Author: Abigail Quinn


Students displaced by lease gap

Every year, misaligned housing leases cause students to be displaced. In the period between one lease end and another lease beginning, there is a consistent 20-day gap among local apartment complexes.   During this time, students who cannot return home are effectively homeless and have no choice but to float couch […]


WCU men’s golf searching for consistency to begin the season

The men’s golf team has started their season with the Golfweek Fall Challenge, the JT Poston Invitational, and the Badger Invitational in Wisconsin.  The team has a packed schedule throughout the season, traveling to Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee and returning to Wisconsin.  Head Coach Tim Eckberg sees potential with […]

WNC News

Fall weather stifles turnout for the CMN motorcycle ride

In the crisp morning hours, bikers around Sylva joined together to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Saturday, Sept. 23. The ride started in the parking lot of the Sylva Walmart and went through the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Leo Craig, the organizer, has hosted the CMN bike […]

Campus News

First Ascent: The perfect transition from home to WCU

First Ascent is a six-day wilderness orientation program offered to incoming freshmen and transfer students one week before their move in at WCU.   Students are given two different options offered through the program: wilderness or adventure. The wilderness option is a five-day backpacking trip with one day of rock climbing […]


WCU competes internationally for the first time ever

The Women’s Golf team attended Catamount Athletics’ first-ever international event last week in Kita Hiroshima, Japan. The team finished fourth overall at the Pan Pacific Collegiate Golf Super League event played at the Sapporo Regent Golf Club.   During their stay, outside of golf, the team immersed themselves in Japanese culture, […]

Arts Arts, Entertainment & Culture

David Sedaris returns to Cullowhee for An Evening with David Sedaris at Bardo Arts Center – Press Release

The following is a press release from Rachel Hood, the Bardo Arts Center marketing manager | 828.227.2505 |               Cullowhee, NC | The best-selling author and well-known NPR humorist, playwright, and comedian David Sedaris returns to Cullowhee for An Evening with David Sedaris. With more than 16 million copies of […]