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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The front porch of Elizabeth Pedigo, center, acts as a gathering place for her family, “It’s where we come together,” she said as she sits on her porch with her son, Wayne Gray, left, and holds her granddaughter, Aliona Beck. Aliona’s mother, Ariel Pedigo, far right, plays with her twin sister Aubrey Beck while in Bowling Green on Thursday, September 26, 2013. BRIAN POWERS
A portrait of Dr. Rahraw Omarzad founder of the Centre for Contemporary Art Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan. In 2006 Omarzad established the only women’s art center in Afghanistan. “We taught women how to drawing and after three months we gave them hints of conceptual art and creative painting. Their art work shows the struggle and sacrifice of woman over time and is strictly open for interpretation,” said Dr. Omarzad. DEMETRIUS FREEMAN
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts play with and make foam plate gliders and get an eye opening look at life in aviation as the Youth Aviation Adventure has a program at OSU Don Scott Field in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. JABIN BOTSFORD
A freshman defensive end for Western Kentucky University, Kalvin Robinson loves the game for the game itself. “I have a quote from my favorite artist and I think about that every game. The quote is, ‘You can fly, no body can stop you, nobody,” Robinson said. BRITTANY GREESON
Joann McCoy and fiancé Joe Smith of Glasgow, Ky. lean in during a joking argument (left) and Arthur and Annette Morton of Panama City (right) laugh at their discussion while Tremekia Dice watches after her niece, Dada Hamilto, 2, and her brother Malik Dice, 12, (center) on the steps of Wigwam Church during the Cave City Proud Days Festival. KATIE MCLEAN