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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mandy’ is a strikingly lovely callback to classic horror cinema

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mandy’ is a strikingly lovely callback to classic horror cinema

  Two souls deep in love. A pack of monstrous cultists willed by intoxicated egos. Dreamscapes dripping neon across a scathed mountain topography. The pupils of all eyes dilated by adrenaline, hallucinogens and pure, unwavering rage. Muddled religion collided with the solemn, convicted prayers of a man shattered by loss. This is the peculiar chemical […]

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‘Off to the Races’ with Jukebox the Ghost

| September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
‘Off to the Races’ with Jukebox the Ghost

Maybe I’m odd, but I distinctly connect music with specific time periods and memories in my life. ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” conjures up memories of riding with my carpool on the way to elementary school with my mom as the driver. “Low” by Flo Rida and T-Pain was the soundtrack of middle school outings to the […]

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Legion M President Jeff Annison talks pioneering media company and new project ‘Mandy’

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Legion M President Jeff Annison talks pioneering media company and new project ‘Mandy’

Marking the rise of a fascinating new business model with the potential to change Hollywood forever, entertainment company Legion M has created one of the world’s first fan-owned media platforms. Allowing fans all over the world to invest in a broad slate of film, television and digital content, the company strives to make the audience […]

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Change the Name

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Change the Name

If we engraved our buildings with quotes of those they honor instead of their names, what would our campus look like? Popp-Martin Student Union might say, “I stand on the shoulders of giants.” The Cone Center might say “This too shall pass.” Jerry Richardson Stadium might say, “Show me how you wiggle to get those […]

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Catching Stars

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Catching Stars

A crocodile that ticks. A pirate crew led by a captain with a hook for a hand. A boy that lives forever. The story of Peter Pan has become a part of our cultural canon. Originally written by author J.M. Barrie and popularized by the 1953 Disney film, the tale has been examined and translated […]

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49ers top Furman 2-0

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
49ers top Furman 2-0

The Charlotte 49ers (2-0-0) shut out the Furman Paladins (1-2-0), 2-0, Friday night at Transamerica Field. With the shutout win, Charlotte has kept clean sheets in back-to-back games. In the 63rd minute, Daniel Bruce got a penalty kick for the 49ers. Callum Montgomery got to his spot and kicked it in to give the 49ers […]

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Running it Back

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Running it Back

The Nation The Forty-Niners, coming off of a frustrating 1-11 season, look to turn a new leaf with “clear eyes and full hearts” as the famous television coach, Eric Taylor would say.  With the offseason bringing in a change in coaching staff, Head Coach Brad Lambert has been given an opportunity to reshape the program […]

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Bigger than Football

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Bigger than Football

With the 2018 college football season right around the corner, the Niners are in full preparation mode for game one. They will be hosting Fordham University at Jerry Richardson Stadium and are looking to start the season on a high note. Before the season begins, we sat down with Charlotte’s senior linebacker, Juwan Foggie, to […]

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Fall-ing in Love with the Arts

| August 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Fall-ing in Love with the Arts

Every year, UNC Charlotte’s College of Arts + Architecture curates a busy schedule of theater and dance performances, art gallery openings and concerts to showcase the incredible talent found on campus to the university community. This fall is no different. Whether you are an established fan of the arts or simply looking to experience something […]

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Snapping into the New Year with the Gold Rush Outdoor Movie

| August 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Snapping into the New Year with the Gold Rush Outdoor Movie

Easily one of the biggest hits this summer at theaters across the globe, Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” was the obvious choice to headline this year’s Gold Rush Outdoor Movie Night, presented by Campus Activities Board (CAB). For a number of reasons, this jam-packed superhero goliath offered up just the right amount of angst, astonishment and […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead: The Final Season’ – ‘Done Running’

| August 24, 2018 | 2 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead: The Final Season’ – ‘Done Running’

Warning: Only minor plot points will be discussed from “Done Running,” though spoilers from prior episodes of Telltale’s “The Walking Dead” will follow. The first season of Telltale’s “The Walking Dead” was a rarity in games when it was released in 2012. Despite not offering much in real gameplay but a number of bugs and […]

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Throwback Comics – ‘Superman: Secret Origin’

| August 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
Throwback Comics – ‘Superman: Secret Origin’

WARNING: This article contains spoilers. Read at your own risk! When it comes superhero origin stories, they’re always updating the mythos surrounding them; Superman is no different. His origin has been updated numerous times; John Byrne’s “Man of Steel” (not the 2013 Zack Snyder film) and Mark Waid’s “Birthright” have managed to do this successfully. […]

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Sam Smith Thrills Charlotte Once Again

| July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
Sam Smith Thrills Charlotte Once Again

Sam Smith returned to the Spectrum Center on Friday, July 6 for the 42nd show of his “The Thrill of It All” World Tour, his second time in Charlotte. I always forget how massive the Spectrum Center is. When Smith asked the audience to turn on the flashlights of their phones for his favorite portion of […]

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Mint Museum: Free Wednesday Evenings

| May 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mint Museum: Free Wednesday Evenings

The Mint Museum is the largest visual arts institution in Charlotte, North Carolina. There are two locations, Mint Museum Randolph and Mint Museum Uptown. Mint Museum Randolph is the original building that opened up in 1936 in Charlotte’s historic Eastover neighborhood as the first art museum in North Carolina. Mint Museum Uptown opened up in […]

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