Asheville’s Planning & Zoning Commission voted to approve a 61-room hotel at 68 Patton Ave. and to recommend that City Council reject proposed changes to zoning ordinances that would result in more Council oversight and review of downtown and hotel development.
Participants and protestors represented a wide array of concerns and perspectives at the Women’s March on Asheville on Saturday, Jan. 21. Organizers say the crowd was 10,000 strong.
Organizers of the Women’s March on Asheville expect a big crowd to turn out in support of the rights of all on Saturday, Jan. 21 in downtown Asheville.
The third annual African-Americans in WNC conference brought speakers from Asheville and beyond to UNC Asheville and the YMI Cultural Center to explore how emerging historical research can shed light on present-day African-American culture and identity in the region.
Lights dimmed and chatter came to an expectant halt, when British technology pioneer Kevin Ashton was introduced in UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena on Aug. 23. Ashton is most widely known for co-founding the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research group that works with radio-frequency identification (RFID) and other sensing technologies. His speech contained elements […]
Twenty-four high school teams from North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire matched their wits and the high-tech prowess of their robots at UNCA this weekend in this year’s FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. And the winners were…
Friends and family gathered on UNC Asheville’s campus Thursday night, Feb. 25, for the unveiling of a made-from-scratch robot built by GLITCH 5854, a team of Western North Carolina high school students and their mentors. The team hopes to win a regional robotics competition in March at UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena.
A year ago, Natalie Izlar felt herself drowning in responsibilities. “It was really stressful, because we were told colleges were looking at our extracurricular activities as well as our GPA and standardized test scores,” the UNC Asheville freshman says over a cup of coffee.