The end of the world

The end of the world and all the mystery’s that surround it has been the topic of conversation for years. But more recently the conversations have been focused on the thoughts of the Mayan prophecy ‘2012’. With the speculation surrounding the 2012 end of the world theory, WCJ spoke with students at Western Carolina University […]

WCU goes wireless

Residential Living seems to be committed to expanding wireless to all residence halls that currently do not have it as soon as they are financially able as reported by Andy Voelker, Manager of of Student Computing in the Technology Commons. Wireless is a big concern with students on campus. With the growing trend of smart […]

A day of heritage

The 38th annual Mountain Heritage Day kicked off Saturday, Sept. 28 at Western Carolina University. The day consisted of music, food, and performances that celebrated the heritage sewn through Western North Carolina. Events started early with a 5K race at 8 a.m. Other events included a chainsaw competition, the Cherokee game Stickball and Fish, and […]

WCU celebrates Constitution Day

Western Carolina University went political for Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 17. Constitution Day, as taken from the official Constitution Day website, is: Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become […]

A new app that makes political ads not so scary

During elections individuals are under constant bombardment of political ads that lash out at the opposing side. How does one decide which ads are speaking truth and which are spreading slander? A new app called the Super PAC App was developed just for that job for the 2012 election year. The app, in a way, […]

FYE Service & Learning Day

Drinking, partying, and overall not doing homework is the typical picture when thinking of the first Saturday after school starts, but for roughly 200 freshmen this was not the case. First Year Experience (FYE) along with the Center of Service & Learning hosted their first ever FYE Day of Service & Learning on Saturday, August […]