Latest Visual Stories

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.

Mountain Faith delivers WCU holiday tune

Fresh off their appearance as semifinalists on the popular television show "America's Got Talent," the members of bluegrass band Mountain Faith eagerly accepted an invitation to perform for WCU's annual holiday video greeting card.