Day: April 21, 2011

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Eaves and Page share their hopes, mission for SGA term

Meet your new SGA President and Vice President, TJ Eaves and Alecia Page. In an in-depth interview last week, Eaves and Page explained their platforms, how they hope to change Western’s campus, and make sure the student body is heard. Eaves wants to make sure that there is a one-on-one […]

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WCU holds First Amendment Free Food Festival

Free food is a special commodity on a university’s campus, and on Friday, April 8, a free lunch was offered to Western Carolina University students. However, in exchange for the nourishment, students had to sign away their First Amendment rights. The event was called the First Amendment Free Food Festival […]

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English students’ creative writings selected for publishing

Western Carolina University’s English Department is currently celebrating the acceptance of four English students’ creative writings into the competitive Sigma Tau Delta journals that were recently published. The Sigma Tau Delta Journals publish annually the best writing of undergraduate and graduate active chapter members of the Sigma Tau Delta English […]

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Chancellor Bardo addresses his future plans

As current chancellor John Bardo prepares to step down from a 16-year reign, students have been hearing many different things about what he will be doing during his “time off.” Is he really taking time off? Is he coming back? What will his research include? In an exclusive interview with […]

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Before They Were Educators: Michael Caudill

(Editor’s Note: The following is the tenth part of a series of articles looking at the lives of WCU faculty and staff before they were educators.) Before settling in North Carolina and becoming a professor at Western Carolina University, Dr. Michael Caudill’s education and passion for intercultural communication allowed him […]

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WCU grad takes lessons from Cullowhee to China

During his undergraduate studies, Western Carolina University alumni Andrew Dodson prepared himself to move halfway across the world to put his education to the test. Dodson graduated from WCU in December 2009 and was accepted to go to China in May of 2010 to teach Communicative and Business English classes […]

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“Sweet-n-Low” to be performed on the road

It has been eight years since Western Carolina University sophomore Jonathan Cobrda was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Since then, he has created a one man show with high school mentor Scott Icenhower called “Sweet-n-Low.” In the summer of 2010, the show toured across North Carolina, educating kids and their […]

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WCU’s new Niggli Series presented “The Atrainplays, Vol. 2”

Synchronized students marching around campus wearing cloaks and masks on Tuesday, April 12 was definitely a peculiar sight to see – at least until students were able to see the showing of “The Atrainplays Vol. 2” from Wednesday, April 13 through Sunday, April 17 and understand what characters they were […]