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Pradigy GT – “She’s Got It”

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pradigy GT – “She’s Got It”

Pradigy GT offers up their rendition of the signature fantasy girl themed song with, “She’s Got It.” The track opens with a smooth bassline and subtle metronome, later accompanied by lead vocals that describe the around the way girl in full form. “Super sexy, she draws stares. Men want her in their lives.” The description […]

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49ers rally falls short against No. 17 Miami

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers rally falls short against No. 17 Miami

The Charlotte 49ers showed tremendous grit, rallying from a 13 point deficit with 5:20 remaining in the game before ultimately falling to the No. 17 Miami Hurricanes for the second time in three nights. Sophomore Braxton Ogbueze put up a contested three-pointer in the waning seconds of the game that clanked off the rim as […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “St. Vincent” is not as holy as it should be.

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “St. Vincent” is not as holy as it should be.

I like Bill Murray, I think he’s one of the best comedic actors to ever live and to see him still continuing his career in such a fashion today is nothing short of amazing. I found myself intrigued by “St. Vincent,” I thought it could be a nice vehicle to throw Murray into an awards […]

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49ers season ends in a heartbreaker against UNC

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers season ends in a heartbreaker against UNC

The No. 10 ranked Charlotte 49ers fell to the North Carolina Tar Heels at Transamerica Field 2-1 on a wet Sunday afternoon. With the win North Carolina will advance to the next round of the NCAA Men’s College Cup. The rain left some fans at home but the stands were filled for the clash between […]

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Miami defeats Charlotte in Charleston Classic Championship

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Miami defeats Charlotte in Charleston Classic Championship

For the Charlotte 49ers, early season success has been the norm in the past couple of seasons. The 49ers have won the Great Alaska Shootout and the Puerto Rico Tip Off, but the Charleston Classic would have made it three in a row. Charlotte (3-1) was unable to accomplish the trifecta tonight, with Miami (5-0) […]

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Photos: 49ers honor seniors, defeat Morehead State 52-14

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photos: 49ers honor seniors, defeat Morehead State 52-14

Charlotte 49ers football end year two with a bang with a 52-14 victory over the Morehead State Eagles on Senior Day. Photos by Ben Coon and Chris Crews.

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49ers end year two with a bang

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers end year two with a bang

The Charlotte 49ers delivered a dominant performance throughout their 52-14 victory over the Morehead State Eagles on Senior Day inside Jerry Richardson Stadium. The 49ers first two seasons have produced identical 5-6 records and Charlotte will now make the jump to Conference USA and FBS football. “I’ve been really proud of the weekly preparation from […]

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Charleston Classic Championship Preview: Charlotte at Miami

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charleston Classic Championship Preview: Charlotte at Miami

The Charlotte 49ers have found themselves in a familiar situation for the third season in a row; the championship game of an early season tournament. This time, it’s the Charleston Classic. The 49ers won the Great Alaska Shootout two seasons ago, beating the likes of Texas State, Oral Roberts, and Northeastern. Last season, the 49ers […]

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49ers offense struggles against Elon

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers offense struggles against Elon

Charlotte women’s basketball took on their in-state foe Elon Friday night in Halton Arena. Before the game even started, you could tell this was going to be an aggressive affair by the intensity of warm ups by both teams. The 49ers came out at the beginning of the game with tremendous energy, being quick on […]

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Volleyball loses in first round of Conference USA tournament

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses in  first round of Conference USA tournament

The 49ers season ended in a three set loss on Friday against top seed, UTSA. This was the first conference tournament appearance Charlotte has made since 2010. In the first set, the 49ers were down 21-16, but after an offensive run led by Freshmen Irem Asci and two consecutive errors by the Roadrunners, Charlotte was […]

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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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