Archives for February 12, 2018

What you can do to stay healthy this flu season

This winter a rapid flu epidemic is sweeping across the nation. Around 53 deaths have been reported across the United States from flu symptoms alone. According to Pam Buchanan of WCU Health Services, an average of 10-15 patients a day come to the Byrd medical center with flu-like symptoms – approximately 10 percent of the student […]

Center for Service Learning leads the way with student involvement

A part of what defines WCU as an engaging and prospering institution is how it values a community effort. One way they present this through service learning. The Center for Service Learning (CSL) is a program here on campus that integrates everyday values as a person in society into education. Service learning acquires what students […]

NC Congressional and Legislative maps under scrutiny

North Carolina has a problem – a map problem to be specific. Both North Carolina’s Generally Assembly map and the U.S. Congress map have been challenged in federal and state courts. In an email, Dr. Todd Collins, WCU’s Public Policy Institute Director and political science professor, explains how the two maps impact North Carolina’s future elections […]