The Honors College at Western Carolina University is the oldest and one of the largest Honors College systems in North Carolina. Founded in 1997, the Honors College has provided a strong learning community here at Western Carolina.
On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Occupy Western North Carolina held a meeting for students of Western Carolina University called Whee the People. OccupyWNC is a non-partisan coalition that promotes social and economic justice for the 99 percent. The main purpose of this meeting was to inform others of the dangers of fossil fuel usage, and to formulate a plan of action to redirect our efforts into greener energies.
Day of the Dead is a holiday mostly celebrated in Mexico that is about honoring lost
loved ones and celebrating their memory. This is a joyous holiday with an emphasis on
celebration and remembering. Each year Day of the Dead is celebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.
Dr. Ted Coyle’s anthropology class “Magic, Myth and Religion” hosted a two-part Day
of the Dead celebration. First, the class hosted a panel to discuss what Day of the Dead is, and
what it means. Each of the panelists had a special connection to the holiday and shared their own