Author: Gretchen Thomas


A leadership discussion with Stephen Schussler

On Tuesday, February 23rd, at 3 p.m., the Center for Career and Professional Development, along with the College of Business, held a discussion with renowned entrepreneur and creator of Rainforest Café, Steven Schussler. During the hour-long discussion, Schussler spoke of his personal journey, laughter, making friends, budgeting, and change while […]


MLK Jr. Unity March

The Nu Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. hosted the MLK Jr. Unity March on Sunday, February 21, 2021, to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and this year’s theme of black excellence. “The march, itself, is a form of celebration for the march back in […]


Whee love clothes: The story of Whee

Whether they attend Western Carolina University or not, many people in Jackson County have become quite familiar with the clothing company Whee, Inc. It has risen quickly in popularity in the past year as COVID-19 eliminated in-person shopping for a period of time. The founder, owner, and chief executive, Dillon […]