Reduce, reuse…now what?

This story was co-written with Jessica Wooten.  Every year, according to a 2015 study, North Carolinians throw away 23.6 billion pounds of trash. That is enough trash to circle the earth twice.   It isn’t spite that makes NC residents throw away their recyclables, but ignorance. Ipsos, a market research company, performed a study in 2011 during […]

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 […]

English 366 itinerant immigration museum

Students in Paul Worley’s Literature in Immigration class set up their final project on the second floor of the University Center at Western Carolina University today. Other students and faculty had the opportunity to both observe what the students had been learning throughout the semester, as well as share their own opinions on the matter using […]

Students will display immigration exhibit at the University Center

Throughout this semester, a select group of students enrolled in Literature in Immigration are putting together a final project that will be on display tomorrow, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second floor of the University Center. The project itself is a collaboration of literature read in class as well as […]

WCU students gather in prayer for Richardson sisters

A young girl with talent and a bright future passed away on Good Friday, April 14, in a wrong-way drunk driver car accident. Kelsey Mae Richardson, 18, was visiting her older sister, Karli Arlene Richardson, 20, in Arizona. “On Good Friday Jesus Christ was crucified and my children died too, and on Sunday he resurrected. My […]

Make it yours: Showing off your personality

This story was originally published in The Crossroads Chronicle on April 19, 2017.  Thanks to big box stores, home décor can become streamlined and commercial. Things that people actually like have taken a backseat to popular décor trends. Personality can often get lost in all the hustle and bustle of home decorating, but adding one’s […]