Beat from the street (Apr. 3, 2018)

This week we encountered the dynamic duo of Ashlan and Austin, both of whom have found Asheville pleasant so far. Both are creative individuals, with Austin having a penchant for writing while Ashlan considers herself to be an artist.

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UNCA introduces new equipment in the gym

The UNC Asheville gym welcomes 37 new exercise machines ranging from serious cardio equipment to strength training equipment.

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Beat from the street (Feb. 13, 2018)

Sundance Henson has a lot to say about the current state of Asheville. From its people to the recent price of housing, he holds nothing back in this candid interview.

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Current round of anti-immigrant laws leave country in state of flux

With the advent of Trump’s Travel and Muslim Bans, discussion about immigration to the United States has become more of a hot button issue and nowhere is this more evident than in the national conversation surrounding refugee resettlement. Recently, many organizations have stepped to the forefront when it comes to raising their voices about the legal issues refugees face upon arrival in the U.S.

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Behind the numbers: a look at the refugee admissions process

The refugee vetting process to the United States is very complicated and takes a minimum of two years. Now, with admissions being slashed, the complexities of the process may deepen further.

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