A History of the Road to Nowhere

While the Road to Nowhere earned its name for never completing construction, the six mile road has a complex history that draws visitors in from all over. During the 1930s and 1940s, land throughout Swain County was sold to the Federal Government in order to create Fontana Lake and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. […]

The Road to Nowhere

On the outskirts of Bryson City, there is a long winding road that continuously twists up the mountain, and just as the road seems to never end, there is a tunnel. A tunnel that leads to nowhere. Unofficially named “The Road to Nowhere,” by local residents, Lakeview Drive, a six-mile road,  offers visitors scenic hiking […]

WCU students laugh off stress at Homecoming Comedy Show

Laughter filled the UC Grand Room on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. when Drew Lynch and Erin Jackson brought their one-liners to campus. To shake off post fall break blues and celebrate homecoming week, Arts and Cultural Events (ACE) brought the Homecoming Comedy Show to the students. One of the co-directors for the comedy […]

Dear WCU: students share stories only they can tell

A picture is worth a thousand words. WCU students Leena Boakye, Chloe Joyce and Jahniece Graham proved just that by using Dear World’s distinct message-on-skin portraits to share the stories only they could tell during the Dear WCU two-day event. Just like every other participant, Boakye, Joyce and Graham followed Dear World’s process to uncover deeper […]

Travel, study, grow: All you need to know about studying abroad

The world is at your fingertips! For WCU students, a trip abroad could range from a couple of weeks to a full year with the ability to chose from over 60 countries including Japan, Germany and the U.K. The Study Abroad Fair showcased these opportunities for students from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, […]

Dear WCU – share your story with the world

“If you had one story to share with the world, what would you say?” This is the question that launches each Dear World event, an interactive experience that explores stories of struggle, of hope and of brighter days. The team of Dear World will start Dear WCU’s open shoot at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. […]