Tag: lifestyle

5 Reasons Why Spring is the Best Season

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
5 Reasons Why Spring is the Best Season

Everyone has their favorite season depending on preference of weather, from frigid cold to blistering hot and everything in between. Oftentimes, spring is considered a transitional season and all its refreshing qualities are overlooked rather than appreciated. In this article, some of spring’s most promising features of new life and new beginnings are highlighted to […]

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DIY Dorm Decorations: Rustic Wooden Picture Board

| February 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
DIY Dorm Decorations: Rustic Wooden Picture Board

Moving away from home, out of your cozy room that you spent your entire life personalizing and into a tiny dorm or apartment sounds less than glamorous. There is nothing special about plain white walls and a tiny bed in the corner that many before you have called their own. It’s not you-it’s not unique. […]

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Fueling Yourself to Get Fit: College Student Approved

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fueling Yourself to Get Fit: College Student Approved

Word on the street is that ‘strong is the new sexy,’ so hitting the gym regularly and keeping in check with your fitness goals is the new thing to do. However, being a full-time college student, we are forced to juggle classes, homework and for some of us, jobs, so exercising can be a hit […]

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Boy Scouts Now Accepting Girls

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Boy Scouts Now Accepting Girls

When I was little, I distinctly remember the impact the Boys and Girls Scouts had on me when they came to speak in my elementary class. I am not sure what grade it was, perhaps kindergarten or first grade. A woman came and gathered us around in class, and spoke about what the Girl Scouts […]

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This Is Halloween

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
This Is Halloween

It’s that time of the year again. Time to start layering your clothes, eating everything pumpkin spice and time to break out your Halloween costumes. Halloween is the second largest commercial holiday in America following close behind Christmas, but why is it so popular and where did it begin? When you consider the modern-day traditions […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Jennifer Fonseca

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Jennifer Fonseca

Fall is my favorite season because it’s the perfect time to volunteer! As president of the Cepa, the Spanish club on campus, I enjoy the fall season because we have multiple volunteer opportunities such as Dia De Los Muertos and International fest. The more you volunteer the more you grow! – Jennifer Fonseca

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Tips For Being More Organized

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tips For Being More Organized

If you walked into my bedroom right now, there would be clothes all over the floor, water glasses on every surface, and three different types of cookie packages on my desk. Messiness is a part of my life, but disorganization is not. There may be cookies on my desk, but my wall planner above it […]

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How to: Study Productively

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to: Study Productively

The Fall semester has begun and with it come papers, projects, homework and exams. It’s very easy to get overly confident about when we need to start studying; many students get the idea studying shouldn’t begin until much later. Many of us are guilty of thinking about a task we need to do and repeating […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet KC Bryant

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet KC Bryant

“John Mayer is one of my biggest musical inspirations. I started listening to him when I was 10 and I started playing guitar when I was 14 or 15. I play because, I mean I just love music in general; it’s a nice ease of mind and I like to write my own music…I’ve been […]

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Humans of UNCC Meet: Cameron Corbett

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC Meet: Cameron Corbett

“Dancing at UNC Charlotte has changed the way I see dance. I have learned so much through my classes and my professors that will help me expand my career with performing as well as teaching. The technique that you learn at this university helps you with your classes and also enables you to be prepared […]

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Book Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Book Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

For the longest time, one of my best friends kept badgering me to read One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey. She ranted and raved about how amazing the book is and since it’s a literary classic, I decided to give it a try. I’m really intrigued by mental asylums and people with […]

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Finals Preparation

| April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Finals Preparation

Preparing for finals is obviously not something we want to do, but it is definitely something we have to do. This time of the semester can be very stressful for students due to the fact a lot of us procrastinate when it comes to studying and final exams can make or break your grade. The […]

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Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

“Living in France has been hard because of the language, but I love the museums and monuments here and I love to travel.  Besides France, I’ve been to Qatar, Malaysia, the Maldives, Bahrain, Egypt, and Spain.  I would also love to see the U.S.” *I asked him if he planned to return to Dubai after […]

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Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Restaurant review: Rock bottom Brewery

If you find yourself in uptown Charlotte and want a good brewsky and comfort food, this is the place for you. Rock Bottom Brewery, located on the corner of North Tryon and W 7 st., is a local tavern with its own brewery and restaurant combination that serves craft beers and pub-style food. This is […]

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