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Career Services: How to get a job on campus

A lot of people entering college have never had a job before and can be unfamiliar with the process. Fortunately Western Carolina University has many options for students to get a job on campus. Located on the second floor of the One Stop Building, the Office of Career Services seeks […]

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Melissa V. Harris-Perry captivates WCU

The MLK Jr. Commemoration is a major event at Western Carolina University that celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and his works. One of the chief events is the MLK Jr. Keynote Speaker. According to Takeshia Brown, associate director for programs in the department of Intercultural Affairs and who […]

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WCU honors Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings

    This year, Western Carolina University celebrated the impression Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made through its annual MLK, Jr. Commemoration. Takeshia Brown, associate director of programs in the department of Intercultural Affairs, planned and coordinated the events for this year’s commemoration. According to Brown, the MLK, Jr. Commemoration is […]

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125 steering committee plans yearlong event

One hundred and twenty-five years of history, heritage and pride are connected to Western Carolina University. This year, WCU hosts its quasquicentennial celebration. The yearlong celebration is headed by a Steering Committee whose co- chairs are Melissa Wargo, chief of staff and Kellie Monteith, assistant vice chancellor for student affairs. […]

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Before They Were Educators: Hollye Moss

Dr. Hollye Moss is the department head for the Global Management and Strategy Department here at Western Carolina University, and has been since she got here in 2002. Moss was born in Martinsville, Va., which she describes as “a little bitty town halfway between Greensboro and Roanake, Va.,” It was […]

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Lady Catamounts win handily against the Wofford Bulldogs

The Lady Catamounts came out victorious in Monday night’s game against Wofford, leading them to an overall record of 11-11 and a Southern Conference record of 5-6. The final score was 66-47. The Catamounts came out strong, strictly sticking to their set plays on offense and defensive set ups. Western […]

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Taste Buds: South of Philly

A small café bustling with the sounds of busy workers, eager customers and an alluring aroma of the best Philadelphia Cheesesteaks located anywhere in the south. This is what you will encounter when you visit Sylva’s own South of Philly. Located in the 44 E Sylva Shopping Center, South of […]

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SGA Update: A+ for students!

The SGA or Student Government Association works as the voice for all students on campus. It is their job to make sure events happen yearly while also making sure student concerns are heard and taken care of. The start of a new semester means the start of new discussions and […]

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Meet George Frizzell: Special Collections Head

Special Collections on the second floor in Hunter Library consists of manuscripts documenting southern Appalachian life and natural history, with more of a focus on Western North Carolina. The head of Special Collections name is George Frizzell. Frizzell joined the staff in 1982 as a research assistant and then became […]

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Global Highlights: Headlines from around the world

CNN: · Royal Caribbean cruise cut short after more than 600 are sickened by Miriam Falco and Dana Ford, CNN “”New reports of illness have decreased day-over-day, and many guests are again up and about. Nevertheless, the disruptions caused by the early wave of illness means that we were unable […]