WCU students and faculty excitedly awaits release of “The Hobbit”

Most of the world at one point or another has encountered the wonder that is The Lord of the Rings trilogy. If you have not seen the movies, or read the books, I would encourage you to stop reading this article this instant and invest in something so worthwhile that you will most likely be […]

WCU Inspirational Choir performs Christmas Concert

The 35 student members of the Western Carolina University Inspirational Choir presented a Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 2, in the Grandroom of WCU’s A.K. Hinds University Center. The program consisted of four contemporary/inspirational songs performed by the choir, led by choir director Shelton Parks, plus two Christmas songs that included the audience’s participation. Everyone that […]

Students weigh in on new music from Mumford & Sons, Dave Matthews Band, Avett Brothers

Three of the biggest bands in music, Mumford & Sons, The Avett Brothers, and Dave Matthews Band, all sold hundreds of thousands of copies of their new albums in September. Although Mumford & Sons scored the biggest record sales for their album, Babel, moving 600,000 copies in the first week, many people would argue as […]

Bluegrass bands draw large crowds at Mountain Heritage Day

The 38th annual Mountain Heritage Day saw a mild stretch of rain early in the morning but went onto see fair skies for the majority of the day. The day featured a combination of old-time mountain fair, traditional Appalachian folk showcases, and music that went on for the whole day. The exact attendance for the […]

38th annual Mountain Heritage Day to kick off on Saturday

Western Carolina University’s 38th annual Mountain Heritage Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 29, on the WCU campus in Cullowhee. The free festival will offer over 100 booths filled with arts and crafts along with over 30 vendors selling many different kinds of food. Music will be played continuously on three different stages from 10 […]

WCU courtyard dining hall with new hours and better offer

The Western Carolina Campus Dining Services have made several changes for this fall. The Courtyard Dining Hall has added a vegan station and has also decided to lengthen the hours of operation until 9 p.m. during the week. On Thursday through Saturday the dining hall will be open from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. In […]