Students want a better Student Government Association

As the spring semester comes to an end WCU Student Government Association officers prepare to take on their roles for the fall, the students of WCU are ready to give them a little advice. The Student Government Association (SGA) hasn’t always had the best reputation with the students of WCU.  Students and organizations have voiced their discontent […]

WCU walks for Alzheimer’s

On April 23, over 60 participants gathered on a sunny Saturday morning on the UC lawn to run, walk and volunteer for a great cause. The recreational therapy program and the Alzheimer’s Association partnered to raise money for research of the Alzheimer disease through a 5k run/walk. Alzheimer effects approximately 200,000  Americans under the age of […]

A taste of Africa

Co-written by: Taylor Harbison The Organization of African students (OAS) brought a taste of their homeland to WCU this week. On April 19, as a kick-off to their organization, the OAS hosted “Taste of Africa.” This event allowed students to sample dishes from different countries such as plantains, chin chin, meat pies and puff puffs. Held […]

SGA: New crop of students, same old problems

The new WCU student body president is Katherine Spalding, and new vice president is Adam Lytle. WCU also has 25  new senators who will be joined by five incoming freshman in the fall for a total of 30 senators. This year the candidates for office promoted messages of growth and diversity as their colorful posters cover the […]

A race to become Miss BSU

As a closeout to Black Awareness Week, the Black Student Union presents the Miss BSU pageant. The event will be at 2 p.m. April 2 in the UC Grandroom, tickets are $5. The contestants this year are all freshman: Alexis Gardner, Kirsten Oliphant, Kianna Smith, and Indiah Witherspoon and they are being coached by former […]

Is Black History Month still necessary?

My senior year of high school, I was with my dad when he was pulled over for running a stop sign. Instead of being met with the face of an officer as he rolled the window down he was met with two guns telling him to pull out his license and registration. Fear was evident […]