Archives for March 5, 2016

Catamounts beat Terriers in double-overtime thriller

Calvin Inman contributed to this story   The Western Carolina University men’s basketball team defeated the Wofford Terriers 88 to 83 in double-overtime, Saturday, March 5, in the U.S. Cellular Center, in front of a crowd of 5,667 at the SoCon Basketball Championships in Asheville, NC.   The critical moment in the game came with […]

Political panel helps students prepare for primary

On Thursday, March 3, WCU’s Center for Service Learning and The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF), with help from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) American Democracy Project, presented ‘Intentional Conversations’, a panel discussion designed to get students excited about voting in North Carolina’s upcoming March 15 primary. “Change is slow, but the first effective […]

Student opinion on ‘Intentional Conversations’ panel

Video created by Kayla Brookshire. After the ‘Intentional Conversations’ political panel on Thursday, March 3, we gathered some audience opinions about how the panel helped students understand certain aspects of our government and what they ultimately learned from the discussion. The speakers covered topics like prison reform, foreign policy, feminism, voting policies and even voter suppression. […]