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Thirsty Thursday: crock pot apple cider

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: crock pot apple cider

Cooler temperatures mean warmer drinks. For a festive drink, try this homemade apple cider. The prep time is short, and it is sure to be a hit at all your holiday gatherings. Ingredients 10 to 12 apples water (enough to cover the apples) 4 cinnamon sticks 15 whole cloves Nutmeg Maple syrup (to taste) Brown […]

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What to Wear on Thanksgiving Day

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
What to Wear on Thanksgiving Day

For some of us, Thanksgiving is the only time we see all of our family members in one gathering which means we want to dress to impress, but at the same time, Thanksgiving ‘tis the season to eat and eat and eat which means comfort is key. Who says you have you have to sacrifice […]

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Getting a foot up on orthopedic injuries

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Getting a foot up on orthopedic injuries

Have you ever realized how much we use our feet? On a daily basis we are walking to class, climbing up and down stairs, pressing the gas pedal and brake and standing up for multiple hours at work. Although it may not occur to us, our feet are extremely vital to our everyday lives. Therefore, […]

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Beauty brush breakdown

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty brush breakdown

These set of six brushes will have you ready to apply makeup in any situation, ranging from your everyday makeup look to edgy evening looks. Foundation brush In it’s early stages, the popular choice of foundation brushes was the flat paddle brush. It was designed to give the same effect as painting , except instead […]

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49er tech tips episode 8: Black Friday preparation

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
49er tech tips episode 8: Black Friday preparation

With this Black Friday app, planning ahead of time will be a breeze.

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Beauty Review: Revlon Colorburst

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty Review: Revlon Colorburst

When it comes to make up, I feel like lipstick can make or break a look. It can completely change someone’s face based on the color and shade of their lips. When I ran out of my favorite YSL red lipstick, I went to CVS to look for a cheap alternative because being a college […]

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49er tech tips episode 7: Clementine Music Player

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
49er tech tips episode 7: Clementine Music Player

Clementine is a music player that aims at providing an all in one music hub. Will it succeed or is it too bitter to handle?

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Foodie Friday: crockpot recipes

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: crockpot recipes

As college students, we are limited by our space, time and our finances. This is especially true when it comes to the topic of cooking for ourselves to avoid the well known Freshman 15. Finding the time to cook as a full time student can seem like a daunting task. Students choose to purchase take […]

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The guide to hair color

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
The guide to hair color

The relationship with your hair has been wonderful for the past eight weeks. You wake up every morning to style it and every night you prepare it for bed. You wash it, deep condition it and your hair loves you for all of your efforts. All is well, or is it? Every now and then […]

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Travel Tuesday: toil and trouble

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Travel Tuesday: toil and trouble

Some of us know the history of the night that most people see as the night dominated by fake blood, pumpkins and candy. But with scarecrows, Jack ‘o’ Lanterns and cobwebs everywhere, one of my personal dreams were coming true. I was about to celebrate my very first Halloween ever! Excited couldn’t cover it. In […]

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DIY fall fashion

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
DIY fall fashion

As the leaves begin to change and weather becomes colder, we are starting to wear more layers. With more layers, we are spending more money in order to dress for the season. As college students, along with our GPAs, our bank accounts get smaller as the semester goes on. I have discovered some secrets that […]

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Don’t fall to allergies

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Don’t fall to allergies

Spring time is notorious for the pollen that wraps its evil tendrils around our throats and sinuses, causing hacking, stuffy noses, and scratchy eyes. Everyone is relieved when premium Hay Fever season is over, but do not go outside and roll in the grass as celebration just yet. According to Web M.D., 30 million people […]

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Dating conundrums and how to solve them

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Dating conundrums and how to solve them

Dating is an age old mystery. For centuries, men have been trying to figure out women and women have been trying to figure out men. It is so hard to know what the person that you are pursuing wants. Recently, I was listening to a friend talk about a personal experience and how defining the […]

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Foodie Friday: Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

Every once in a while I get a craving for a really good burger. Not one that can be obtained for a few bucks through a drive through window, but one that requires good meat, fresh toppings and two hands. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is by far the best place to satisfy such a craving. The […]

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49er tech tips episode 6: gaming on Google Chrome

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
49er tech tips episode 6: gaming on Google Chrome

Take a look at a few gaming favorites that can be played in your Google Chrome browser!

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Thirsty Thursday: Dunkin’ Donuts salted caramel hot chocolate

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Dunkin’ Donuts salted caramel hot chocolate

As the colder months approach, there’s nothing better than hot chocolate. The salted caramel hot chocolate from Dunkin’ Donuts is one of their best sellers. It is sweet, salty and very delicious and the recipe couldn’t be easier. Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons of caramel sauce 1 cup of milk 2 ounces of dark chocolate 1 pinch […]

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Beauty Review: the Mineral Veil by BareMinerals

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty Review: the Mineral Veil by BareMinerals

Formal is just around the corner, and that means pictures. My biggest concern this year with pictures is my skin. I have always had an issue with oily/shiny skin and it shows up even worse in pictures. I recently was in Sephora searching for something to get rid of the shine and I came across […]

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Romare Bearden Park is a haven among the hustle of the city

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Romare Bearden Park is a haven among the hustle of the city

Fields of green grass and beds of purple flowers grow providing a sanctuary within the bustling area that is uptown Charlotte. Amid bankers and business men, Romare Bearden Park is a place where residents and tourists alike can rejuvenate and remember the beauty of nature. The park is located at 300 S. Church St., just […]

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Protect your stuff

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Protect your stuff

College students are easy targets for burglars as they tend to be more careless with their belongings. The rise of higher-end apartment complexes in the university area is leading to more burglaries as robbers assume these tenants have more valuable items. According to areavibes.com, there are an estimated 5,789 acts of property crime in the […]

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Five things to try this fall

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Five things to try this fall

Chop it off Chop off your hair. If summer calls for long, beachy waves then autumn is the season for chic and short hair. There’s an unexplainable freedom when you chop off your hair, not to mention it will help to frame your face when you’re wearing all those oversized sweaters this season. Experiment with […]

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