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Winners announced from Foreign Language Contest

More than 200 high school students from across Western North Carolina and north Georgia gathered at Western Carolina University recently to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 35th annual Foreign Language Contest.

Taikoza Japanese Drummers to perform April 18

Drumming that has been compared to the sound of rolling thunder will fill the performance hall of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 18, as the Taikoza Japanese Drummers take the stage as part of WCU’s Arts and Cultural Events series.

Lecture on Rwandan genocide set for April 17

Kate E. Temoney, assistant professor of religion at Montclair State University, will speak Monday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in Room 130 of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of the Jerry Jackson Lectures in the Humanities series.

Campus, community volunteers make 2017 Tuck River Cleanup a success

It was another year and another successful Tuck River Cleanup, considered to be the largest single-day volunteer event to remove trash and restore a waterway in the nation. Held Saturday, April 8, by Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee, 581 registered participants took part in efforts along nearly 30 miles of the Tuckaseigee River in Jackson County.