Time for some good readings: Literary Festival is back

The 15th annual spring Literary Festival is set to start on Monday, April 3, and will feature short story writers, poets, novelists and even a photographer. The Literary Festival is a four-day event that is hosted by WCU’s English department, celebrating literature, writing, art and storytelling. This year, a total of 13 artists from all over […]

Concert, symphonic bands perform first spring concert

Sounds of classic music literature from two major ensembles filled the halls of the Bardo Arts Center on WCU’s campus as members of the community gathered to attend the first Concert Band and Symphonic Band concert of the semester on March 1. Both of these ensembles consist of WCU students. The concert band is composed […]

‘Queen of Bluegrass’ to take the stage on Feb. 24

Rhonda Vincent, proclaimed the “Queen of Bluegrass” by The Wall Street Journal, and the band, The Rage, will be performing at the Bardo Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. Rhonda Vincent is a Grammy-nominated music artist and an eight-time International Bluegrass Music Association vocalist of the year. She is sought as a […]

WCU community collects 200 units of ‘life’ in January

Hurricane Katrina devastated the United States in the summer of 2005, resulting in billions of dollars in damages and over a thousand casualties. Because of the tremendous damage the storm caused and the amount of lives affected, the American Red Cross needed all the help it could get in the aftermath of the storm. As […]

Artist-in-Residence Orchestra performs a concert of stories

Sounds of classic music literature filled the auditorium of the Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 2. Music students at WCU and members of the Asheville Symphony joined together to form the Artist-in-Residence Orchestra and perform a concert focused on telling stories through music. Three pieces were played at the concert. The […]

WCU blood drive returns Jan. 25-26

The American Red Cross comes WCU’s campus twice every semester, hoping to raise a certain amount of units of blood. For this first blood drive, they are hoping to raise at least 300 units of blood because of a potential blood shortage, according to Chandler Tyburski, blood drive coordinator at WCU. All blood types will be collected, but […]