Author: Terri Farmer


Moving forward: Fall and Spring campus updates

Now that students are at the halfway mark of the fall semester, here’s how things will look for the rest of the semester, as well as the start of the spring semester. The final day of face-to-face instruction for students is Friday, Nov. 20, but the exam schedule does not […]


WCU SGA sends delegation to Association of Student Governments

Western Carolina University’s Student Government Association sent a delegation to represent the school at the UNC’s Association of Student Governments (ASG) on Sep. 25 and 26. The delegation consisted of Student Body President Dawson Spencer, Student Body Vice President Aaron Speyer, ASG Liaison Jack Stuckey, and Senator Michael Espinoza. “As […]


How to stay safe during a COVID Halloween

For many college students, the month of October and Halloween are some of the most fun and rambunctious times of the year. From costume parties to pumpkin picking, the Halloween season is usually a time to thrive in the company of others. However, this Halloween is going to look very […]


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 […]


Covid Cluster Rocks Western Students

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Western Carolina University released a statement exposing a cluster of 17 COVID-19 cases from students, all residing from Harrill Residence Hall. This is the first and largest cluster of cases we have seen yet this school year and raises some concerns with parents and students alike. […]


Editorial: UNC Board of Governors, fix this or resign

When The Daily Tar Heel called this whole situation a clusterfuck, they were on to something. A majority of students would’ve been able to tell you that we saw this coming. Yet, the UNC Board of Governors (BOG) chose to continually ignore students, experts, faculty and staff concerns, pleas and […]