Donald Trump talks jobs in Eastern North Carolina

Special for The Western Carolina Journalist Donald Trump capped a long day of campaigning on Wednesday with a rally in Kinston, NC. The stop came on the heels of an appearance at the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. and a campaign stop in Charlotte. Trump’s speech took place on the Kinston Jetport tarmac, and featured […]

HeroesCon 2014

There is something about summer that just brings people together. With blockbuster movies, music festivals, mountains, beaches and lakes, there’s always something to do and somewhere to explore. For fans of super heroes and comic books, there’s no better place to be then at one of the many conventions taking place over the summer. One […]

What is Heartbleed?

In late April, students may have received an e-mail from Western Carolina University’s IT department warning you of a new threat to the internet named “Heartbleed.” The warning was accompanied with a statement that your password for numerous services offered by the school including MyCat, Blackboard and wireless internet would need to be changed if […]

Sexual assaults at WCU

In 2013, I co-wrote a story for the WCJ on campus safety. While most students interviewed for that story said they feel safe at WCU, one thing we noted was that according to the most recent annual safety report, between 2010 and 2012, there have been 12 ‘forcible sex violations’ on campus. According to documents […]

Game Review: Amazing Spider-Man 2

This summer, audiences will be able to watch The Amazing Spider-Man 2, starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx and more. If you can’t wait for the film,  Activision has your back with a video game tie in to hold you over- sort of. Story Amazing Spider-Man 2 the game starts with you as Peter Parker […]

Revolver recognizes heavy metal musicians with Golden Gods award show

Revolver Magazine hosted their sixth annual Heavy Metal award show, the Golden Gods Wednesday night. Streamed through, it was a night of apparent technical difficulties; with nearly all the performers taking the stage several minutes after they were announced, bad jokes, and interesting award decisions. Some of the notable award recipients of this years […]