Through Our Eyes – Week 17

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 1-5 selections to [email protected] by our Tuesday 6:30pm deadline and our officers and attendees will pick the best of the bunch to showcase at our open meetings every Tuesday at 7pm in Lab 127.

toepost030614_001Andre Barbour’s father Douglas Barbour is seen in front of the original Barbour family house on the Barbour family farm in Canmer, Ky., on Saturday, March 01, 2014. Andre Barbour is transforming his family farm from being dependent on tobacco to growing food for lower and middle income families in Louisville’s West End.  JABIN BOTSFORD

toepost030614_002Brad Menke and Sidney Herrell share a kiss during Sigma Chi’s “Battle of the Greeks” Fraternity Fight Night on Feb. 28, 2014 in Bowling Green, Ky. HARRISON HILL

rodeo wku vs  2-08_JB_01Andrew Wall is punched by Sawyer Vannatta during the fourth fight of the night during the Sigma Chi’s Battle of the Greeks Fight Night at the Blue Dome in Bowling Green, Ky., on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Wall beat Vannatta. Battle of the Greeks donates the proceeds to the Huntsman Cancer Institute to raise money for cancer research.  JABIN BOTSFORD

toepost030614_004Bowling Green sophomore Chase Proctor gets his nose fixed while Bowling Green senior Jay Beard reacts about his first round. “I wouldn’t want anybody else in my corner,” said Proctor. “He is one of the few people who knows how my head works.” IAN MAULE

Nature on Saturday, March 1, 2013, in Bowling Green.Molly Kaviar, 22, of Louisville, Ky. is an activist for the environment, civil rights, and other human rights. She is an organizer with WKU AID, promoter for I Love Mountains Day, and intern for Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. “I was raised this way,” she said. “It’s never been an option to not help bring change to the community.” ADAM WOLFFBRANDT

toepost030614_006An unnamed Arnold employee glances back as Anna Starodubtseva exits the dressing room for the Bikini International competitors on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at The Arnold Sports Festival.  SAMMY JO HESTER

toepost030614_007William Wells, 64, of Nassau, takes a smoke break while inspecting a run down bohemian home, February 28, 2014. Wells was in telemarketing his whole life until 6 years ago when he quit to become a house inspector so he could see more of the island.  JUSTIN GILLILAND

toepost030614_008Richmond senior Emily Brown, junior Haley Holdwick, senior Megan Hambaum and junior Beth Beindit react to their 64-38 loss to Goodrich on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 after the Goodrich vs. Richmond girls basketball game at Goodrich High School.  KATIE MCLEAN

carter_b_sleddingcampus_098_cropLouisville senior Justin Wellum is jolted by a bump while sledding down a hill in front of Van Meter Hall on the campus of Western Kentucky University on March 3rd, 2013. The combination of snow and ice shut down the university and canceled classes for two consecutive days.  BRANDON CARTER

-1AWestern Kentucky University Police Chief, Robert “Chief” Deane, of Detroit, Michigan, is the only male in his immediate family that chose to be a police officer. Deane became a university police officer after spending time in the Detroit police force, Army Reserve and The United States Air Force. He was the first African-American police chief at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside as well as Western Kentucky University. One of his greatest achievements was when he was able to “Get the people [at University of Wisconsin-Parkside] to trust him enough to allow him to carry his gun on his belt.” Chief Deane said when a problem was presented, he and his team would have to go to their trunk to get their weapons, which was very inconvenient. Deane has never regretted choosing to be an officer even after grazed by a bullet during a drug raid while working with the Detroit police squad.  ALYSSA POINTER

One Thought on “Through Our Eyes – Week 17

  1. Adam Sacasa on March 7, 2014 at 4:33 pm said:

    These are some really great shots.

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