Archives for May 1, 2017

WCU students work to restore a Pisgah trail

The Pisgah Conservancy and Western Carolina University students hosted the second Pisgah Pride Day on April 22 to repair and restore damaged trails along the Pisgah Trail route. Justin Ness and Alexander Bennett have more on the event:

WCU’s TV production and music recording studios get HD upgrade

Western Carolina University’s television production and music recording studios are getting an upgrade. The television studio is going fully HD with new cameras and video monitors, while the recording studio is getting a new mixing console and new audio monitors. This is the first major upgrade to the studios since the CAT Building was built […]

Magician Nash Fung performs for WCU in LMP’s final spring show

Magic was in the air Tuesday, April 25, as Seattle-based magician Nash Fung performed in WCU’s University Center for more than 50 students. For more information on this event, see Andrew Cline and Travis Bilger’s video story: Fung is much more than a simple card trick.  Immigrating from Hong Kong at age 13, he often felt the […]

Step It Up 5K is on the run

Ready, set, go. Step it Up 5k is on the run again on April 28 at Western Carolina University. With over 50 participants signed up, Alpha Xi Delta is hoping to raise close to $3,000 for Autism Speaks. Jordan Campbell and Jordan West have more:

Controlled Chaos film festival gives students a red carpet experience

The Western Carolina University School of Stage and Screen hosted an event for students to have their films screened during the ninth annual Controlled Chaos film festival on April 28. The event helps fund students producing their senior thesis films – 23 of which were viewed during the festival. Jesse Pigeon and Hayden McAteer have more: —- Related story: […]

WCU jazz lovers enjoy the cosmopolitan music that connects all humans

Music is a universal language that all people can enjoy. For for the audience of the 15th Annual Jazz Festival it was a treat with a cosmopolitan style of music. The festival featured renowned vocalist Carly Johnson, bassist Mike McGuirk and drummer John Riley, along with the WCU Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Pavel Wlosok. […]