Month: August 2003


Article Inquiry

I’m the co-author of a current affairs book entitled Prescription Pot (New Horizon Press, 2003). It chronicles the life of George McMahon, one of five U.S. citizens who can legally smoke marijuana in every state. A recipient of the National Certificate of Heroism, George receives 300 pre-rolled joints each month […]


WCU Men’s Basketball Team Departs for Canada

The Western Carolina University men’s basketball team, which reassembled on campus late in July for practices, departed today for a 12-day trip through Canada. The Catamounts, who return 10 players from last year’s team, will play five games during the tour, including match-ups versus the Canadian National Team and the […]


WCU Football Begins Preseason Practice

The Western Carolina football team officially began preparations for the 2003 season Monday, August 4, with a morning practice session for newcomers and an evening practice for the veterans. The first full squad practice was held on Wednesday, August 6. “The players came in very excited and with the right […]


Catamount Cross Country Teams Prepare for Competition

The Western Carolina University men’s cross country team returns three All-Southern Conference performers for the 2003 season in sophomore Adam Puett who placed third at the 2002 SoCon Championships, senior Ben Watkins (10th in 2002) and senior Caleb Bailey (third in 2001). These three headliners will give WCU a very […]


Do you like sports? Do you write? Contact us by email:

Do you write? Do you like sports? Would you like to get paid writing about sports? Are you motivated? Do you get things done, or just talk about them? The Western Carolinian is now accepting applications for sports writers and editors for Fall 2003 and Spring 2004. Those interested should […]


State-of-the-Art Recording Studio Coming Soon!

Western Carolina University is installing a new state-of-the-art digital production console designed by Solid State Logic in the university’s all-new, interdisciplinary recording arts studio, which is scheduled to be ready for classes in the spring semester of 2004. “We need to train our students on equipment they will find in […]


New Course Provides Broad Examination of the European Realm

Europe, an area of increased interest in light of recent disagreements between European and American leaders over international policy, will be the subject of a geography topic course being offered at Western Carolina University in the fall semester. Taught by Jeffery Neff, Western Carolina associate professor of geography, the course […]


Add Something to Your Resume (You might need it)

WC_online newsmagazine is a student publication of The Western Carolinian (WCnewsmagazine). WCnewsmagazine is a member of the Student Media Board of Western Carolina University. By, for and about WCU student life, WC_online is seeking writers and contributors for Fall 2003 and Spring 2004. Please send send all material for consideration […]


Keeping it Cool

The sun is hot, but the mountains are cool! With many students in Cullowhee for the summer, some for the first time, many are probably wondering: What is there to do out here? There are many places to go and lots of things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains […]



A group of Western Carolina University students brought a high-tech twist this summer to the 200th anniversary celebration of the Lewis and Clark journey by using modern materials and technologies to re-create the type of canoe the famed expeditionary team used to explore the Louisiana Purchase. The 11 students, working […]