Day: December 2, 2001

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11 Penis Points

Dear Editor, In light of the penis raid on November 15, I would like to share a few of my thoughts. Things I didn’t know: •Penises are offensive.•Faculty has the right to remove student art (without permission from the department or the artist) when it bothers a few.•Penises are offensive.•Students […]

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Perturbed by Premature Penis Pilfering

Dear Editor, I am very perturbed over the recent premature penis pilfering. On Thursday, November 15, an art student’s seven-foot paper-mache penis was removed from the art exhibit in the Belk Building. Why? Because a few students were offended by the P-E-N-I-S. Perhaps they need a penis this large to […]

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The Numbers Have Changed, But The Song Stays The Same

In the last print edition, the Western Carolinian printed an editorial concerning the new local tuition increase and the amount of money spent on the Chancellor’s Speaker Series. The amount for Lech Walesa was wrong. According to the Chancellor’s Office, Walesa did not cost any more than $20,000, fee and […]

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Harry Potter: Bring a Ten-Year-Old to Translate

Somewhere in an undisclosed location, large bearded men are coercing children. The children are then herded like cattle into unmarked trains. Upon arrival, they are separated and hazed. The goal? To make the students elite practitioners of dark and ancient arts. The name of the location? Hogwarts School of Witchcraft […]

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Bleil Finally Receives Deserving SoCon Accolades

Earlier this week, Western Carolina head football coach Bill Bleil was named the 2001 Southern Conference Coach of the Year. This honor comes after Bleil led the young Catamount squad to a fourth place finish that came as a surprise to everyone outside of the WCU locker room. Bleil led […]

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Lady Catamounts Win Three Away from Ramsey

Western Carolina kicked off the regular season with wins over Campbell, Central Florida and Bethune-Cookman while falling to national powerhouse North Carolina. Saturday night, Western (3-1) defeated Campbell 56-55 when Carrie Emory’s jump shot rimmed out and the Lady Cats gained possession on a jump ball. WCU started hot in […]

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Catamounts Open Season with Pair of Home Wins

Western’s basketball squad kicked off the 2001-2002 campaign with wins over Toccoa Falls and Tennessee Wesleyan in the Ramsey Center, while falling to Coastal Carolina on the road. Monday night, WCU (2-1) set school several school records with a 133-58 win over Toccoa Falls. The 133-point offensive output and the […]

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Black Theatre Ensemble Prepares For Production

Western Carolina’s Black Theatre Ensemble wants to expose everyone to the history of black entertainment like it’s never been seen before. Put down your textbooks boys and girls, this lesson is being taught this Thursday and Friday evening through the use of acting, singing and dancing and poetry reciting on […]

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Radiohead outdoes Kid A with new concert album

The Beatles recorded some of the greatest music ever made. The problem is, or rather was, that they never got a chance to try and reproduce their studio marvels live. Many Beatles songs have never been played live by the Beatles themselves because technology did not allow for songs like […]

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In Cars Shows Humor In Dysfunction

“Awwww! Some of it got into my mouth!” says Beverly D’Onofrio (played by Drew Barrymore), as her son urinates up in the air while she’s changing his diaper in the new movie “Riding in Cars With Boys.” This is a perfect scene from the film to illustrate the film’s theme […]