Tag: Students

‘Requiem of Solace’: Finding Comfort in Mourning

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Requiem of Solace’: Finding Comfort in Mourning

The flick of a page, the dimming of the lights, the flowing sway of the choir. That, on its own level, was mesmerizing. When the words suddenly breached my mind, and invested it with verses of death and life, I knew I was trapped. My sporadic thoughts of what it all meant were suddenly hushed, […]

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‘Tensional Topography’: Collaborating on the Unpredictable

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Tensional Topography’: Collaborating on the Unpredictable

One of the most important ideals behind Assistant Professor of Architecture Jeffery Nesbit’s latest work, ‘Tensional Topography,’ spawns from the words of theorist and experimental architect Lebbeus Woods in 2004: “The traditional role of architecture has been one of reassuring us that things are under control, that is, stable and static. But it is quite […]

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The power of FCA

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
The power of FCA

As the clock ticks near 8 p.m. on Monday nights, a room within the Judy Rose Athletic Center fills with the sound of excited chatter. The room becomes silent as the lights dim and faint strums of a guitar are heard. For 45 minutes each week, a group of Charlotte students pause their school lives, […]

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‘Indeterminate Coordinates’: A Theatre for the Architectural Mind

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Indeterminate Coordinates’: A Theatre for the Architectural Mind

Debuting his work, “Indeterminate Coordinates,”  in the Storrs Gallery this weekend, architect-turned-artist Perry Kulper lends his work to the College of Arts and Architecture not simply for its appeal to design students, but also for its massive sense of self-awareness in the ever-changing culture we all occupy. Breathing a new life into our preconceptions of […]

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Four 49ers set to compete in NASCAR Truck Series event

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Four 49ers set to compete in NASCAR Truck Series event

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has headed out west to Phoenix International Raceway for the penultimate event of the season – and UNC Charlotte is going to be well represented. There are 32 trucks on the entry list for Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 – three of which are current UNCC students, and one […]

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“The Aliens” is Strangely Human

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
“The Aliens” is Strangely Human

The evening sun is beginning to set and an October chill fills the air. In the Robinson Hall courtyard, people sit in folding chairs in front of the newly constructed stage. It is the perfect setting for UNCC’s first theater production of the season, Annie Baker’s “The Aliens.” The show originally premiered Off-Broadway in 2010 and […]

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NASCAR Chase University

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
NASCAR Chase University

UNC Charlotte students – are you stuck with no plans and need something fun to do over Fall Break? Do you need some excitement and exhilaration in your life? Well Charlotte Motor Speedway has a deal for you. Forty of NASCAR’s greatest stars are set to return to North Carolina next weekend for the Bank […]

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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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UNCC graduate Dylan Lupton ready for first Sprint Cup start

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNCC graduate Dylan Lupton ready for first Sprint Cup start

SONOMA, CA – For most college students, the time right after graduation is full of uncertainty. While most graduates have a relative idea of what they want to do in the future, most are faced with the facts of real life. Jobs and opportunities don’t just come to you, you have to go out and […]

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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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Laia Raventós: Sensación Española

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Laia Raventós: Sensación Española

Una noche de Octubre, en el Halton Arena durante el anual “Basketball Madness,” la nueva jugadora española de los 49ers, Laia Raventós, entra en el foco de atención como una desconocida delante de la “Nación Niner” que la recibe con aclamaciones entusiásticas y aplausos enfáticos. Ella mide 5′ 7″, su enderezado cabello castaño brilla en la vibrante luz […]

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Player Performance Analysis: Grace Hunter vs. Saint Leo

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Player Performance Analysis: Grace Hunter vs. Saint Leo

The Charlotte 49ers tipped off their forthcoming season nearly doubling their opponent, Saint Leo, in points Friday night. The team donning the brand new, clean white jerseys looked more than confident in 40 minutes of play. Charlotte’s second-highest scorer from the previous season graduated in the Spring, leaving a void of nearly 11 points per […]

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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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Wendy’s Alert: New ‘4 for $4’ great deal for college students

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Wendy’s Alert: New ‘4 for $4’ great deal for college students

For a limited time only, Wendy’s has a new deal on their menu that will help out college students that are on a budget. The deal offers the following package of items for only $4.00- Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger 4-peice Nugget Fries Drink So, if you are a fan of Wendy’s, be sure to go check […]

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Basketball Madness returns to Halton Arena

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Basketball Madness returns to Halton Arena

Where will you be October 22? The Charlotte men’s and women’s basketball teams will be partaking in the annual Basketball Madness in Halton Arena at 9 p.m. to showcase their basketball skills and dance moves for the upcoming season. Midnight Madness introduces the fans to the new and returning faces of both Charlotte basketball teams. The lower bowl of Halton Arena will be filled out completely […]

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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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Travel Tuesday: football frenzy

| September 9, 2014 | 2 Comments
Travel Tuesday: football frenzy

As you may know, South Africa does not have American Football. The closest sport I can think of is rugby –which is similar to football, but I would say a bit more brutal. Rugby is as much a part of our culture in South Africa as football is a part of American culture. Saturdays are […]

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Travel Tuesday: a home away from home

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
Travel Tuesday: a home away from home

As international students we are constantly reminded of the fact that some time in our stay abroad, we will experience a period of time called the “hostility phase.” In this phase, we will be so home-sick and so culture-shocked that all we will want to do in retreat into our rooms, listen to the saddest […]

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Devolution Project offers students a chance to start their own apparel line in new contest

Devolution Project offers students a chance to start their own apparel line in new contest

Creative ideas and designs often start in the minds of many independent artists with little or no resources to get their creations widespread. Especially on a campus setting, many students with unique concepts might not know where to start. Organizations like the Devolution Project specialize in providing early-stage designers with a low-cost entry into a […]

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