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 […]

Rethinking the American Dream

The American Dream is still alive. But English may no longer be its first language. Just ask Dr. Farzaneh Razzaghi, dean of library services at WCU’s Hunter Library. “If there is one thing that people like me truly value, and there are hundreds of things, but if there is one thing that is valued the […]

Reading Rover meets Jack the Dipper

Eating ice cream  wasn’t the only thing  intended for at the Jack the Dippers in Sylva on Nov. 14. The well-known ice cream store hosted a fundraiser for the Reading Rover bookmobile. The bookmobile is a bus that travels around the Jackson, Macon and Swain counties to provide preschoolers and child cares the chance to hear […]

Night of acrobat acts and magic at Bardo

The organizations of Arts and Cultural Events(ACE) brought the high – flying and magical acts of the Golden Dragon Acrobats to WCU Sept. 9 in the Bardo Arts Center. The group performed daring acts along with expressing the beauty of the Chinese culture through their clothing and props. The acrobats transitioned from high- flying acts to balancing […]

Show review: The Mowgli’s @ WCU

I have to be honest. I was expecting a crowd of about 20 people to be half-heartedly applauding The Mowgli’s on Friday night. It’s not because I don’t think they’re a great band, or because I don’t think Last Minute Productions promoted the show well. It’s because –I hate myself for thinking this– I assumed […]