WCU’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Western Carolina University’s Steve Carlisle, Bruce Frazier and Don Connelly combine their talents for the radio production of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The production featured a talented orchestra, dancers, exquisite sound effects, and a gripping story that kept the audience on the edge of their seats. The decision to produce Dracula was in part due to […]

The man behind the camera

It’s Saturday night in a deserted office building. The game is over. All of the fans have gone home, except for Mark Haskett. He sits editing photos from the game, making sure they are received in a timely manner before deadlines for newspapers and online articles. Mark Haskett has been photographing events at Western Carolina […]

Comedian Bo Burnham performs at Western

Bo Burnham left students laughing after the Wednesday, Oct. 26, show in the Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. Burnham is a 21 year old satire comedian from Hamilton, Massachusetts. He started doing comedy at a young age, but he found his fame five years ago after posting his skits and songs on Youtube. Since […]

Black bear stirs up campus

A black bear cub was found Wednesday, Oct. 26, by Reid Gym on the campus of Western Carolina University. University police and wildlife officials quickly assessed the situation and decided to remove the bear from campus. Several students watched throughout the day as the bear hid in the bushes. Monica Papworth has the story, first […]

2011 Homecoming winners

Hannah Blanton and Adam Ray were announced during halftime of the Western vs. Citadel football game as the 2011 Homecoming Queen and King. Hannah Marie Blanton is a junior from Forest City majoring in communication sciences and disorders. Christopher Adam Ray is a junior from Cullowhee majoring in social science education. Both were sponsored by […]

Mountain Heritage Day brings large crowds to WCU

  Hundreds of visitors came out Saturday September 24 for the 37th annual Mountain Heritage Day festival on the campus of Western Carolina University. Tourists, community members, and Western students enjoyed the traditional music,  great food, and variety of local crafters.  The weather was perfect for the event with clear blue skies and only a […]