Tag: Freshman

Tips For Surviving Your Freshman Year

| September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tips For Surviving Your Freshman Year

You’ve been thinking about your freshman year of college since the day you walked off the stage at your high school graduation. And if you’re normal, you’ve been thinking about it since before that. But you were never taught how life would be on your own, so how do you figure it out? I wish […]

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Sandberg lifts Charlotte over Mercer 2-1

| September 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sandberg lifts Charlotte over Mercer 2-1

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team (3-2, 0-0 C-USA) defeated the Mercer Bears 2-1 Friday night at a very wet Transamerica Field, led by goals from Preseason Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year, Martha Thomas, and Swedish freshman Sara Sandberg, her first goal as a 49er. “Mercer and ourselves had a really close game […]

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Charlotte wins in home opener over Hofstra

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte wins in home opener over Hofstra

The No. 22-ranked Charlotte 49ers used two goals and an assist by Marco Sunol-Rojas to sprint by the Hofstra Pride 6-0 Monday night at Transamerica Field, making for an almost perfect start to their 2016 campaign. “From the first whistle we looked like a team,” said head coach Kevin Langan. “We were just desperate to […]

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Laia Raventós: Sensación Española

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Laia Raventós: Sensación Española

Una noche de Octubre, en el Halton Arena durante el anual “Basketball Madness,” la nueva jugadora española de los 49ers, Laia Raventós, entra en el foco de atención como una desconocida delante de la “Nación Niner” que la recibe con aclamaciones entusiásticas y aplausos enfáticos. Ella mide 5′ 7″, su enderezado cabello castaño brilla en la vibrante luz […]

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Freshman Fireside: Should you stay or should you go now?

| April 9, 2013 | 1 Comment
Freshman Fireside: Should you stay or should you go now?

Moving from Cleveland, Ohio to Charlotte, N.C., I was forced to make one of the most crucial decisions about college before I even stepped foot on UNC Charlotte’s campus as a freshman. Do I have to share a bathroom? How much walking will I be doing? How much money should I spend? How many roommates […]

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Freshman Fireside: Homerun? Not so easy

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Freshman Fireside: Homerun? Not so easy

It is inevitable that in this life we will be thrown a few curveballs. The difficulty lies within the ability to get to home. And when you are an out-of-state student, sometimes our only choice is to go wait in the dugout until we can get another chance. There really is nothing better than being […]

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Freshman Fireside: Sick of Getting Sick

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Freshman Fireside: Sick of Getting Sick

Let’s face it. We made it through first semester, but staying healthy in the dorms is still an issue for some of us. Whether you got stuck in a high rise or placed in a dorm like Lynch, you may have found, as a freshman, it is nearly impossible to stay healthy. For some of […]

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Freshmen fireside: Bathroom Etiquette

| September 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Freshmen fireside: Bathroom Etiquette

Freshmen year is full of adjustments. New roommates present a great challenge, and when it comes to the bathroom’s here in the freshmen high-rises, some people are lacking a degree of etiquette. Each hall has two stalls and two showers. Let’s not pretend that these accommodations are at any luxurious level, but we can agree […]

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Freshmen Fireside: Elevators

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
Freshmen Fireside: Elevators

Should I take the stairs or use the elevator? Considering there is a total of 11 floors in the high rises on campus, I think most of us would choose to use the elevator. However, throughout the week there were problems with many of the elevators. It was quite the struggle for all of us […]

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Freshman Fireside: First week of school

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Freshman Fireside: First week of school

What a week it has been. As a freshman at UNC Charlotte, we not only survived move in day, but we also carried on through a lot of new challenges in our first week as college students. Let’s start off by agreeing that the so called “professional movers” during move-in may have needed a little […]

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