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Q&A with Michael Grandinetti

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Q&A with Michael Grandinetti

Q: How did growing up in Pittsburgh encourage you to become a magician? Did your home life encourage variety? A: My family, and growing up in Pittsburgh, had a tremendous impact on me. I am very much the product of a very supportive family and community. From the time I found magic when I was 5 […]

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Women’s soccer roster overhaul

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer roster overhaul

The 49ers Women’s Soccer Team is coming off of a year where they finished with a record of 11-7-2, along with the loss of some key pieces like SarahAnn Waugh, Dakota Olson, Brook Mulloy, and Alex Kubrick. Head Coach John Cullen needed to get some young talent, and it seems like he did exactly that […]

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Lambert and company look toward Campbell

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lambert and company look toward Campbell

Charlotte 49ers Head Football Coach Brad Lambert was joined by quarterback Matt Johnson and safety Desmond Cooper as he sat down today for the season-opening weekly press conference. Lambert and company discussed the transition from last season to this year, opening up on the road on Thursday night and moving forward to Conference USA in […]

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Featured dorm: Martin Hall 125

| August 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
Featured dorm: Martin Hall 125

Martin Hall opened its doors for move in day 2014.  After watching the building go up so quickly, new reisdents were excited to see what their new home was going to be like. The newest addition to campus housing features all apartment style living. Apartments house four students each with a personal bedroom. There are […]

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Girl Code comes to UNC Charlotte

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Girl Code comes to UNC Charlotte

As a frequent viewer of both MTV’s Guy Code and Girl Code, I was always left laughing from their witty, but crazy jokes on the habits of both genders. The shows were always flooded with interesting topics from dating, friendship codes, and behaviors that are questionable but happen none the less. Now that the two […]

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New faces on the pitch

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
New faces on the pitch

The Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer program has been very successful since 2011 when they made the College Cup Finals and lost to UNC Chapel Hill. Since then, there has been a plethora of talent to flow through the program, including some players that have turned professional in Major League Soccer or other leagues around the […]

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49ers top Spartans 1-0 in season opener

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers top Spartans 1-0 in season opener

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team (1-0) opened up the 2014 season with a 1-0 road win against the UNC Greensboro Spartans (0-1). The 49ers gained the upper hand in the all-time series against the Spartans as they are now 4-3 against each other. Both squads fought valiantly on the defensive side of the ball […]

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

| August 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
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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PHOTOS: Fall Student Organization Showcase has large turn out

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: Fall Student Organization Showcase has large turn out

Photos by Sean Grier. Wednesday, Aug. 20, the Week of Welcome launched the annual Student Organization Showcase. Hundreds of students came out to learn about many of the university’s 350 plus organizations, while enjoying sun, fun and free goodies.

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It’s Briarhopper time at the McGlohon Theater

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
It’s Briarhopper time at the McGlohon Theater

On Aug. 30, The WBT Briarhoppers celebrate their 80th anniversary at the McGlohon Theater in Charlotte. The WBT Briarhoppers were founded by Charles Crutchfield in 1934. They were originally formed to help advertise products on the WBT radio station. Crutchfield came up with the name during a hunting trip when the WBT announcer at the […]

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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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REVIEW: “Let’s Be Cops” leaves the safety on

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
REVIEW: “Let’s Be Cops” leaves the safety on

Even with a surplus of Buddy Cop movies on the market right now, films like “21 Jump Street” and “Hot Fuzz” show us that the genre can still be fresh and funny. “Let’s Be Cops” unfortunately doesn’t. Instead of poking fun at the genre’s clichés, “Let’s Be Cops” fully embraces them. “Let’s Be Cops” tells the […]

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Levi Weaver hits The Evening Muse

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Levi Weaver hits The Evening Muse

I met this dude when I was 22 years old and what I loved most was he had so much soul. “Flava,” as defined on Urban Dictionary, is one’s style, swag, appearance or uniqueness. A five letter word often used to describe soulful musicians and less often describes a folk rock artist from Texas. Singer-songerwriter, Levi Weaver […]

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“The Last of Us: Remastered” offers more than just visual enahancements

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
“The Last of Us: Remastered” offers more than just visual enahancements

If you’re having trouble finding a worthy title to add to your PlayStation 4 library, “The Last of Us: Remastered” is the perfect choice. Even if you’ve played the PlayStation 3 version of the game already, there’s enough content here to justify the $50 price tag. If you haven’t played “The Last of Us” before, […]

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Chatting with Charlie

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Chatting with Charlie

For those interested in listening to some alternative folk, come out to the Evening Muse to watch Charlie King and Levi Weaver perform live. King was 12-year-old when he received his first guitar for Christmas. “I got the guitar and took guitar lessons for a few months and hated that I wasn’t just shredding the […]

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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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Downfall 2012 prepares for release of final installment in concept album trilogy

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Downfall 2012 prepares for release of final installment in concept album trilogy

Downfall 2012 might sound like an odd band name to some, but frontman Daniel Gil describes it from the perspective of a kid whose interests lay in comic books and science fiction; a kid who experienced the same anxiety and social concern that can resonate with many. “And that kid was me,” says Gil. The band’s trilogy […]

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“While The City Sleeps”

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
“While The City Sleeps”

Charlotte artist, Paul Keysar shows us Queen City nightlife. Keysar’s “While The City Sleeps” features night paintings of urban and country Charlotte. “The things that don’t seem interesting during the day when you get a different light on them at night, they become interesting,” says Keysar. Moonlight, artificial light and a combination of the two […]

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Arc & Stones delivers heavy hitters on “As You Were”

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Arc & Stones delivers heavy hitters on “As You Were”

Looking for some new music to get into this summer? On the alternative beat and straight off their second EP, Arc & Stone’s “As You Were” is a quick and soulful entry into the band’s style and vision. In an infused follow-up to their first entry, their goal for “As You Were” was to combine […]

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Be on the prowl for Joel Dasilva and the Midnight Howl

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Be on the prowl for Joel Dasilva and the Midnight Howl

On July 9, Joel Dasilva and the Midnight Howl perform at the Double Door Inn in Charlotte. Doors will open at 8 p.m., with the show starting at 9 p.m. The event is 16 and over and is $5. Dasilva along with drummer, George Anderson and Bass player, Robert Sherber are touring as a power […]

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