Tag: barack obama
Early voting in North Carolina began today. Voting locations across the county will be open for all registered voters until Nov. 3.
And in anticipation of high college voter turnout for the Presidential Election, the Office of Community Relations has brought an early voting site to campus to give 49ers an accessible location to cast their ballots.
Students marched [...]
Less than one week ago, I walked around the Student Union speaking to students about who they were planning on voting for this election season.
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And there seemed to be a consistent theme– apathy. Most of the students were either not willing to speak about their political views out of fear of [...]
I stood in the middle of the Student Union last weekend eager to find out what presidential candidate students were voting for this election season.
With two leaders with two very different sets of values, I expected a frenzy of students ready to chime off on their election decision.
This wasn’t the case at all.
Only about one [...]
From the opening festivities of CarolinaFest to the acceptance speech given by President Barack Obama for the 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC), the Queen City was launched into the spotlight for what Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx called “the world’s introduction to Charlotte.”
Charlotte played host to several rallies and protests from various concerned communities from around [...]
Almost a year ago those living in Charlotte, N.C. learned that the Democratic National Convention (DNC) would take over their city from Monday, Sept. 3, through Thursday, Sept. 6. Now UNC Charlotte students are gearing up to volunteer for the convention that has been described by the Democratic Party as, “the most open and accessible [...]
With graduation swiftly approaching many students are still unsure of what the next step is. The economy is slowly recovering, the job market is looking tough for students and more people than ever are taking out loans to pay their way through college. Luckily for the majority of students there are many options for those [...]
On World AIDS Day in December 2011, U.S. President Barack Obama gave a speech concerning AIDS and HIV treatment plans.
“There are communities in this country being devastated still by this HIV disease. When new infections among young, black, gay men increase by nearly 50 percent in three years, we need to do more to show [...]
UNC Charlotte junior Jenny Salgado joined an exclusive list of only 12 national recipients of a scholarship that stems from President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize money that he won in 2009.
Obama made a $125,000 donation the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) shortly after winning the prize, and they decided to invest it in scholarships for [...]