Through Our Eyes – Week 31

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 attendees will pick the best of the bunch to showcase at our open meetings every Tuesday at 7:30pm in Lab 127.

TAS_1Alpacas are turned loose in the front yard sometimes to “mow” the grass. Alvina Maynard herds them back into their field when the job is finished. ERICA LASFER

TAS_2Wanpen Cline, owner of Wanpen Thai & Chinese Restaurant in Berea, KY, prays multiple times throughout the day – before going to work, before opening the restaurant and after close. Wanpen has practiced both Buddhism and Christianity since moving to the United States in 1977. “You pray first,” she says. “You pray so they can protect you.” LAUREN NOLAN

 

TAS_4Madison Southern High School freshman, Zach Howard, prays in the locker room with the rest of the “Mad South Eagles” football team before their 2014 playoff qualifying game. ALYSE YOUNG

TAS_5Pearl Hicks, 2, explores Robie Books in Berea while her mother Jill reads and brother Reuben browses the Young Adult Mystery section of the store. The Hicks, who live in the Red River Gorge area, make it a point to visit the bookstore during their weekly visit to Berea for Reuben’s fiddle lessons. LEANORA BENKATO

TAS_6WKU second year graduate Alena Cieszko poses in front of the Felts Log House off of College Heights Blvd on October 28, 2014. Cieszko said she got her clothing from a theatre whole sale in Louisville, Ky. She said the style of her clothing matches her personality. TYLER ESSARY

TAS_7Wrapped tightly in a warm bath towel with head burrowed in his father’s arms Stellan Gonzales, 1, stares on with sleepy eyes as his father Fred Gonzales Jr. carries him to his room to prepare for bed. LUKE FRANKE

TAS_8Guillermo Hernandez Martinez of Austin, Texas walks around a pond in the early morning at the Battlefield Park near Berea, Ky. ADAM WOLFFBRANDT

TAS_9Holden Berry, 12, of Berea, Ky. stands in the doorway of  Lucifer’s Lair in Berea, Ky. on October 23, 2014 while waiting for the haunted house to go live. The haunted house is open yearly from the last weekend in September for the Halloween season. Donnie Lamb, an employee at Lucifer’s Lair says he thinks it is great what the haunted house does for the youth in the community. “If they are here, it means they aren’t on the street,” Lamb says. DOROTHY EDWARDS

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