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Photo by Abram Carter:
The French Broad Surveillance room is located just inside the side
doors of the High Smith Student Union on the bottom floor.
Things To Know About Returning to School Covid Testing and The Impacts
Abram Carter, [email protected], News writer • January 19, 2022

As the start of the spring semester arrives at UNC Asheville, many new and returning students and staff said they are finding it difficult to return because of the rising numbers of omicron variant cases and the limited number of COVID-19 testing available.  “I...

Photo by Lauren Boyle:
UNCA’s welcome sign greets an empty campus as students begin online.
Remote or in-person learning? How professors and students create a semblance of normalcy
Lauren Boyle, [email protected], Arts & Features writer  • January 18, 2022

With the start of UNC Asheville’s spring term commencing online after an in-person fall semester, faculty and students revert to former methods...

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” movie review
Alex Jackson, [email protected], Multimedia team • January 18, 2022

Spider-Man: No Way Home is a collaboration once deemed impossible, one between Disney, Sony, and Marvel Studios. Director Jon Watts has made...

Freedom of press: The destruction of America's trust
December 5, 2021

By Austin Campbell News Editor [email protected] New ideals in the United States have stifled the country’s progression. The average American seems to want to scream, “Shut up, and go away!” to any view contrary to their own. Disagree...

Rocky! 1/14/2022 by Graham Dugliss
Rocky! 1/14/2022
Graham Dugliss, [email protected], Multimedia team • January 17, 2022

Rocky! by Graham Dugliss
Rocky! 11/21/21
November 21, 2021

Politicampus Divest | Part 1
Politicampus Divest | Part 1
November 16, 2021

Photo by Israel Garcia-Perez:
Memorial Stadium, home to Asheville City SC, features a new turf field in time for the start of the upcoming summer season.
New turf and coach brings enthusiasm to Asheville City SC
Israel Garcia-Perez, [email protected], Sports writer • January 20, 2022

With a newly-renovated home field at Asheville’s Memorial Stadium and an incoming first-year head coach, Asheville City SC looks to connect...

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Diary of a Mad Black Scholar: New year, not-so-new you
Diary of a Mad Black Scholar: New year, not-so-new you
Ruby Worthy and Shiasia Beasley January 19, 2022

Diary of a Mad Black Scholar kicks of their season/semester premiere with an episode on Accountability. On top of this, Ruby and Shiasia discuss...

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