Black Brew Tonic moved quickly on the black market in 1905, as bootlegger George L. Smith found out. Running the “blind tiger” liquor business was so worth the risk that he continued selling despite getting run out of towns across North Carolina – 64 times! With a head start on the underground industry, the store [...]
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.
Though the practice of spring cleaning has many possible origins, one thing can be agreed upon: a clean living space makes life much easier, especially for a busy college student. Cleaning your dorm, apartment or home doesn’t have to be difficult or elaborate. Dedicating a little bit of time to these nine tips can turn [...]
Recent graduate Amy Casale is on her way to bike cross country to benefit the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.
From June 2 to August 10, Casale and her team will be riding from Baltimore to San Francisco, a total of 4,500 miles. The number aligns with the amount of money they need to raise ($4,500) [...]
Motivation is the key to every success. Some people always need that extra push to succeed in life and overcome the greater obstacles in their path to glory. Vennela Sunnam, a graduate student from India, also believes in this notion of life.
Carrot pudding, or gajar ka halwa as it is known in India, is undoubtedly [...]
It’s that time of year again. The warm weather kicks in and we search the internet for the top music festivals in the country. Some travel across the country to see some of their favorite musicians rock the stage while others travel a few miles to see local and regional bands. College students around the [...]
A cold breeze still whips across the lake from the cold of the winter months, but the sun shines warm from above. You can hear the laughter of kids playing, mixing in with the chatter of their parents. Birds and critters emerge to get a taste of fresh air. Disc golfers hit the trails that [...]
For some, drag is a lifestyle. For others it’s what pays the bills. Many people have yet to experience a drag show, and don’t understand the process behind this coveted performance art.
This past friday, UNC Charlotte hosted it’s annual drag show, Scarlet Fever. Scarlet Fever is put on by PRIDE every year and all of [...]
Hair can be such a complex topic for women of all ages, especially black women. In college, we often do not have the time to fuss, wrestle or stress over our precious tresses. Sometimes, it can be even more difficult to determine our true hair texture and what it needs. Ethnic hair can come in [...]
Sometimes it seems like we’ve done everything we could’ve possibly thought of to eat healthier. It gets boring, and it can get that way really quickly. I’ve had days where I’ve felt like running to the closest Wendy’s to throw my face into a bag of fries. Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. [...]