Posts By: Randall Holcombe

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Baseball team heads to tournament

The baseball team begins its quest for the program’s 10th SoCon tournament title Wednesday against Georgia Southern. First pitch between the Catamounts and Eagles is set for 1 p.m.
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Public affairs students assist with traffic study

Students in the Public Policy Institute at WCU have teamed up with one of the nation’s top engineering, planning and architectural firms to conduct a study of traffic congestion conditions in the French Broad Metropolitan Planning Organization service area.
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Concert to mark Holquist’s 30 years

WCU's School of Music will host a retirement celebration concert Sunday, April 25, to recognize more than 30 years of service by Robert Holquist, professor of music and director of choral activities.
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Knotts wins UNC teaching award

Gibbs Knotts, associate professor of political science and public affairs at Western Carolina University, has been named one of the best teachers in the University of North Carolina system.
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Visiting scholar: Political polarization not all bad

Alan Abramowitz, a nationally known scholar of American elections and author of the new book “The Disappearing Center: Engaged Citizens, Polarization and American Democracy,” argues that a recent surge in polarization in U.S. politics may not be as bad as some might believe.