What is Heartbleed?

In late April, students may have received an e-mail from Western Carolina University’s IT department warning you of a new threat to the internet named “Heartbleed.” The warning was accompanied with a statement that your password for numerous services offered by the school including MyCat, Blackboard and wireless internet would need to be changed if […]

Wi-fi at WCU expands

Wireless internet access is a concern for virtually every student at Western Carolina University. Wi-fi access is a great convenience, but it is not available everywhere on campus and often has slow load times. Smart phones, tablets, laptops and other devices are additionally overloading the network.  With the increasing demand of internet access, WCU is […]