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Remembering trans lives lost to violence

Candles and emotional speeches marked the yearly Transgender Day of Remembrance where people from all communities gathered to celebrate the lives lost to anti-transgender violence.   Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day of memorial held yearly on Nov. 20. On WCU’s campus, where they have held Transgender Day of Remembrance […]

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The unseen scars of veterans

Unseen Scars, an event to break the stigma of what veterans go through and to raise awareness of the mental health resources that veterans need, was hosted on Nov. 9 in the UC Theater.   Student Veterans Association (SVA), the WCU Military Services and DegreePlus hosted this event where a panel […]

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Community Table helping with food wants and needs

The Community Table of Jackson County is a valuable resource for people who may need food assistance as well as people who may just want a plate of food that is not from the dining halls. The Table is located at 23 Central St., Sylva.    Students may be put into […]

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New sculpture in front of Apodaca

This article comes from a press release titled “New Sculpture Coming Soon to WCU’s Apodaca Science Building”    Western Carolina University’s Apodaca Science Building will have a new sculpture in front, named “Staurolite”. The sculpture was created by artist Hoss Haley.    The piece will be installed shortly “within the next […]

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HomeBase helping with housing during holidays 

When a student needs food or shelter for the holidays, where do they go? Since the dorms are closed, where can they stay? HomeBase is here to help!  HomeBase, a ministry of Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina, provides resources and support for all students. The ministry has a list […]

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Opinion: WCU’s Guy Problem

Today, if you visit almost any college campus, you might notice a curious gender imbalance: about six women attend for every four men, making it the largest gender gap in higher education history. This phenomenon reveals a shift in attitude among men as they disengage from education, the economy, and […]