Whee Gaming brings competitive gaming to WCU

Students and players from around the state, got to get a little break from classes, and put away the pencils. They brought out their controllers with the Whee Gaming Tournament, which was held April 29 in the University Center Illusions room. The Whee Gaming Club had multiple tournaments, that players could enter for just $5  which featured plenty […]

Taikoza brings a taste of Japanese culture to WCU

Western Carolina brought a little taste of Japanese culture to the Bardo Arts Center on Wednesday night, April 18, with a performance from Taikoza. Taikoza is the only performance group in the United States that incorporates the use of Japanese dance and instruments such as Taiko drums, which are large drums made of tree trunks […]

Whee Gaming Tournament coming soon

The Whee Gaming Club will be holding a gaming tournament in the UC Illusions room on April 29. There will be several tournaments for games such as Super Smash Bros., Rocket League, Mario Kart and Mario Party. For just $5 you can enter and play in as many tournaments that you wish, and for $10 you can enter […]

David A. Shapiro: Unity through fluency

A WCU professor who once experienced stuttering is now helping the world by not only showing his students how to help with communication and speech disorders but is teaching a universal lesson of unity and passion. David Shapiro has not only enriched the young minds of Western Carolina University for 33 years but has also […]

Lady Catamounts trounced by Chattanooga in SoCon tournament

Western Carolina’s women’s basketball team was crushed by Chattanooga Lady Mocs in the first round of the SoCon tournament Thursday, March 2, at the US Cellular Center in Asheville. The final score of the game 85-41. The game started out competitive, but soon the Lady Mocs went full-throttle and scored 30 points in the first quarter. […]

Catamounts lose fifth straight game to Furman

The Catamounts men’s basketball team’s woes continued against the SoCon leading Furman Paladins Wednesday night, Feb. 15, at the Ramsey Center. In a hard fought game, the Catamounts lost 74-62.  The Catamounts started out the game strong leading the Paladins 10-2 in the opening minutes of the first half. The half was close throughout, but Furman’s guard Jonathan Jean beat the […]