Month: November 2001

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Art display

Re: 11-28-01 editionThe banner line should read “Student’s Sculpture removed from Art Display”, not student’s penis removed–for obvious reasons. From a female point of view, our male and female parts have been used for sculpture since 500 BC, why not now, even if circumsized. The sculpture itself has no position […]

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Yesterday a male co-worker asked me (the staff nutritionist) what I thought about the editorial recently published in the Asheville-Citizen Times on the Victoria’s Secret fashion show aired on television. Before I even started reading, he told me he thought the author had “gone too far”. With that information, I […]

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Responding to “…WCU’s Big Spending”

In response to the editorial in the Novemeber 14 edition of the Western Carolinian, I would like to agree with Mr. Sams. I, too, am completely outraged that Chancellor Bardo will spend so much money for guest speakers to visit our campus. I mean, we are talking about $65,000 here. […]

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WCU 65th Most Wired College in US

For the second consecutive year, Western Carolina University has been named one of the 100 “most wired” colleges in the nation by Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine, a national publication and guide to the World Wide Web. WCU was number 68 last year, but it has now moved up 3 places […]

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Bardo’s plans for “enhanced Curriculum”

I do applaud Bardo for wanting to enhance our education here at Western Carolina, but I believe he has his priorities out of order. He wants to have more full time professors to help offer a “wide variety of classes within classes.” He should try to keep the majors and […]

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Western Carolina’s Aramark Service

TO Whom It May Concern: I have to say that I am pretty pissed off regarding our food service here at WCU. Lets face it, the variety of food, and the service we get sucks to say the least. I mean sure we got the UC, Dodson, Brown, Cyber, and […]

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Catamounts Fall To Appalachian State, 34-24

BOONE — Jimmy Watkins ran for 194 yards and two touchdowns as Appalachian State beat Western Carolina 34-24 on Saturday. Appalachian State (7-3, 6-2 Southern) had 439 total yards and forced four turnovers. Fred Boateng led Western Carolina (6-4, 4-3) with 141 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries. Western […]

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Angel Heart Combines Noir Genre With Horror

First off, a letter from the people. I got this from a certain person whom we’ll refer to as “laycd.” Laycd writes: “You should review ‘Iron Monkey’ for all those ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ fans….” Ok. I’ll do that next week. This week, I was too poor and sick to […]

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Red Tape Cleared For Performing Arts Center

Bids for construction on Western’s new Fine and Performing Arts Center were opened on Wednesday, October 3. With the certified bid total for construction in at 13 percent lower than previously estimated, construction is planned for January. The estimated project completion date is September 2003. The total cost for the […]

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Washington, Hawke Shine As Cops in Training Day

“If you move I’m gonna smack the taste from your mouth!” says Detective Alonzo Harris (Denzel Washington), as he takes drugs off some college kids in the recent release “Training Day.” The film is a force of adrenaline from start to finish as Harris teaches young Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke) […]