Month: March 2013

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Patrons can now raise their BAC at the BAC

Patrons to the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University will soon be able to partake in a Budweiser or glass of wine before they enjoy the performance, as currently no food or drink is permitted in the performance hall. At their quarterly meeting on […]

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Challenge yourself to “Live Below the Line”

This year’s Live Below the Line event will be held April 15-19. “Live Below the Line” consists of individuals who eat food that costs a total of $1.50 for five days. Jessica Hurlbut, president of the Honor’s College Council Board of Directors, spoke about the event. “Live Below the Line […]

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Is the social work major right for you?

If you are a Western Carolina student with an undeclared major and have an interest in serving others, have you considered a career in social work? WCU has nationally accredited programs in social work at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. “Our bachelor’s program currently has about 210 majors,” said […]

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WCU offers 185 organizations, but where are they?

Here at Western Carolina University, there exists a student club or organization for nearly anything one could think up. There are the standard departmental clubs such as the chemistry club, the management club and the biology club. There is a society for the appreciation of Celtic culture, a pagan student […]

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WCU’s hidden Cherokee heritage

Cullowhee and Western Carolina University often celebrate their Appalachian heritage and culture on a regular basis. Mountain Heritage Day is a huge event where community members and tourists can experience firsthand how mountain culture was shaped through crafts, music and more. Also, there are several musical acts that frequent campus […]

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Meet the Animals: WNC Nature Center showcases NC native wildlife

If you like animals and are looking for a fun way to spend your weekend, try visiting the Western North Carolina Nature Center in Asheville. With over 40 acres of Southern Appalachian habitat and over 60 species of animals, the WNC Nature Center is sure to both entertain and educate. […]

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HvZ: Throwing socks at the undead

Every semester students get into groups donning yellow bandanas on either their upper or lower torso in what is known as “Humans vs. Zombies.” “HvZ,” as it is commonly known, started in 2005 and is played on college campuses, libraries and other public places, according to humansvszombies.org, the game’s official […]

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Copy Editor

Kaitlyn Connelly was appointed a Copy Editor for The Western Carolinian in the fall of 2012. Kaitlyn attended a conference in Chicago on writing and editing as a representative for The Western Carolinian in October 2012. She learned about interviewing techniques, adapting one’s writing to different mediums, writing for a […]

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“Tarzan of the Apes” joins radio and live action in the jungle

“Tarzan of the Apes,” performed on Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m., was presented in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University. The show was performed through broadcasts on the radio, in front of a live audience. Through this unfamiliar and unique form of entertainment, […]

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What Whee Do, March 17 – March 22

Our ideas for fun are endless! See a documentary, travel to Asheville, explore Cullowhee, attend Safe Spring Break Lawn Day and more. Sunday, March 17: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Pinch a friend or two who forgot to wear green! Have you registered for classes yet? Take an hour or two […]