Inequality in the work place is unfair; WCU is no different

Women’s inequality in the workplace, specifically in education, is a widely discussed topic these days. Western Carolina University was requested by the WCU branch of the Tar Heel Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to do a campus gender equity study in 2011. The study was completed in 2014 and presented in an open […]

Magician making an appearance on campus

The Bardo Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University is bringing magician Mike Super to campus on May 1 from 3-5 pm. This is part of the Galaxy of Stars Series of 2015-2016 held there. Super  is the winner of NBC’s Phenomenon series and finalist in America’s Got Talent. He redefines magic  and it’s “more than just […]

A night to dress up, relax and watch student made films

Students in the Stage and Screen Department at Western Carolina University are enjoying their time putting together films for their annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival. It will take place  at Bardo Performing Arts Center on April 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. It is a student produced event and sponsored by WCU and the Stage and Screen Department. […]

WCU 37th International Festival was success

The UC Lawn was full with flags from all over the world. The air was the smell of Turkish coffee and Arabic tea; the crowd was happy. Many of them had drawings on their faces, or were playing with their new and small stuffed and colorful frogs and lizards. This was the 37th International festival held […]

Western Sahrawi deserve to be heard

Meet Shelley Booth. She is 40-something Asheville mom, business co-owner, outdoor enthusiast and an activist. On Feb. 27 she ran her first marathon…. in the Sahara Desert. And she ran with a mission to help raise awareness and funds for the displaced Sahrawi people. She reached her goal and raised over $5,000 that will help rebuild […]

‘Home away from home’ in Japan

Jessica Nash, a third year student at Western Carolina University, has always been interested in Japanese culture since she discovered what anime was. “That was the door that introduced me to so many amazing and culturally pique things about Japan,” said Nash. To further explore the language, entertainment, anime, the way people live there and the […]