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WCU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Many student organizations participated in celebrations and events to honor LatinX students and faculty.  “First observed in 1968 and later expanded and formalized in 1988, the month-long celebration honors the positive influence and contributions of Hispanic, Latinequis and Latine individuals […]

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POTM looks to bring excellence to Ireland in 2024 

The Pride of the Mountains (POTM) marching band begins their 2022 season with exciting plans to travel to Ireland in the spring of 2024.  Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains marching band was invited to march in the Saint Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin, Ireland, one of the oldest […]

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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 […]