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Holi Moli 2017: the Festival of Colors Celebrates Spring

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Holi Moli 2017: the Festival of Colors Celebrates Spring

Photos by Chimena Ihebuzor. On Saturday, March 18, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte celebrated the Holi Moli festival. Holi is the Hindu festival of colors that welcomes spring and celebrates the new life and energy of the season. It is celebrated at the end of the winter season, on the last full moon […]

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Open Mic Night Done Right

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Open Mic Night Done Right

Photos by Pooja Pasupula In my sophomore year of high school, my teacher decided to show us a video of the spoken word poet Sarah Kay. It was her TED talk, a video I’ve since watched dozens of times. She spoke confidently, with both passion and rhythm. I was in absolute awe. It was a […]

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From Pain to Passion: A Brief Musical Story of Velgas

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
From Pain to Passion: A Brief Musical Story of Velgas

In the wake of the release of his first EP, I spoke with Johannes Stahl a.k.a. Velgas, an on-campus experimental dance/electronic music artist about how he got started with music, the EP and where he plans to go from here. So to start, tell us about yourself, anything you want people to know about you. […]

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Throwing it Back Past Thursday

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Throwing it Back Past Thursday

Have you ever walked into a room and wondered if you were in the right place? I have and luckily I was not alone; March 2. students entered room 340GHI confused and curious. We came for a comedy show and found a chipmunk DJ chanting “Do it for the ‘gram” and playing last September’s top […]

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The Power of Lies

| February 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Power of Lies

The stage was littered with simple 20th century furniture, the perfect replica of a classroom. However, the most important and imposing part of the set was spelled out. Literally. Large wallpapered letters spelled the word “MERCY” across the stage. Most of the time, they blended into the background, acting as walls for the set. However, […]

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Roll Bounce and R&B Feb. 28, 2017

| February 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Roll Bounce and R&B Feb. 28, 2017

Photos by Katelynn Pennington

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Female Empowerment Showcased at “Tales From Down There”

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Female Empowerment Showcased at “Tales From Down There”

I walked into the Cone building and was immediately greeted by a giant vagina made of felt and craft supplies. People were using it as a background for pictures, the kind that would definitely go on Instagram later. There were also tables surrounding the entrance to McKnight Hall, representing a variety of different organizations, from […]

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Annual Student Juried Exhibition

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Annual Student Juried Exhibition

Photos by Kristopher Harris and Natasha Morehouse. Every spring, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte hosts the Annual Student Juried Exhibition. This exhibition showcases student talent in the Art Department and throughout UNCC. This year’s juror is Irina Toshkova, Gallery Director, New Gallery of Modern Art. This event is the highlight of the year for […]

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GALLERY REVIEW: “Lost Hollow”

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
GALLERY REVIEW: “Lost Hollow”

On the evening of Thursday, Feb. 9, many university students were found shuffling through Popp Martin Student Union art gallery for an exhibition reception. The reception went from 5 to 7 p.m. The gallery showcased the work of UNC Charlotte alums Madison Dunaway, Vedant Raval and Caleb Roenigk with their piece titled “Lost Hollow.” “Lost […]

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Build an Embarrassing Moment

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Build an Embarrassing Moment

Are you lonely? Desperate? Tired of swiping right and just ready to find your perfect match? Your one and only? Or are you happily committed to another? Fatefully in love, passionate and only see tinder in dog commercials and cringey memes? Well luckily for you CAB was there. CAB was there for you with Build-a-Bae and […]

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In the Spotlight

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
In the Spotlight

The lights go down. A string of guitarists (and one bass) sit on the front of the stage and begin to play. The piece is entitled “Rumba,” written by Bernard Andres. It feels quite Spanish or Latin, especially as a sole drummer accompanies the guitars. When they are finished, the audience applauds loudly. This is […]

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“Taking the Time” with Rick Joy

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Taking the Time” with Rick Joy

As part of the college of Art and Architecture’s speaking series, renowned architect Rick Joy visited the campus on Wednesday. Joy received his B.A. from The University of Maine and his M.A. at The University of Arizona. In 1993, he founded his own architecture company, Rick Joy Architects (now named Studio Joy). Nine years later, […]

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New Faculty Members Showcase Their Art In Rowe Exhibition

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
New Faculty Members Showcase Their Art In Rowe Exhibition

I am not an art expert. Quite frankly, I don’t know if I would even refer to myself as an art beginner. Still, I do enjoy art and museums, which made attending the opening reception of the Andrew Leventis and Ally Sulpy Galleries a wonderful experience. Leventis and Sulpy are both new faculty here at […]

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UNCC Choral Carols in Gardens

| December 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
UNCC Choral Carols in Gardens

The UNC Charlotte Music Department hosted a holiday choral concert in the Botanical Gardens Thursday afternoon, and it got everyone who attended in the holiday spirit. Men and women joined together to watch the school’s choral group sing in harmony under the garden’s gazebo. The songs sung were composed in many different places around the […]

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Fine Singing, Fine People

| December 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Fine Singing, Fine People

The Finer Niners, the only a cappella group at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, took the stage wearing formal attire after an introduction by Rachel Burrow, a sophomore. The pieces they sang included recent hits such as “Closer,” originally by The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, as well as “Uptown Funk,” originally by Mark Ronson […]

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A Night of Percussion at Belk Theater

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
A Night of Percussion at Belk Theater

The percussionists stepped onto the stage wearing traditional all black attire. They bowed to the crowd and approached their instruments to the sound of applause, opening with “Escape Velocity.” A piece by Dave Hall, this song only required four percussionists. The piece showed the depth of instruments that was going to be used throughout the […]

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Geeking out with “She Kills Monsters”

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Geeking out with “She Kills Monsters”

“Monsters” follows the story of Agnes Evan’s “Dungeons and Dragons” quest to know her dead younger sister Tilly Evans. A model like Dark Elf, a sexy Demon Princess are a part of Tilly’s sick ass “D&D” squad which were dressed to a teenage boy’s wet dream. “Monster’s” had a lot of stage combat but because […]

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Stagnant Symphony

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Stagnant Symphony

I was a member of the UNC Charlotte Philharmonia up until the second semester of my sophomore year. At that point I had to quit because my schedule just didn’t allow three hours of class time on Wednesdays or the hours of practice outside of class. Nevertheless, I was excited to see my former ensemble […]

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Students Stun at Last Poet Standing Competition

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Students Stun at Last Poet Standing Competition

I love words. Reading them, writing them, hearing them. I have a firm belief that they contain the power to heal wounds and bring people together. Never was that more apparent than this Thursday evening at the Last Poet Standing competition hosted by spoken word poet Jasmine Mans. Participants presented their poetry, raw and personal, to […]

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Standing With Standing Rock

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Standing With Standing Rock

The performance of Larry Yazzie was promoted to students at UNC Charlotte as a Native American Dance concert, but it was so much more. Yazzie and manager/performer Christal Moose teamed together to take their audience on a musical and spiritual journey. Before Moose introduced Yazzie, she took the time to tell her audience a little […]

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