Through Our Eyes – Week 34

Each Thursday, WKU’s Student Chapter of NPPA brings you some of the best images of the past week taken by our very own classmates. To submit for our weekly posts, you must currently be a WKU Photojournalism student and have taken the images or produced the video within the last week (Tuesday to Tuesday). Send your top 1-3 selections to wkunppa@gmail.com by our Tuesday 7:00pm deadline and our officers and

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Beyond Breath

https://vimeo.com/111894226 Check out what the Practicum class is up to this semester! Beyond Breath is a documentary about legacy and how families live beyond themselves. Look forward to seeing it before the end of the year.

Student Spotlight – Mike Clark

Every month, the Western Kentucky University NPPA Chapter produces a “Student Spotlight” segment that focuses on recent work from a student. Photo stories, videos, personal projects, or even successful shoots are eligible for the Student Spotlight. If you have a current project you’d like to share, please email wkunppa@gmail.com. Liam plays the piano while Valentina dances with Spicy.  ‘There’s a certain satisfaction [our] way of life brings,’ Liam says. Until recently, Liam and Valentina

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The Mountain Workshops – Berea

WKUPJs and other photojournalists from around the country were working hard this week for the 39th Mountain Workshops in Berea, Ky. Check out their work at mountainworkshops.org!

Student Spotlight – Bria Granville

Every month, the Western Kentucky University NPPA Chapter produces a “Student Spotlight” segment that focuses on recent work from a student. Photo stories, videos, personal projects, or even successful shoots are eligible for the Student Spotlight. If you have a current project you’d like to share, please email wkunppa@gmail.com. Bria is a senior at Western Kentucky University studying photojournalism and sociology. This past Labor Day holiday, she and a diverse group of 20 college

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Internship Perspective – Adam Wolffbrandt

Each month, WKU NPPA features a student who has recently completed an internship. We believe internships are essential to student’s success and encourage everyone to start applying as soon as they can. Whether it’s a success story or a struggle, we love to hear from our students about their experiences. If you have an internship perspective you’d like to share, please email wkunppa@gmail.com. WKU senior Adam Wolffbrandt recently completed an

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Summer Review

WKUPJs had exciting summers. We were scattered everywhere making great photos. Check out some of our favorites! Chania Williams, 17, of Flint and Jariah Womack, 11, of Flint, the queen and princess of the Flint United Methodist Church, ride in the Juneteenth parade on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in Flint. KATIE MCLEAN Ali Ahmed from Dumfries, Va. is a Army Cadet at Virginia Tech training to become a second lieutenant holding

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Last Days: The End of An Era

  The School of Journalism and Broadcasting is excited to announce the opening of Last Days: The End of An Era, a documentary exhibition by Scott Andrews and his son Philip Scott Andrews (WKU, 10) that explores humans and their relationship with machine. After 30 years of flight, NASA’s Space Shuttle Program was halted and the remaining four shuttles were retired to museums. The photographs and time-lapse video in this exhibition

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Miss Parker Bennett

by Megan Tan When the program director of Parker Bennett Community Center Sabrina Johnson pairs up with Miss Black Western of 2013 Porshia Austin to host their first beauty pageant, their intensions of giving a group of young girls the opportunity to perform for the first time becomes more challenging than they expect.

Kid At Heart

by Ian Maule William Poteet has a gift to be able to do college level math at the age of ten. While many people see this as lucky, William must walk a delicate balance between achieving his academic potential and fitting in socially with his peers.