Forget the gym, go backpacking!

Many students need a break from their studies as the semester comes to an end. A great way to escape the hustle and bustle is to take a weekend break to explore and experience new things in the area. Being located near the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Smoky Mountain National Park, WCU offers different recreational opportunities for students, including […]

Feast or famine: Some legislative campaigns have clear fundraising edge

Shared content from Carolina Public Press by Michael Gebelein  Not all campaigns for the General Assembly are created equal, at least in the eyes of deep-pocketed donors. Campaign finance reports filed in July show some Western North Carolina legislative contests bringing in substantial sums, while others have attracted relatively little attention. The fundraising in some […]