Chancellor's Corner News

Chancellor Brown answers student questions

The Western Carolinian polled students to find out what questions they would ask Chancellor Brown. The Carolinian then asked Chancellor Brown your questions. Here are her responses. Diversity, Student Voices  What steps are you taking to ensure that minority students and students from marginalized communities are heard and protected? This […]


WCU held ribbon cutting ceremony for new dorms Sept. 2

A snip of a ribbon in front of Shining Rock Hall on Sept. 2 marked newness and accomplishment for WCU’s campus.  A ceremony was held celebrating the completion of Shining Rock Hall and Water Rock Hall. Black Rock Hall is one of “The Rocks” residential halls but will not be […]


Fresh Goods: A Look at the Jackson County Farmers Market 

The Jackson County Farmers Market is in action and serving the local community.    Even if you aren’t on ‘Cottagecore’ TikTok or someone with a canvas tote bag, participating in a farmers market can be a fun, lively experience.   Located in downtown Sylva in the Bridge Park parking lot, WCU […]


Student worker union forms from concerns of WCU workplace 

A student worker union has formed from students coming forward about concerns and issues within WCU’s work environment.  The Undergraduate Alliance for Student Worker Success (UASWS) formed this fall semester after the president of the union, Aiás Magitas, was fired and began advocating for student workers. The Alliance’s main goal […]


The Cats Table seeks to bring new flavors to Cullowhee

New restaurants mean new flavors and food choices for Cullowhee. The Cats Table has opened on Little Savannah Road across from the post office, giving the Cullowhee community a new option without driving to Sylva or eating on campus. It is open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day except […]


FAFSA and scholarships open Oct. 1: Here’s what to know

There are a few things that are certain for college students; parking troubles, gameday, and the FAFSA. With FAFSA and the 2023-2024 WCU Scholarship Application opening Oct. 1, what is the FAFSA?   The Western Carolinian took to WCU’s financial aid office to find out. Here is what Senior Assistant Director, Maggie Brostic, […]