The worst free-throw ever

Appalachian State University’s Brian Okam made quite possibly the worst free-throw attempt ever in a Southern Conference men’s basketball game against Western Carolina University on Saturday, Dec. 8, which WCU won 70-64. Okam, a junior at App State, is the team’s reserve center and is 7 feet tall, according to AOL Sporting News. Okam dribbled […]

The WCU percussion ensemble review

If you have never seen a percussion ensemble, you should. It is certainly a sight, and sound, to behold. The WCU Percussion Ensemble preformed as a part of  the School of Music’s Concert Series on Nov. 19. The concert was held in the Coulter Recital Hall and was a free event. The recital hall is […]

Possible marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado

Many people voiced their opinion in this past election and many changes were made. Among them were the legalization of recreational marijuana for those 21 and older in Washington and Colorado. Many people are happy about the states exercising their right to govern themselves and making laws to suit their citizens. This isn’t a new […]

Exhibit celebrates 50 years of studio glass art

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum is hosting the exhibition “North Carolina Glass 2012: In Celebration of 50 Years of Studio Glass in America” through February 1. Twenty glass artists are showcased in the exhibit including Richard Ritter, Harvey Littleton, Marc Peiser, Rob Stephan, and the featured visiting artist, Fritz Dreisbach. On […]

Open house provides lessons on mediation

WCU’s Campus Mediation Society held an open house at the Jackson County Justice Center on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The meeting was free and open to the public with the goal of teaching people what mediation is and how it works in their community. Mediation is the voluntary process of settling a dispute with the help […]

Review of “Since Midnight” art exhibit

“Since Midnight” is a collection of art by visiting artist Carrie Ann Baade in the Bardo Fine Arts Gallery. There are quite a few paintings in this exhibition. They were all so different, and frankly, walking in to the room was overwhelming. It is hard to know which work to look at first. One gets […]