Podcast: Changes at WCU from the seniors perspective

Our reporters and seniors Hayden McAteer and Jesse Pigeon sat down with WCU seniors Mick Cauthen, Travis Bilger and graduate student Abbie Bradshaw to talk about what has changed at Western Carolina University since they arrived and what they would like to see added to Western in the future. In the podcast they discussed about […]

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 […]

WCU’s Courtyard Dining Hall is prepping for Halloween …with Carnival food

Cotton candy, popcorn, foot-long hot dogs, corn dogs, plus many more await guests during the carnival-themed dinner Oct.7 at the WCU Courtyard Dining Hall. This event is open to the public and will cost around $10 which you can pay with your cat card. In addition to the food, there will be games, a magician, […]

Discovering Detroit

It was 4th of July weekend, and Detroit was calling my name. A small town girl from Roanoke Rapids, N.C., I was more than little excited when my boyfriend Zack invited me up to Michigan. We stayed the nights right outside Monroe, just 40 miles from Detroit. Fields of beans and corn surrounded us. I […]

VIDEO: Greening Up The Mountains 2014

Jackson County’s 17th annual Earth Day celebration was a huge hit on Saturday and generated large amounts of revenue for the local economy. Everything went extremely well considering last year the event was cancelled due to a rain out. Check out this exclusive video of Greening Up The Mountains in Sylva on April 26, 2014. […]

The Point Market offers deals for local residents and students

 Balancing class and work can be hard enough for a college student without having  to worry about what they’re going to do for dinner that night. Often, students will  pick up a slice of pizza or microwave a packet of ramen when the mood hits,  because most can’t afford nicer meals from a grocery store. […]