Archives for September 8, 2017

Come for football, stay for the fireworks

Catamount football is back in Cullowhee as the Cats host the Wildcats for the season opener on Saturday, Sept. 9. Western Carolina football fans are eager for  the Cats first home game. The Catamounts look to bounce back after a tough loss to Hawaii last week while Davidson looks to add another win to the column. After […]

Missouri band plays bluegrass “Tommy” at Bardo

The Who’s acclaimed rock opera, “Tommy,” has seen many incarnations, including film, ballet, Broadway musical and, of course, the original double album released in 1969. But the one at Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center last night was definitely the twangiest. On Sept. 7 The HillBenders performed their signature bluegrass interpretation of The Who’s “Tommy” […]

WCU prepares for Irma, Provost says it’s business as usual

Over the past few days, Hurricane Irma ripped through the Caribbean, killing at least 18 people and leaving devastation in it’s wake. Now, as the hurricane heads towards South Florida, thousands of people are attempting to escape the storm. Yesterday, Irma was downgraded to a category 4 hurricane, but could still do serious damage to […]