fourth book in the “Millennium” series of books originally written by Stieg Larsson. The original trilogy, published posthumously in 2006, took the world by storm, including a Swedish trilogy of films and a high-profile American remake starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. Published in 2015, “The Girl […]

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5 reasons why you should donate your hair (if you can)

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 reasons why you should donate your hair (if you can)

This is liberation at it’s finest As we take the time to acknowledge certain societal norms around women’s (and men’s) hair, we come to the ideas of long flowing hair is a beauty standard. But is it something to be tested? This week, I challenged my physical, emotional and mental well-being as I cut 12 […]

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February isn’t just Valentines Day

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
February isn’t just Valentines Day

There are some holidays that dominate, there’s no denying them. What is an American calendar without Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day and all the rest that define each month? Somehow they overshadow the smaller holidays, but that doesn’t make those smaller any less important. That being said, February isn’t only Valentine’s Day, but there are only […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Reilly Becker

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Reilly Becker

Physical fitness is my escape. The overwhelming feeling of hard work and the sense of individuality that comes from sticking to a daily routine of fitness is priceless. Fitness improves my mental health through several different ways. Long runs through nature acts as a form of meditation, while the gym puts me in an environment […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

If you are a music lover like I am and you have not been to a music festival yet… you are seriously missing out. It may seem like a scary or exhausting use of time but it will be something you will remember forever. If you are a fan of concerts, just imagine all your […]

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Five Quick Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Quick Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Gifts! Some of us like to give them, others like to receive them, but one thing is certain: they are meant to be a fun way to show others how much we appreciate them. Most of us can agree that receiving a gift is fun, but watching another person’s excitement as they open your gift […]

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Why Not Having A Valentine’s Day Date Is Okay

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why Not Having A Valentine’s Day Date Is Okay

It’s that time of year again, romance is in the air. Walking through campus you are constantly greeted with couples holding hands. Everywhere you turn there is another Instagram picture of a girl receiving flowers and going on a date with her significant other, making you feel depressed and alone. So, what is the game […]

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Tasting the love one drink at a time!

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tasting the love one drink at a time!

Love is in the air… and in your drink! If you are familiar with the secret menu from Starbucks, you know there are many different drinks that you can try that are perfect for this Valentine’s Day. I decided to try the ¨Love on the Rocks¨ refresher from the Starbucks secret menu, and I found […]

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The History of Valentine’s Day

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
The History of Valentine’s Day

Oh, love. Oh, Valentine’s Day. There’s something about this Hallmark holiday that sends lovers all over the world in a frenzy. The cards, the flowers, the jewelry, the dinner, but who really knows the history of this beloved holiday? Starting in Ancient Rome around approximately the 1st century, the fertility festival called Lupercalia, named for […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Jonathan Blandon

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Jonathan Blandon

“I’m not really a big fan of Valentine’s Day. Too many people “showing love” only on a certain day and fail to show the rest of the year. Now it’s also a day of friendship and I’m about that. Friendships are very important to me. I’m picky who I call a friend.”  

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L’Oréal Paris Féria: Midnight Collection Hair Color

| February 21, 2017 | 1 Comment
L’Oréal Paris Féria: Midnight Collection Hair Color

Identity is what makes people who they are, but experimenting with identity is what makes people more fun. Take hair for example, everyone knows you based off your hair color and style. It’s how to identify people with similar names and a way to explain someone if your friend can’t seem to remember who exactly […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Xavia Carthen

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Xavia Carthen

¨I like to start my day off with exercise. I wake up and go to the gym before class and it gives me the energy to start my day. Even when I’m not feeling good I still push myself to go to the gym because I know in the end it will all be worth […]

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The Key to Delivering Great Presentations

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Key to Delivering Great Presentations

Delivering presentations is a part of being a college student. We’ve all had to do at some point and we’ll likely continue to do so in our future classes. Most of us see presentations as unnecessary or as extra work in an already demanding class, but presenting in front of an audience is a good […]

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How to Prepare for Your Future Career

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to Prepare for Your Future Career

When beginning a new stage in life during freshman year of college, most of us have so much on our minds. From what this experience will be like, to the people we will meet and what type of classes we will take, there are many things a new student takes in. One question that most […]

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Fascinating Beauty Routines from the Past

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fascinating Beauty Routines from the Past

Beauty trends are always in a constant flux. They come and go; some manage to stay longer than others, or make a comeback when a new generation popularizes it once more, but some trends can be incredibly interesting to read about. Humans have had their own definition of what beauty looks like for centuries and […]

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