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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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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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A Western Carolina Election Reflection

A week after elections have taken place, the Student Democracy Coalition has held a reflection for students, faculty, staff, and community members to join and discuss their thoughts. Dr. Lane Perry began by explaining our agenda and saying that it was a place where people needed to be non-partisan where […]