WCU enjoys a “chaotic” Friday with the end of classes

The doors opened at 6:30 p.m. in the Bardo Arts Center at WCU to let in excited film enthusiasts and proud film majors for the seventh annual film festival, Controlled Chaos. Controlled Chaos features two senior thesis projects as well as several other films as short as 15 seconds created by WCU film students. Most of […]

WCU kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Week with the Clothesline Project

Western Carolina University Students gathered on the UC lawn to decorate t-shirts protesting sexual assault in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Week on April 6. “The Clothesline Project is a national program that started in 1990 to address violence against women. It is a way in which women can express their emotions about domestic violence […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Week begins at WCU

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the Western Carolina University Intercultural Affairs Office and Student Government Association will be hosting Sexual Assault Awareness week from April 6-10. Each day there will be a new event or series of events to generate awareness about sexual assault, including The Clothesline Project on April 6 and a […]

Student Veterans Association prepares for first ever softball season

The Student Veteran’s Association at Western Carolina University is gearing up for softball season with their first intramural sports team this spring. The SVA Softball Team will be not only the club’s first softball team, but the first time in SVA history that the club has participated in intramural sports. SVA was re-started at WCU […]

Residential Living to hire new RAs

As the end of the year draws near and Resident Assistants graduate or plan other jobs for next semester, the time comes for Western Carolina University Residential Living to begin looking for new RAs. Last month, 160 students applied for the 46 open Resident Assistant position for the 2015-2016 academic year. The interview process was extensive, […]

Students learn about modern-day racism in assembly

Last week was WCU’s 13th Annual Diversity Week and the university was honored with a presentation from speaker Tim Wise entitled “Racism in America: How far we have come, and how far are we going?” Wise has been an anti-racism speaker and activist since he graduated Tulane University in New Orleans, and has published two […]