Month: May 2007

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Local band Last Rezort crowned Battle of the Bands Winner

When inclement weather threatened the crowd turn-out for Battle of the Bands on Wednesday April 11, LMP Music Coordinator Jason Eckard refused to let it get him down. Rain or shine, he was going to deliver the show he knew the students had been waiting for. The bands, too. The […]

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“The Reaping” is not your usual horrible horror flick

3 out of 5 stars Horror films, historically, have not been known for their wonderful plots or excellent acting. Only a few horror films have good plots and solid acting such as “Saw” or “The Descent”, while many more films fall into the stereotype of poor acting and writing such […]

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Summer travel on a shoe string

With the summer finally rolling around and the weather getting more and more gorgeous every day, many students are starting to think about places they want to go and people they’d like to see before beginning their careers or coming back to school in the fall. Of course, being college […]

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Be Sure the Pack Your Music This Summer

Ok, so you are heading out on a long boring road trip this summer with your parents. What are you going to do during that ten hour stretch from North Carolina to Miami Beach? Sure once you get there (are we there yet?), you will have beaches, clubs, and hot-locals […]

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Terrorism

“Fly The Friendly Skies” “Travel,” they say with a reassuring smile. “Fly the friendly skies.” Oh, but the skies aren’t quite as friendly as they once were. Not when you have to sit next to an air marshal with a loaded gun and questionable training and background. Don’t worry, though, […]

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‘Whee travel

Don’t get me wrong, America is great. But sometimes, you know, sometimes that wanderlust really just gets a hold of you and a twelve-hour road trip to Niagra Falls just won’t cut it. What do you do then? Travel isn’t limited to the things between the Atlanta and Pacific oceans, […]

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Travel opportunities abound with Base Camp Cullowhee

Looking for something to do around here? Craving an outdoor adventure? Want to try something new? Well, look no further than WCU’s own Base Camp Cullowhee. BCC offers new and exciting ways for you as a student to get involved and travel around these mountain parts. According to BCC Director […]

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Take a Trip around the World from Your Television Set

Interested in doing some traveling this summer? Can you not decide where you should go? Well, The Travel Channel is the perfect guide to help you plan your summer destination and take the ultimate vacation.The Travel Channel is a cable television network that features several documentaries and how-to shows pertaining […]

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VA Tech: Hokies Stand United

Senseless violence and tragedy has struck the academic community once again. On April 16, Virginia Tech and America lost 32 students and instructors in a violent spree set out by one student who is said to have been a disturbed individual. Our WCU community sends thoughts and prayers to our […]

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Study Abroad Program Can Change Your Life

There is no better way to spend your summer or next school year if you are looking for adventure, culture, and academic credits than by traveling overseas for a study abroad program. The possibilities are vast as to where, what, when, and how you can take advantage of studying your […]