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College athletes collecting with the ‘Collectives’

College athletes collecting with the ‘Collectives’

Above: (Redshirt senior guard and forward Dontaie Allen analyzes the play before making a move during a game in E.A. Diddle Arena. | Photo by: Wyatt Richardson) By Molly St. Clair When the Red Towel Trust launched in 2022, “Name, Image and Likeness” called NIL for...

Immigration: leaving the good and the bad behind

Immigration: leaving the good and the bad behind

(Editor’s note: Unsplash photo by Kyle Glenn.) By Leah Hunter The immigrants that make up the Kentucky refugee city of Bowling Green, Kentucky, left their countries for myriad reasons — ethnic genocide, war and famine — for a new life in America. For many, the path to...

Military service and education match up at WKU

(Editor’s note: Image provided by Filip Andrejevic at Unsplash.) By Shayla Abney Western Kentucky University is home to many veterans and prides itself on its Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. With this year's homecoming falling on Veterans Day with a theme of “Big...

Patients battle HIV/AIDS with the ‘Good Book’

By Matthew Williams Photo courtesy of Julia Zyablova via Unsplash. Radiant smiles accompanied the cloudless sky and sunshine above a white tent outside the Journey Pure addiction and treatment center. The rustling incomers roused David McKinney to his feet behind...

Clean water helps villagers to ‘Thrive’

By Maggie Phelps A senior from Western Kentucky University spent three weeks telling stories about her first-hand experience with an organization that provides clean water resources to communities in rural Africa.  Molly St. Clair, a Journalism Major, interned at...

Bowling Green’s growth outpaces public transportation

Bowling Green’s growth outpaces public transportation

Story and photos by Mariia Novoselia With confident steps revealing familiarity, Yanet Moges, a Western Kentucky University student from Ethiopia, opens the door to the office of GO bg Transit. She visits the public transit service office in Bowling Green, Kentucky,...

Voting for international senator starts Monday

Voting for international senator starts Monday

By Mariia Novoselia (Editor's Note: Featured image provided by Hansjorg Keller.) Rectangular lamps light up the Western Kentucky University Student Government Association Senate chamber located on the second floor of the ever-busy Downing Student Union. Two WKU...

The Swipe Out Hunger initiative fights food insecurity at WKU

The Swipe Out Hunger initiative fights food insecurity at WKU

By Ellie Sandlin (Editor's Note: Photo by Siegfried Poepperl via Unsplash.) The WKU Student Government Association started a Swipe Out Hunger initiative for the spring 2022 semester to fight food insecurity.  Cole Bornefeld, a junior from Hendersonville, Tennessee, is...

Media bias trend deepens the news consumer divide

Media bias trend deepens the news consumer divide

(Editor’s note: Photo by Christ Montgomery on Unsplash.) By Hannah Clausen The media of all kinds play a daily role in the lives of Americans and for many, news media remains a staple in the daily routine. Whether a morning cup of coffee and a side of cable news,...

Kentucky Voters Face Changes

Kentucky Voters Face Changes

WKU student Jeanna Kleine-Kratch takes a deeper look into Kentucky voting legislation and how it affects voters. https://youtu.be/yZotnOiVxoM