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Archive for August, 2010

New coordinators move into residence areas

This semester, the college introduced four new Area Coordinators to supervise residence life on campus. Along with their responsibilities as Residence Directors, these four people have secondary jobs as well including supervising Sage Cafe and curbing substance abuse on campus.
Meet the Area Coordinators in these four profiles.

Iconic tree is removed

The campus community reflects on the loss of a natural fixture.

College struggles to accomodate unbalanced gender ratios

by Micah Wilkins, Staff Writer (mwilkins@wwc) According to the Office of Advancement, Warren Wilson is not overbooked. In fact, the College intentionally under-booked this year, making the school underpopulated compared to years past, according to Richard Blomgren, vice president for advancement. However, in the clamber to move students into their dorms, some students were temporarily [...]

Freshman dorm now includes wellness space

Members of the campus community think that Freshman need more wellness residence space.

Native grasses flourish on Fortune Field

by Catie Eichberg, Staff Writer (ceichberg@wwc) Head on up to Fortune Field and you’ll see an acre’s worth of grasses and forbs–the name for all plants we grow on campus that are not grasses–in rows, all planted over the summer by the Native Plants Crew and other students. The seeds from which the Purple Top, [...]

College receives acollade from Sierra Club

For the fourth year in a row, Warren Wilson College is one of Sierra Magazine’s top 20 “Cool Schools” – colleges and universities recognized for their efforts to stop global warming and operate sustainably. Warren Wilson, ranked No. 14 this year, has appeared on the annual list ever since Sierra launched it in 2007. “It [...]

Task force examines the process of shared governance

A task force assembled last spring will continue to evaluate the college’s model of shared governance. Members of the committee including faculty, staff and students are unsure of the Board of Trustee’s opinion.

The Roots: An Introduction

The Echo’s Brand New Creative Non-Fiction Section

Stories by Category