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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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Fire at Edge apartments near campus leave no injuries

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fire at Edge apartments near campus leave no injuries

The Charlotte Fire Department responded to a fire at The Edge apartments on Varsity Lane off of John Kirk Drive. The fire started at approximately 2 a.m. at a building on the south side of the complex.  No injuries have been reported. American Red Cross Disaster Relief team came on the scene to aid the […]

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Vegetarian Fourth of July options

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Vegetarian Fourth of July options

The Fourth of July is a great day for family, friends and fun. Fireworks, cookouts and just good old American celebrating is a must. For vegetarians, though, it can be hard to find something other than cole slaw to eat, with burgers and hot dogs on the grill being a staple. Here are a couple […]

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Patriotic potluck for Fourth of July

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Patriotic potluck for Fourth of July

The Fourth of July festivities kick off today with the start of the holiday weekend. Many people will be having cookouts or picnics. If you’re still looking for some ideas of what to bring, here are some patriotic ideas for a perfect potluck. Watermelon: Watermelon is a typical picnic or potluck item. However, add a patriotic […]

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University Career Center prepares to launch new job search resource

| June 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
University Career Center prepares to launch new job search resource

The University Career Center (UCC) will launch their newest job search platform, Hire-A-Niner, on Tuesday, July 1. Students are advised to log into NinerJobNet and download any resumes they may have saved in the old system, as those will all be deleted when Hire-A-Niner launches. The new system, which will replace NinerJobNet, will provide students […]

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Will you accept the final rose?

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Will you accept the final rose?

Charlotte women are invited to SUITE Charlotte at the EpiCentre on Thursday, June 26 to participate in a casting call for the 19th season of the ABC show The Bachelor. “This will be the third year we have hosted The Bachelor Casting Call at SUITE and we have averaged around 125 ladies the past two […]

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From Goo Goos to Grammy noms, they’re still learning

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
From Goo Goos to Grammy noms, they’re still learning

Engrained in its DNA, the heart of Rock music beats to the tunes of the Goo Goo Dolls. Since forming in 1986, the Goo Goo Dolls have become one of the most globally respected and influential forces in popular music. Twenty-eight years and 10 million album sales later they’re still pumping out hits. Along side Daughtry […]

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Knight Foundation spruces up Charlotte through pilot project

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Knight Foundation spruces up Charlotte through pilot project

Charlotte-based Knight foundation will be donating a $250,000 grant to support the New York Restoration Project in New York City which will in turn, launch a restoration project in the city of Charlotte. The New York Restoration Project is a “nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming open space in underserved communities” which will “bring together civic […]

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Inside the green and white

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Inside the green and white

Take a walk around campus and evidence of Bonnie Cone is everywhere: the bust sculpture of her in the Student Union, the building named for her: the Bonnie E. Cone University Center and her grave in the Botanical Gardens. Bonnie Cone, or Miss Bonnie, as she was lovingly called by those who knew her, played […]

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Dinner and Bikes event comes to Southend

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Dinner and Bikes event comes to Southend

On June 27, come down to the Trolley Museum located at 1507 Camden Road in historic Southend for the fourth annual Dinner and Bikes event. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. with a gluten free and vegan buffet. During the dinner, short films will be shown about bicycle activism by Joe Bidel. Afterwards, author […]

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Caught between Iraq and a caliphate

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Caught between Iraq and a caliphate

Maybe you’ve heard about this little conflict in the Middle East. A group of extremist Sunni militants called the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have taken control of several Iraqi cities as well as the country’s biggest oil refinery, and, surely, they’ll be attempting to take Baghdad in the near future. The Iraqi […]

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Win tickets for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

| June 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
Win tickets for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

West Coast swag with East Coast roots, hip-hop group, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is easily one of America’s most memorable rap groups. Their tongue-tying lyrics and relatable hooks gave the 90s a taste of that “Cleveland Sound.” The Grammy Award winning group is set to rip the stage Sunday, July 20 at The Fillmore Charlotte. Doors open […]

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Andy Grammer keeps his head held high

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Andy Grammer keeps his head held high

Even if you’re unfamiliar with the name Andy Grammer, you’ve probably heard one of his hit singles on the radio before. According to his website, his first two singles “Keep Your Head Up” and “Fine By Me” ranked in the Top 10 on the Adult Pop Chart. Grammer is currently on his “Back Home” tour […]

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Homemade Soda Ice Cream Recipe

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Homemade Soda Ice Cream Recipe

As someone lucky enough to have their own ice cream maker, summer is a magical time. After a few weeks making vanilla and chocolate though, I’m usually ready to break out and try something new. I’m choosing to make an ice cream flavored with Mountain Dew Baja Blast today, before it becomes impossible to find […]

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Daryl Hance’s music will have audience members trembling at the Double Door Inn

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Daryl Hance’s music will have audience members trembling at the Double Door Inn

Daryl Hance will be performing alongside Jacob Jefferies at the Double Door Inn in Charlotte on Thursday, June 19, at 9 p.m. It was on Hance’s 12th birthday, he received his first drum set which sparked his interest in playing music. “My dad had a buddy and he traded a shotgun for it and I had […]

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Carolina Actors Studio Theatre takes its final bow

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Carolina Actors Studio Theatre takes its final bow

After ongoing financial struggles, Carolina Actors Studio Theatre (CAST) is closing down. The decision was determined by CAST’s board of directors whose responsibilities include maintaining financial oversight and conducting long-term planning. “The Board did not make this decision lightly,” says Lisa Walker, development and outreach committee chair for CAST. “We have spent many months considering […]

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