Archives for March 13, 2012

Dance till ya Drop!

WCU’s Recreation Center basketball courts became a dancing hall on March 10 with people dancing twist, rock-and-roll, and rumba for 12 hours. It was WCU’s first Dance Marathon. Dance Marathon is a fundraising event that involves thousands of college and high school students across the nation at over 150 schools. It was started in 1991 […]

“Hunger Games” and hunger in WNC

Mallory McDuff, professor at Warren Wilson College, makes an interesting parallel between the movie “Hunger games” and the real-life hunger that families in Western North Carolina are facing. In her opinion published in Asheville Citizen Times on March 9 she writes: “The movie’s trailer features this foreboding line: “Happy Hunger Games.” But on the screen […]