Archives for October 2011

Children, ghost, and candy! Oh my!

  Earlier this week children from the local community came to WCU for Village Trick or Treating, a fun safe way for children to get candy and enjoy some festive activities. WCU Police Department shut down traffic going to lower campus that evening so that it would be a safer, car free area for children […]

Halloween brings Western ghost stories to the front burner

As Halloween approaches and the leaves start to fall from trees, the campus of Western Carolina University has an eerie air to it as ghost stories are whispered from student to student. The most famous of these ghosts stories starts at the oldest building on campus, Moore. There are several stories floating around the mysterious […]

WCU men’s basketball picked to finish 3rd in SoCon preseason poll

The Western Carolina Catamounts men’s basketball team was picked to finish 3rd in the Southern Conference as the preseason polls were released this past week. Also, sophomore point guard, Trey Sumler was named to the preseason all-conference team for his stellar play from last season. Western Carolina loses guard, Mike Williams and forward, Richie Gordon […]

Black bear stirs up campus

A black bear cub was found Wednesday, Oct. 26, by Reid Gym on the campus of Western Carolina University. University police and wildlife officials quickly assessed the situation and decided to remove the bear from campus. Several students watched throughout the day as the bear hid in the bushes. Monica Papworth has the story, first […]

Catamounts women soccer defeats Appalachian State; earns berth in SoCon Tournament

Freshman Christina White scored her first career goal and the winning goal for Western Carolina in the first half and the Catamounts never looked back in a game where the winner would advance to the Southern Conference Tournament and the loser’s season would be eliminated. Attendance was great for the Catamounts on the night, as […]

The biggest fan

  He’s got purple hair, attends all the WCU sporting events, and is always wanted for photos.  Who else might this cool cat be but the one and only Paws. Paws never leaves home without his Catamount Pride.  Join him in supporting our Catamount sports teams during the remainder of the year.  For more information […]