Archives for December 2013

Too much of an opinion

For any student in a fraternity or sorority, they wear the letters on their chest with pride. They are proud to be part of a Greek organization that can help them grow into an adult and help those around them. But for many non-Greek students and professors the letters prompt jokes and stereotypes that they […]

Fall graduates commence to new part of their lives

Western Carolina University now has a new crop of alumni to spread the word around the world about their Alma Mater after their fall commencement ceremony in the Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center on Dec. 14. WCU’s fall and summer class includes about 700 students who completed academic requirements to receive their degrees, and […]

WCU athletic trainers strive for a clean bill of health

Athletes prepare all year to be at their top performance when the first game of the season begins. It’s a constant battle between fatigue and conditioning to keep in shape for the season, and Jessi Webster is just one of the faces that help each and every athlete at Western Carolina University, get in shape. […]

WCU Women’s Basketball on 5 game win streak

The Western Carolina University women’s basketball team is currently on a five game winning streak, giving them an overall record of 5-3 on the season. This is a much improved start for the team after last season’s overall record of 7-23. The team has a group of 5 seniors who are determined to leave their […]

Catamounts continue to produce bright student-athletes

Spectators to any college sporting event know what’s on the line. It’s a win-or-lose fight between two teams. What they don’t see, though, is how the battle doesn’t stop on the court. The Western Carolina University women’s basketball team knows all about the battle on and off the court. Each year, they’re not just fighting […]

Catamounts off to a blazing start

Don’t tell the Catamounts they’re a bad team, because they can’t hear you right now. Western’s women’s basketball team is off to its best start since 2007, when they made it to the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Their 6-3 start before the final exam break is also the best start in Head Coach Karen Middleton’s […]