Through Our Eyes – Week 16

Each Wednesday, WKU’s Student Chapter of NPPA brings you the best images of the past week taken by our very own students. To submit, you must currently be a WKU Photojournalism student and have taken the images or produced the video in the last week (Monday to Monday). Send your top 5 choices to [email protected] and our officers will pick the best of the bunch to showcase.


Gloria Akakpo, 19, originally of Atakpamé, Togo, wears Ankara fabric,  a traditional style of African material, which was given to her by her grandmother who still resides in Togo. Akakpo plans to move to New York City as an aspiring model, a decision she made after being turned down from the popular reality television show “American’s Next Top Model,” because she is not a citizen of The United States.

Brittany Sowacke

JEFF BROWNGreenwood senior guard Antonio Bradley is comforted by his teammates after losing to Russell County.  Greenwood lost 79-63 against Russell County on Monday Feb. 25, 2013 at Diddle Arena in the 4th Region Tournament.

Jeff Brown

Week1603Mar Rah waits anxiously for his friends to pick him up for work.  He continuously catches glances back and forth between the clock and the door after the men are over five minutes late for collecting him.  In many ways, the life of Mar Rah and his family are dependent on others.  All the help they receive because of the good deeds of others helps facilitate their lives in order for them to assimilate and function more easily in American society.

Katie Meek

Week1604Tomas Guerra, 20, originally from Santigo, Chile, is a javelin thrower for Western Kentucky University’s Track and Field Team. “It’s a sport that requires a lot of strength,” Guerra said, “from your feet to your head.”

Katie McLean

Week1605Rainy day on Western Kentucky University’s campus, Bowling Green, Ky. March, 5, 2013.

Jerry Englehart

Week1606Tyler Wittmer, of Phi Gamma Delta, rests between rounds during his bout on the first of two nights at Sigma Chi’s “Battle of the Greeks,” which was held at the Soky Fair Grounds, in Bowling Green, Ky.

Brittany Sowacke

Fight NightJeanne Burlew reacts to the ring girls between bouts at “Fight Night” on Feb. 28, 2013 at the Blue Dome. “This is my first fight ever,” she said. “It’s so exciting!”

Adam Wolffbrandt

Fight NightBlood and a mouthguard lay on the ring floor between bouts for Fight Night on Feb. 28, 2013 at the Blue Dome.

Adam Wolffbrandt

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