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IMPACT Charlotte’s annual back-to-school event 49,000 Water Balloon Fight attracts thousands of Niners

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
IMPACT Charlotte’s annual back-to-school event 49,000 Water Balloon Fight attracts thousands of Niners

Photos by Chris Crews. UNC Charlotte has many ways of welcoming new and returning students back to campus each school year. On Thursday, Aug. 21 IMPACT Charlotte held their sixth annual 49,000 Water Balloon Fight at the front fields of UNC Charlotte. IMPACT Charlotte is a spiritual group on campus, focused on both embracing the culture […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, August 9 – August 18

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, August 9 – August 18

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 Saturday, August 9, through Monday, August 18. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry.   Saturday, August 9 – 14 There was no reported […]

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PHOTOS: Rec Fest

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: Rec Fest

Photos by Chris Crews. On Sunday, Aug. 17, as part of the annual Rec Fest through Week of Welcome (WOW) new and old Niners alike came together for food, fun and giveaways. Also as part of WOW, the annual 49er New Year Sunday night included the first ever axe drop at the university.

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Weekly Crime Blotter, July 11 – August 8

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, July 11 – August 8

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 Friday, July 11, through Friday, August 8. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry.   Friday, July 11 Accident – Lot 25, while attempting […]

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Charlotte Engineering Early College aims to expand opportunity

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Engineering Early College aims to expand opportunity

With the aggressive expansion taking place at UNC Charlotte over the past few years, it’s only natural that the university’s next step be to collaborate an early college high school. Talk of an early college program at UNCC began about eight years ago, when the first early college was created in North Carolina – Isaac […]

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West Deck staircase closed through next two weeks

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
West Deck staircase closed through next two weeks

Students, faculty and campus visitors parking in West Deck from July 28 through Aug. 11 will be unable to use the North-facing staircase. A crack in the staircase that is weakening the stability of the steps needs to be repaired. These stairs affect West Deck users, who are already impacted by the Belk Gym renovations. […]

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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 | 2 Comments
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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