Jerry Wolfe: WWII veteran and Cherokee’s “Beloved Man”

For approximately the last 20 years, Eastern Band Cherokee Indian elder Jerry Wolfe, 93, has been working as a volunteer at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian greeting tourists and other visitors at the ticket counter with a “Siyo” meaning “Hello.” In an effort to preserve his traditions, Wolfe openly shares his Cherokee heritage to […]

WCU men’s basketball 2017-18 season preview

Following a tumultuous year filled with inconsistencies leading to a 9-23 finish, the Western Carolina men’s basketball team are hoping to establish rhythm early in 2017-18 season as it braces for Clemson on the road in its season opener at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.   This will be the second year in a […]

Slippery when wet: Catamounts fall to Paladins on Homecoming

Typically, a Homecoming match-up is a time for fun and excitement with pregame festivities, as well as the traditional presentation of Homecoming King and Queen at halftime. In this case, a continuous downpour of rain drowned out the entertainment factor. From a missed 45-yard field goal attempt by kicker Joshua Gibson in the second quarter […]

Cats earn huge upset victory over the vicious Bulldogs

Fun preceded the SoCon opener with live entertainment and snacks, such as funnel cakes, for students and their families, but it only intensified as the Catamounts went into battle with the No. 17 ranked Samford Bulldogs on Sept. 23. There was no love loss by Catamount fans as they made sure the refs and Bulldog […]

Angels in America: Millennium Approaches

In times of panic, people are judgmental of what they don’t understand. Amidst the AIDS crisis of the mid-1980s, New Yorkers tried to deal with the uncertainties of life and death, eternal damnation and salvation and the affairs of the heart. That’s what WCU’s School of Stage and Screen will show us with its season […]

Gosselin’s hot hand leads to Catamount triumph in Cullowhee

Although it has been a rocky season, the Western Carolina Catamounts’ men’s basketball team looked to gain momentum with a win before heading into the Southern Conference tournament. This game against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets on Feb. 27 was pivotal because it decided seeds 8 through 10 in the conference tournament. Even though the […]