Day: April 17, 2001


And You Thought it was Good on TV

KNOXVILLE, TN – With the recent acquisition of the Turner-born World Championship Wrestling by the wrestling czar Vincent K. McMahon, Monday nights have taken on a whole new shape. Wrestling enthusiasts now must get their fix on McMahon’s World Wrestling Federation alone. This past Monday night, the WWF made their […]


Lady Cats Finish Sixth in Shortened SoCon Championships

The Western Carolina Lady Catamount golf team fell from fifth to sixth on the second-day of the competition, which became the final round of play Tuesday in the Southern Conference Women’s Golf Championship in Boone. Inclement weather at the 6,007-yard Hound Ears Country Club course forced the tourney to be […]


Diamond Cats Survive Bucs Barrage

Western Carolina captured its fourth straight league series last weekend against East Tennessee State at Hennon Stadium. After stealing the opening game 9-8, the Cats finished off the three-game set with an 8-7 victory on the strength of sophomore Donovan Minero’s bat. WCU (19-19, 12-8) held off a late-inning surge […]


CORY’S COLUMNThe Biggest Mistake This Paper’s Ever Made

As spring approaches, and retreats, and approaches again here in Cullowhee, we know that the season of renewal will eventually have its affect here in this little mountain town. Yes, new flowers, new leaves … new sports editors? Yes, when my compadre Daniel Hooker walks across the stage in a […]


Reader Encourages Fisherman, Others to Clean Up the Tuck

This Saturday, April 21, 2001, the 17th Annual Tuckaseegee River Clean-Up will be held. Sponsored by the U.C. Outdoor Program and Last Minute Productions, the clean up should be attended by all fishermen. Those of you who spend your Saturday mornings fishing, it is your duty to join the long […]


BooksGrimm’s Grimmest for Mature Audiences Only

#8220;Once upon a time there lived a King and a Queen, and that Queen had a wickedly evil mother-in-law. When the King went off to war, the old Queen had her daughter-in-law locked up in a musty room in the cellar, and her two little boys were locked up with […]


MoviesBlue Soup, Omelet, and Marmalade: “Bridget Jones’s Diary”

#8220;So how’s your love life?” The phrase dreaded by “singletons,” those who find themselves alone on Friday nights, throughout the world and which is always brought up at just the right moment on all major holidays. “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” based on the Helen Fielding national best-selling novel of the same […]


Tennis, Volleyball, and Golf Announce Signees

Tennis Signs CottonWestern Carolina’s head women’s tennis coach Jan Stubbs announced the signing today of Kristin Cotton of Central, S.C. to a National Letter of Intent. Cotton has lettered on the varsity squad for the past five seasons at D.W. Daniel High School. In the eighth grade she was the […]


Dance Team Tryouts Scheduled

Next year’s team will be selected during the weekend of April 27-29, 2001. The new team will perform for athletic events during the fall and spring semesters of the 2001-2002 school year as well as other Western North Carolina community events. If you have had formal dance training and love […]


Budget Conflicts Resolved Before Vote

SGA Senate approved funding for the College Republicans and the Jewish Student Organization (JSO) after a period of conflict between the organizations and the SGA’s Finance Committee. The College Republicans received $249, and JSO received $166. “This is the first year we’ve received a low amount,” said Chris Ertel, a […]