WCU shows their love for the community

Friendships, the beautiful campus, describe what students say why they love WCU. Free t-shirts, cake pops, hot chocolate, candy, and ‘I love WCU’ magnets were given to anyone who stopped by the table and filled out a card explaining why they love WCU.  ‘I love WCU’ campaign was held on Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the […]

WCU parking changes; residents are not happy

Changes are coming to parking at Western Carolina University beginning this fall. These changes will impact residents who live on campus, commuters, and visitors to WCU. “Residential halls will be enforced from 7 o’clock in the morning to 11 p.m. at night,” said WCU’s Director of Parking and Transportation, Frederick J. Bauknecht. WCU will have a […]

A night to dress up, relax and watch student made films

Students in the Stage and Screen Department at Western Carolina University are enjoying their time putting together films for their annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival. It will take place  at Bardo Performing Arts Center on April 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. It is a student produced event and sponsored by WCU and the Stage and Screen Department. […]

Students and staff take 3D printing to a new level

Western Carolina University’s Technology Commons in the Hunter Library started a new technological era with 3D printing in Oct. 2015. Since then the students and staff have been very creative. According to Mark Stoffan, head of Digital Access and Technology Services, students have been printing some interesting things and a number of faculty have used the printers for […]

Student appreciation week to relieve student stress

Student Appreciation week kicked off on Monday, April 18 with bouncing, playing and funnel cakes. The day included Cat Bash, Repercussion Music and ended with screening of the movie Zoolander on the U.C. lawn. “I think this is a really good opportunity for the school, and I’ve never heard of any other school doing something like […]

Is the athletic fee costing students ‘an arm and a leg’?

Shouting “purple!”, “gold!” at the top of students’ lungs, stadiums full of nothing but purple shirts and painted faces. The tailgates and the catamount pride at Western Carolina University is all for the NCAA Division  athletics the university participates in. But this pride comes with a price that some students are not too happy with.  At WCU, students […]