Chip Smith has been relieved of his duties as director of athletics at Western Carolina University. As first reported on The Western Carolinian’s Facebook page, WCU Chancellor David O. Belcher sent out an e-mail to university faculty and staff on Monday morning announcing that Smith would no longer be athletic […]
Month: October 2011
Lauren Gray was named Social Media Coordinator of the Western Carolinian during the 2011 spring semester. Lauren manages all of the newspaper’s social media platforms and is also a staff writer, primarily covering the news beat. She got her start at the newspaper during the 2010 fall semester, when she […]
Inspired by a Global Poverty Project presentation on campus, the president of Western Carolina University’s Student Government Association and the wife of Chancellor David O. Belcher will eat off of $1.50 per day for five days. To help raise awareness of global poverty, student TJ Eaves and Susan Brummell Belcher […]
Jared Ponton is a contributing writer at the Western Carolinian. He got his start at the newspaper during the 2011 fall semester and primarily covers the news beat. Jared is a sophomore majoring in English at Western Carolina University with a concentration in Professional Writing and a minor in Journalism.
The Western Carolina University School of Music will present its annual Fall Choral Concert on Thursday, Oct. 27, a performance that will mark the campus debut of WCU’s new director of choral activities, Michael Lancaster. The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of the Coulter Building, […]
Jeffery Wilson was named the cartoonist for the Western Carolinian during the 2011 summer semester. He is an art major at Western Carolina University with a minor in Biology.
Ceillie Simkiss was named a photographer at the Western Carolina during the 2011 fall semester. She became a staff writer in the Arts and Entertainment beat in the fall of 2012. In August 2013, she signed on for one of the designer positions. She and Jamie North work with InDesign […]
Ryan Alexander was named Co-Editor-in-Chief in March. He had previously served as Sports Editor. Ryan got his start at the newspaper during the 2010 fall semester, when he began as a contributing writer primarily covering the sports beat. Ryan is a senior English major at Western Carolina University with a […]
Tyler Auffhammer got his start at The Western Carolinian as a contributing writer during the 2011 summer semester. He was named a staff writer at the newspaper during the 2011 fall semester and primarily covered the News and Features beats, winning an honorable mention in Feature writing at the North Carolina College Media Conference […]
North Carolina is in the process of seeking a waiver from key provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law, which has been criticized for too much emphasis on high-stakes standardized tests. President Barack Obama announced last month he would relieve states from the 2002 law as long as […]