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Haven49 remains untenable

| September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Haven49 remains untenable

 Photos by Pooja Pasupula. Update Two: Haven49 emailed residents on the evening of September 18 to inform them that the move-in date will be postponed for a fourth time, now opening on September 29. The email explained that Hurricane Florence delayed the construction crew after several workers returned home to be with their families […]

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Photos: UNCC Football vs Georgia State @ The Georgia Dome

| September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: UNCC Football vs Georgia State @ The Georgia Dome

Photos by Benjamin Robson.  The Charlotte 49ers traveled down to the Georgia Dome Friday afternoon with heavy hearts and their first Football Bowl Subdivision victory on their mind. The Niners (1-0) defeated the Georgia State Panthers (0-1) 23-20 and put college football in the Queen City on the map simultaneously. Read the full story here: http://ninertimes.com/2015/09/charlotte-49ers-win-one-for-coach-ratliff/

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Imagine Dragons at Time Warner Cable Arena

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Imagine Dragons at Time Warner Cable Arena

  Someone once told me, you should write things while you’re still high from the experience. That’s exactly how Imagine Dragons left me: high. From start to finish, the band went hard. Bless my heart for misjudging their occasionally folk-like guitar picking for Southern music. I can see the Vegas in the well coordinated and lively […]

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Carolina Rebellion 2015 review: the biggest ever

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Carolina Rebellion 2015 review: the biggest ever

Sold Out! The first thing I see before the weekend started, and at first I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. From personal experience I know how hard it is for bands to draw a respectable amount of people to shows here in North Carolina.  This year’s Carolina Rebellion was the biggest and best out […]

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Free the Vote North Carolina

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Free the Vote North Carolina

Free the Vote NC and Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) came together on Friday, Oct. 17 to co-host North Carolina’s first and only all-inclusive U.S. Senate candidate debate. Unlike most of the debates held throughout the state during the campaigning period, which tend to only extend invitations to majority party leaders, this debate strived to […]

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Buddy Walk spreads awareness, stimulates donations

| October 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Buddy Walk spreads awareness, stimulates donations

Although lightning and rain threatened to shut down the event, the Buddy Walk was successfully completed by more than 2,100 walkers on Saturday, Oct. 11. This was the first community event to be held at Jerry Richardson Stadium, the university’s 2-year-old football stadium. Buddy Walk, hosted by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte (DSAGC), […]

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UNC Charlotte’s newest addition to Greek Life

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte’s newest addition to Greek Life

UNC Charlotte’s newest fraternity on campus is Pi Kappa Phi (PKP). The organization’s national headquarters are in Charlotte, the third-largest hub for PKP alumni in the country. They have 185 chapters across the country. At only three weeks old, the chapter already has 53 members. Kevin Crooker, UNC Charlotte freshman and one of the fraternity’s […]

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International Festival attracts crowd of roughly 20,000 people

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
International Festival attracts crowd of roughly 20,000 people

The 39th annual International Festival was held Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the courtyard of the James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC). UNC Charlotte students and members of the Charlotte community were able to travel the world in one day without ever having to leave campus At the festival, […]

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SoVi Dining Hall – not so far away

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
SoVi Dining Hall – not so far away

With the start of the 2014 fall semester, UNC Charlotte students were promised a new dining hall to greet them on their arrival to campus. Unfortunately, and to many students’ surprise, they found that the South Village Crossing and SoVi had not yet been completed. SoVi, located inside South Village Crossing, is the new dining […]

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Well worth the noise

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Well worth the noise

Currently, renovations are underway at the Colvard building (in case you do not know which building that is, it is the one missing a few walls). Construction began on June 23 of this year and has a projected finish date of Dec. 19. During construction, not only will the offices in Colvard be rearranged to […]

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Investigating University City apartment delays

| September 2, 2014 | 5 Comments
Investigating University City apartment delays

With the fall semester in full swing at UNC Charlotte, Millennium One and Aspen Heights residents are settling into their new environments. However, not everyone has settled in.  Out of the four new apartments that opened in August, two are still undergoing construction, Arcadia and Circle University City.  “We anticipate 30 of the 33 leased […]

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Inside the green and white

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Inside the green and white

Take a walk around campus and evidence of Bonnie Cone is everywhere: the bust sculpture of her in the Student Union, the building named for her: the Bonnie E. Cone University Center and her grave in the Botanical Gardens. Bonnie Cone, or Miss Bonnie, as she was lovingly called by those who knew her, played […]

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Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte visits Charlotte

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte visits Charlotte

RJ Mitte, of “Breaking Bad,” cruises through Charlotte this week, making pit stops at the Epicentre, Lake Norman High School and Charlotte Motor Speedway. The busy actor is currently preparing for upcoming projects including an independent film, “Who’s Driving Doug,” and his new role on “Switched at Birth.” The latter is an ABC Family television […]

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App review: Yik Yak

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
App review: Yik Yak

A new app has been making its way around college campuses all over the East Coast called Yik Yak. This new app is just like Twitter except the users post things anonymously and use up to 200 characters; however, you can’t post pictures or use emojis. When you send out a “Yak” only the first […]

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