Day: September 28, 2020


Jackson County voters weigh in on new indoor pool complex

Jackson County voters will be able to weigh in on a $20 million project to build an indoor pool complex in the Cullowhee Recreation Center on their ballot this November. This vote comes months after County commissioners voted in July to issue the bond for this project. A new indoor […]


Rally to reconcile returns to Sylva

Reconcile Sylva, and members of the community came together Friday, Sept. 18, at the Jackson County Public Library to demand the removal of the confederate statue, “Sylva Sam,” that has been on the courthouse steps for, according to the protesters, 105 years too long. “For those who want to argue […]

Campus Features

A chat with Digali’i president Aaliyah Swimmer

Recently, Digali’i, the Native American student organization on campus, elected a new president, Aaliyah Swimmer. Digali’i provides opportunities for learning and promoting Native American history and culture. The organization promotes the significance of Cherokee history, culture and contributions to the campus of Western Carolina University and the surrounding communities. Senior […]

Campus News

SGA town hall meeting addresses student concerns

On Thursday, Sept. 24, the Student Government Association held an online town hall meeting to address the goings-on of campus, including the pressing racial issues on campus. As the meeting was commenced we were greeted with familiar friendly faces such as Sam Miller, vice chancellor of student affairs, and BaShaun […]