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Fashion, Food, Travel, Culture. If you are interested in what is currently popular, our students will keep you up-to-date. Read the articles below to learn about trends within everyday life from the perspective of our college students.

A History of Car Safety

By James Humphrey Car crashes remain a leading cause of premature death, with 37,461 people being killed in crashes in the United States in 2016 – 1.18 per 100 million miles traveled. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car crashes...

Lost in a foreign country

By Nicole Ziege Cesky Krumlov was exactly how I had envisioned. It was a little town in the Czech Republic built in the thirteenth century that appeared straight out of a Grimm’s Brothers Fairy Tale. Along the hillside there were cottages close together along the...

To Be Gluten Free or Not to Be

By Morgan Price Kennedy Morillo, 21, recalls the first time she had a reaction after eating gluten. Morillo was out getting pizza with a friend, something she did regularly. “I went to the pizza buffet and ate like seven pieces of pizza,” said Morillo. “I felt fine...

Plant-based diets: trend or lifestyle?

By Autumn Wheeler Hayley Burgett, an animal studies major at Eastern Kentucky University, decided to start pursuing veganism almost two years ago. Burgett said that what made her decide to start a plant-based diet was when she made the comparison between her pet dog,...

Single mothers pave way for their children

By Ebony Cox Angel Shoemake, 25, of Bowling Green was not always a single parent and didn’t always attend Western Kentucky University. Shoemake, a Russellville native, went to a private liberal arts school from 2010-2011 in Georgetown, Kentucky to pursue her education...

Answering Faith’s Call

By Mackenzie Montross The quaint, white house that sits between Student Publications and the Confucius Institute can often be overlooked by those passing by.             It looks like just any other house that surrounds Western Kentucky University’s campus, but with a...

Making limestone a lifestyle at Mammoth Cave

By Miles Schroader According to the U.S. National Park Service, more than 318 million people visited the 58 national parks across the country in 2018. But only about 20,000 get the pleasure of making a career out of the National Park Service. People who get a job in...

Python Perfect

WKU student thinks outside the box with her new pet By Meredith Neltner After two years in the dorm, it was finally time for McCall Ponzer to move into her first apartment and more importantly, get her first pet. It couldn’t be a boring, high-maintenance pet.It needed...