Students want a better Student Government Association

As the spring semester comes to an end WCU Student Government Association officers prepare to take on their roles for the fall, the students of WCU are ready to give them a little advice. The Student Government Association (SGA) hasn’t always had the best reputation with the students of WCU.  Students and organizations have voiced their discontent […]

Food changes coming up with a slight increase in the meal plan

Aramark has had a vision for the future of food on campus for the past few years, and that vision will start to become reality in the next year. In the fall of this year, the newly renovated Brown building will open for business and will feature Steak ‘n Shake, Starbucks, a new dining hall […]

Aramark’s policy affects fundraising; students react

This story was co-written with Austin McDowell Aramark’s updated policy requires student organizations on campus to get approval from Aramark’s resident district manager for WCU, Scott Lamond, in order to have fundraisers with food. Before Lamond began working at WCU in 2016, fundraisers had previous policies in place involving food but were not well-regulated. The […]

Chili’s is ‘heating’ up on WCU campus

It’s 8 a.m. at Western Carolina University and for once there’s not a long line of people waiting to be seated at one of the campus’s newest hotspots–Chili’s. Chili’s was the first to open of the all the new venues in the  Noble Hall.  It opened its doors officially on  January 9, and has been full ever since. Senior biology […]

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 […]

A photo recap of graduation day

WCU gained a new batch of alumni on Saturday as the Class of 2017 undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held. The Ramsey Center filled with proud parents, friends and professors as one by one, each student was recognized for their academic achievements. For a photo recap of the festivities, check out the photos below! WCU Spring […]