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MOVIE REVIEW: “Addicted” is a drug store erotic novel brought to life, take that as you will.

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “Addicted” is a drug store erotic novel brought to life, take that as you will.

“Addicted” is based on the best selling erotic novel by Zane, and it shows. The film oozes with unneeded sexual desire and finds every excuse possible to put us in another wholly explicit, and simultaneously un-sexy sex scene between two incredibly attractive characters for no apparent reason. The film plays out like a Lifetime movie […]

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Ways to scare your roommates this Halloween

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ways to scare your roommates this Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, you may want to scare your roommates and friends. There are easy ways to scare them with things you probably already have around your apartment. Here are some cool ways to scare them and also get in a good laugh. 1. Go to your local dollar store and pick […]

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No. 7 49ers post third straight shutout

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
No. 7 49ers post third straight shutout

The seventh ranked Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team hit the road on Tuesday evening and delivered a 1-0 victory over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The 49ers have now posted three consecutive shutouts and currently boast a 12-2-1 overall record. “A really strong performance by our team tonight,” said Charlotte Head Coach Kevin Langan post […]

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Now or never for men’s basketball

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Now or never for men’s basketball

When Alan Major took the head-coaching job at UNC Charlotte, he was inheriting a very poor team that was full of someone else’s recruits, but also a program with a lot of tradition and pride. Coming from Ohio State, Major was used to an arena with double the seats that Halton Arena has, a team […]

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Prepping for the women’s season

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Prepping for the women’s season

Developing talent into production is among the most critical responsibilities coaches face at the college level. Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball head coach Cara Consuegra leads a team headlined by seven former McDonald’s All-American game nominees. Unfortunately, Consuegra needs her role players to grow up quickly as they will be thrust into a difficult nonconference schedule […]

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49ers must blend experience and youth

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers must blend experience and youth

The season is right around the corner for the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team. After a 15-16 finish last season, the 49ers are eager to turn things around in 2014-15. Charlotte lost their top two scorers from a year ago but returns junior Kira Gordon, who averaged 10.5 points per game last year. Charlotte added […]

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Leading the 49ers to history

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Leading the 49ers to history

The point guard is the quarterback on the basketball court. He is the floor general on offense and even on defense on certain occasions. The best point guards across the country have the ability to act as an extension of the head coach while leading their teammates on the court. The entire flow of a […]

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Travel Tuesday: wanderlust

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Travel Tuesday: wanderlust

This word has become a pop culture reference, a tattoo and so many things that take the significance of the word for granted. The word “wanderlust” is associated with “the desire to travel.” It is that burning in your heart at 2am and you are dreaming about places you have only heard the names of. […]

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Audiences Are Sure To Have a Merry Time at UNC Charlotte’s Theatre Production of The Merry Wives of Windsor

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Audiences Are Sure To Have a Merry Time at UNC Charlotte’s Theatre Production of The Merry Wives of Windsor

Cross-dressing, fairies, jealousy, and fortunetellers are not uncommon among Shakespeare’s plays, yet UNC Charlotte’s production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” was an experience that audience members are not likely to soon forget. At first, “The Merry Wives of Windsor” may have caused audience members who are unfamiliar with the plotline to lean back in […]

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BNR brings L.I.F.E to campus

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
BNR brings L.I.F.E to campus

49ers are invited to support independent artists Saturday, Nov. 1 when BNR brings The College L.I.F.E (Life Is Forever Entertaining) Tour to campus. Director of promotions, Jermaine Spencer says students can expect artists from an assortment of genres. “We’ll have rap artist, R&B singers, pop singers, bands and a variety of Djs. Most of the […]

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CAB: Student Art Showcase

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
CAB: Student Art Showcase

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Photos by Mikki Stith.

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PHOTOS: UNC Charlotte celebrates homecoming

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: UNC Charlotte celebrates homecoming

Photos by Chris Crews and Ben Robson.

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Women’s Soccer ends road trip with a loss

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Women’s Soccer ends road trip with a loss

Charlotte women’s soccer might have suffered a loss at Rice Sunday afternoon, but the highlight of the night goes to junior Maddie Kiebel, who launched an audacious attempt from outside the 18-yardline just after halftime. Unfortunately it was too late for the 49ers to come back as Rice took an early lead and made it […]

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PHOTOS: Chance the Rapper kicks off Homecoming

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: Chance the Rapper kicks off Homecoming

Photos by Ben Robson. The Verge Campus tour brought Chance The Rapper and special guests Sweater beats and Young & Sick UNC Charlotte’s Halton Arena on Wednesday night for the Homecoming 2014 Concert sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

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49ers Football loses their fifth straight Game

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers Football loses their fifth straight Game

As part of the 2014 Homecoming weekend, the Charlotte 49ers faced off against the James Madison Dukes in a game where the 49ers badly needed a win. On the first drive of the game, the 49ers were unable to get anything going, leading to an Arthur Hart punt. The Dukes, led by former Georgia Tech quarterback […]

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“Gracepoint” Episode four is a slow burning wick

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
“Gracepoint” Episode four is a slow burning wick

FOX’s “Gracepoint” has me hooked.  A compelling story mixed with interesting characters in a hauntingly beautiful, yet somewhat charming locale, it’s one of the better dramas on TV currently. The first three episodes have done a lot to create a palpable atmosphere that instills quite a bit of dread and hopelessness. Episode four is decidedly […]

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Expect a lot at Yellowcard’s Amos’ Southend performance

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Expect a lot at Yellowcard’s Amos’ Southend performance

It’s not often that a band from your youth can change its sound and you’re still a fan. Los Angeles based band Yellowcard has transitioned from their pop rock persona to a more alternative rock sound. Front man, Ryan Key says the transition didn’t stop at the music, Yellowcard tours changed too! “I think we […]

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Thirsty Thursday: witches brew

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: witches brew

Halloween is fast approaching and getting into the spirit of things, I thought why not try a Halloween inspired drink. This bubbly concoction can be a fun and simple treat and with a little tweaking the ultimate drink for any Halloween party. Ingredients: 2 litters of lemon lime soda (any brand will do) 1 tub […]

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Featured fitness class: super abs

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Featured fitness class: super abs

Everyone wants a flat stomach. There is nothing more coveted than a nice six pack of abs. If you are looking for a fun way to tone up your stomach and have fun while doing it, Super Abs is the class for you. Super Abs is located in the group exercise room of the Student […]

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“The Read” Comes to UNC Charlotte

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
“The Read” Comes to UNC Charlotte

Covering a plethora of topics including pop culture, sexuality and rights, Kid Fury and Crissle brought their first Charlotte visit of their podcast tour, The Read, to McKnight Hall right here on UNC Charlotte’s campus as the eighth annual OUTspoken speaker series last Thursday. The event was sponsored by The Chancellor’s Diversity Challenge Fund, the […]

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