Searching for Avidity

Daniel Ross isn’t your typical college student. The 23-year-old from Fayetteville, NC came to Western Carolina University in the fall of 2009.  Six years later, he is finishing up his communication degree with a concentration in public relations and a minor in hospitality and tourism. He is graduating in May, and he will be celebrating […]

Wofford proves too much, downs Western in SoCon semifinals

For the second year in a row and four of the last six seasons, Wofford sent Western Carolina off the court of the U.S. Cellular Center and into another offseason as the top-seeded Terriers upended the Catamounts 73-61 in the Southern Conference Basketball Championship semifinals. The loss puts Western Carolina 3-10 all-time against the tournament’s […]

Western Carolina escapes ETSU in overtime, to face Wofford in semifinals

Western Carolina needed overtime to slip past ETSU 67-61 in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship last night in Asheville, but would not be denied a rematch with the team that has knocked them out of the tournament three of the last five seasons. The Catamounts will take on top-seeded Wofford in […]

Lady Cats go cold, bounced from SoCon Tournament

The Western Carolina women’s basketball team could not put it together for a full 40 minutes, as No. 2 seed East Tennessee State used a 47-26 second half surge to power past the No. 7 seeded Catamounts 73-53 in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament. Western Carolina finished 0-15 this season when held […]

How “super” the Super Bowl really is

Super Bowl Sunday. It’s the unofficial national holiday that has fans flocking to the front of their television screens with cell phones just a hand reach away. The very first Super Bowl took place on January 15, 1967 and has been dubbed the “Big Game” ever since. But the question isn’t IF this moniker is […]

A tradition louder than an echo

Tradition is something that comes with time. And over the past six years, Western Carolina University has found its own tradition that’s gaining national attention. It started with a reinvention of Orson Wells’ infamous War of the Worlds radio broadcast in 1938. The most recent radio show, as they have been dubbed, featured the historic […]