Day: April 22, 2003

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University Theatre Presents “Sinners,” April 23-27, Hoey Auditorium

This comedy of betrayal and deception will be performed April 23-26 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 26-27 at 2 p.m. All shows will be held in Hoey Auditorium. Reserved seats are available through the Communication and Theatre Arts Department at (828) 227-7491. “Sinners” is a “comic-mystery of love, lust, […]

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by Sergio Ortiz | WCnewsmagaizne Who ever said that Western graduates don’t make a difference? Well whoever did, they’ve never heard of Tracy Putnam Ray. Ray is a WCU graduate, who now is a captain in the U. S. Air Force. Almost all of us saw or heard about Pfc. […]

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Tuck River Clean Up, Saturday, April 26

Do not miss the 19th Annual Tuckaseegee River Clean Up on Saturday, April 26 from noon until 6 P. M. All you have to do to participate is dress for fun and plan to get dirty and possibly, wet. (Hmmm, wet and dirty, sounds fun already.) Wear shoes that will […]

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NEW BOOK LISTS WESTERN AMONG NATION’S TOP 100 HIDDEN GEMS

Western Carolina University is listed among “the top 100 outstanding but under-appreciated colleges” in a new book by one of the nation’s most-respected education writers, who debunks the notion that a quality education can be found only at brand-name, Ivy League schools. In his book, Harvard Schmarvard: Getting Beyond the […]

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ATTORNEY GENERAL CALLS FOR INCREASED USE OF DNA EVIDENCE

N. C. Attorney General Roy Cooper asked more than 250 scientists and students gathered at a genomics research conference organized by Western Carolina University to join him in his effort to expand the state’s DNA database and increase the number of genetic analysts in the State Bureau of Investigation. “Thanks […]

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Rate of Students Graduating in Four Years Continues to Decline

Everyone likes to joke about being a “professional college student” these days, but the statement is closer to the truth than one might think. Studies have shown that the rate of undergraduate degrees earned in four years is constantly decreasing although the number of students enrolled in college continues to […]

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Final Thoughts about the Beginning

In our final issue this semester we open up our pages to the debate over stem cell cloning and DNA testing. On February 28, the U. S. House of Representatives passed a ban on all human cloning and blocked funding for cloned stem cell research. Awaiting passage in the Senate, […]

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Latest Edition, Scientific Laws in Human Development Scientific Results. Developing Skills in Productive Fields of Interest. Do you give positive attention while one is being good? According to Doctor Fitzhough Dodson some learned the only way to receive attention was through inappropriate behavior. As long as one was good one […]

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You Can’t Hide Those Lying Eyes

Are others telling you the whole truth and nothing but the truth? Can you tell the difference between half-truths and whole-truths? Most of us are only guessing when what we’re hearing doesn’t seem correct. But police, judges, FBI agents, psychiatrists and many others are trained in techniques for how to […]