Month: October 2013

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Taste Buds: Jack the Dipper Ice Cream

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream” was a popular hit back in 1925 but still rings true today with Jack the Dipper Ice Cream. A rustic hometown ice cream parlor located right inside Sylva, Jack the Dipper opened in 1976 and has been going strong since. […]

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Before They Were Educators: Dr. Mark Holliday

Dr. Mark Holliday of the mathematics and computer science department teaches computer science at Western Carolina University, as well as conducts research on database systems. Before he came to WCU, Holliday traveled around and engaged in software development for places such as NASA. Having a father who was in the […]

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What Whee Do, October 1 – October 5

Tuesday, October 1: Another month into the semester! Can you feel the autumn air yet? Christy Newell will lead another non-abstinence group lecture. The event will take place at 11 a.m. for an hour. “Motivated to Moderate Alcohol Use” focuses on “contemplating a change related to substance use, abuse or […]

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Editorial: Not very ‘Daily’ reports

We reported on this a little over a year ago, but we noticed this past week that nothing has changed. For this issue, we decided to implement a new regular column titled “Police Blotter.” We want students to be aware of what is happening on their campus that the Western […]