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. […]

The Great Cullowhee Solar Eclipse

Even when the moon blotted out the sun, the WCU community brought more than enough energy to make up for it. Students, faculty and community members gathered in masses to watch this once in a lifetime opportunity. On Monday, Aug. 21, the WCU campus witnessed a total solar eclipse, which won’t happen in western North […]

How would you grade the Trump Administration?

Saturday, April 29 marked Donald Trump’s 100th day in office. Despite the short period, Trump has signed 78 executive actions. This includes 30 executive orders that target the environment, education, trade and even includes the controversial immigration ban, also known as the travel ban. In order to evaluate all Trump has done in regards to […]

Prepare for your summer bod: Come run the Valley of the Lilies

Saturday, April 1, it will be the perfect weather to…. run. Come join the 260 runners registered to run in the seventh annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5k from 6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. hosted by Western Carolina University’s Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness as well as the School of Health Sciences. […]

Illicit drug trade – which side are you on?

Modern TV shows like Breaking Bad and Narcos exemplify the dangers that are associated with the illicit drug trade. Although these shows romanticize the business, they still provide rich insight into the happenings of underground drug trade. Today, a debate surrounds the legalization of drugs. Commonly known as the “war on drugs,” one argument states […]