New club takes advantage of fly fishing’s growing popularity

In the Fall of 2016, two WCU students and avid anglers combined their passion for fishing as well as the opportunity of the area to start a new student club on campus. Jackson County, home to WCU, has recently been named the trout capital of North Carolina. Cole Cantrell, junior, and Tyler Cornett, freshman, recognized the growing […]

Are student-run political clubs a bad idea?

In theory, clubs that allow students to express their personal political views can be a good way to encourage young adults to become interested in the issues, but are such clubs inspiring rivalry rather than the desire to be involved in politics? This question was raised when controversy sparked between the Students for Romney club […]

PRSSA: Not just for PR junkies

Western Carolina University has something that no other schools in the nation currently possess: the benefit of having the National President of the Public Relations Student Society of America in our very own backyard, Lauren Gray. There are many membership benefits for PRSSA, such as enhancing your education, broadening your networks, and helping launch your career. The WCU […]