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Men’s Soccer wins a comeback game against Wofford

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Soccer wins a comeback game against Wofford

Head coach Kevin Langan has always been an upbeat person, but one of his happiest moments was tonight after his team’s victory versus the Wofford Terriers. “We started the game fantastic. Once we scored, we stepped back a bit. To play 48 hours ago and comeback and win a tough game against Wofford is absolutely […]

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Men’s Soccer shuts-out Winthrop in Rock Hill

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Soccer shuts-out Winthrop in Rock Hill

The Charlotte 49ers picked up a second consecutive shutout win on Saturday, where they played Winthrop University in a lop-sided victory. Thanks to the play of Zhuvante Wilson, Kyle Parker, and Monbo Bokar, Charlotte has moved to 3-1 on the season. Head coach Kevin Langan praised his team for their solid play at Eagle Field, […]

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PHOTOS: CAB hosts Foam-a-Palooza

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: CAB hosts Foam-a-Palooza

On Thursday night, students danced the night away at CAB’s Foam-a-Palooza, a black light glow-in-the-dark foam party on the front fields. Photos by Chris Crews.

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49ers hang on in roller coaster win over the Eagles

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers hang on in roller coaster win over the Eagles

In an unforgettable game against the North Carolina Central Eagles, the Charlotte 49ers football team came out of Durham with a 40-28 win. The score at the beginning of the fourth quarter was 40-0, but the final score was much different thanks to an incredible run of 28 unanswered points from the Eagles. Coach Lambert […]

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49ers seek revenge on the road against the NCCU Eagles

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers seek revenge on the road against the NCCU Eagles

The Charlotte 49ers (2-0) will travel to Durham, N.C. tonight for their match-up with the North Carolina Central Eagles (1-1) looking for redemption from last year’s 40-13 embarrassment. The 49ers also entered the game last season undefeated sitting at 2-0 before suffering the first loss in program history at the hands of the Eagles. Charlotte […]

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Literature transcends pop music with pop culture

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Literature transcends pop music with pop culture

Before his upcoming show at Snug Harbor on Sept. 14, Kevin Attics, guitarist and backup vocals for the pop band Literature sat down with the Niner Times to discuss the band’s roots and upcoming projects. Aticcs became interested in playing music when he learned how to multi-track on his cassette player. “I would multi-track my […]

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49ers Volleyball suffers defeat at Western Carolina

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers Volleyball suffers defeat at Western Carolina

The Charlotte 49ers continued their series of away games on Tuesday night when they took on the Western Carolina Catamounts, which resulted in a five set loss. Western Carolina came out strong in the first set, feeding off multiple errors from Charlotte. The 49ers could not find a rhythm and played from behind the entire […]

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49ers Soccer picks up a win in Greensboro

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers Soccer picks up a win in Greensboro

The Charlotte men’s soccer team topped Greensboro 2-0 Tuesday night in an in-state rivalry matchup. Charlotte saw themselves with a man advantage for most of the second half when the referee issued a second yellow card to a Greensboro player. The one man advantage would help see Charlotte through to their second win of the […]

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Big shoes to fill

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Big shoes to fill

The Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team opened the 2014 season as the 23rd ranked team in the country.  The 49ers won the Conference USA championship last season and will look to repeat that accomplishment this year. Despite losing key players like Giuseppe Gentile and Klay Davis among others, the 49ers were still picked second in […]

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Tea time

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tea time

When trying to pull an all-nighter or waking up in the morning, many college students turn to coffee to wake themselves up. What they do not know is that tea not only has the same effects as coffee, but it also has long and short-term health benefits. Different types of tea have distinctive health benefits […]

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Sometimes love is all you need

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sometimes love is all you need

Video by Nick Clemens. As students and members of the surrounding Charlotte area slowly filed into the Multipurpose Room of the Student Union, they sat in the seats farthest away from the husband and wife, UNC Charlotte faculty duo. As the front remains empty, Rabbi Dr. Barbara Thiede beckons to those on the outskirts, urging […]

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49ers pitch shutout in 56-0 victory over Golden Bulls

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers pitch shutout in 56-0 victory over Golden Bulls

The Charlotte 49ers strapped up for their home opener on Saturday afternoon and put on a show for the crowd at Jerry Richardson Stadium. The stadium packed with 15,875 fans was treated to an early onslaught of offense followed by four quarters of dominant, shut down defense from Charlotte. The 49ers cruised to a 56-0 […]

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Men’s Soccer suffers heartbreaking loss

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Soccer suffers heartbreaking loss

Friday night’s soccer matchup between 21st ranked Charlotte and ninth ranked Coastal Carolina was the epitome of an emotional, physical and nail-biting game. It took Coastal Carolina regular time and two overtime periods to top the 49ers, 2-1. After 110 minutes, Elis Bjornsson was able to get a shot off in Charlotte’s box to score the […]

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49ers women drop an extra time heartbreaker against Liberty

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers women drop an extra time heartbreaker against Liberty

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team has started the season on a long road trip. After a win in Greensboro against UNC Greensboro, the 49ers lost two in a row to Coastal Carolina and UNC Wilmington. The ladies looked to bounce back against the Flames from Liberty Thursday night in Lynchburg, Virginia. The 49ers and […]

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Beauty review: beauty blender

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beauty review: beauty blender

Choosing the right products are crucial to every makeup routine, but the tools used for application can be just as, if not even more, crucial. People use all sorts of techniques and tools to apply their makeup, from makeup brushes and sponges to even just their hands. If you have been to Sephora in the […]

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Strike a pose

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Strike a pose

Yoga has been growing in popularity. It teaches breathing techniques and meditation, as well as stretching muscles. Some studies show that doing yoga leads to a healthier and happier lifestyle. The practice of yoga started over 5,000 years ago and there are more than 100 different schools, or types, of yoga.  Some of these schools […]

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49ers release 2014 men’s hoops schedule

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers release 2014 men’s hoops schedule

Tuesday morning we got our first look at the Charlotte 49ers 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule. 49ers Head Coach Alan Major announced the new slate of games and also provided his thoughts on the challenges his team will face in the upcoming season. “This is one of the most challenging schedules that we have had since […]

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49ers host Golden Bulls on Saturday

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers host Golden Bulls on Saturday

The Charlotte 49ers (1-0) head into their home opener against the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls on Saturday, Sept. 6 riding a wave of momentum from a strong second half performance against Campbell on Thursday night.  The 49ers worked out some early season kinks during halftime on the road against Campbell and now will return […]

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END of Summer Weenie Roast features Charlotte’s own hot alternative act

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
END of Summer Weenie Roast features Charlotte’s own hot alternative act

Charlotte, it’s time to get your weenie roasted. Local rock station 106.5 the END is bringing back their staple end of summer concert tradition to the PNC Music Pavilion this weekend. On Sept. 6, a variety of rock bands, from the well-known (Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums) to the will-be-known (Flagship, Sir Sly), will hit […]

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Investigating University City apartment delays

| September 2, 2014 | 3 Comments
Investigating University City apartment delays

With the fall semester in full swing at UNC Charlotte, Millennium One and Aspen Heights residents are settling into their new environments. However, not everyone has settled in.  Out of the four new apartments that opened in August, two are still undergoing construction, Arcadia and Circle University City.  “We anticipate 30 of the 33 leased […]

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