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Step Back in Time with “1776”

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Step Back in Time with “1776”

Long before the hit musical “Hamilton” reinvigorated America’s interest in our founding fathers, “1776″ was released unto the world. With music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone, the musical went on to win three Tonys after its Broadway premiere in 1969. Now you can see it right here in the Queen […]

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Matt Tifft set for return to NASCAR action

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Matt Tifft set for return to NASCAR action

After a summer medical hiatus, 20-year old UNCC student, Matt Tifft, is set to get back behind the wheel of a racecar again. Back in late June, a slow-growing brain tumor was found inside Tifft’s head while he was undergoing treatment for a disc issue in his back. The tumor, benign low-grade glioma, required treatment, […]

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Matt Tifft: College wheelman

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Matt Tifft: College wheelman

For most college students, April is the busiest time of the year. The long semester is beginning to come to an end. Professors are assigning projects and presentations left and right. Finals are on the horizon. Stress levels are about to crash through the roof. It’s difficult for most anyone to balance everyday life with so […]

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Charlotte dominates Saint Leo in exhibition matchup

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte dominates Saint Leo in exhibition matchup

The Charlotte 49ers hosted the Saint Leo Lions Friday night. The 49ers came out strong in this exhibition game defeating the Lions 84-47. Charlotte dominated the Lions with scores from Alexis Alexander and Lefty Webster to put the 49ers the lead in the first quarter and they never looked back. Grace Hunter, Kenya Olley and Laia Raventós also contributed points […]

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49ers drown Seahawks in home finale

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers drown Seahawks in home finale

Behind goals from Kyle Parker, Brandt Bronico and Maclean Holbrook, the 49ers capped off their final home game of the regular season in style on a rainy Tuesday night, defeating UNC Wilmington. The 49ers entered halftime down a goal to the Seahawks after UNC Wilmington’s forward Daniel Escobar headed in a cross past Charlotte goalkeeper […]

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McCallister delivers late, 49ers defeat UTEP

| October 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
McCallister delivers late, 49ers defeat UTEP

Behind game-changing second half performances from Rebecca Beatty and Megan McCallister, the 49ers fought back from a one goal deficit Friday night to beat UTEP in conference play. “Absolutely superb performance from the girls,” Charlotte head coach John Cullen said. “It was an excruciating long day to get here. Two flights, flight delays and going […]

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49ers disrupt shutout in loss to Western Kentucky

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers disrupt shutout in loss to Western Kentucky

The Lady Toppers of Western Kentucky visited Charlotte Sunday afternoon, taking on the 49ers and escaping with a 3-1 victory at Transamerica Field. Charlotte’s Katie O’Neill snapped the Lady Toppers shutout in the final minute of play but the goal came too late. “We knew what was at stake,” Charlotte head coach John Cullen said. […]

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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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For boys and girls who like Boys Like Girls

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
For boys and girls who like Boys Like Girls

Since hiatus rumors began and were confirmed in 2011, Boys Like Girls members have not exactly been taking a much needed rest after releasing their sophomore album. Whether off writing songs in the South or starting completely new projects, the guys were busy with many ventures that helped evolve what would be the new sound […]

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D’Angelo closes Comeback Tour at Verizon

| September 20, 2012 | 1 Comment
D’Angelo closes Comeback Tour at Verizon

Don’t call it a comeback. D’Angelo may not have spent much time in the public eye during the 12 years since the release of his cult classic “Voodoo,” but according to those closest to the enigmatic r&b singer (including Roots drummer Questlove), the man has spent his (agonizingly long) downtime recording a new album, tentatively titled […]

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Four piece band Metric plays a five star show

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Four piece band Metric plays a five star show

This past Monday, Sept. 17, Canadian Indie-Rock band, Metric kicked off their “Synthetica” set to a very diverse and demanding crowd at The Fillmore here in Charlotte. The venue was very relaxed. It was hard to tell if people were actually excited to see the show at first, and then the lights went down and […]

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Campus Car Show

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Campus Car Show

The UNC Charlotte Police and Public Safety Department hosted a car show Saturday, Sept. 15. Students and other residents of the Charlotte area had the chance to display their cars in Lot 5 on campus. “We do this for National Campus Safety Awareness Month,” said Officer Jerry Lecomte with the UNC Charlotte campus police. “Trying […]

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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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