While many of Western Carolina University's students were enjoying the luxuries of sleeping late and home-cooked food over winter break, the seven members of Western's men's all-campus champion intramural flag football team were vying for the national championship.
The Angel Trees that sprout around campus after Thanksgiving invite everyone to try on their wings a little early. You just choose a paper ornament from the tree and follow the gift-giving instructions on the back. “Take new, unwrapped gift item(s) to Residential Living by Friday, December 17...”
With three separate ribbon-cutting ceremonies in one morning, this year's Homecoming at Western Carolina University was an historic day for the Cullowhee campus even before the traditional awards and athletic events began.
Ask about how to prevent students' alcohol abuse, and everyone's got an opinion. But the facts are harder to find. That's why Western is taking part in a national research project that may become the model for how to reduce high-risk drinking on college campuses. And all members of the campus community can help.
Mimi Fenton, a Western Carolina University faculty member who has been recognized as one of The University of North Carolina system's best teachers, will be the featured speaker as the university holds summer commencement exercises at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6.
The clang of fire alarms and the smell of acrid smoke billowing out of the Stillwell Building at Western Carolina University signaled the start of a dramatic disaster drill that tested the readiness of a host of emergency responders.
In cooperation with the Student Affairs Office and the Student Government Association at Western Carolina University, Jackson County Transit will offer a new transportation service from Western into the downtown Sylva area beginning Jan. 12.
The blending of tradition and modernization -- of old-fashioned woodwork and high-tech teaching -- was celebrated at Western Carolina University on Friday, Nov. 21, as the university held ribbon-cutting ceremonies to showcase its newly renovated Bird and McKee buildings.