Month: November 2020


How to take care of yourself during COVID-19 and finals week

Finals week is always stressful, but it is sure to be even worse this time around with COVID-19 refusing to leave us alone. It is extremely important to take care of your mental health during this time so let’s talk about how to do that! Ashley Virella, an intern at […]


Local brewery opens taproom on campus

Innovation Brewing opened up a new taproom last Friday under Noble Residence Hall on Western Carolina University’s campus. Nicole Owens, co-owner of Innovation Brewing, hopes that this new location will help the business to connect with the culture on campus. “We have always been very involved in our local community, […]


Faculty Senate supports pass/fail option for Fall 2020

The Faculty Senate passed a resolution in response to a Student Senate resolution adopting a pass/fail grading system for Fall 2020. Their resolution reads, “(A) WHEREAS The Covid-19 has prolonged the strain on Faculty, Staff, and Student performance. (B) WHEREAS, the SGA has presented a resolution requesting that the Satisfactory […]


Bachelor of Fine Arts portfolio exhibition reception held virtually

The Western Carolina University School of Art and Design studio art and graphic design majors held their annual portfolio exhibition online on November 12 from 5-7 p.m. Studio art students were able to present from 5-6 p.m., followed by graphic design students from 6-7 p.m. Students were given about four […]


Whee Talk: Mental Health with Dana Cea

Recently, Western Carolina University’s SGA and Out of the Darkness, a campus organization dedicated to suicide awareness and prevention partnered together with Dana Cea, a mental health and suicide prevention advocate from Eastern Carolina University to bring a Whee Talk on Mental Health to students via Zoom. The Whee Talk […]