Author Archive: Lauren Dunn
“Stake Your Claim,” our slogan tells us and that’s just what UNC Charlotte fine arts student Bradley Tucker had set out to do. Unfortunately, what the slogan doesn’t tell Tucker is that what he deems his legacy won’t remain at UNC Charlotte much longer.
As part of an independent study last spring, Tucker spent a semester working closely [...]
A crashed car, body bags and crime tape encompassed a grassy area by Belk Tower this past week. Posters with “Booze it and lose it” are staked alongside, while students slowed their walk to get a better view.
This set up was put in place as a part of the “Booze it and lose it” campaign, [...]
A woman arrested over a year ago by Campus Police now claims that her drink was spiked, leaving her unaware of her surroundings and situation. Campus Police found her lying in her car wearing only her underwear with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit.
Police arrested the woman back in May of 2009 [...]
Each year for the past five years, financial aid at UNC Charlotte has increased. But, with recent cuts from state appropriations, it may not stay that way.
“Since we are still early into the 2011-12 year, we do not have complete statistics to see if the trend will continue this year,” said Tony Carter, director of [...]
The university area has accepted a new kind of store into its many shopping centers. Its smoke shops, or “head shops” as they are called, have been quickly popping up around campus within the past few years.
Infinity’s End, High Life Smoke Shop and One Stop Smoke Shop are the three closest to UNC Charlotte. Each [...]
Currently at UNC Charlotte there are 92 different baccalaureate degrees, 59 master’s degrees and 18 doctoral degrees being offered within the seven various colleges. With registration time kicking into gear this week, students are sure to be taking steps to declaring a specific major. Looking back at the past five years at the university, majors [...]
Halloween marks a holiday made for spooks, haunts, parties and…crime? Every college students knows that Halloween means a time to dress up and go to a party. However, at UNC Charlotte, Campus Police and Public Safety and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are urging students to use caution when going out on Halloween night and weekend.
In a look [...]
College students were glued to their television sets on April 16, 2007 when news broke of the Virginia Tech shootings. And with a tragedy that hits to close to home, we think, “Was there anything we could have done to stop this?” Well, no. But, there are ways that we can help to prepare for [...]
Registration for spring semester sits right around the corner at UNC Charlotte. Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, at 9 a.m. marks the first day that students will be able to login into 49er Express and begin the frenzy of snatching up classes to fill their schedule.
Undergraduates will join the chase Tuesday, Nov. 8 and are sure [...]
UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library has created an entirely new position, the Director of Digital Initiatives, and is currently looking to hire. The position will be overseeing almost entirely all library-oriented digital content and systems.
Their main focus is on library software and inserting library content into learning systems.
With the library’s $10 million annual budget, the new [...]