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TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Just in Case’

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Just in Case’

Spoiler Warning for the Season 4, Episode 6 of “Fear the Walking Dead,” as well as all previous episodes of the series. Spoilers from “The Walking Dead” will also be discussed.  Just when you think you have “Fear the Walking Dead” figured out, it throws another plot twist at you…well several, actually. The latest episode […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Laura’

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Laura’

Spoiler Warning for the Season 4, Episode 5 of “Fear the Walking Dead,” as well as all previous episodes of the series. Spoilers from “The Walking Dead” will also be discussed.  Love is in the air. Loss is in the air. The latest episode of “Fear the Walking Dead” takes things to a new level […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Racer and the Jailbird (Le Fidèle)’ is a sleek, gritty, wildly romantic thriller

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Racer and the Jailbird (Le Fidèle)’ is a sleek, gritty, wildly romantic thriller

Back in 2013, I was treated to perhaps the most effective romance film I had ever seen in the French film and Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Blue is the Warmest Color.” The romantic epic, while controversial for its explicit lesbian sex scenes and alleged abusive behavior from director Abdellatif Kechiche, the end result is perhaps the […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Breaking In’ is a painfully ordinary thriller

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Breaking In’ is a painfully ordinary thriller

Home invasion thrillers are something I’ve always really enjoyed, if only because home invasion was always one of my biggest fears as a child. This was exacerbated even more when I saw “The Strangers” in middle school, which royally screwed me up. My spark in these films was reignited this year with the spectacular sequel to […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Tully’ is an adorably brutal domestic comedy

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Tully’ is an adorably brutal domestic comedy

The “Young Adult” is one of, if not my favorite comedy ever. There’s something so bitingly familiar about everything touched upon in that movie that makes the laughs hurt just as much as they make you cackle. The pairing of director Jason Reitman, writer Diablo Cody and star Charlize Theron made for perhaps one of […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Virtù e Fortuna’

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Virtù e Fortuna’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 3 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. The door has been creaking open ever-so-slowly as the second season of HBO’s acclaimed drama continues to delve further into past, present and future of the expansive world it offers. With this week’s episode teasing the other […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Buried’

| May 7, 2018 | 1 Comment
TV REVIEW: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ – ‘Buried’

Spoiler Warning for the Season 4, Episode 4 of “Fear the Walking Dead,” as well as all previous episodes of the series. Spoilers from “The Walking Dead” will also be discussed.  The apocalypse is complicated…really complicated. The latest episode of “Fear the Walking Dead” plays with time to tell the story prior to the fall […]

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Angels and Demon

| May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Angels and Demon

The Wind Ensemble at UNC Charlotte is proudly named the most advanced organization for winds and percussion. They perform two concerts per semester on campus, both are open to all students, faculty and anyone else interested in attending. They also perform multiple concerts throughout North Carolina. All members of the Wind Ensemble must audition at […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Reunion’

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ – ‘Reunion’

Spoilers from ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 2 will be discussed, as well as details from the previous season. The rising tides of war and revolution ran parallel to insights into the past in this week’s episode of HBO’s “Westworld.” As the mystery behind the current, and future, state of the park began to reveal itself, […]

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A Year of Impact

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Year of Impact

Jeffrey Kopp Every once in a while, I discover a show that really sits with me in a way unlike any other. I watch a lot of television shows, so it takes a lot to really blow me away, but “The Leftovers” managed to do just that. I decided to binge the three-season HBO series […]

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Three fraternities suspended after investigations

| May 1, 2018 | 2 Comments
Three fraternities suspended after investigations

Universities across the nation have been cracking down on hazing after severe cases received national attention. The nationwide issue has taken a toll on UNC Charlotte’s Interfraternity Council (IFC). Only 119 students signed up for IFC recruitment. “I’ve been here for four years and that is the lowest it’s ever been,” Greg Rush, Phi Delta […]

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Year in review

| May 1, 2018
Year in review

Exam week is right around the corner and another year at UNC Charlotte is coming to a close. Take a break from studying to look back at the top stories of the 2017-18 year.   Light rail opens Five years after plans for the project were announced, the light rail took off from UNC Charlotte […]

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Founder of Girls Who Code visits campus

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Founder of Girls Who Code visits campus

On April 26, Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of nonprofit organization Girls Who Code, addressed the UNC Charlotte community as part of the university’s Civic Speaker Series. This Bank of America sponsored lecture series was created to bring distinguished leaders to UNC Charlotte to engage in discussions of regional and national importance. The event was […]

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Arctic Monkeys – “AM” Five Years Later

| April 30, 2018 | 1 Comment
Arctic Monkeys – “AM” Five Years Later

As we get ready to hear the latest Arctic Monkeys album “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,” let’s take a look back on their previous album. 2013 was a pretty triumphant year for the band, becoming the headline act for Glastonbury and releasing “AM” to critical acclaim, with NME giving the album a 10 out of […]

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