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Thirsty Thursday: witches brew

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: witches brew

Halloween is fast approaching and getting into the spirit of things, I thought why not try a Halloween inspired drink. This bubbly concoction can be a fun and simple treat and with a little tweaking the ultimate drink for any Halloween party. Ingredients: 2 litters of lemon lime soda (any brand will do) 1 tub […]

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Featured fitness class: super abs

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Featured fitness class: super abs

Everyone wants a flat stomach. There is nothing more coveted than a nice six pack of abs. If you are looking for a fun way to tone up your stomach and have fun while doing it, Super Abs is the class for you. Super Abs is located in the group exercise room of the Student […]

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Beauty review: Benefit’s They’re Real mascara

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty review: Benefit’s They’re Real mascara

Finding a good mascara without burning a hole in your wallet can be tricky. From all the different wands, colors and formulas, the process can be overwhelming. If you have ever shopped at Ulta or Sephora, odds are you have seen or heard about Benefit’s They’re Real Mascara. There are thousands of reviews about this […]

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Semester survival guide: campus resources

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Semester survival guide: campus resources

The University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE) The UCAE is a great way to receive help or simply review subjects pertaining to science, math, general education or foreign languages. The UCAE provides free academic support and tutorial services for enrolled UNC Charlotte students. Each tutor provided as a personal bio so you can pick out […]

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UNC Charlotte student beats breast cancer

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte student beats breast cancer

This summer I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It started in January when I woke up and my shirt had tea colored splotches on my shirt. I was not in pain, I didn’t feel a lump or anything unusual so I let it go. It was odd that only one nipple had discharge, and online […]

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Halloween haunts around the Charlotte area

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Halloween haunts around the Charlotte area

Halloween is approaching and there is no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than being scared out of your mind. There are plenty of attractions around the Charlotte area and a few places beyond that are guaranteed to make you scream and maybe get a little less sleep at night. Going to a […]

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Foodie Friday: pumpkin pancakes with nutmeg whipped cream

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: pumpkin pancakes with nutmeg whipped cream

In keeping with the pumpkin-flavored-everything craze of this month and my love for breakfast foods, I found the perfect match. It is so good and here is how you can experience this incredible taste. Duration: 10 minutes prep time 10 minutes cook time Ready in 20 minutes Ingredients: Pancakes: 2 ⅓ cups pancake mix 2 […]

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Thirsty Thursday: brown sugar-caramel latte

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: brown sugar-caramel latte

Everyone loves a nice warm drink to enjoy on a crisp autumn day. This brown sugar-caramel latte is the perfect way to relax and warm up after a day filled with classes. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon brown sugar ¼ cup half-and-half 1 tablespoon caramel ice cream topping ¾ cup hot, brewed coffee Directions: Stir brown sugar […]

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Fall fashion: outerwear

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fall fashion: outerwear

Marilyn Monroe said “Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she’ll conquer the world.” I say a right coat can completely transform your look and take you places. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the different textures, shades and styles of coats when going to the mall. This guide is designed to […]

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Random Acts of Kindness

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Random Acts of Kindness

Be nice to your body Put on some music and go for a short jog or a walk. Opt out of that pizza for a healthier sandwich or stop by the Student Activities Center for an hour of exercise. They have classes ranging from yoga to Zumba all just waiting for you to take advantage […]

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A tinder moment, part three

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
A tinder moment, part three

Never would I have thought that I would be on the cusp of asking out a handsome, muscular and successful man. It was not just any man, but a man I met on the Internet…only a week ago. To my parents, I was about to make a huge, dangerous mistake. To my girl friends Alleana* […]

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Thirsty Thursday: pumpkin spice latte

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: pumpkin spice latte

So with Fall here in all its glory, pumpkins are everywhere, the Pumpkin Spice Latte is coming back to Starbucks and all is right in the world. But what to do on those evenings where it is just too cold to get in your car and drive to Starbucks to have your favorite fall drink? […]

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Beauty review: Garnier Fructis miracle dry oil

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty review: Garnier Fructis miracle dry oil

If you are like me, you are happy for fall to begin, but a little sad knowing that October means the end of beach trips, barbecues and late-night concerts. Although there is no turning back now, I might have something that can bring back that sweet summertime smell to your daily life. Triple Nutrition: Miracle […]

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A tinder moment, part two

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
A tinder moment, part two

Who would have thought that internet dating would be as instant as minute rice? All it takes is a quick swipe to the left or swipe to the right and within the time it requires to microwave your bowl of rice, Tinder has matched you with eight potential dates in your area. Wow! Not only […]

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Motivation Monday: 49 ways to workout on campus

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: 49 ways to workout on campus

There are plenty of ways to get in a quick workout on campus, even if you have a tight schedule. If you’re commuting, park your car in Lot 6A, then walk to class. Take a jog around parts of campus that you’ve never seen before. Avoid all elevators, take the stairs. Avoid all shuttles, walk […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Sparkling Ice

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Sparkling Ice

Lately I’ve been trying to work on drinking more water and staying away from drinks high in sugar. I was introduced by my co-worker to a brand of beverages called Sparkling Ice. They are lightly carbonated water beverages made with natural flavors and filled with several vitamins and antioxidants. I fell in love after giving […]

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Acres of apples, bushels of taste

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Acres of apples, bushels of taste

Do you think Autumn is just about pumpkins? Think again Autumn is apple season. Macintosh, Gala, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Honey Crisp and many more varieties start to ripen as soon as the temperature begins to dip and tree leaves change color. If you love apples then you are in luck. Some of the finest […]

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Fall fairs provide fun and attractions across the state

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fall fairs provide fun and attractions across the state

As fall begins and the leaves start to change there is nothing like participating in festivities to get into the spirit of the new season. Before carving pumpkins for Halloween and eventually putting out the cornucopia, take a weekend in October to enjoy a Fair. This year, the Cleveland County Fair in Shelby, N.C. is […]

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Featured fitness class: HIIT

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Featured fitness class: HIIT

During the school year it is often hard to find the motivation to work out with the stress of classes and homework. Being involved with other things like work and campus activities can also make it hard to find time to work out. Working out solo is sometimes difficult because it can be hard to […]

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A Tinder moment, part one

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Tinder moment, part one

I must admit, I have always had negative thoughts regarding online dating. I have always heard of the nightmarish stories: the dates that looked NOTHING like their picture, the one dressed in all black with 20 face piercings, someone with an odd flatulence problem or the one date that is OBSESSED with their 10 cats. […]

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