WCU Career Services discusses working in multi-generational office

Every generation has a story: One that they create and mold throughout the years, and one that the previous generation passes on. Each story is different from the generation before or after and this can lead to conflict in most environments, specifically within a workplace. Around 40 WCU students gathered in the UC’s conference room […]

Hillside Grind Open Mic Night

When you combine a hot mic, coffee, a pool table and friends- magic happens. On Oct. 25, the UKirk Ministries hosted the Hillside Grind Open Mic Night. UKirk is the University Church, a campus ministry that is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA.  UKirk owns and runs the Hillside Grind Coffee House which is an […]

WCU chancellor, wife pledge $1.23 million in gifts for student scholarships

from WCU Office of Communications and Public Relations Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher and wife Susan Brummell Belcher have pledged $1.23 million in gifts for the university’s ongoing efforts to provide increasing scholarship support to help deserving students in their pursuit of higher education. The honor of announcing the pledge, which takes the form […]

Demonstrators say they were offering a message of love

This story was originally published in The Sylva Herald. On Oct. 5, three religious demonstrators bearing signs were stationed in front of Western Carolina University’s Alumni Tower, proclaiming, “live holy and be perfect” and “fear God.” The signs condemned “all liars, drunkards, thieves, fornicators, filthy-minded, hateful and unrighteous” people. Permit-holder Buddy Fisher, who said he lives somewhere […]

Gun violence hits home in Cullowhee

News update (Oct. 10, 1 p.m.) The death of Jacob Ray was confirmed by law enforcement officials at 10 a.m. the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 10. He passed away the night of Monday Oct. 9. Ray was a junior in the College of Business studying computer information systems. Staff members from the Division of Student […]

Hire Attire to inspire

The Center for Career and Professional Development held their first official fashion show on Sept. 27 to teach young adults the importance of the perfect outfit. The objective of the Hire Attire Fashion Show was to highlight the appropriate interview and business attire to the students of Western Carolina University.  It was held in the […]