Author: Marrah Ste. Marie

Arts & Entertainment

Passionate collector of contemporary Native American art inspires exhibition at WCU Fine Art Museum – BAC Press Release

The following is a press release from Rachel Hood, the Bardo Arts Center marketing manager | 828.227.2505 |               Cullowhee, NC | This August, the WCU Fine Art Museum opens the exhibition Spark of the Eagle Dancer: The Collecting Legacy of Lambert Wilson, featuring over 140 works of contemporary Native American art […]


Opinion: A reflection on four years

I’m set to graduate in May, and I don’t know what is coming next. Anybody else in similar shoes? Anybody else desperately want to leave and desperately want to stay at the same time?  I’m feeling sentimental some these days as I cling to my college memories and try to […]


Student Affairs Emergency Fund

Enrolled students in need may be able to use the Student Emergency Fund to help with unexpected, unforeseen and urgent expenses, like housing or living expenses. The link to request the fund can be found at, or by finding the Dean of Students’ page.  The fund was created in […]

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SAGA’s annual pride celebration 

Western Carolina University’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) held their annual pride celebration Sunday April 16 in the University Center following inclement weather.  The celebration involved multiple vendors local to the Sylva and Asheville area and clubs at WCU that provide safe spaces, children’s story hour, adult story hour, BIPOC […]

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Whee Breathe’s check in on WCU’s air quality

April is Earth month, a time to check up on our planet. Part of that checkup is air quality. WCU’s Whee Breathe will add an analysis for the air quality on campus retrieved from Purple Air (.com) monitors by the end of the semester.   Whee Breathe is a club started […]

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Tuckasegee River has more than just garbage

Originally published in The Western Carolina Journalist In the early afternoon, with mist still clinging to the waters of the river, hundreds of WCU students descend to the banks of the Tuckasegee river for the Tuck River Cleanup. Throughout the day, thousands of pounds of trash are removed. Digging through the muck and […]