Tag: UNC Charlotte

TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Les Écorchés’

| June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Les Écorchés’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 7 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. Startling revelations came at full force in the latest episode of HBO’s “Westworld,” as the loose ends of Season 1 began to string together. As the unexpected return of Westworld co-founder Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) pitched the […]

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Kanye West – ‘Ye’ Album Review

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Kanye West – ‘Ye’ Album Review

2018 has been something for Kanye West so far. Once again in the heat of controversy for his support of President Donald Trump, he is also producing albums for Pusha T and Teyana Taylor, a collaborative album with Kid Cudi and a new solo album. This is the second part of new albums that involved […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Quiet Place’

| May 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Quiet Place’

This review contains major plot spoilers for the film “A Quiet Place.” “A Quiet Place” is a 2018 American science-fiction horror film that was written and directed by one of the main stars of the film, John Krasinski. Krasinski stars in the movie alongside his real-life wife, Emily Blunt. The plot of this 90-minute film […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Beerbongs and Bentleys’

| May 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Beerbongs and Bentleys’

Just one week after J. Cole released his album “K.O.D.” Post Malone immediately stole the spotlight from him with the debut of his “Beerbongs and Bentleys” album. The album was originally supposed to release five months earlier but Malone kept postponing the date because he was not yet satisfied with the material and wanted to spend […]

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President of UNC System speaks on success and growth

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
President of UNC System speaks on success and growth

During Monday’s State of the University at UNC Charlotte’s Center City Campus, the University of North Carolina System president Margaret Spellings spoke before an audience of city officials, members of education and local leaders. Each stop on the tour will offer a report on the current state of the campus, as well as the direction […]

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Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis drops match

| March 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis drops match

The Charlotte 49ers (5-10) hosted the East Carolina Pirates (12-6) on Monday, March 26. A match that could have gone either way ended up in the hands of the Pirates due to a poor performance in singles. Of the top six seeds in action, only one Charlotte 49er came up victorious in their singles match. Charlotte’s […]

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Hithe, Phillips find a common home in Charlotte

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hithe, Phillips find a common home in Charlotte

Charlotte Women’s Basketball has two reasons to be excited for the 2018-2019 season. A young core of players from this season will be returning and will gain a talented veteran presence in the forms of guards Christian Hithe and Jade Phillips. Hithe, a redshirt sophomore, and Phillips, a redshirt junior, had similar ways in which […]

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Jones wins at Daytona

| February 8, 2018
Jones wins at Daytona

Devin Jones, a UNC Charlotte senior, won the Street Tuner (ST) class at Daytona International Speedway with teammate Nick Galante Jan. 23. The dynamic duo held off their competitors to give the No. 81 BimmerWorld Racing BMW 328i the top step on the podium. The 23-year-old sports car racing driver currently living in Mooresville, North […]

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A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

The UNC Charlotte Music Department showcased their student musicians in a night of musical performances. The night was a glorious one full of prompt circumstance, hard work and talent displayed by the instructors and students involved. As a collective, the two groups played 6 songs to solidify their hard work done through the semester. Part […]

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Bringing Women to the Forefront

| October 31, 2017 | 1 Comment
Bringing Women to the Forefront

In sixth grade, we spent three weeks learning about the myths of Ancient Greece. They were typically stories of powerful demigods fighting fate, monsters and sometimes the gods themselves. They were stories like that of Herakles, the son of Zeus, and his twelve labors and the story of Jason and his quest to find the […]

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Professor facing charges of sexual exploitation of a minor

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Professor facing charges of sexual exploitation of a minor

University professor Robert Herman-Smith, 55, was arrested Thursday on three counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor, according to reports by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD). The report from CMPD states that a search warrant for Herman-Smith’s Matthews home was issued on Thursday […]

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Live From Charlotte, It’s Tuesday Night

| October 19, 2017 | 1 Comment
Live From Charlotte, It’s Tuesday Night

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. I have a confession to make: I am in a deeply committed (and one-sided) relationship with “Saturday Night Live.” We have weekly dates in front of my television set, and I spend hours reliving old memories via video clips and photos. I’ve even introduced them to my friends, who I have […]

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UNC Charlotte celebrates culture at 42nd annual International Festival

| October 15, 2017 | 1 Comment
UNC Charlotte celebrates culture at 42nd annual International Festival

If you have ever wanted to learn about world cultures but can’t afford the trip, UNC Charlotte’s International Festival is the place for you. Celebrating its 42nd year on Oct. 14, the festival has become an opportunity for the region’s diverse international community to come together and share their cultures and traditions with the over […]

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Seasons of Love

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Seasons of Love

I have a confession to make. Despite the fact I have been a fan of theater for the past 19 years of my life, I have never seen the musical “Rent.” I’ve never seen the movie or even listened to the cast album all the way through. For a long time, this was not intentional. […]

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