Archives for October 30, 2015

“Hall-O-Ween” in the Ramsey Center

Weather did not stop Jackson County residents coming out to “Hall-O-Ween in the Village” Tuesday, Oct. 27. Rain forced the event’s change of location to the Ramsey Regional Activity Center. It was originally planned to be held outside of Western Carolina University’s Village Residence Hall. Conditions or not, 517 people came out to “Hall-O-Ween in […]

The True History of Traditional Dance in Southern Applachia

Around 20 of WCU students, now know what hoedowns, reels and frolics are thanks to professor Phil Jamison who took his audience through the history of traditional dance in Western North Carolina on Thursday, Oct. 29. The presentation was the result of a 14 year research project into the history of southern traditional dance that resulted […]

WCU College Republicans host debate watch party

The College Republicans at Western Carolina University held a watch party at the Catamount Peaks apartments for the third Republican Presidential Debate. The debate, that was hosted by CNBC, had the same format as the previous two – the smaller debate with the last four candidates, (Senator Lindsey Graham, Rick Santorum, Governor Bobby Jindal and […]