Author Archive: Libby Weihsmann
Libby Weihsmann is the Sports Editor for the Niner Times. She is pursuing a Communications Studies degree with a concentration in Mass Media and a minor in Journalism at UNC Charlotte.
The Charlotte 49ers (33-19) defeated the High Point Panthers (26-27) 3-2 in the final home game of the regular season at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. In what turned out to be a battle of the bullpens, the 49ers won their ninth-straight game in 11 innings with the help of eight Charlotte pitchers.
49ers pitcher Corey [...]
Plan, eat and sleep. Let me explain.
If you’re anything like me, you probably have found yourself wondering how in the world it is already time for final exams. How do I prepare? Should I pull an all-nighter the night before? When will I sleep? Will I have time to eat? What’s the lowest grade I [...]
This Saturday, April 20, the Charlotte 49er’s football team will be playing in their Green and White spring game.
In an email last week from Gary Caton, Parking and Transportation Services director, students were informed about game-day parking.
According to the game day parking information found on the UNC Charlotte website, student resident lots will not be [...]
Take a walk around UNC Charlotte’s campus on any given day and it won’t take you long to spot students sporting collegiate apparel of another university.
We, as UNC Charlotte 49ers, have become too comfortable with the lack of school spirit on campus and around the city of Charlotte. The Niner Nation has settled with what [...]
On April 25, 2013, some revisions to the items allowed in carry-on luggage made by the Transportation Security Administration will go into effect. The TSA will soon begin to allow travelers to carry on pocketknives in their carry-on luggage.
Travelers will also be allowed to carry-on their hockey sticks, lacrosse sticks, ski poles, pool sticks and up [...]
Over the course of the past semester, residents of Moore and Sanford Hall have been without running hot water.
According to an email sent by Housing and Residence Life to the residents of Moore and Sanford, the problem has been identified and the contractors are supposedly in the process of replacing the missing water feed. In [...]
Streetcars in Charlotte: With no support from the federal government, is Mayor Foxx taking his streetcar project too far?
Charlotte mayor, Anthony Foxx, recently gave his State of the City Address. In his address, Foxx proudly pointed out the positive changes he has seen in the Queen City throughout his time in office. He also discussed some of the problem areas and noted a few changes he feels need to be made in order [...]
Waking up with a hangover after one too many tequila shots is never fun for anyone. A wild night out with friends is usually a recipe for a rough morning. Unfortunately, the only way to avoid a hangover completely is to not drink alcohol at all. So, before you go shouting, “I’m never drinking alcohol [...]
Purchasing wine can be overwhelming, especially on a college budget. Everyone has his or her favorite cheap beer, but have you ever considered what your favorite cheap wine might be? Here are 6 bottles of wine that are all under $12. With prices like that, you’ll have no reason not to head to the store [...]
With so many beauty products on the market today, it can be overwhelming trying to sort through what works and what to stay away from. Before you go and change your beauty regime, check out these beauty myths that could save you time and money.
Myth #1: Rinsing your mouth with hydrogen peroxide can help whiten [...]