Patrick Bogans

Patrick Bogans

Patrick is a former Community Editor and A&E editor for the Niner Times. He is pursuing a Communications major with minors in Film Studies and Journalism at UNC Charlotte. Contact him at pbogans@uncc.edu.

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Photos: SGA Inauguration Ceremony 2014

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photos: SGA Inauguration Ceremony 2014

On Thursday, April 10, at 5:15 p.m., the 2014-15 Student Body President, Vice President, Senators and Chief Justice were sworn in. Photos by Patrick Bogans.

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Capital Cities coming to Halton Arena

| March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Capital Cities coming to Halton Arena

Grab your dancing shoes – pop duo Capital Cities is coming to Halton Arena on Sunday, April 13. Thanks to the UNC Charlotte Campus Activities Board, the guys behind the chart-topping hit “Safe and Sound” are making a stop at UNC Charlotte for the Campus Consciousness Tour with special guest Scavenger Hunt. Tickets go on […]

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Singer-songwriter Graham Colton dives into a new sound for ‘Lonely Ones’

| February 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Singer-songwriter Graham Colton dives into a new sound for ‘Lonely Ones’

Venturing to a new sound is a frightening step for a musician. But for Graham Colton, it was a necessity. The singer/songwriter has had success in his genre; nationwide tours with bands like Maroon 5 and artists like Mat Kearney, deals with major record labels, breakout hits like “Best Days,” the list goes on. But […]

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Campus residential construction increases as university plans for the future

| January 14, 2014 | 2 Comments
Campus residential construction increases as university plans for the future

University Master Plan shows the expectation for the on-campus housing boom Brick by brick, UNC Charlotte’s glistening red buildings create a distinctive landscape for the university. With the growth this urban university is experiencing, concern for more of the brick buildings is spreading, especially dormitories for the increasing student population. Although the university has opened […]

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‘Her’: a brilliant portrayal of society’s love with new technology

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
‘Her’: a brilliant portrayal of society’s love with new technology

Spike Jonze is known to take slightly unbelievable movie concepts and humanize them in an interesting way. Jonze’s portrayal of the influence and integration of technology into society is rather unsettling, as well as completely believable. Our culture already romantizes technology innovations (from new social media platforms to updates to our computer’s operating systems) and according to Jonze, we’re […]

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Plagued by popularity: Why lesser known Netflix selections shouldn’t be buried in your queue

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Plagued by popularity: Why lesser known Netflix selections shouldn’t be buried in your queue

This winter break, it might be time to give those Netflix items at the bottom of your watch list a little love The idea of “binge-watching” has created a whole new type of procrastination for Generation Y’ers. Television marathons are one thing, but being able to choose what to marathon is a wonderful thing. And […]

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Recap: Weenie Roast 2013 brings lively big name rockers to Charlotte

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Recap: Weenie Roast 2013 brings lively big name rockers to Charlotte

Photos by Patrick Bogans On Sunday, Sept. 28, the newly reenacted annual Weenie Roast, put on by local rock station 106.5 the END, continued to solidify itself as the Charlotte summer concert sendoff. Prominent local bands like Matrimony and Beyond the Broken started up the roast and big name rockers like AWOLNATION, Sublime with Rome […]

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Is our reliance on technology getting out of hand?

| September 24, 2013 | 1 Comment
Is our reliance on technology getting out of hand?

It was a cold, sunny day in January 2013. I had finally scavenged up the money to purchase the new iPhone 5, released only a few months earlier. I succumbed to the peer pressure to upgrade to a shiny new smartphone with new capabilities and features. That one day in January was a cold and […]

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Despite some problems, 49ers football fans are getting there

| September 10, 2013 | 7 Comments
Despite some problems, 49ers football fans are getting there

Despite the 49ers dominating first win, many students did not request all the available student tickets for the Chowan game and some have left the stadium early during both games. Is this a cause for concern, or just growing pains? It is easy to have a negative mindset about UNC Charlotte, even as a student. A disappointment here, a slight mishap there: […]

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New Beat Fund brings their G-Punk to this year’s Warped Tour

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Beat Fund brings their G-Punk to this year’s Warped Tour

Just by looking at the way they stylize their band name, NeW bEAt FUNd probably won’t be similar to anything you’ve heard recently. The word is spreading about this Los Angeles group as punk rock fans across the country are getting their first listen to NeW bEAt FUNd on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. The 3-month tour recently […]

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Photos: Vans Warped Tour in Charlotte (7.29.2013)

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Photos: Vans Warped Tour in Charlotte (7.29.2013)

Photos by Patrick Bogans and Michelle Liringis Vans Warped Tour came to Charlotte once again this year at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Click the photos for more shots of some of the bands that performed on Monday. All photos by Patrick Bogans and Michelle Liringis.  

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This week in #cltmusic (7.21.2013): Mainstream acts takeover the QC

| July 23, 2013 | 1 Comment
This week in #cltmusic (7.21.2013): Mainstream acts takeover the QC

As it gets hotter in the Queen City, so are the musical acts coming here to perform. It’s getting to be the prime time when favorite artists make a stop in Charlotte, and this week’s performance schedule is a dream for lovers of Top 40 radio. Here’s what’s happening this week in Charlotte music: WEDNESDAY, […]

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Review: Hollywood Undead at The Fillmore Charlotte (7.19.2013)

| July 20, 2013 | 2 Comments
Review: Hollywood Undead at The Fillmore Charlotte (7.19.2013)

From the moment the masked men of Hollywood Undead hit the stage on Friday night, the crowd at the Fillmore Charlotte knew an insane party was about to start. The Los Angeles band’s hard rock/rap brings out the hardcore heart in any listener. With their electric rock, Undead uses defining electronic elements and unforgiving rap lyrics […]

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This week in #cltmusic (7.16.2013): Lee DeWyze, The Virginmarys and more

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
This week in #cltmusic (7.16.2013): Lee DeWyze, The Virginmarys and more

WEDNESDAY, July 17 Lee DeWyze  (The Evening Muse, $15-40) DeWyze’s first album after winning “American Idol” had hit surprisingly low on the charts. – probably due to the beginning of audience disinterest in the series, and DeWyze being the third straight “White Guy with a Guitar” winner of American Idol (at the time). But “Live It […]

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This week in #cltmusic (7.2.2013): 4th of July Festival, Trapt and more

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
This week in #cltmusic (7.2.2013): 4th of July Festival, Trapt and more

WEDNESDAY, July 3 Trapt w/ Super Bob, Candlelight Red, Super 9 (Amos’ Southend, $13-15) Trapt, the headbanging “Headstrong” rockers from California, have been at this since ’97.  From that famous track from 2002, to their latest success single, “Bring It,” Trapt will definitely bring all they’ve got to Amos’ this Wednesday. Attendees who purchase tickets now online […]

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Recap: Atlas Road Crew performs at the Evening Muse (6.27.2013)

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Recap: Atlas Road Crew performs at the Evening Muse (6.27.2013)

The five guys of Atlas Road Crew (ARC) packed the small Evening Muse stage on Thursday night for an evening of some fun southern rock ‘n’ roll. This band from South Carolina performed their vintage rock songs, and much more, for the intimate crowd. Corresponding hard piano notes from keyboardist Bryce James complimented so well with their […]

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This week in #cltmusic (6.25.2013): Wild Adriatic, Atlas Road Crew and more

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
This week in #cltmusic (6.25.2013): Wild Adriatic, Atlas Road Crew and more

TUESDAY, June 25 Lord Huron (Visulite Theatre, $10-12) Lord Huron’s folk melodies have a dreamlike quality to them, with surrounding sounds and old-fashioned tempos. The Los Angeles band’s latest single, “Time to Run,” picks up the pace a little for a adventure-like feel – as evident in their music video for the song. The rest from their […]

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UNC Charlotte professor to lead post film discussion of new Joss Whedon Shakespeare film

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte professor to lead post film discussion of new Joss Whedon Shakespeare film

Joss Whedon’s new Shakespearean film has finally made its way to a Charlotte theater. “Much Ado About Nothing,” Whedon’s daring and charming adaptation of the William Shakespeare play of the same name, began playing at the Regal Manor Twin theater this past Friday. And on Tuesday, June 25 distinguished UNC Charlotte professor Andrew Hartley will […]

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The best comedians on Vine: Part two

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
The best comedians on Vine: Part two

 Click here for part one. As Instagram begins its immersion into the video app world, part two of this post seemed most dire. The war for the superior video sharing app has now begun. Some Vine users are now threatening to leave the app for Instagram because of ease, their following on Instagram and its 15-second […]

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This week in #cltmusic (6.18.13): The Neighbourhood, Steve Aoki, Two Gallants and more

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
This week in #cltmusic (6.18.13): The Neighbourhood, Steve Aoki, Two Gallants and more

TUESDAY, June 18 Ryan Cabrera w/ Jason Castro, Delesea  (The Evening Muse, $15) The Neighborhood w/ The 1975 (Amos’ Southend, $14) Pop-rocker Ryan Cabrera is back in the music mix. Recently released singles “Home” and “I See Love” are getting Cabrera fans excited for his highly anticipated follow-up album to his 2008 release “The Moon Under Water.” He’s now back out on the […]

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