Day: September 1, 2002

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WConline Coming Soon

Hopefully by now you have seen the new print editions of WCnewsmagazine in stands. Our staff has worked hard to bring you a new and exciting “independent student voice,” and in keeping with our new-found precedent, we are now working hard on creating WConline. As with most websites that mirror¬†newsmagazines, […]

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U-P(eep)-S

The one year anniversary of the September 11th bombings is approaching followed shortly there after by the anniversary of the USA Patriot Act, which was signed into law on October 26, 2002. This far-reaching antiterrorism bill surpasses all matter of legislation before it in regards to privacy issues. Politicians like […]

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Fair Observations

The “Welcomes” have now been delivered and the “wish lists” vocalized. Above all else, we are excited about the possibilities that are ahead of us. Equally, we are pleased that administration and faculty are both committed to providing a first class learning opportunity here at WCU. While our voice is […]

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Host family association welcomes international students

WCU’s Host Family Association will have its annual dinner in honor of international students on Friday, September 13 at the picnic area next to the driving range. The event will start at 5 P. M. All of Western’s international students are invited. Anyone interested in joining the Host Family Association […]

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Hate Crimes and Hazing

Poised at the start of a brand new school year, students have much on their minds – finding ways to shake themselves from bed in the morning, getting along with strangers as roommates, finding places to eat on campus, and lastly, making good grades. With all of this filling the […]

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Fighting the ‘Freshman 15’

Along with the many hesitations and concerns people have about coming to college is unwanted weight gain. While the numerous stresses that accompany college life – in combination with unlimited access to food – can result in weight gain, many needlessly fear adding 15 pounds is as unavoidable as late-night […]

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Kappa Sigma Wins Award

“Outstanding New Chapter” was just one of the six awards won by the local Xi Sigma chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Other awards also included outstanding community service. The chapter was also recognized with a scholarship certificate for having the highest men’s grade point average, scholarship certificate for being […]