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 |  Written by Madeline Smith  |  0

In today’s age of media, there is something new trending every day, whether it is a meme, movie, fads or a song. Western Carolina University students are not excluded from these experiences. Social media is almost guaranteed to influence student behavior and the community’s atmosphere.

 |  Written by Madeline Smith  |  0

We all have our interpretation of what spring break is supposed to look like. Hollywood has done an amazing job at giving us false hope, such as in the movie “22 Jump Street” where Officers Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill) disguise themselves as college students and end up in Cancun, Mexico; or, the movie “Spring Breakers” with Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson and Vanessa Hudgens.

 |  Written by Dillon Jeffrey  |  0

On Sunday, Feb. 5, the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons with a score of 34-28 in the 2017 Super Bowl. This win broke an avalanche of records. It was the first Super Bowl to go into overtime. It was the largest comeback victory in postseason history. It earned Patriots quarterback Tom Brady his fifth Super Bowl ring and his fourth Super Bowl Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. These statistics will be discussed all offseason, but if you were wondering what all the fuss was about on Super Bowl Sunday, here is a quick run down.

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 |  Written by Dillon Jeffrey  |  0

In late January, Greg Holland, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was signed to the Colorado Rockies, a Major League Baseball team. Holland attended Western Carolina in 2006 and was considered one of the hardest throwing pitchers in the Southern Conference. He was born in Marion and has been in MLB for 10 years. He has signed a one-year contract with the Rockies. This signing is important for three reasons.

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