Month: August 2012

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2012 Folkmoot USA brought Hawaii, Phillippines, France to WCU

Folkmoot USA, North Carolina’s official international festival, performed at Western Carolina University’s Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on July 25, at 7:30 p.m. In the production, dancers and performers from France, Philippines and Hawaii dazzled the small audience with their traditional dances. Unfortunately, there was no brochure or pamphlet […]

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How to survive living off campus

Moving off campus is as big of an adjustment as moving on campus was when students were freshmen. Suddenly, there is cooking, cleaning and trying to find a parking space to worry about and plan. This guide will make life a little easier and help cause less stress. First, parking […]

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New Health and Human Sciences Building open to students, faculty

The College of Health and Human Sciences opened their new building for classes this fall after beginning construction in 2009. The new Health and Human Sciences, or HHS, building is the first building constructed on Western Carolina University’s West Campus as a part of the Millennial Initiative, an economic development […]

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Staff Writer/Designer

Jamie North is a senior majoring in journalism with a minor in photography. He graduates this December. He has been working with The Western Carolinian since March 2012. He writes for the Arts and Entertainment section. He also works as one of the designers of the newspaper. Jamie writes a […]

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Sports Writer

Ryan Michaud has been writing with the paper since his freshman year and is now the Sports Editor as of August 2012. His love for sports comes from his New England heritage where Boston dominates the sports world. Ryan loves sports, the outdoors and becoming one with the mountains. Ryan […]

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Week of Welcome features Sean Kingston, tubing on the Tuck

The Week of Welcome is intended for students to reconnect with the University and introduce freshmen to Western Carolina University. Starting when freshmen arrive on Friday, Aug. 17, Western Carolina will welcome students with a first night celebration in the University Center at 8 p.m. The highlight of the Week […]