Western’s very own Shark Tank: 3rd annual Pitch Party

Every great idea must start somewhere, and what better place to start than right here on campus? On Thursday, Nov. 9, the student organization Encouraging Potential through Innovation and Collaboration (EPIC) will be hosting their 3rd Annual Pitch Party. It will be held in the UC Theater at 6 p.m. It is free to attend, and it […]

WCU soccer heads to SoCon

For the first time in 10 years, the WCU women’s soccer team is headed to the final four round of the Southern Conference tournament. The Cats will travel to face Furman in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday, November 3 after a 1-0 victory over VMI on Sunday Oct. 29 with a goal by Emily Threatt. “It […]

WCU Career Services discusses working in multi-generational office

Every generation has a story: One that they create and mold throughout the years, and one that the previous generation passes on. Each story is different from the generation before or after and this can lead to conflict in most environments, specifically within a workplace. Around 40 WCU students gathered in the UC’s conference room […]

Volunteers help out Cullowhee Garden Club

The story was updated on Nov. 1, 2017 with a photo-story.  WCU students and town locals volunteered with the Cullowhee Garden Club on Wednesday, Oct. 25 to prepare their garden and crops for the cold weather sweeping in. Five years ago Adam Bigelow, the garden manager, started the Cullowhee Garden Club to grow crops and […]

WCU hosts 17th Tournament Of Champions

The sounds of trumpets, drums and flutes filled the Cullowhee valley on Saturday, Oct. 21 for the 17th Tournament Of Champions. The Tournament Of Champions is a marching band competition hosted by the Pride Of The Mountains. The competition featured 24 bands from North Carolina and Tennessee traveling to WCU for one day to compete […]

WCU students laugh off stress at Homecoming Comedy Show

Laughter filled the UC Grand Room on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. when Drew Lynch and Erin Jackson brought their one-liners to campus. To shake off post fall break blues and celebrate homecoming week, Arts and Cultural Events (ACE) brought the Homecoming Comedy Show to the students. One of the co-directors for the comedy […]