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Housing, RSA Propose 24-Hour Visitation Pilot in Scott Hall

After the Resident Student Association (RSA) brought a 24-hour visitation proposal to University Housing last spring, the department began to consider ways to bring their ideas for unlimited visitation to reality. This proposal was the first time that 24-hour visitation had been brought to the attention of the Housing Office. […]

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Public Policy Institute Plans Conference

To help foster economic growth in the mountains of North Carolina, WCU’s Public Policy Institute will hold a conference, “Western North Carolina 2000: Planning for the New Economy,” next Wednesday. The conference, which will be held in the Ramsey Center, is designed to bring together many important economic minds in […]

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SGA Wants to Beat App, Rock the Vote

WCU’s Student Government Association is planning many events for the coming weeks involving both local and national concerns, including a leadership conference, an Election Day shuttle, and a spirit week before the App game. -Leadership ConferenceThe SGA will host a high school leadership conference on Saturday, and have invited all […]

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College Democrats and Republicans Face Off in Pre-Election Debate

Political tension was in the air as members of the College Democrats and Republicans debated Wednesday before students and faculty in the Grandroom. Rather then bring their personal beliefs to the forefront, members of each panel debated the issues as their party’s candidate for President of the United States would […]

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WCU Athletic Director Asks for Spirit Group

Jeffrey Compher, WCU’s athletic director, is hoping that the students of Western Carolina University will pull together to work with him in order to start a spirit group for WCU athletics. Compher and WCU’s SGA president, Jonathan Rowe, have been discussing the idea for some time. Compher came to WCU […]

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WCU Publishes Annual Safety Report

Western Carolina University recently released its annual safety report. The report follows guidelines set up by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (formerly the Campus Security Act), which requires that all colleges and universities publish crime statistics for their campuses. Jeanne Clery, for […]

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Voters to Decide Fate of Bond Referendum

On November 7, voters will decide whether or not to support a $3.1 billion bond package for North Carolina’s universities and community colleges. The bond referendum, which totals $2.5 billion for the state’s 16 public universities and $600 million for its 59 community colleges, includes $108.9 million set aside for […]

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Don’t Miss Don’t Dress for Dinner

“If you knew Suzy, like I know Suzy, oh – oh what a girl!” is a line from the lively accompanying music to the play Don’t Dress for Dinner. The issue of who “Suzy” actually is and why becomes a tangled web of complicated lies for friend Bernard and Robert […]

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WCU Considers Forensic Science Minor

The field of Forensic Science is flourishing in the world of Criminal Justice. This profession has come along so quickly that many colleges and universities have not yet made room for departments in this field. In recent years, Jerry McKinney and other professors in the Criminal Justice Department have been […]