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TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Cult’

| November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘American Horror Story: Cult’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7 of “American Horror Story.” Minor spoilers from previous seasons will also be discussed. It’s no secret that the 2016 Presidential Election changed the world, some say for the better and some say for the worse. “American Horror Story” is a series that has always pushed the boundaries and explored topics that […]

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Speak Up

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Speak Up

Photos by Chimena Ihebuzor. Each semester, Campus Activities Board adds a Poetry Open Mic Night to their schedule. The event is typically hosted by a guest poet, such as last year’s Jasmine Mans. Of course, as it is an open mic night, the floor is open to students as well. Though students hesitate to sign […]

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49ers falter versus Scarlet Knights

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers falter versus Scarlet Knights

Freshman Octavia Wilson dropped 21 points, senior Amaya Ransom added 15, but their efforts were not enough as the Charlotte 49ers fell to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at home, 77-54. The Niners (1-2), who were playing their second Power 5 opponent in a week, struggled to take care of the ball and to score against […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Lady Bird’ is a nostalgia trip of expertly crafted means

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Lady Bird’ is a nostalgia trip of expertly crafted means

“Lady Bird” takes place during the 2002-03 school year for our lead, the same year I moved to North Carolina from Texas at the cusp of my 6th birthday, starting first grade. These were the first years of my life where I actually began to concretely put together memories of specific pop culture events. I […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Don’t Stop Believin’

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Don’t Stop Believin’

Warning: Minor spoilers for “Don’t Stop Believin” and prior episodes of “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” follow. The first season for “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” has had a number of ups and downs, with a bit more emphasis on the latter. This finale messily brings together all of its various […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Rebel Assault’

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Rebel Assault’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Rebel Assault” and previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels.” It’s hard to believe that we’re already at the halfway mark for the final season of “Star Wars: Rebels,” leaving us with a long wait until its return in early 2018. The season so far has been top-notch […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXtreme measures’

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘eXtreme measures’

Spoilers Ahead for “The Gifted” Season 1, Episode 6 This week’s episode of “The Gifted” is a little slow, which is inevitable because at some point all shows have that one episode that has more talking than action to build up to a much bigger point in the story. This week’s episode was that point […]

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Increase in Friday classes leads to student uproar

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Increase in Friday classes leads to student uproar

There are a few phrases that college students aren’t fond of. Among them are “cumulative exam,” “textbook required” and “8 a.m.” But one of the most common is “Friday classes.” Chancellor Philip Dubois sent out a mass email Tuesday announcing that there would be change in class scheduling come the fall 2018 semester. For the […]

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Gaming Roundup: November 2017

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: November 2017

“Call of Duty: WWII” – Nov. 3 for PS4, Xbox One, PC Kicking off November like every year is “Call of Duty,” who has ditched the jet-pack filled gameplay in favor of the typical boots on the ground style from earlier entries. While the World War II time-period has been done a number of times […]

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Late Night with Saint Motel

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Late Night with Saint Motel

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. Standing atop a television on standby, flanked by two massive cameras and one enthusiastic trumpeter blaring just behind him, Saint Motel frontman AJ Jackson leaps across the stage like some figment of the imagination. Teleporting effortlessly from the massive retro television adorning the wall behind the band, to the dim-lit bar […]

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Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

The Niners (1-1) were unable to comeback in their road game at Oklahoma State and lost the game 83-65. The loss seemed to be a combination of failing to knock down as many shots and preventing the Cowboys (2-0) from doing so, as well as the Niners could have. With any loss comes experiences to […]

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Matt Kenseth emotionally captures Phoenix victory

| November 13, 2017 | 1 Comment
Matt Kenseth emotionally captures Phoenix victory

45-year old Matt Kenseth has experienced a rollercoaster-ride like none other in what will most likely be his final year competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The Cambridge, WI native broke the news back in July at Kentucky Speedway that he wouldn’t be returning to compete at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2018 as […]

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Racing to the finish

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Racing to the finish

Charlotte Cross Country consists of many incredible athletes whose hard work sometimes gets overlooked. Several of these athletes as well as their coaches have continuously proven this season especially, why that is changing. With Conference USA honors, top finishes by both teams including a championship title, as well as an individual title at both the […]

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UNC Charlotte honors veterans

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte honors veterans

The Veteran Services Office and the Student Veterans of America sponsored a weeklong celebration to honor veterans Nov. 6 through Nov. 11. Curtis Chancy, president of Student Veterans Association, didn’t task the week long celebration alone. “It was kind of a combined effort from all of the work studies, Student Veterans Association and the Dean […]

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