Career Center prepares students for life after college

Graduation is swiftly approaching and a new batch of Western students are about to enter the real world. How are they going to prepare for this drastic change in life? How are they going to find a job and present themselves as professionals? Western Carolina goes above and beyond with assisting students to prepare for […]

Adventuring on a budget

As a 22-year-old who is completely enveloped in the idea of traveling the world, I am continuously trying to find the cheapest way to do so. Between flights or other means of transportation, room and board, and basic means of living costs, traveling can be expensive. “I have a lot of experience traveling cheap, that’s […]

Why don’t students take advantage of study abroad?

In the United States, less than two percent of college students study abroad. This number scales with Western Carolina University where, according to International Programs and Services, out of over 8,000 students, only about 200 decide to study abroad. With the benefits and experience that this program can offer, why are students not taking advantage of […]

Cultures meld together at International Festival

WCU fountain looked different yesterday. A total of 48 tables and booths encircled the Central Plaza area, inviting huge crowd of WCU and local community members to learn about the different cultures and countries represented on the campus. Western Carolina University held its 38th annual International Festival on Wednesday, March 29. The event started with the flag parade, […]

Open house breaks school record

This weekend’s open house broke the record for number of attendance as the third largest in the school’s history. Western welcomed potential students and their families to campus at open house on Saturday, March 25. Attendees were given the opportunity to tour the campus and dorms, talk with representatives from academic departments and programs, and […]

Future Catamounts coming to WCU Open House

Over 650 potential WCU students and their families will attend the first Open House this year on Saturday, Feb. 25. The event is managed by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions  along with the guidance of Entourage, WCU’s group of student tour guides. Attendees will be taken through the campus based on their possible fields of study and […]