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University City

Luxe apartment construction starts: Crescent Resources has begun construction on Circle University City, a 546-bedroom, student-targeted luxury apartment complex that will open in the summer of 2014. The 4.7-acre site will be across the street from UNC Charlotte’s main entry.

Amenities include individual study areas with iMacs and printer, a yoga/barre studio and a stand-up tanning bed.

Help the homeless: The University City YMCA is hosting the Room in the Inn, which aims to keep homeless people warm at night, on Feb. 23. Volunteers and donations such as mini-toiletries, towels, socks, underwear and breakfast are needed. For information, visit

On Campus

Faculty recital: The Faculty & Friends Concert Series presents faculty trio Alissa Deeter (soprano), Brian Arreola (tenor), and Dylan Savage (piano) at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Anne R. Belk Theater at the Robinson Hall for Performing Arts. Tickets cost $4 for students, $6 for faculty and staff, and $9 for general public. For information, contact the Box Office at 704-687-1849 or

Niners hoops: The women’s basketball team plays George Washington University at 2 p.m. Feb. 17. Halton Arena. Student tickets are free. For ticket information, contact the Athletics Ticket Office at 704-687-4949.

Butts stink: University City youth groups are invited to join the “Tobacco is Harmful, No Butts About It” community service project in March. Participants can register online at Participants are asked to identify a location in their city or county, such as a park or public place where smoking takes place, and pick up cigarette butts at the location any time during the month of March. Details: 704-920-1282.

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