Through Our Eyes – Week 35

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 6:30pm deadline and our officers and

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Through Our Eyes – Week 35

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 6:30pm deadline and our officers and

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Built From Bourbon

Greg Fearing is covered in dust most of the morning. He has a passion to build, and woodworking is his medium. In his Louisville, KY workshop, he creates works of art from the most unexpected materials. – By Adam Wolffbrandt

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 6:30pm deadline and our officers and

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A Way of Life

Coach Bill Powell has been swimming for 67 years. He learned when he was 8 while living on an island off the coast of Michigan. Ever since then, swimming has been a lifelong career. He spent most of his career as the head coach of the Western Kentucky University swim and dive team, where he later had the school’s natatorium named after him. He has touched the lives of many

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What’s Inside Counts

Terry lost all voluntary muscle control and Diana lost any comfort of a normal marriage, but love and hope are far from lost. Diana knew what she was agreeing to when she married Terry Howard, one of the youngest to ever be diagnosed with Lou- Gehrig’s disease. A disease that has no known cure and a survival rate of three to five years after diagnosis is the prospect Terry has

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Unbreakable

Within two weeks Alisha Waters had received 186 texts from her estranged husband D.J. Mathis. He used psychological abuse, and threats of harm in his texts and calls. On April 22, 2013 Alisha Waters was denied a Domestic Violence Order six days after receiving an Emergency Protective Order. Kenton Family Court Judge Lisa Bushelman’s court order read “no allegation of domestic violence.” On Aug. 6, 2013 DJ Mathis followed Waters

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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!