Features

  • Celebrating 90 Years: Looking Back on a Historic Women's Basketball Road Win That Helped Lay Foundation for a Championship Post date: Tuesday, November 21

    The UNC Asheville women's basketball team opened the season at mountain rival Western Carolina last Sunday afternoon.
     
    The two programs have enjoyed some memorable games over the years. Today, we'll look back at a big Asheville win over the Lady Catamounts in Cullowhee in December of 2003.
     


    UNC Asheville women's basketball team at Radford
  • From Special Collections: Bulldog Day – A Time of Service Post date: Tuesday, November 21

    In 1997, UNC Asheville held its first Bulldog Day. The event was part of new student orientation, and was described as, “an ambitious program to initiate each of our new students into the culture of service and concern.”


    Bulldog Day
  • Celebrating 90 Years: Bulldogs Pick Up Historic Win at Auburn in 2010 Post date: Wednesday, November 15

    The UNC Asheville men's basketball team opened the season with a tough loss last Friday night to a very good Rhode Island squad.
     
    That's nothing new for the Bulldog program. Asheville has always faced a strong non-conference schedule that usually includes a tough opponent to start the season.
     


    Matt Dickey
  • German Club Hosts Weihnachtsmarkt Christmas Market in Support of Eliada Homes Post date: Tuesday, November 14

    For UNC Asheville’s German Club, Christmas is coming early this year. They’ll be hosting their third annual Weihnachtsmarkt this Friday, Nov. 17. The event will take place in Lipinsky Hall from 5 – 8 p.m. 


    The German Club Christmas Market
  • Alumna Jennifer McGaha '90, Two Goats, and a New Book Post date: Thursday, November 9

    by Karrigan Monk '18

    These days Jennifer McGaha ‘90 spends her time teaching at Carolina Day School, writing and maintaining a small farm, but it hasn’t always been that way. To get here, she had to rebuild her life after a home foreclosure — all with the help of a few goats.


    Jennifer McGaha
  • Men's Basketball: ESPN’s Jeff Goodman Predicts Nick McDevitt will be National Coach of the Year Post date: Wednesday, November 8

    There is the whole 2017-18 season ahead, but ESPN's Jeff Goodman believes that by the end of the season it will be UNC Asheville's Nick McDevitt that will be the National Coach of the Year.

    Goodman made the prediction in the official ESPN staff predictions that were released on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

    McDevitt is in his fifth year as the head coach of UNC Asheville men's basketball.


    Nick McDevitt
  • From Special Collections: Bluets – A Literary Magazine Post date: Tuesday, November 7

    A directive by Virginia Bryan for students in her literature class at Buncombe County Junior College to write their own philosophies in verse, prose, play, or editorial, resulted in two creations that are still evident at UNC Asheville today. The first was a Creative Writing course being added to the curriculum, the second was a literary magazine to publish the students’ work.


    Bluets covers and articles
  • A Break to Remember: Alternative Service Experience Goes to the Elephant Sanctuary Post date: Tuesday, November 7

    Sophomore literature major Sarah Chao has always had a soft spot in her heart for elephants. "I've loved elephants since I was young, and how big they were, and how majestic," Chao said. "I've been to a circus once in my life, and it never settled with me, bringing animals in and making them do tricks for our entertainment. So, I wanted to make a difference, I wanted to change that."


    Alternative Service Experience at the Elephant Sanctuary