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March 25, 2010 -- Harvey Harriman, a 40-year Gunnison resident who had a distinguished career at Western State College and active role in local civic life, died at his S. Wisconsin Street home of natural causes Monday morning. He was 74.
Mar. 24, 2010 -- The Western State College (WSC) freeride ski team finished its inaugural season at the Freeskiing World Tour Championships in Snowbird, Utah last week.
Mar. 23, 2010 -- You may have seen the commercials on network television -- Pepsi is giving away more than a million dollars this month for its Good Idea contest.
WSC Center for Environmental Studies presents its 14th Annual Spring Symposium: “The Economy of Nature and the Nature of Economy," March 24-25
March 17, 2010 -- The Western State College of Colorado (WSC) Center for Environmental Studies presents its 14th Annual Spring Symposium on March 24 and 25 at the College Center Ballroom. This year’s theme is “The Economy of Nature and The Nature of the Economy: Exploring Connections Between the Human Economy and the Earth’s Ecosystems.”
Mar. 15, 2010 -- Junior Donovan McMahill took an early 3-0 lead against Augustana’s Tyler Copsey and gave up only an escape in the third period en route to his first national championship at 197 pounds in the final round of the 2010 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships at the Sapp Fieldhouse.
Graduate Studies Return to Western State College; Applications are now being accepted for MFA in creative writing and master of arts in education
Mar. 11, 2010 -- Graduate students will return to Western State College of Colorado (WSC) this summer for the first time since the late 80s.
WSC Men’s Nordic Team Wins 3x5k Relay at Nationals; Bryant represents alpine team at Nationals and Hughes comes in third for freeride in Snowmass
Mar. 10, 2010 -- Western State College alpine and Noridc skiers travelled to Maine last week to compete in the United State Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championships and they came home with some impressive results.
Mar. 8, 2010 -- The Western State College Department of Music will present Ensemble Vivente in a concert Thursday, March 25, 7:30 p.m. in Quigley Recital Hall.
WSC Alumnus Sasha Rearick Coaches Men’s Alpine Ski Team to Olympic Glory; Former student Seth Wescott also shows WSC pride at the Games
Mar. 2, 2010 -- It’s no secret that Western has seen its fair share of Olympic athletes and coaches on campus.
Mar. 2, 2010 -- Donovan McMahill and Charlie Alexander successfully defended their conference and regional titles and Charlie Pipher won the individual title at 184 by fall as No. 11 Western State claimed its second straight RMAC and NCAA Division II Super Region Four title today at Adams State.
Mar. 1, 2010 -- Occasionally history outshines fiction, as in the perilous 1901 expedition into the then-untamed Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
Feb. 24, 2010 -- With a snowstorm that lasted nearly the entire weekend in the Gunnison Valley, local skiers had plenty to be happy about.
Feb. 24, 2010 -- When Shane Carwin’s hopes of a National Football League (NFL) career vanished, he relied on his education to provide for his family.
Feb. 24, 2010 -- It’s final – graduate studies have returned to Western State College.
Western State Alpine and Nordic Ski Teams do well in Essential Races; Alpine skiers advance to regionals, Nordic skiers qualify for nationals
Feb. 17, 2010 -- The alpine and Nordic ski teams extended their seasons by qualifying for regionals and nationals respectively this past weekend.
Feb. 16, 2010 -- Continuing a tradition begun in 1953, the Western State College of Colorado Music Department is sponsoring performances to benefit the Gunnison Volunteer Fire Department.
Feb. 11, 2010 -- The National Wildlife Federation is hosting a “Chill Out” contest, where colleges and universities from across the country are challenged to create a two minute video that showcases what their campuses are doing to cut carbon emissions and reduce global warming.
Western State Skiing Update; Nordic freshman wins Alley Loop, alpine skiers ranked at the top, and the freeride team competes for the first time
Feb. 9, 2010 -- All three of the Western State ski teams competed this past weekend, with the newly created freeride ski team entering their first competition -- the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour in Telluride.
Mountaineers to Support Cancer Awareness Tue. Feb. 9; Women's basketball team will sport pink jerseys
Feb. 9, 2010 -- In conjunction with the upcoming “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” event next Tuesday, the Western State women’s basketball teams will sport new pink jerseys during the upcoming home game against Mesa State Feb. 9.
Guitarist Jim Bosse Joins WSC Music Faculty for Feb. 16 Concert; Anderson presents senior voice recital on Feb. 18
Feb. 8, 2010 -- Classical guitarist Jim Bosse will collaborate with flutist Becky Weidman-Winter and violinist Kenneth Todd of the Western State College Music faculty in a concert in Quigley Recital Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m.