Just when you thought it was over… Gubernatorial recount in Durham County and Election ’17

In the weeks following Nov. 8, Americans all across the U.S. could take solace in the fact that election season was finally over. Unfortunately for North Carolinians, the most tumultuous and divisive election season in recent memory refused to leave The Old North State. Democratic challenger Roy Cooper appeared to have won the governor’s seat […]

Final debate at WCU gets heated

Amber Degree contributed to the reporting The candidates for the North Carolina state Senate District 50, incumbent Jim Davis (R) and Jane Hipps (D), debated on Oct. 27, on healthcare, education and taxes, trying to convince voters to vote for them. This was the final debate on the WCU campus and around 75 people attended. The crowd […]

Jim Davis and Jane Hipps debate at WCU tomorrow night

Republican Jim Davis and Democrat Jane Hipps, candidates for state Senate District 50, will debate at WCU on Oct.27 at 7 p.m. in room 204 of the Health and Human Sciences building down the street across from the main campus. This will be the last of several local debates that have taken place at WCU […]

Hipps and Davis debate education and fracking

Things got heated during a debate in Western Carolina University’s Health and Human Services building. WCU hosted the debate between the Democratic challenger Jane Hipps and Republican incumbent Jim Davis for the 50th District Senate Seat. The debate drew lots of attention from the audiences as they debated key topics such as the district’s needs, […]

Voter Registration Day makes voting count

(Story was updated on Sept. 26, 2012) Success could define the National Voter Registration Day that was held on Tuesday, Sept. 25 on the UC lawn. The students had a chance to meet some of the candidates running for office, register to vote in November and channel their inner child on several carnival-style inflatables. Photos […]