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Men’s Basketball beats South Carolina in Charleston Classic Semifinals

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball beats South Carolina in Charleston Classic Semifinals

  For the second straight game, the Charlotte 49ers Men’s basketball team matched up with a power conference opponent in the Charleston Classic. Withstanding another tough battle, they came out with the win once again. The 49ers came out of the gate slow and messy, resulting in a deficit early on. South Carolina is a […]

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Men’s Basketball defeats Penn State in double overtime

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball defeats Penn State in double overtime

The Charlotte 49ers have had incredible success in the past two early season tournaments they have played in; The Great Alaska Shootout, and the Puerto Rico Tip Off. The only thing in the way of yet another win was Penn State, an experienced and tough Big 10 team with a chip on their shoulder. The […]

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Lieutenant Colonel Sloan takes command of Army ROTC 49er Batallion

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lieutenant Colonel Sloan takes command of Army ROTC 49er Batallion

Serving his country comes naturally to U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Jared Sloan.  He comes from a military family so joining the Army felt natural to him. “I am the son of a career Army officer,” said Sloan. “My brother’s a career Army officer. I’m the youngest in the family. I was born on a military […]

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Student Advisory Board approves budget suggestions for 2015-17 academic years

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Student Advisory Board approves budget suggestions for 2015-17 academic years

The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board is a meeting in which 15 representatives of the student body gather and cast their votes on the changes to tuition and fees that will occur next year and the year after that. The Advisory Board is charged by the Board of Governors to review academic fees and tuition […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Birdman” will surely be an Oscar favorite.

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “Birdman” will surely be an Oscar favorite.

“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” confused me when  first viewing it’s trailer, I couldn’t gauge how it was going to turn out, simply because I couldn’t clock the genre. It didn’t look comedy, nor drama and it couldn’t be an action film with it’s budget. I considered the film an enigma for many months before […]

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Sigmon’s 27 points not enough against NC State

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sigmon’s 27 points not enough against NC State

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team fell short in a hard-fought, 70-63, contest on Tuesday evening against NC State. Senior Hilary Sigmon’s 27-point night started early as she collected the ball immediately after the tip-off, scoring an open lay up. Sigmon shot lights out in the first half, as she went 6-6, 3-3 from behind […]

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Student attendance causing concern in the Queen City

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Student attendance causing concern in the Queen City

For years, the community of Charlotte has wanted a college football team in the area. Fans, alumni and students asked year after year, but the athletic department never budged because they wanted to stay a basketball school. In December of 2007, the school finally voted to add football and eventually agreed to join Conference USA […]

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49ers women’s soccer will build on their 2014 season

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers women’s soccer will build on their 2014 season

Charlotte women’s soccer ended another impressive campaign as the 49ers went 8-7-2 overall and had a winning season of 5-4-1 in conference play. This extraordinary season battle placed the team as a No. 4 seed in the conference tournament bracket after tiebreakers over Middle Tennessee and Louisiana Tech, who finished with identical conference records. The 2014 […]

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Music Review: The Cheerleader’s EP “On Your Side”

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Music Review: The Cheerleader’s EP “On Your Side”

  Having debuted just this fall, the Cheerleader’s are off to a powerful start with their new EP, “On Your Side.” Cheerleader is an Indie/Power-Pop collaboration out of Philadelphia, Pa.   featuring a five-man gathering, two plus the original trio. The group got its start through the late-2000s from a three-piece demo and hard work across various […]

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“Magic Stories and Adventure Drawings” is sometimes dark, but ever so charming.

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
“Magic Stories and Adventure Drawings” is sometimes dark, but ever so charming.

As I first walked into Natalie Andrewson’s art exhibit, “Magic Stories and Adventure Drawings,” I was immediately treated to a barrage of different colors, tones, and styles in one room. From darker, southern gothic inspired pieces, to pieces from “The Regular Show” and those quirky Wes Anderson movies. I found myself charmed by these pieces and in […]

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“Dead Man’s Cell Phone” offers a bizarre, yet charming look at technology in society.

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
“Dead Man’s Cell Phone” offers a bizarre, yet charming look at technology in society.

As a self-proclaimed “theatre kid” in high school, I ditched the drama scene upon entering college to focus on my studies and writing. So I was excited to dip my feet back into the theatre with UNC Charlotte’s production of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone.” I was a bit surprised at the small size of the […]

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Men’s Basketball opens their season with a win

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball opens their season with a win

For the first time in this young college basketball season, the Charlotte 49ers Men’s Basketball team took the floor to face the Elon Phoenix. The result proved to be just what the 49ers were looking for. The game started out slow with turnovers from the 49ers and missed shots from the Phoenix. The first field […]

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49ers football gets back in the win column

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers football gets back in the win column

For the second consecutive week, the Charlotte 49ers took the field at Jerry Richardson Stadium facing the daunting task of playing an undefeated team with their backup quarterback under center. Unlike last weekend, the 49ers made big plays at key times on both offense and defense as they won for the first time in over […]

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“Gracepoint” episode seven’s circumstances become dire.

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
“Gracepoint” episode seven’s circumstances become dire.

It’s no secret that I really like “Gracepoint”, I think it’s a sleek, thrilling show that uses it’s character arc and setting to the best extent. The show has been a slow burn up to the climax of the series, and episode seven is the dire sense of hopelessness we’ve been waiting for all season. […]

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49ers make an early exit in the C-USA Tournament

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers make an early exit in the C-USA Tournament

The top-seeded Charlotte 49ers fell to Old Dominion again Friday night in a 2-1 loss. This was the first game of the Conference USA Tournament for the 49ers as they were awarded a first round bye for the best regular season record. It was just one of those games for the 49ers. They looked to […]

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49ers volleyball grabs a crucial win over Middle Tennessee

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers volleyball grabs a crucial win over Middle Tennessee

Photos by Benjamin Robson The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team played host to the Blue Raiders from Middle Tennessee Thursday night in a crucial Conference USA matchup. Both teams entered the match fighting for the final spot in the Conference USA tournament. Charlotte (16-16, 5-10) jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and pretty much controlled […]

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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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CAB hosts Niner Idol

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
CAB hosts Niner Idol

Photos by J Tisdale.

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Men’s Basketball dominates Newberry in Exhibition

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball dominates Newberry in Exhibition

It’s finally college basketball season, and this Charlotte 49ers team is one of the best in recent memory. Tonight’s game against Newberry was a stepping stone to this season, and the newcomers proved their hype. Early in the game, true freshman Keyshawn Woods started off the scoring by hitting a corner three pointer, which ended […]

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A chat with Comedian, Josh Blue before he comes to campus

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
A chat with Comedian, Josh Blue before he comes to campus

  Q&A with comedian, Josh Blue before his Nov 14 show at After Hours: 1. What sparked your initial interest in comedy? I like making people laugh. It makes me feel good. I also wanted to meet girls and it seemed like the only way that would work. 2. What separates you from other comedians? […]

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