David Starnes named Pride of the Mountains successor

The new Pride of the Mountains Marching band director would be none other than David Starnes, the current director of bands at Kennesaw Mountain High School in Kennesaw, Ga. Starnes will be replacing the award-winning Bob Buckner, who will be retiring as of July 1 after 20 years as director of athletic bands at WCU. […]

WCU festival shows students significance of First Amendment

The flyers all over WCU’s campus advertising a free lunch have probably caught your eye in the past few weeks. These flyers advertised a new annual event hosted by WCU’s Student Media groups called the First Amendment Free Food Festival that took place on April 8. The festival was intended to show students a glimpse […]

WCU celebrates Earth and Wellness day

Western Carolina University celebrated Earth and Wellness day on Wednesday, April 13. The event featured live music, health screenings, more than 30 local vendors, stress relief games, free food and a farmer’s market. The event, themed “Live Well, Live Clean,” lasted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the lawn of A.K. Hinds University Center, […]

Eaves candidacy to focus on building relationships

WCU’s recently elected Student Government Association president, TJ Eaves, is planning his upcoming term with diligent motivation to build relationships between students, faculty and the new SGA team.

Greek Life rocks the Whee

Five Greek teams participated in a lip sync and dance competition called Whee Rock as a part of the yearly WCU Greek event called “Greek Week.”

Academic Integrity Forum reveals Greek Life stereotypes

Greek students spoke out about being stereotyped as a “cheater” during an Greek Academic Integrity Forum.