Posts By: Marlon Morgan


Perhaps it was inevitable that simmering racial tensions sparked by a spate of police shootings of black men across the U.S. and fueled by a contentious preside...

‘Henrietta Lacks’ chosen for One Book program

When Glenda Hensley, director of Western Carolina University’s First Year Experience, first announced that “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” was chosen for this year’s One Book Program, the reaction she received was memorable.

New SGA president Spalding eager to get started

When Katherine Spalding arrived at Western Carolina University as a freshman two years ago, joining the Student Government Association was the farthest thing from her mind. It wasn’t until later that year that recent graduate Elizabeth Boney suggested Spalding join. That initial push led to Spalding becoming elected SGA president for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year.

Student trip to Ghana planned for fall break

Kofi Lomotey, Western Carolina University’s Bardo Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, and assistant professor Jess Weiler are hosting a trip to Ghana for interested undergraduate and graduate students.