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 […]

Whee Gaming brings competitive gaming to WCU

Students and players from around the state, got to get a little break from classes, and put away the pencils. They brought out their controllers with the Whee Gaming Tournament, which was held April 29 in the University Center Illusions room. The Whee Gaming Club had multiple tournaments, that players could enter for just $5  which featured plenty […]

A moment in time – class of 2017

This story was co-written with Jessica Wooten. With the end of the semester around the corner, everyone is busy with finals, turning in last minute assignments and awaiting summer vacation. For many students, it is the final countdown. This weekend is the marker that ends a college career and begins a new chapter in life for the class […]

WCU students work to restore a Pisgah trail

The Pisgah Conservancy and Western Carolina University students hosted the second Pisgah Pride Day on April 22 to repair and restore damaged trails along the Pisgah Trail route. Justin Ness and Alexander Bennett have more on the event: