Photography student to be featured in public art reception

Jessica Kovacs, a student of photography at WCU, will have her first solo show, “Rural Destinations” installed at City Lights Café of Sylva. The artist reception is Friday, Feb. 8 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., during which anyone is welcome to meet the artist and see her work while enjoying complimentary appetizers. When I first […]

President Obama speaks progressively at inauguration

President Barack H. Obama’s second term has taken form after his swearing-in ceremony on Monday at the Capitol with affirming Democratic stances on gay rights, climate change and immigration reform. Chief Justice John Roberts formally swore in the president and vice president on Sunday. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday shared the public ceremonial […]

Flash mob in Hunter Library

On Dec. 7, the last day of classes for the Fall 2012 semester, a flash mob broke out in dance in the Hunter Library IT Commons shortly before noon while students worked on final projects.

Immigration: What now?

By Ariel Rymer and Marysa Burchett A controversial topic from the beginning of the election was, and still is, immigration. Now that the results are in and Obama has another four years, the Western North Carolina community gives their opinions on the future demographics and immigration reform. “Hispanics and the Hispanic population traditionally should vote […]

Metamorphosis, a student art show

The old wooden stairs of Terri Clark Photography lead up to the first piece in the art show, a painting called “Pixel” by Ian Ward, as the path of metamorphosis begins. The student-run art show “Metamorphosis” opened Friday, Nov. 2 in Terri Clark Photography’s studio space on Main Street in downtown Sylva. The exhibition featured […]

Strong turnout in Cullowhee precinct

Today is the day that determines the next four years for our country’s government. The polls of Jackson County have been open since 6:30 a.m. this morning having students, teachers, residents, etc. of the Cullowhee precinct voting. Outside the recreational center are democrats and republicans helping campaign for each side. First Vice Chairman of the […]