Archives for February 2016

Baseball takes a rocky start

The Western Carolina Catamounts baseball fell to University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks this past weekend making their standing record now 1-5. The Warhawks won the season home opener on Friday, 11-7. WCU picked up its first win of the year with a 15-7 win on Saturday but quickly fell to a loss Sunday, 16-10. “This weekend was […]

Multimillion dollar science building coming to WCU….maybe (Update)

Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher will host an educational forum beginning at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, to address the regional importance of the Connect NC bond proposal. The event will be held in the theater of WCU’s A.K. Hinds University Center. On Tuesday, March 15, North Carolina voters will decide on the […]

Slam poet G Yamazawa is coming to WCU

Have you ever wanted to hear a spoken word artist perform poetry? Your chance is on its way! Award winning slam poet, G Yamazawa, will grace Western Carolina University with his spunk and wit on Monday, Feb. 29, in UC Illusions at 7 p.m. The G Yamazawa Slam Poet event is a part of the Coffeehouse […]

Kyree Harris puts on a show and releases new EP, “S.A.M.M.E.”

Kyree Harris debuts brand new EP. Photo from Facebook. Kyree Harris put on a show Thursday, Feb. 18, in promotion of his brand new EP, “S.A.M.M.E.” Harris approached Last Minute Productions (LMP) to ask if they would let him do a show to promote his new material. According to his bandcamp website, Harris continues to make […]

Catamounts beat Terriers

The Western Carolina University men’s basketball team outlasted the University of Wofford Terriers 53 to 48, Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Ramsey Center, in front of a crowd of more than 1,100. The games critical moment came on a steal by Catamount forward Justin Browning with only 25 seconds remaining and the Catamounts leading Wofford […]

Moral March hammers against voter suppression

With the Voting ID requirement is taking effect for March’s primary, the NAACP’s biggest protest event of the year on Feb. 13 in Raleigh centered on voting rights. Among the 5000 protesters were several students from WCU. Thousands attended the 10th annual Moral March on Raleigh and HKonJ People’s Assembly, filling an entire block of […]