Tag: COVID-19


WCU football community suffers heartbreaking loss

The WCU football community suffered an emotional loss at the beginning of this season. On Aug. 18, 2021, Western Carolina offensive line coach John Peacock unexpectedly died of COVID-19 complications at home.  Peacock joined Western Carolina’s coaching staff in the spring of 2020 after the hiring of new head coach […]

Chancellor's Corner

Chancellor’s Corner: August and September

Sara Stanley, editor-in-chief of The Western Carolinian, had the opportunity to sit down with Chancellor Kelli Brown to discuss several topics regarding the start of in-person classes, parking, and COVID-19 procedures. WCU will begin its “get vaccinated or get tested regularly” program on Sept. 20 to encourage students, faculty, and […]


WCU’s Student Government Association adapts to COVID-19

As we enter the eighth week of classes, adjustments are still being made to ensure the success of the student body. Student Body President, Dawson Spencer, speaking on behalf of SGA, has assured students that they have been working tirelessly to keep up communication and continue implementing programs for students, […]