Archives for April 2016


*The author of this article works in the WCU athletics department.* It has been brought to the attention of the WCU community that on April 20, 2016, when the Western Carolina Catamounts played Virginia Tech in a baseball match up, there was an incident involving a player on the opposing team. While we cannot discuss […]

Magician making an appearance on campus

The Bardo Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University is bringing magician Mike Super to campus on May 1 from 3-5 pm. This is part of the Galaxy of Stars Series of 2015-2016 held there. Super  is the winner of NBC’s Phenomenon series and finalist in America’s Got Talent. He redefines magic  and it’s “more than just […]

An exercise in relaxation

When I walked into my first yoga class three months ago, I took one look at the room full of my obviously athletic and likely flexible peers and assumed that this would be an activity I would come to dread. I’ve never been flexible, and my lack of balance and coordination rarely allows me to […]

Teaching kids or having kids?

In our years of education, from the very beginning of preschool, to being college students now, we often remember our female teachers acting as “mother-figures” throughout our school years. A lot of the time we don’t think about our teachers’ lives outside of school with their family, children and how hard it sometimes is when they decide to […]

A night to dress up, relax and watch student made films

Students in the Stage and Screen Department at Western Carolina University are enjoying their time putting together films for their annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival. It will take place  at Bardo Performing Arts Center on April 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. It is a student produced event and sponsored by WCU and the Stage and Screen Department. […]

Jeremiah Haas: Turning passion into a career

A skilled climber, effective leader, and soon-to-be father are just a few of the many hats Jeremiah Haas wears. Haas is the assistant director of outdoor programs at WCU’s Base Camp Cullowhee and his passion and enthusiasm for adventure are unparalleled as he has had over a decade of experience in the outdoor field. While […]