Author: Patrick Clemons

Chancellor's Corner

April 2021

The Western Carolinian’s exclusive interview with Chancellor Brown on the following topics: * Graduation. * Vaccine/Mask Requirement for Fall 2021. If you have any questions for Chancellor Brown to discuss in the next Chancellor’s Corner, put them in the comments, direct message us, or email them to westerncarolinian@email.wcu.edu

Chancellor's Corner

March 2021

The Western Carolinian’s exclusive interview with Chancellor Brown on the following topics: HEERF Block Grant eligibility. HEERF review process. Vaccine eligibility. If you have any questions for Chancellor Brown to discuss in April’s Chancellor’s Corner, put them in the comments, direct message us, or email them to westerncarolinian@email.wcu.edu

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Communication professor Scott Eldredge wins community engagement award

Dr. Scott Eldredge, associate professor of communication at Western Carolina University, was recently granted the 2019-2020 Faculty Excellence in Community Engagement award by WCU’s Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL). “Western Carolina University’s commitment to the community is only as strong and committed as our faculty’s efforts,” said […]

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WWCU-FM begins broadcasting online due to frequency transition

Co-written with Jessica Posa. For the first time in its 73-year history, the student-run radio station at Western Carolina University is silent. But not for long. Feb. 1 marked a new challenge for WCU students as WWCU-FM began the transition to its new frequency of 95.3 FM, with the potential […]

Chancellor's Corner

February 2021

 The Western Carolinian’s exclusive interview with Chancellor Brown on the following topics: Closure of the Baptist Church 4-Tier Lot. Accessibility for commuters to participate in online courses on campus. Why residential students were required to get tested for COVID-19 but not commuters. How WCU students can get vaccinated earlier […]

Chancellor's Corner

January 2021

Exclusive message from Chancellor Brown to The Western Carolinian on the following topics: Why WCU went online for three weeks, and why the decision was so abrupt. Cost reimbursement for previous COVID-19 tests. The difficulty of students receiving tests before returning to campus. New COVID strain. Higher Education Emergency Relief […]

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WCU student organizations react to 2020 election results

This story was co-reported by Nate Hadley.  As the reporting of election results has come to a close, Joe Biden has been named the 46th President-Elect of the United States. With President Trump having yet to concede, many politically active student organizations on WCU’s campus have their own views regarding […]

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Cawthorn wins NC-11 Congressional Race

Cawthorn Candidate Madison Cawthorn’s (R) clash with opponent Moe Davis (D) concluded in his favor on Tuesday, Nov. 3, winning 54.52 percent of votes cast in North Carolina’s eleventh district, coming to a total of 243,898 votes, making him the youngest member of Congress. In the March primary, Bennett won […]

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2020 Elections in Jackson County

Story co-written with Nicole Ellison and Nate Hadley. Update as of 7:30 p.m. As the polls begin to close and political party representatives are long gone, people are waiting from their homes in anticipation in regard to who will be the next President of the United States. The Cullowhee Rec. […]