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Paws, the official mascot for Western Carolina University’s Catamounts, makes the holiday spirit contagious in WCU’s traditional season’s greetings video to cam...

Amanda Muse | WCUInspires

Amanda Muse is one of very few female snare drum players who perform at the highest levels of marching band. After overcoming stereotypes and physical challenge...

Back to School

In a flurry of activities and events, Western Carolina University says “welcome home” to new and returning students for the 2016-17 academic year.

From Ruin to Renew

Once the location of the campus hangout, The Townhouse, and later to other campus treasures, the string of buildings along Centennial Drive was damaged beyond reasonable repair by a fire in 2013. A mixed-use facility named Noble Hall rises, phoenix-like, from the ashes in these photos.

Video: Explaining the Urban Death Project

“The idea behind the Urban Death Project is to bring nature into the cities, because I think all cities need a deeper connection to nature and all of us who live in cities can benefit from that.” -- Katrina Spade, founder, Urban Death Project

Snow Slideshow

Students chilled out with activities and relaxation in the one-to-two-inch snow accumulation on the Western Carolina University campus on Wednesday, January 20.