Somewhere in the archives tucked away in a file cabinet in the middle of the Niner Times newsroom, there can be found my first-ever story written for the Niner Times.
I was asked at the last minute, on my second day working for the newspaper, to cover the first football signing day in the history of [...]
“How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss
It has been four years since I first stepped foot on the campus of UNC Charlotte. In 2009, the [...]
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 [...]
Have you ever heard the saying, “when it rains, it pours?” For UNC Charlotte students, it seems to be more like, “when it’s due, it’s all due.”
It’s inevitable that every time I have a big assignment due in one class, every other professor feels the need to make all of their assigned work due at [...]
Recent allegations against the University of Auburn football program have sucked the sports world back into the NCAA violations debate like an uncontainable whirlpool. It is a never-ending struggle between the league and the various athletic programs.
When news broke of Auburn’s alleged grade-changing scheme to maintain players’ eligibility, the public seemed outraged. When I heard, [...]
Moving from Cleveland, Ohio to Charlotte, N.C., I was forced to make one of the most crucial decisions about college before I even stepped foot on UNC Charlotte’s campus as a freshman.
Do I have to share a bathroom? How much walking will I be doing? How much money should I spend? How many roommates should [...]
It is inevitable that in this life we will be thrown a few curveballs. The difficulty lies within the ability to get to home. And when you are an out-of-state student, sometimes our only choice is to go wait in the dugout until we can get another chance.
There really is nothing better than being hundreds [...]
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, [...]
I have spent the better part of two seasons covering the men’s basketball team, and I could not begin to tell you just how frustrating it has been for fans to watch.
This season, however, there’s hope.
Many questions have come to surface whether or not Charlotte is legit. The roller-coaster ride of 2012-13 might be coming [...]