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What’s buggin UNC Charlotte students

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
What’s buggin UNC Charlotte students

Walking on campus for many in the spring can be unbearably daunting. Winter left without warning, and spring came along with its many allergy inducing behaviors. It seems like everyone has came out of hibernation and filled the brickstone sidewalks with laughter. Unfortunately, students aren’t the only ones who have emerged with the warmer temperatures. […]

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Ballin on a budget: dollar beer specials every night of the week.

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ballin on a budget: dollar beer specials every night of the week.

Ballin’ on a budget: dollar beer specials every night of the week. At UNC Charlotte we are all about finding a good deal. From sharing DB with your new freshman friend to selling clothes at Platos closet for more beer money, we know how to stretch a dollar or two. If spring break wasn’t enough, […]

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PostSecret author speaks at McKnight Hall

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
PostSecret author speaks at McKnight Hall

This evening, Author and creator of ‘PostSecret’ Frank Warren, will be speaking to students in Mcknight Hall at 7:00 p.m. If you have been in the student union this past school year, you may have seen a spin on the idea of PostSecret. Essentially, students post their deepest secrets, desires or fears on a notecard […]

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The heart and soul of “Mert’s” southern flavor

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
The heart and soul of “Mert’s” southern flavor

When you walk in, it is like coming home for Thanksgiving, and if you are southern, it is like being in the backyard at your cousin’s family cookout. From the sweet smelling aroma of creamy corn that is prepared from scratch just to fit inside the middle of the delectable cornbread filling, to the pork […]

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49er Fitness: Baby got back

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
49er Fitness: Baby got back

Spring break is just around the corner, which means you are that much closer to showing off your body that you’ve been working on since January 1. If you are still thinking about why your greatest asset hasn’t lifted yet, then doing these five workouts will help you get there that much faster. Tell Phaedra, […]

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Myth or fact? Beauty rumors revealed

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Myth or fact? Beauty rumors revealed

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 […]

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10 ways to upgrade Ramen noodles

| January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
10 ways to upgrade Ramen noodles

You know that pack of Ramen noodles sitting on top of your mini-fridge? Yeah, the pack of empty calories that you’re dreading to eat because you’ve had the same boring noodles for the past  two weeks. Welcome to dorm life. There’s hope though for those looking to upgrade their Ramen. Here are 10 ways to […]

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DIY autumn apartment decor

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
DIY autumn apartment decor

It’s the week after Halloween. The day that every assortment of candy is on sale. And even more exciting, the day that all Halloween apparel is half off. If you’re like me, I hardly like to waste. If you’re wondering what to do with your leftover mini pumpkins a great way to revamp them for […]

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Battle of the Brands

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Battle of the Brands

The essentials needed to master a perfect skincare regimen can be overwhelming. With so many beauty products competing to be the best and only brand, it’s daunting to choose the right one. The battle of the brands: part one breaks down a few brands to see which brand, high end vs. low end, is better. […]

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Not Everything is Better 2go

| October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Not Everything is Better 2go

The university area is filled with a plethora of restaurants geared towards students. From TGI Fridays to Macados UNC Charlotte students may find it hard to choose a spot to eat. But what about students who have chosen a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle and are looking for restaurants geared towards just those lifestyles? Fortunately, I […]

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10 Books to Dive Into this Fall

| October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
10 Books to Dive Into this Fall

Top 10 books to dive into this fall According to Thedailybeast.com and Huffingtonpost.com, the best books to read should be read this fall. With fall recess arriving shortly, it may be a good idea to purchase a few good books and nuzzle up by the fireplace. Check out these top 10 books that everyone is […]

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The best places to nap in between classes

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
The best places to nap in between classes

The alarm buzzes. It’s time to go to class. The four hours of sleep has finally showcased itself and your body has realized it’s another 14 hour day ahead. Should you hit the snooze button or prepare yourself for a great nap somewhere around campus? If you’re struggling with lack of sleep like many 49ers, […]

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Five blender soup recipes for the soul

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Five blender soup recipes for the soul

The ‘ding’ of the microwave is a very commonly heard sound in dorms and apartments. In college unhealthy eating options greatly outweigh the small number of healthier choices like rolled sushi in Outtakes, the salad bar in prospector and the sub area in both Cone Center. It may seem like a stretch or heavy burden […]

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