Tag: lifestyle

Boy Scouts Now Accepting Girls

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Boy Scouts Now Accepting Girls

When I was little, I distinctly remember the impact the Boys and Girls Scouts had on me when they came to speak in my elementary class. I am not sure what grade it was, perhaps kindergarten or first grade. A woman came and gathered us around in class, and spoke about what the Girl Scouts […]

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Tips For Being More Organized

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tips For Being More Organized

If you walked into my bedroom right now, there would be clothes all over the floor, water glasses on every surface, and three different types of cookie packages on my desk. Messiness is a part of my life, but disorganization is not. There may be cookies on my desk, but my wall planner above it […]

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How to: Study Productively

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to: Study Productively

The Fall semester has begun and with it come papers, projects, homework and exams. It’s very easy to get overly confident about when we need to start studying; many students get the idea studying shouldn’t begin until much later. Many of us are guilty of thinking about a task we need to do and repeating […]

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Humans of UNCC Meet: Cameron Corbett

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Cameron Corbett

“Dancing at UNC Charlotte has changed the way I see dance. I have learned so much through my classes and my professors that will help me expand my career with performing as well as teaching. The technique that you learn at this university helps you with your classes and also enables you to be prepared […]

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Book Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Book Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

For the longest time, one of my best friends kept badgering me to read One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey. She ranted and raved about how amazing the book is and since it’s a literary classic, I decided to give it a try. I’m really intrigued by mental asylums and people with […]

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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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