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PHOTOS: Chance the Rapper kicks off Homecoming weekend

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: Chance the Rapper kicks off Homecoming weekend

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). Photos by Ben Robson.

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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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Beauty review: Benefit’s They’re Real mascara

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty review: Benefit’s They’re Real mascara

Finding a good mascara without burning a hole in your wallet can be tricky. From all the different wands, colors and formulas, the process can be overwhelming. If you have ever shopped at Ulta or Sephora, odds are you have seen or heard about Benefit’s They’re Real Mascara. There are thousands of reviews about this […]

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CMPD investigating after university student found dead in parking garage

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
CMPD investigating after university student found dead in parking garage

A dead body was found in a car on level two of the South Village Parking Deck at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21. According to housing and residence life, the student was a resident of Hunt Hall. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) has taken over the investigation and will release further information as […]

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Music duo, Kalin and Myles chat with Niner Times

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Music duo, Kalin and Myles chat with Niner Times

Kalin and Myles are the newest dynamic duo to hit the music scene. With an almost overnight rise to fame, they have not only captured the hearts of many, many girls but also revealed their incredible talent. With their families and friends by their side, to keep them grounded and focussed, they are reaching for […]

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UNC Charlotte Homecoming concert brought to you by EMUZE, LLC

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte Homecoming concert brought to you by EMUZE, LLC

The third of its kind, The Verge Campus Tour, sponsored by EMUZE, LLC, connects college students with top emerging artists, leading brands and non profit initiatives, a campus to campus takeover. “We want to create an immersive experience and atmosphere for students on their campus that is unlike anything they would experience at their school […]

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49ers look to get back in the win column against James Madison

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers look to get back in the win column against James Madison

For the first time since Sept. 27, the Charlotte 49ers football team (3-4) returns home to Jerry Richardson field to face the James Madison Dukes (4-3) next Saturday, Oct. 25. With Charlotte on a four game losing streak, their schedule will not get easier in the coming weeks. The 49ers suffered a heartbreaking double overtime […]

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Building Tradition

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Building Tradition

College football is all about the home field advantage. Each school has its own unique atmosphere that resonates from the tailgate into the stadium at kickoff and keeps the fans coming back for more each and every year. The pageantry and tradition associated with college football is unrivaled at any level of any sport and […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Annabelle” is the worst horror film of the year.

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “Annabelle” is the worst horror film of the year.

I’m forgiving with horror movies, REALLY forgivin;, it’s my biggest soft spot of any genre, and I tend to enjoy quite a bit of what I see with horror. In 2013, “The Conjuring” hit theaters and turned the horror genre upside down; it was not only terrifying in every sense, it also featured some of […]

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49ers falling short during current losing streak

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers falling short during current losing streak

The Charlotte 49ers have hit their first bye week of the 2014 college football season and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The 49ers have battled through a tough stretch throughout the first two months of the season, playing five of their first seven contests on the road away from the comfortable confines […]

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HOMECOMING 2014 -Meet the Acts

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
HOMECOMING 2014 -Meet the Acts

This years Verge Campus Tour highlights artists, Chance the Rapper and Young & Sick. Born Chancelor Bennett, hip-hop novice, Chance the Rapper –please say the “rapper” is a Chi town native with a delivery that’s hard to forget. His raspy slur and witty bars made his verse on Lil Wayne’s Dedication 5 track, “You Song” […]

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Semester survival guide: campus resources

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Semester survival guide: campus resources

The University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE) The UCAE is a great way to receive help or simply review subjects pertaining to science, math, general education or foreign languages. The UCAE provides free academic support and tutorial services for enrolled UNC Charlotte students. Each tutor provided as a personal bio so you can pick out […]

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UNC Charlotte student beats breast cancer

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte student beats breast cancer

This summer I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It started in January when I woke up and my shirt had tea colored splotches on my shirt. I was not in pain, I didn’t feel a lump or anything unusual so I let it go. It was odd that only one nipple had discharge, and online […]

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FILM ANALYSIS: “Old Boy”

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
FILM ANALYSIS: “Old Boy”

The inherent problem with any remake is that it will be held up against the original. Spike Lee’s 2013 remake of the Korean cult-classic Oldboy (2003) is no different. In both, a man is trapped in prison for many years with no explanation, then suddenly freed. While the remake is by no means a bad […]

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Halloween haunts around the Charlotte area

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Halloween haunts around the Charlotte area

Halloween is approaching and there is no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than being scared out of your mind. There are plenty of attractions around the Charlotte area and a few places beyond that are guaranteed to make you scream and maybe get a little less sleep at night. Going to a […]

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49ers winning streak comes to an end against Old Dominion

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers winning streak comes to an end against Old Dominion

The 49ers (10-2, 3-1) took their nine game win streak to Old Dominion Saturday night. Kyle Parker was the lone goal scorer in the 2-1 loss to the Monarchs which ended Charlotte’s unbeaten streak abruptly. “I though once we got to grips and scored the equalizer, there was only going to be one winner,” 49ers […]

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