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What Whee need to know: FAFSA

“Do it early and follow through,” these were the words of Paula Coates, the assistant director of financial aid, on Western Carolina University’s campus.     She is referring to students applying for financial aid.     “Do it early. If we cannot stress anything else, let’s stress that. If a student […]

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Player Profile: Cody Jones, baseball

Cody Jones, senior outfielder for the Catamounts, is very passionate about baseball.     Jones said, “Ever since I was three years old, I have played baseball, and I have loved every minute of it.”     Jones started playing baseball on an organized team at age three on a south Asheville […]

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What Whee need to know: FASFA

“Do it early and follow through,” these were the words of Paula Coates, the assistant director of financial aid, on Western Carolina University’s campus.     She is referring to students applying for financial aid.     “Do it early. If we cannot stress anything else, let’s stress that. If a student […]

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Sigma Alpha Epsilon ends pledging

Since 2006, nine Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers have died during fraternity related deaths. Eight of those people were pledges. In a unanimous vote from the SAE Supreme Council to avoid incidences such as these, Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s council has made a change in their new-member programming that makes “The True […]

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Les Misérables: The Musical Phenomenon

“Les Misérables” has always and forever will be one of Broadway’s dearest and most beloved musicals of all time. Audiences around the globe have fallen in love with this iconic work, based on Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel of the same name. “Les Misérables“ includes three of the most recognizable songs […]

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Catamounts show school spirit

Western Carolina University made it to the Sweet Sixteen round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s 6th Fan competition.     The competition, hosted and maintained by the NCAA, allowed all schools in the NCAA to enter. Schools were allowed to cast votes on Twitter, Facebook, and voting on the NCAA […]

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Mad Batter makes the move to Sylva

Since the fire that swept through Cullowhee on Nov. 21, burning down several of the area restaurants, students and staff alike have been wondering if the restaurants affected would be able to reopen.       It seems that this wait is over for the Mad Batter, which is in the […]

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Meet Dana Sally, Dean of Library Sciences

Western Carolina University has recently given the position of Dean of Library Sciences to Dana Sally.  He has come to the university from the University of West Florida.  This is not the only place he has worked.  This is not his first job working in the University of North Carolina […]

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Western Carolina University beats mountain-rival UNC Asheville

On Tuesday April 1 the Western Carolina Catamounts hosted mountain rival, UNC Asheville.  The Catamounts welcomed back former Catamount and current UNC Asheville coach, Tom Smith.  Smith is a 1976 graduate of Western Carolina University. The top of the first inning featured 1 run and 1 hit for the Bulldogs.  […]