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Photos: Families Belong Together Protest

| July 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Photos: Families Belong Together Protest

Civilians peacefully protest at First Ward Park in Uptown Charlotte on Friday night as part of the nationwide Families Belong Together march. Civilians protest in backlash of ICE and President Trump’s new policies concerning immigrant family separation and child detention camps. Photos by Pooja Pasupula.

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Op-Ed: Resisting the Right

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: Resisting the Right

I spent the weekend in Washington, D.C. with hundreds of thousands of friends, family and comrades. We weren’t there to celebrate the inauguration of the 45 President of the United States; instead, we were there to kick off four years of righteous defiance and resistance. Friday saw angry and militant protests in D.C., where protesters […]

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Protests continue on UNC Charlotte campus

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Protests continue on UNC Charlotte campus

Photos by Alex Sands. “The whole damn system is guilty as hell” was the chant that turned heads on UNC Charlotte’s campus Wednesday, as a march of students and community members interrupted the flow of campus. Protesters made their way down Craver Road, which was closed for the march, throughout campus and back to the […]

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No longer journalists

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
No longer journalists

Safe: not able or likely to be hurt or harmed in any way. On the night of Sept. 21 we were not safe. Initially a group of four Niner Times staff members ventured to Uptown to cover the protests in Marshall Park. When protesters split with some staying in the park and some walking up […]

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Exponential Celebration brings major announcements

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Exponential Celebration brings major announcements

The Exponential Celebration took place in the newly renamed Popp & Martin Student Union today at noon. The naming honors two distinguished alumni; Karen A. Popp, a lawyer, and Demon T. Martin, a graduate of the University Transitional Opportunities Program who now works in the financial services industry. Both gave “lead gifts” to a UNC […]

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Protests erupt after police officers fatally shoots black man

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Protests erupt after police officers fatally shoots black man

Update 6:06 p.m.: Businesses in Uptown, Charlotte are being encouraged to close early and residents are being advised to lock their doors, city officials warn. Protests are rumored to start in Uptown tonight. Update 3:45 p.m.: Scott was an alumni of North Carolina A&T State University. Protests erupt around campus as the aftermath of fatal shooting […]

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Margaret Spellings visits UNC Charlotte

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Margaret Spellings visits UNC Charlotte

New UNC system President Margaret Spellings visited UNC Charlotte March 14 and 15 as part of her listening tour of the 17 UNC System schools during her first 100 days as president. Spellings held a press conference with UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois March 14 in the Harris Alumni Center on campus. One of the […]

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