Author: Lauren Coe

Arts, Entertainment & Culture

Student work ‘takes flight’ in airport gallery

This year’s annual showcase at the Asheville Regional Airport highlights students from Western Carolina University’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program as a group show.  The exhibit features eight WCU students who each demonstrate a different technique, theme, approach and discipline. Kate Chassner is one of the students featured in […]


WCU dining to provide meal for the holiday

When Thanksgiving break arrives, most students are planning flights or driving home to visit family for the holiday. They will find turkey on the table, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and much more. Everyone will give thanks and then dive on into their loaded plates which will then lead to a […]


Updated, Controversial Residential Living Policy…. Now What?

Fall 2022 on-campus may look a little different than it does now for second-year students.  This change is because of a “new” policy that requires students to live on campus during their first two years of college. Policy 96 is not actually new, however, as it was first established in […]

Arts, Entertainment & Culture

Meet the Artist: Avery Lynn

My quarantine project was eating potato chips. Avery Lynn’s? She started a small business: Lavender Lynn Design. “I like to say I have so many hobbies that I do not have any,” Avery Lynn said.  Well, one of her hobbies has turned into a flourishing business, while managing to still […]


To all the book lovers and haters

Whether you have always enjoyed reading, cannot find time for it, or simply hate it, there is always something out there for everyone to read. We have one month left of the semester and then comes summer, but with COVID-19 still rearing its ugly head, everyone is still going to […]


Whee love clothes: The story of Whee

Whether they attend Western Carolina University or not, many people in Jackson County have become quite familiar with the clothing company Whee, Inc. It has risen quickly in popularity in the past year as COVID-19 eliminated in-person shopping for a period of time. The founder, owner, and chief executive, Dillon […]


Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. with Michael Eric Dyson

This past Tuesday, NC3 h0sted a zoom event to remember the great work of Martin Luther King Jr. The keynote speaker was Dr. Michael Dyson, who is well-known for his work as an academic, author, minister, and much more. Dr. Dyson began the session by explaining that Martin Luther King […]