Archives for September 28, 2011

‘Power of Purple Challenge’ coming to WCU

By Cory Spaugh Western Carolina University and the Appalachian State Mountaineers have long battled for the Old Mountain Jug.  This year the two schools have something new to fight over- The Power of Purple Challenge. The challenge is a contest between the athletic teams and student bodies of each university. When the Catamounts and Mountaineers […]

Black bears seen on WCU campus

By Cory Spaugh Black bears were spotted on the campus of Western Carolina University in the past two weeks. The bears were first reported on Saturday, Sept. 17, near the Greek village, the second sighting was near Reynolds Residence hall, and the third sighting was across Hwy 107 near WCU’s forensics area. The first sighting […]