What to expect from the Catamounts this season

 Article was co-written with Chris Lang After a disappointing 2016 season, the Catamounts are hungry for vengeance this upcoming season. Their annual spring game, practices, and weight training sessions are showing that there is a chance for a good rebound come Fall 2017. The spring game on March 18 was the Catamounts’ first test for the […]

Carlos Andreas Gomez inspires Western Carolina community

Spoken Word poet Carlos Andreas Gomez entertained the WCU community with some of his most famous poems on March 17. He enlightened the crowd of about 30 people with his deep poems and opinions about 21st century society. Gomez’s performance was organized by Last Minute Productions (LMP) and took place in the UC Illusions room. Gomez […]

Greeks learn about alcohol awareness

WCU fraternities and sororities were educated, yet again, about the common stereotype that Greeks are alcoholics and party animals during the program 1 Tequila, 2 Tequila, 3 Tequila, Floor. The program was run by Joanna Rathbone, Department of Student Community Ethics employee, and organized by the brothers of Pi Lambda Phi, Delta Sigma Phi and the […]

WCU outlasts Furman in an overtime

Coming off of a 17 point loss to UNC-Greensboro, the WCU women’s basketball team sought to bounce back against the Furman University Paladins on Thursday, Feb. 2, in Cullowhee. This was the final regular season game between the two teams. The game was tight throughout but the most drama ensued during the last 10 seconds […]

Sylva music scene folk revival, with a modern twist

In the not-so-distant past, the bars and breweries that line the streets of downtown Sylva and Dillsboro would emanate the rural region’s most popular style of music: electronica, or electronic dance music (EDM). But now, the Sylva music scene is returning to its original roots, thanks to bands like 1898. Yes, a semi-nightly rave had […]