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 […]

A moment in time – class of 2017

This story was co-written with Jessica Wooten. With the end of the semester around the corner, everyone is busy with finals, turning in last minute assignments and awaiting summer vacation. For many students, it is the final countdown. This weekend is the marker that ends a college career and begins a new chapter in life for the class […]

WCU students work to restore a Pisgah trail

The Pisgah Conservancy and Western Carolina University students hosted the second Pisgah Pride Day on April 22 to repair and restore damaged trails along the Pisgah Trail route. Justin Ness and Alexander Bennett have more on the event:

WCU’s TV production and music recording studios get HD upgrade

Western Carolina University’s television production and music recording studios are getting an upgrade. The television studio is going fully HD with new cameras and video monitors, while the recording studio is getting a new mixing console and new audio monitors. This is the first major upgrade to the studios since the CAT Building was built […]

Step It Up 5K is on the run

Ready, set, go. Step it Up 5k is on the run again on April 28 at Western Carolina University. With over 50 participants signed up, Alpha Xi Delta is hoping to raise close to $3,000 for Autism Speaks. Jordan Campbell and Jordan West have more:

Thousands flock to the Greening Up the Mountains festival

The 20th annual Greening Up the Mountains festival was April 22. According to event coordinator, Amy Ammons Garza, she’s estimating there were around 1,200 visitors, this is 2,000 more than last year.  Garza said the streets of downtown Sylva were very crowded, not even the rain could discourage visitors. “When it rained, I think people went into […]