Photographer: Rachel Roberson

Rachel is studying Mass Communication at UNC Asheville. She hopes to pursue a career in Public Relations after graduation, particularly with non-profit organizations.

Malaprops Hosts Humanities Presentation

Malaprops Hosts Humanities Presentation

Malaprops hosted a presentation by Robert Newman from the National Humanities Center on April 21. Newman explained why humanities are an important subject to be taught in schools. The National Humanities Center is a nonprofit organization that provides resources for teachers and holds presentations across the United States. Newman covered essential descriptions and explanations during […]

Welcoming Circle at Raven and Crone

Welcoming Circle at Raven and Crone

Raven & Crone held a Welcoming Circle for people trying to find a sense of community or spirituality. The officiators, David Taliesin and Emily Seippel, have been involved with the Raven & Crone store for several years and consider the store to be a hub for Asheville’s Pagan community. “I was coming here a lot, […]

ZaPow! Working with Girls on the Run of WNC

ZaPow! Working with Girls on the Run of WNC

ZaPow!, a local pop art gallery, is hosting a show called “Girls on the Run.” Named after the Girls on the Run chapter in western North Carolina, the art show features pop art portraits of prominent women, real and fictitious, and paintings that show the values of Girls on the Run. Girls on the Run is […]

Looking For America

Looking For America

An unofficial Bernie Sanders rally was held February 28. Though Bernie Sanders was not going to appear, about 300 people gathered together for music and celebration at New Mountain Theater before walking to Pack Square. The event began with music and speeches from notable political locals such as Isaac Coleman, who would be the first […]

Poets Respond to Race

Poets Respond to Race

Malaprops hosted “Poets Respond to Race,” an event featuring two South Carolinian poets, on Friday. Al Black and Len Lawson took turns reading poems that expressed different scenarios and points of view of racism. “We met at his open-mic venue,” Lawson said. “He approached me about doing poems about race based on the Travon Martin […]

Winter Storm Jonas

Winter Storm Jonas

North Carolina was under a state of emergency as Winter Storm Jonas toppled records.  The Asheville community was hit with 10.6 inches of snow, breaking the previous record. Ice formed from the snow continuously melting and refreezing over the next several days, which forced people to stay home after the initial storm. However, some people […]