Tag: lifestyle

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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Five Benefits of Learning a New Language

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Benefits of Learning a New Language

If you were to randomly ask a few people about what is the most important tool for communication, there would be a variety of answers. From body gestures to tone of voice, communication is made up of several important factors. However, one of the most important tools that we use to communicate with each other […]

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Women’s Fashion Predictions for 2017

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s Fashion Predictions for 2017

Fashion: it can either make or break a person. It runs the celebrity agenda and determines your status within peer groups. Fashion expresses a person, reflects seasons and is ever-changing. At the end of every year, a team of experts gets together to predict upcoming trends, colors and fads that will have a major impact […]

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It’s not Springtime in Colorado Springs

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
It’s not Springtime in Colorado Springs

The holidays are known for being the time to spend with loved ones and those you hold dearest, but it’s also prime travel time, so I took advantage of just that. In early August 2016, I decided to give myself an early Christmas present of round-trip airline tickets to visit friends in Colorado Springs, Colorado. My first ever […]

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Professionalism: The Guide to Being Successful

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Professionalism: The Guide to Being Successful

Imagine being in an elevator with the CEO of the company of your dreams and saying the wrong thing, or having an important interview and not knowing what to say. Sounds scary right? As crazy as it sounds, this happens quite often. A lot of people do not stress the importance of professionalism until it […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Hudson Hall

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Hudson Hall

I believe health is the single most important factor to an individuals enjoyment of life. I’ve seen some of the richest people who are the most unhappy and some of the poorest with incredible happiness. Be mindful in life, in health and in respecting others. Change is slow and takes time but the only real revolution […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Yusuf Benallal

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Yusuf Benallal

I like to talk to almost everyone I come in contact with to get a feel if there is any sense of communication left and to lift someone’s spirits. I’ve noticed just saying hi and asking how was their day really changes their energy immediately.

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Shamar Crosby

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Shamar Crosby

The semester is going pretty well; I’ve only had two classes so far but they seem to be alright. I’m just going to press through like I always do and hope for the best. My major is theater and my minor is journalism, so hopefully after I graduate I can use those. This semester I […]

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Hawkins, Owls Shoot Down Niners

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hawkins, Owls Shoot Down Niners

The Charlotte 49ers women’s team overcame a slow start but faltered in the final seconds, as they ultimately lost to the Rice Owls 55-52. Jasmine Goodwine had 16 points to lead the Owls, and Maya Hawkins added 10, including the go-ahead three-pointer with 8.1 seconds left. Meanwhile, Nyilah Jamison-Myers had 16 points and five boards […]

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Why You Should or Shouldn’t Get A Pet in College

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why You Should or Shouldn’t Get A Pet in College

Even though in college it seems we are surrounded by friends and invested in school, from time to time everyone can get on the lonely side. There had been numerous times I’m sure when you feel there is a void in your life, or maybe even an extreme case of boredom strikes. When this happens, […]

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Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

This is one of the easiest pasta dishes I know. Perfect for a simple date night, this five ingredient, five step recipe allows all the satisfaction of a nice dinner while accommodating a college budget. It serves about 2-3 and only takes about 25 minutes total cooking time. Ingredients 2 Boneless skinless chicken breasts Salt […]

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