Peter Freer hijacks the minds of Western Carolina Students

Peter Freer, President of Freer Logic, hosted a presentation Oct. 24 on Western Carolina University Campus titled Yes. We Can Read Your Mind. The event was held in the University Center Theater from 4 to 5 p.m., and had the purpose of presenting some of the sensory technology that Freer Logic has been making advances […]

Students and staff take 3D printing to a new level

Western Carolina University’s Technology Commons in the Hunter Library started a new technological era with 3D printing in Oct. 2015. Since then the students and staff have been very creative. According to Mark Stoffan, head of Digital Access and Technology Services, students have been printing some interesting things and a number of faculty have used the printers for […]

Gamers unite for annual Tournament

Gamers, gamers, and more gamers! Western Carolina University video game enthusiasts gathered together for the annual Gaming Tournament. On Saturday, Feb. 28, the University Center was filled with game consoles, television monitors, and gamers gathering to compete for prizes and bragging rights for being the best gamer at Western Carolina University. This Gaming Tournament is the doing of […]

What is Heartbleed?

In late April, students may have received an e-mail from Western Carolina University’s IT department warning you of a new threat to the internet named “Heartbleed.” The warning was accompanied with a statement that your password for numerous services offered by the school including MyCat, Blackboard and wireless internet would need to be changed if […]

Game Review: Amazing Spider-Man 2

This summer, audiences will be able to watch The Amazing Spider-Man 2, starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx and more. If you can’t wait for the film,  Activision has your back with a video game tie in to hold you over- sort of. Story Amazing Spider-Man 2 the game starts with you as Peter Parker […]

Game Review: South Park: The Stick of Truth

Very few shows can lay claim to the type of legacy South Park has. Even after 17 seasons, creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker still find ways to keep the adventures of the residents of a quiet mountain town in Colorado relevant. Since its announcement, there has been some question as to whether or not […]