Author Archive: Mikala Young
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.
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, we [...]
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 anonymously.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 the thanksgiving [...]
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.
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 stumbled [...]