WCU not immune to racial profiling

After the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida shook up the country, the presence of racial profiling on the Western Carolina University campus was the focus of a discussion panel on Tuesday, April 17. The event was hosted by the Department of Intercultural Affairs as part of WCU’s Black Awareness Week and […]

Inside look at WCU’s NBA prospect Harouna Mutombo

As children, many of us dream of being the next famous athlete.  Former WCU standout basketball player Harouna Mutombo has the opportunity to pursue his dream. After graduating on May 5, Mutombo will embark on his journey to the NBA beginning with workouts in Virginia on May 15.  Here is a clip of just one day in […]

Installation week Flash Mob

The launch of the WCU Catafount was a huge success with approximately 300 students, faculty, and local residents on hand to view the big splash.   Chancellor David Belcher was on hand and in the dancing spirit as he busted a few moves for the crowd when a flash mob appeared. The flash mob began […]

Dance till ya Drop!

WCU’s Recreation Center basketball courts became a dancing hall on March 10 with people dancing twist, rock-and-roll, and rumba for 12 hours. It was WCU’s first Dance Marathon. Dance Marathon is a fundraising event that involves thousands of college and high school students across the nation at over 150 schools. It was started in 1991 […]