Month: June 2013


WCU remembers Provost Angi Brenton

Dr. Angela “Angi” Brenton, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Western Carolina University, passed away Wednesday, May 8, after a three-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Brenton took up residence in Dillsboro after accepting the position of provost at WCU before serving as dean of the College of Professional […]


Menz becomes EIC, Auffhammer to become Managing Editor

As of May 13, Alexa “Lex” Menz became Editor-in-Chief of The Western Carolinian campus newspaper. Previously, Menz was Co-Editor alongside English – professional writing major Ryan Alexander. Alexander stepped down from his position as Co-Editor to take an internship with the Special Olympics as part of his degree requirements. When […]



Colby Murphy came to The Western Carolinian in September 2012 as a pre-press editor. After attending a Indesign seminar, Colby discovered that he had a natural knack for designing newspapers. In January 2013, he became one of two designers, preparing Section B. As of May 2013, Colby took over designing […]