Archives for April 11, 2017

David A. Shapiro: Unity through fluency

A WCU professor who once experienced stuttering is now helping the world by not only showing his students how to help with communication and speech disorders but is teaching a universal lesson of unity and passion. David Shapiro has not only enriched the young minds of Western Carolina University for 33 years but has also […]

Mark Meadows visits WCU political science class

North Carolina congressman Mark Meadows (R) spoke to a political science class at Western Carolina University on Monday, April 10, discussing health care, tax reform, Syria and other issues. Meadows is the leader of the congressional group known as the Freedom Caucus that was one of the main opponents of the Republican health care bill […]

Chilly day for a river clean up

Perhaps it was the cooler temperatures (the mid-50’s) or the impending break, but the 2017 Tuck River Cleanup held on Saturday, April 8 was significantly smaller than in years past. The annual cleanup put on by Base Camp Cullowhee is the largest single day river cleanup in the nation, covering over 27 miles of the […]