Hiwassee College closes amidst student protests

Hiwassee College closes amidst student protests

As Hiwassee winds down its final days – a casualty of “financial reasons,” according to a press release – the college reportedly has an enrollment of 225 students. On April 5, about 40 of those students gathered on campus to hold up protest signs, commiserate, or witness the commotion with their soon-to-be-former classmates. Photos and story by Annette Spence