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Fire at Edge apartments near campus leave no injuries

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fire at Edge apartments near campus leave no injuries

The Charlotte Fire Department responded to a fire at The Edge apartments on Varsity Lane off of John Kirk Drive. The fire started at approximately 2 a.m. at a building on the south side of the complex.  No injuries have been reported. American Red Cross Disaster Relief team came on the scene to aid the […]

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University Career Center prepares to launch new job search resource

| June 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
University Career Center prepares to launch new job search resource

The University Career Center (UCC) will launch their newest job search platform, Hire-A-Niner, on Tuesday, July 1. Students are advised to log into NinerJobNet and download any resumes they may have saved in the old system, as those will all be deleted when Hire-A-Niner launches. The new system, which will replace NinerJobNet, will provide students […]

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Will you accept the final rose?

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Will you accept the final rose?

Charlotte women are invited to SUITE Charlotte at the EpiCentre on Thursday, June 26 to participate in a casting call for the 19th season of the ABC show The Bachelor. “This will be the third year we have hosted The Bachelor Casting Call at SUITE and we have averaged around 125 ladies the past two […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, June 16 – 19

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, June 16 – 19

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Monday, June 16, through Thursday, June 19. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry. Monday, June 16 Larceny – Mary Alexander Road, an unknown […]

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Knight Foundation spruces up Charlotte through pilot project

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Knight Foundation spruces up Charlotte through pilot project

Charlotte-based Knight foundation will be donating a $250,000 grant to support the New York Restoration Project in New York City which will in turn, launch a restoration project in the city of Charlotte. The New York Restoration Project is a “nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming open space in underserved communities” which will “bring together civic […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, June 5 – 12

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, June 5 – 12

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Thursday, June 5, through Thursday, June 12. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry. Thursday, June 5 Trespassing – Barnhardt Lane, previously trespassed subject […]

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Cone Deck changes add to visitor parking options

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cone Deck changes add to visitor parking options

The top level of Cone Deck now has automated visitor parking stations. This changes the way visitors can park in the deck because instead of paying an attendant upon departure from the deck, visitors will pay at a pay-on-foot station. This is the same type of station used in three other visitor decks on campus, […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, May 21 – 30

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, May 21 – 30

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Wednesday, May 14, through Tuesday, May 20. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit  the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry. Wednesday, May 21 Accident – Barnhardt Lane, driver of vehicle struck […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, May 14 – 20

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, May 14 – 20

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Wednesday, May 14, through Tuesday, May 20. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit  the Mecklenburg CountyArrest Inquiry. Wednesday, May 14 Larceny – Alumni Way, victim’s secured bike was […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, May 6 – 13

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, May 6 – 13

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Wednesday, May 6, through Tuesday, May 13. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit  the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry. Wednesday, May 6 Larceny – University Road, unknown subject removed […]

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Clay Aiken suspends campaign after opponent’s accidental death

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Clay Aiken suspends campaign after opponent’s accidental death

Clay Aiken, UNC Charlotte class of 2003, recently suspended his campaign for North Carolina Congressman after opponent for the Democratic nomination, Keith Crisco, passed away at his home on Monday, May 12. In a released statement, Aiken said, “He was a gentleman, a good and honorable man and an extraordinary public servant. I was honored […]

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Fire starts near Cone Deck, extinguished by onlooker

| May 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fire starts near Cone Deck, extinguished by onlooker

Stephen Towns, a Raleigh resident not affiliated with UNC Charlotte, encountered a fire in the bushes along the side of Cone Deck when he was dropped off at the deck Saturday evening. “Some smoke started to rise so I came down the steps and saw these two guys standing over there,” said Towns. When he approached them, […]

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Student photography exhibit captures a shot of experiences abroad

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Student photography exhibit captures a shot of experiences abroad

​The Niner International Study Abroad Photo Exhibit opened on Monday, April 28, with its opening ceremony being held Tuesday, April 29 in the Student Union Art Gallery. The exhibit will be open through Friday, May 9. This is the event’s fifth year at UNC Charlotte and is hosted by the Office of Education Abroad. ​Each […]

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SGA meeting 4/24

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA meeting 4/24

The Student Government Association’s (SGA) weekly Student Senate meeting on April 24 added new senators to the governing body, and confirmed members of Student Body President Steven Serio’s executive board. Senators sworn in The meeting began with the senatorial swearing in of Nick Wollard and Joshua Niday. Niday is an at-large senator while Wollard is […]

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‘Student Painters’ offers guidance for students interested in entrepreneurship

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
‘Student Painters’ offers guidance for students interested in entrepreneurship

There are countless opportunities available for students while in college however a unique organization by the name of Student Painters has decided to take this “opportunity” to another level. Student Painters originated in Michigan 25 years ago since then, has expanded to over 25 states. They have been at UNC Charlotte for six years and […]

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Summer housing opens up in Miltimore Hall and Greek Village

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Summer housing opens up in Miltimore Hall and Greek Village

Summer housing will be available for UNC Charlotte students taking classes for both sessions. Housing will be available in Miltimore Hall and Greek Village. If you are living on campus during session one, check-in will be in Miltimore Hall on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Checkout is on June 25 at noon. […]

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49ers equestrian club president competes on regional level

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers equestrian club president competes on regional level

After a great season, Bailey Williams, president of the UNC Charlotte Equestrian Club made it one step away from the national level of competition. With a second place finish at regionals, Williams qualified for ‘zones’ which is the next level of competition before nationals. Zones were held at Hollans University in Virginia. “I went up […]

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Alpha Chi Omega joins Panhellenic Association in Fall 2014

| April 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
Alpha Chi Omega joins Panhellenic Association in Fall 2014

In Fall 2014, Alpha Chi Omega will join the Panhellenic Association at UNC Charlotte. Due to the addition, the Panhellenic Association will grow from six to seven chapters. Courtney Schmidt, assistant director of chapter growth for Alpha Chi Omega, explained that this has been a process over the last three years. “This year we have focused on learning […]

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End of semester film festival to reel in cinema fans

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
End of semester film festival to reel in cinema fans

UNC Charlotte’s first annual Gold Reel Film Festival will be taking place on Tuesday, April 29. The event will be held at 6 p.m. in McKnight Hall. The film festival will highlight five different categories of film: short narrative, long narrative, animation and experimental, music, and documentary. At the festival, the top three screenplay submissions […]

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SGA meeting 4/17

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA meeting 4/17

The Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on April 17 started off with next year’s Student Body President Steven Serio addressing the attendants. Serio, who was named student body president on March 27, explained how excited he is for his new term. Serio said he will be readily available, and plans on being in his office […]

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