Family fun day for a good cause – stop bullying in schools

Sylva’s Mountain Mediation Services is hosting a Bridges to Peace Family Fun Day at the Jackson County Recreation Center in Cullowhee this Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This carnival-style family fun day is a fundraiser to support upcoming programs to spread awareness and prevention for bullying in schools. During the day, there […]

WNC communities organize Town Hall on healthcare; Mark Meadows plays hooky

People from 16 Western North Carolina counties and over a dozen organizations from North Carolina’s District 11 gathered outside of the Haywood County Courthouse in Waynesville on Sunday, April 23. “Where is Mark Meadows?” was the question on many signs of an estimated 450 people standing outside the courthouse in the heavy rain. Meadows currently serves as […]

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 […]