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Twelve days of treats: gooey butter cookies

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: gooey butter cookies

Headed to a cookie exchange but want something different to share? These cookies are made with cake mix for an ooey-gooey buttery taste that is sure to be a hit. They are quick and easy to make as well which just makes them all the better. Ingredients One box yellow cake mix 1/2 c. butter […]

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49ers fall in a matchup against Georgetown

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers fall in a matchup against Georgetown

For the second time this season, the Charlotte 49ers fell in the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. The first time was to George Washington and today’s loss was to the Georgetown Hoyas. The game started in the same fashion that almost every game has this season, which was slow. The 49ers have been unable to […]

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Mikhael Paskalev debuts with a ‘Goodbye’

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mikhael Paskalev debuts with a ‘Goodbye’

Norwegian singer/songwriter Mikhael Paskalev, who has impacted his native grounds with his platinum selling single “I Spy,” is currently itching to impact the United States with his first EP, “Sayonara Saigon”, which was released to digital retailers here in the states on Oct. 28, 2014 via Mom + Pop Records. This fall, Paskalev toured the United […]

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Twelve days of treats: peppermint bark fudge

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: peppermint bark fudge

Christmas is a time filled with many good foods, and unfortunately many calories. If you are looking for a guilt-free treat, this fudge treat will indulge your craving. Ingredients 2 cups pure canned pumpkin 1 box Betty Crocker Fudge Brownie mix (18.3 oz) 3 tbsp. white chocolate chips, roughly chopped 1 standard-size candy cane or 5 mini […]

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49ers bench sparks a second half rally past Appalachian State

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers bench sparks a second half rally past Appalachian State

The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team picked up their second win in three days, defeating the Appalachian State Mountaineers 75-65 on Thursday evening inside Halton Arena. The 49ers improve to 6-4 overall with the victory and have won two of three on their home court this season. “It was good for us to hold serve […]

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Twelve days of treats: peanut butter toffee cookies

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: peanut butter toffee cookies

Try this new twist on the Hershey’s kiss cookies from day one. It is sure to delight the peanut butter and toffee lovers on your gift list. Ingredients 48 Hershey Kiss Milk Chocolates 1/2 cup shortening 3/4 cup  Creamy Peanut Butter 1/4cup of toffee 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1 […]

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49ers easily defeat Presbyterian

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers easily defeat Presbyterian

Education day is an annual event for women’s basketball that brings more than 4,000 local children to Halton Arena. Charlotte leads the all time series 3-0, with the last victory in November of 2011. That was the first win in the Cara Consuegra era and today would see the same result. The game started out with very […]

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Mary J. Blige records in London for new inspiration

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mary J. Blige records in London for new inspiration

After arguably releasing an entire album earlier this year as a soundtrack for the big hit sequel film, “Think Like A Man Too”, Mary J. Blige returns with an eclectic sound, deeply rooted in the UK with her new album, “The London Sessions”. The album serves as her first release with Capitol Records since departing […]

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Twelve days of treats: pumpkin spice cookies

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: pumpkin spice cookies

Just because fall is over doesn’t mean the love for pumpkin has to be. Bring back some of those cozy fall flavors this holiday season with pumpkin spice cookies. Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 […]

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49er Men’s Basketball narrowly defeats College of Charleston

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
49er Men’s Basketball narrowly defeats College of Charleston

For the first time in nine days, men’s basketball took to the court to face College of Charleston. Both teams came into the game at 4-4, with the 49ers losing four out of their last five games. College of Charleston came into the game on a three game winning streak, defeating The Citadel, South Carolina […]

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49ers collapse in second half against Ball State

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers collapse in second half against Ball State

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team was in Indiana Monday night taking on Ball State. Lefty Webster had 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists, but it was not enough as Charlotte (2-7) fell 76-66 to the Cardinals (4-4). The 49ers played well in the first half, but Ball State overpowered Charlotte in the second […]

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49ers basketball faces early season adversity

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers basketball faces early season adversity

When Alan Major took over the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball program in 2010, he was inheriting a program that had seen a lot of success under former coach Bobby Lutz. The 49ers were once a prominent team in the college basketball realm, making the NCAA tournament nine times from 1992-2005. There has been one consistent […]

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49ers baseball will play in 2015

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball will play in 2015

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Phillip L. Dubois released a statement this afternoon regarding the hazing allegations surrounding the Charlotte 49ers baseball program. Dubois announced that he has authorized Athletics Director Judy Rose to reinstate baseball activities after previously halting all team activity on Nov. 21. 49ers head coach Loren Hibbs has dismissed five players from the […]

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Twelve days of treats: easy peanut butter cookies

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Twelve days of treats: easy peanut butter cookies

Peanut butter cookies are the definition of a comfort food. They are warm, chewy and perfect when served with a cup of hot coffee on a winter day. You could buy them prepackaged or even a log of cookie dough, but everyone knows the best desserts are homemade. You do not need a pantry full […]

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Build a better booty

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Build a better booty

With the recent circulation of Kim Kardashian West’s rear end on our newsfeeds and timelines and the fact that Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda video received 76 million view in one week says something about America’s current preoccupation. It seemed as if majority of tabloids, women’s and men’s magazines, reality TV shows and music videos in 2014 […]

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Women’s Basketball Gets Commanding Win at Home

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Women’s Basketball Gets Commanding Win at Home

  The Charlotte 49ers (2-6) took the floor Sunday afternoon hosting the Charleston Southern Buccaneers (2-4) at Halton Arena. The 49ers made a clear statement by coming out aggressive and keeping the energy the entire game. The 49ers found their stroke early and shots were falling the whole game. Lock down defense followed as they […]

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Charlotte men’s basketball falls to George Washington

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte men’s basketball falls to George Washington

The Charlotte 49ers have faced some stiff out-of-conference competition so far this season and today’s match-up with former Atlantic 10 foe George Washington was yet another test for this young Charlotte team. In the first few minutes, the 49ers looked like their usual selves in the turnover department. With 10 minutes to go in the […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Whiplash” might be one of the scariest films I’ve ever seen.

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “Whiplash” might be one of the scariest films I’ve ever seen.

Did I get your attention from my headline? Well, here’s the twist behind it, “Whiplash” isn’t a horror film. The film has no ghosts, no murderers and no vampires. In fact, the only tie to horror films is that it’s produced by Jason Blum, the mind behind the “Insidious” and “Paranormal Activity” films. Winner of […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Before I Go to Sleep” is a sleek thriller, despite not following the book.

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “Before I Go to Sleep” is a sleek thriller, despite not following the book.

I love reading, it’s a chance for me to unwind and create another world outside of movies, I can create as I please with the words on the page and in turn, become a filmmaker for a while. Whenever a book is made into a film, I always get excited, I always like to see […]

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49ers fall short against No. 1 South Carolina

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers fall short against No. 1 South Carolina

Written by Niner Times intern Stephanie Smith The Charlotte 49ers (1-7) women’s basketball team traveled to South Carolina (7-0) on Thursday, Dec. 4 to take on the No. 1 Gamecocks.  South Carolina was eyeing win number seven while Charlotte was looking to end their losing skid with a marquee win.  Ultimately, the Gamecocks continued their […]

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