Comedian, magician, and balloon artist John Cassidy performs at WCU

The U.C. Grand Room room was popping on Wednesday, April 19, when comedian, magician, and balloon artist John Cassidy performed a hilarious show for Western students. The record-holding and critically acclaimed entertainer, and self-proclaimed “balloon guy,” kicked off his act by lapping the room distributing more pre-made balloon sculptures than the roughly 60 audience members. Once […]

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 […]

Put your best cosplay on

Cosplayers and comic lovers will gather on Saturday, April 9, for the Third Annual  Whee-Con at Western Carolina University. It will take place in the UC Grandroom from 10-6 p.m. Whee-Con is an event sponsored by The Comic Club and the Student Government Association (SGA). It is the annual comic book convention that WCU’s students put […]

What is the Maze?

The question that has been all over the Western Carolina Campus has puzzled students for weeks. Finally, they got their answer in a magic show on Feb. 20 in the University Center’s Grand room. Jim Munroe came to WCU to share his magic, faith and show us what the Maze is. “I thought it was […]

Magic: The Gathering gathers WCU students together

Every student needs a hobby to keep themselves entertained outside of homework. Many students at WCU play the trading card game, Magic: The Gathering. The graphic card game keeps pumping out new cards and content to keep its fans coming back for more. What is Magic: The Gathering exactly? It started in 1993 from the mind […]

Cotton candy, bull rides and ferris wheels … were you there?

  The annual North Carolina Mountain State Fair has come and gone, once again. This week-long festfival is held at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center located in Arden, NC. The fair had a record-setting year this September, with a total of 22,361 people who entered the gates to their long-lost childhood memories, in just one […]