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Jan. 27, 2009 -- Dylan Bryant won the men’s slalom as the Western State alpine ski team had its first competition of the year in Steamboat Springs this past weekend.
Jan. 26, 2010 -- Taking the “Keating Beating” — the sarcastic phrase Western State students coined long ago in reference to their dining experiences at the now-retired campus cafeteria — is a thing of the past.
Jan. 13, 2010 -- At Western State College of Colorado, art professor Ludwig “Lud” J. Stromayer was more than a teacher – he was a friend to students and colleagues, an avid chess player and an accomplished artist who was involved with the local art scene.
Jan. 11, 2010 -- This Thursday, Jan. 14, Arthur McFarlane will be the guest speaker at the all-campus celebration honoring Martin Luther King Jr. The presentation, organized by the Western State College of Colorado (WSC) Black Student Alliance (BSA), will be at 7 p.m. in the Taylor Auditorium.
Jan. 8, 2010 -- The snow has arrived in the Colorado high country, and along with that Western State skiing is hitting the slopes and the trails.
WSC to Host Public Auction of Surplus Property from Former Dining Hall, Jan. 14; Items also available free to non-profits
Jan. 5, 2010 -- With the move of campus dining services to the new College Center, Western State College of Colorado will auction surplus property from its former dining hall.
Dec. 23, 2009 -- This summer, Western State College of Colorado (WSC) Extended Studies will offer two trips in June that explore Colorado’s historic mining camps and other sites in the Clear Creek region and throughout the San Juan Mountain region.
Dec. 21, 2009 -- It was standing room only as family and friends filled the Paul Wright Gymnasium for the Western State College of Colorado Winter 2009 Commencement on Dec. 19.
Dec. 16, 2009 -- Western State College will confer bachelor’s degrees to 78 students at its 2009 Winter Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 19. Peter Bridges, of Crested Butte, will present the commencement address. Tiara Lopez, of Terilingua, Texas will present the student address.
Dec. 16, 2009 -- When Bill King’s mother suffered a stroke in 2001, conversation became nearly impossible, so they began to communicate through song.
Dec. 14, 2009 -- Western State College of Colorado (WSC) will confer bachelor’s degrees to 78 students at its 2009 Winter Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 19
Dec. 14, 2009 -- On Friday Dec. 18th, The Ruby Cinema, located at the Prosser Theater inside the new College Center on campus, will open its doors and will show James Cameron's Avatar in digital 3D.
Dec. 8, 2009 -- Esquire magazine is hailing Eric Loewen as the man who could end global warming.
Dec. 3, 2009 -- The mysteries that exist beyond the closed doors of Western State’s new, state-of-the-art College Center will be unveiled on Monday — at least in part.
Western State College of Colorado (WSC) and Peak Productions present a modern retelling of one of the greatest love stories of our time, "Eurydice," by Sarah Ruhl. The play is directed by Dr. Paul Edwards.
Community Gives Back to a Couple who have Given so Much: WSC effort recognizes John and Lois Roberts
Dec. 10, 2009 -- The classic holiday question is, “What do you give the person who has everything?” A spin on that question is, “What do you give a couple who has given everything?” Local friends and Western State College of Colorado (WSC) leaders recently asked that question in regards to how to honor John and Lois Roberts for their lifetime of generosity to the college and Gunnison Valley community. Their answer was to name a meeting room in their honor in Western’s new College Center.
Dec. 1, 2009 -- Last winter Laurien Moes thought that she and others should have some shelter while freezing in the cold in Gunnison, waiting for the Gunnison Valley Rural Transportation Authority bus to Crested Butte. This winter, thanks to the efforts from the WSC senior, she won’t have to.
Nov. 23, 2009 -- All five scoring runners for the Western State men's team earned All-America honors as the Mountaineers finished as the national runner-up for the third consecutive season at the NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championships held Nov. 21 at the Southern Indiana cross country course.
Nov. 19, 2009 -- Western State College of Colorado is bolstering its alcohol prevention and awareness efforts thanks to a nearly $244,000 federal grant through the Prevent High Risk Drinking or Violent Behavior Among College Students program.
Newfangled Ranch Hands: WSC students working closely with city in developing plan for Van Tuyl Ranch
Nov. 18. 2009 -- Last spring, Steve Westbay, Gunnison’s director of community development, wanted to reach out to Western State College for assistance in developing a management plan for the city's 460-acre Van Tuyl Ranch, located on the north and western flanks of town, under the afternoon shadow of the Palisades rock formation. So he started knocking on some doors.