Archives for October 11, 2017

Demonstrators say they were offering a message of love

This story was originally published in The Sylva Herald. On Oct. 5, three religious demonstrators bearing signs were stationed in front of Western Carolina University’s Alumni Tower, proclaiming, “live holy and be perfect” and “fear God.” The signs condemned “all liars, drunkards, thieves, fornicators, filthy-minded, hateful and unrighteous” people. Permit-holder Buddy Fisher, who said he lives somewhere […]

Food and dialog bring the community together

If you haven’t traveled to Turkey or any other Middle Eastern country, chances are you haven’t tried ashure and let me tell you – you missed something delicious. Ashure is a Turkish delight that has a texture of pudding filled with dried fruits and nuts and was made by Berna Karayaka, lecturer at the WCU Chemistry […]