Day: April 10, 2001


COMMENTARYSpring Game: More Punts than Points

The Purple and Gold game was not a exhibition of great football execution. If anything, it could be considered a tough defensive match-up. Despite the many incomplete passes and missed blocking assignments, spectators got a first hand look at next year’s team. Looking past this game and moving into next […]


Tickets for Afro-Cuban All Stars on Sale Now

The Afro-Cuban All Stars will perform Tuesday, April 17, to close the 2000-2001 Lectures, Concerts and Exhibitions Series at Western. The concert, to begin at 7:30pm, will be held in the Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Rocketed into the international spotlight by the popular documentary “Buena Vista Social Club,” the Afro-Cuban […]


Pay-For-Print System Approved, Effective Next Year

A study of printing costs at Hunter Library and the university’s computer labs has prompted university officials to implement printing fees for students, staff and faculty members who make more than 100 copies during a school year. Starting next year, students, staff and faculty members who exceed 100 pages during […]


ArtsFest Looking for a Few Good Artists

The CulloWHEE! ArtsFest, Western Carolina University’s summer celebration of live jazz music and fine arts, is now accepting applications for a juried exhibition and sale to take place as part of the two-day festival featuring headliners the Manhattan Transfer, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, and the Yellowjackets. The festival is scheduled […]


Lambda Chi Alpha Charter Suspended

After 31 years at WCU, the Beta Zeta chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha was closed Friday, March 30, after a decision by the Greek Life Advisory Committee. The Greek Life Advisory Committee found the chapter in “non-compliance” with WCU’s Greek Life Plan for Excellence for the second year. According to […]


Appeal Results in Rescheduled Election Runoff

As the result of an appeal made by one of the presidential candidates on Friday afternoon, the runoff for student body president and vice-president, which had been scheduled for Monday, was postponed. Jermaine Baxter, a presidential candidate who garnered enough votes from the original election to be entered in the […]


WCU’s Bellon narrowly misses making Millionaire “hot seat”

3Western Carolina University faculty member Monica Bellon came oh-so-close, but couldn’t quite make the “hot seat” during her stint on the popular ABC game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire.” Bellon, head of WCU’s department of human services, appeared on the Millionaire episode that aired on Friday, April 6. […]


Carolinian Can’t Fix Campus Issues

Dear Editor, Recently the Western Carolinian seems to publish similar complaints. We all know that our eating situation is poor, that weekly our newspaper publishes rubbish, that our radio tends to sound better when there is dead air, and that ” There’s nothing to do”. But complaining to a campus […]


Article by Schwartz appears accurate

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the letter written by Chris Hall that was printed in the April 4 edition of the Western Carolinian. The letter claimed that an article written by Lee Schwartz contained several mistakes about Mr. Hall’s SGA goals. I have examined the original article, […]


The All Powerful American Ego

A diplomatic “war” has begun, and this time America is not defending helpless victims of overbearing dictators, or protecting America’s financial interests. Now, the most selfish country in the world is proving it: America’s diplomacy is not aimed solely at protecting our relations with China, but at protecting our beloved […]