Tag: Students

A Dialogue to the Beat of a Drum

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Dialogue to the Beat of a Drum

Perhaps it was Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie who said it best, when she said: “The thing about playing percussion is that you can create all these emotions…sometimes beautiful, sometimes really ugly…or sweet…as big as King Kong and so on.” With renowned band director and percussionist Rick Dior assembling his latest collaboration with the UNC Charlotte […]

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Highlights from the 2017 Gold Reel Film Festival

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Highlights from the 2017 Gold Reel Film Festival

This year’s Gold Reel Student Film Festival gave way to an evening of unpredictable brilliance and audacious filmmaking as students from across the globe offered up their best work in front of and behind the camera. From visual journeys across the stars of an animated world to a puppet-human romance, the fourth annual Gold Reel […]

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‘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

Photos by Natasha Morehouse. 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. […]

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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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