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Why you should keep a job during college

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why you should keep a job during college

There are many reasons why you should or shouldn’t stick with a job throughout your college career. Of course it can be hard to balance work life with school life, but for the most part, having a job while in college is very beneficial.One reason why you should definitely get a job while going to […]

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Humans of UNCC Meet: Kam Fitzgibbons

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Kam Fitzgibbons

I’m in the women’s and gender studies learning community and we do a lot of activism projects, we work for equality in charlotte and globally. We just finished a project this past weekend, we are doing this thing where we partner up with this program called girls rock and we work with young girls and […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Join A Student Organization

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Reasons Why You Should Join A Student Organization

When I was in the 7 grade, my social studies teacher had a conversation with my class about college. I remember him telling us that college was the best time of his entire life and we should all go to college. In my head I was very confused because I was thinking, why would anyone […]

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Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

“Living in France has been hard because of the language, but I love the museums and monuments here and I love to travel.  Besides France, I’ve been to Qatar, Malaysia, the Maldives, Bahrain, Egypt, and Spain.  I would also love to see the U.S.” *I asked him if he planned to return to Dubai after […]

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Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

If you find yourself in uptown Charlotte and want a good brewsky and comfort food, this is the place for you. Rock Bottom Brewery, located on the corner of North Tryon and W 7 st., is a local tavern with its own brewery and restaurant combination that serves craft beers and pub-style food. This is […]

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Humans of UNCC Meet: Emily Florio

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Emily Florio

“Moving from New Jersey to North Carolina was an exciting, yet terrifying adventure for me. The thought of not making friends scared me, yet I find that joining different organizations have been a great way to branch out and I have made lifelong friends.”

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Humans of UNCC Meet: Tommy Stone

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Tommy Stone

  “Hanging out with my little brother was awesome. We finally got to ride around at night just so we can binge eat Taco Bell. Video games and junk food took up the rest of that time while never sleeping before 4 am.”

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Cinnamon Brown sugar pancakes

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cinnamon Brown sugar pancakes

Ingredients: Pancake mix (make as directed) 1 ½ tsp. Vanilla extract Brown sugar as needed 1 tsp. Cinnamon or Cinnamon Sugar Make pancake mix as directed. Most mixes require 2 cups of dry pancake mix and water (if your specific mix requires more dry mix, you may want to add morecinnamon). Add cinnamon or cinnamon […]

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Humans of Paris: Moriell

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Paris: Moriell

“I moved from Oregon to Hawaii 5 years ago.  It was a journey; I found a part time job, and then a full-time job, which I hated.  So I went back to school and just got my degree and an internship, which has allowed me to get a job that I love.  Hawaii is small […]

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Humans of Dijon: Pop

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Pop

“Je viens de Sénégal, mais j’ai travaillé à New York, à un restaurant s’appelle ‘Route 66.’  C’est à côté de Colombia Université.  J’y ai travaillé quelques mois, mais après trois mois il fallait que je revienne en France à cause de mon visa.  Je préférerais habiter aux États-Unis, mais c’est très dur d’obtenir une ‘green […]

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The Girl in the Spiders Web

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Girl in the Spiders Web

“The Girl in the Spider’s Web” is the fourth book in the “Millennium” series of books originally written by Stieg Larsson. The original trilogy, published posthumously in 2006, took the world by storm, including a Swedish trilogy of films and a high-profile American remake starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. Published in 2015, “The Girl […]

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5 reasons why you should donate your hair (if you can)

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 reasons why you should donate your hair (if you can)

This is liberation at it’s finest As we take the time to acknowledge certain societal norms around women’s (and men’s) hair, we come to the ideas of long flowing hair is a beauty standard. But is it something to be tested? This week, I challenged my physical, emotional and mental well-being as I cut 12 […]

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February isn’t just Valentines Day

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
February isn’t just Valentines Day

There are some holidays that dominate, there’s no denying them. What is an American calendar without Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day and all the rest that define each month? Somehow they overshadow the smaller holidays, but that doesn’t make those smaller any less important. That being said, February isn’t only Valentine’s Day, but there are only […]

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A walk through Marshall park

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
A walk through Marshall park

Last February, before I moved to Charlotte, I took a trip here to check out the area. I was so curious to know what my future home looked like. A group of friends I was with really wanted to go to the mall, but I wanted to go somewhere that was a little less crowded. […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Reilly Becker

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Reilly Becker

Physical fitness is my escape. The overwhelming feeling of hard work and the sense of individuality that comes from sticking to a daily routine of fitness is priceless. Fitness improves my mental health through several different ways. Long runs through nature acts as a form of meditation, while the gym puts me in an environment […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Attend a Music Festival

If you are a music lover like I am and you have not been to a music festival yet… you are seriously missing out. It may seem like a scary or exhausting use of time but it will be something you will remember forever. If you are a fan of concerts, just imagine all your […]

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Humans of Dijon: Samuel

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Samuel

(Samuel is a student studying French at CIEF – Centre International d’Études Françaises) “I’ve liked French since I was around 12 years old (or something like that) because my step-grandmother spoke French, my step-sisters and mother spoke French – everyone in my family spoke French.  They lived in France some years ago, and then they […]

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Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

“J’ai travaillé ici depuis presque 35 ans et j’ai rencontré 35 different nationalities jusqu’à maintenant.  Je suis très content pour ça, et j’ai beaucoup d’amis qui sont de partouts, qui étaient les étudiants mais ont des maries et des enfants maintenant.  J’ai vu aussi d’autres histoires ici avec des étudiants étrangers par exemples, une américaine […]

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Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

(Pascale is a French professor at the Université de Bourgogne) Je suis contre les stéréotypes qui sont transmis souvent par le media ou par les rumeurs stupides…etc.  J’ai beaucoup voyage du monde et j’ai toujours remarqué ca j’ai des images forcement avant de partir et quand j’arriver dans le pays, ce n’est pas forcement comme […]

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Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

Meet Stéphan Dugois: French professor extraordinaire and lover of humor, culture, and humanity. “*Je ne parle pas l’anglais très bien, mais je peux dire: Move your body, shake that ass.  Do you like my French accent?” (He laughs at himself as he asks this).   * I don’t speak English very well, but I can say:…  ~ […]

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