Archives for October 4, 2016

Negativity, not positivity, influences 2016 voter turnout

Remember 2008? That year, a young Democrat was elected president after galvanizing voters around the positive ideas of “hope” and “change.” Negativity will be the main factor driving American voters to the polls this November. According to the analysis from website FiveThirtyEight, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have the two lowest favorability ratings of […]

‘Pride of the Mountains’ performs exhibition at Enka marching contest

Western Carolina’s Pride of the Mountains marching band performed in exhibition for hundreds of high school students and parents at the Enka Marching contest on Saturday, Sept. 24. High school marching bands from North Carolina and surrounding states attend Enka High School’s annual Land of the Sky contest in efforts to compete against other bands […]

WCU community ‘Take Back the Night’ with a powerful sound

The rain could not stop ‘Take Back the Night’ as students marched through the halls in support of survivors of sexual assault. The event was hosted by the department of intercultural affairs, College Panhellenic Council, Delta Zeta, Alpha Gamma Delta, Sigma Gamma Rho and Alpha Kappa Alpha on Sept. 26. ‘Take back the Night’ is […]