Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment

 |  Written by Jake Browning  |  0

Western Carolina University recently hosted its fifteenth annual Spring Literary Festival. The festival, organized by the English Department and Professor Pamela Duncan, is Cullowhee’s biggest event of the year for showcasing the work of authors and poets from all around the country, with a particular focus on Appalachian writers. This year was especially notable for featuring Billy Collins, who served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003.

 |  Written by Dillon Jeffrey  |  0

Erica “E” Hayes is a freshman on Western Carolina University’s softball team. Hayes plays second base and is currently batting
second in the lineup. She has started 25 out of 26 games this season despite being one of only five freshmen on the team.

Hayes wears number 27 in reference to her favorite baseball player, Mike Trout. Trout is an outfielder for the MLB team the Los Angeles Angels. In his five seasons in MLB, he has been an All-Star every year, won MVP twice and was runner-up the other three years.

 |  Written by Dillon Jeffrey  |  0

On Sunday, April 9, Western Carolina’s women’s tennis team was defeated in its final home conference match of the season as the resulting score was 7-0 to Samford. The match began at 11 in the morning. This loss left the Catamounts with an 11-11 overall record and a 0-6 conference record.

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