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Pride of the Mountains Summer Symposium Inspires Band Students

Recently, a marching arts clinic took place on the campus of Western Carolina University where over a hundred nearby band students were taught, trained, and educated all about music and leadership while participating in WCU’s Pride of the Mountains Summer Symposium event. One might wonder why it is important to […]

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WCU Fine Art Museum to Feature Historical Photographs by George Masa

The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will present the student- and faculty-curated exhibit “George Masa (1881-1933): Vision of the Mountains” Aug. 1 through Sept. 18 in conjunction with the 75th anniversary celebration of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Masa, a Japanese immigrant with no known family who came […]

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King of Pop Michael Jackson Dies; WCU Students React

Michael Jackson, who’s classic American tale as a celebrity took him from musical boy marvel to worldwide pop star to tragic figure haunted by accusations, paparazzi and failed plastic surgery, died suddenly on Thursday June 25, at U.C.L.A. Medical Center after suffering from cardiac arrest. He was pronounced dead at […]

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WCU’s Pride of the Mountains Summer Symposium for Marching Arts

On July 12-16, the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band staff will be hosting a four-day long marching arts clinic throughout the campus of Western Carolina University.For over a decade, The Pride of the Mountains has annually hosted a summer symposium event as a means to educate and inspire nearby […]