Day: November 22, 2008



By Michael O’Shea Editor-in-Chief Dear Readers, I feel that something more must be said concerning the bear incident than a news story, so here’s my opinion on the matter. The first topic is public relations. Public relations is defined in the dictionary as the professional maintenance of a favorable public […]


Dead Bear “Prank” at WCU

By Michael O’Shea Editor-in-Chief On Monday, October 20 at 7:45 am, WCU maintenance workers found a dead black bear cub placed in front of the Catamount statue outside the H.F.R. administration building in the roundabout on Western Carolina University’s campus and immediately notified campus police. Two stolen Barack Obama campaign […]


WCU Volleyball Coach Fired

Western Carolina has fired volleyball coach Stephanie Dragan after the Catamounts ended the 2008 season with a 6-26 record. WCU was 3-15 in the Southern Conference and was tied with Appalachian State for last in the league’s North Division this year. In Dragan’s four seasons, the Catamounts’ overall record was […]