Never the same

Inside the community that experienced America's first major school shooting of 2018 Note: This story served as Helen's capstone project as a student in WKU's School of Journalism and Broadcasting. It was published in May 2018 on RE@D, the digital magazine of WKU's journalism program. A shorter version of this story was also published on … Continue reading Never the same

A changing city: examining Bowling Green’s growing refugee population

This story was originally published on RE@D, the digital magazine of WKU's journalism program, in March 2017.  It’s Tuesday, Nov. 9, the day that America elected Donald Trump its 45th president, and the Bowling Green office of the International Center of Kentucky is busy. The two story, red brick building on Kenton Street is filled with some … Continue reading A changing city: examining Bowling Green’s growing refugee population

World Changers: ‘We believe in what they do’

Originally published in Baptist Press, the official news service for the Southern Baptist Convention, on June 27, 2017.  OWENSBORO, Ky. (BP) -- Holes were starting to form in the front steps of her house. The storage shed in the backyard leaked when it rained. And everything needed a fresh coat of paint. But 64-year-old Charlene … Continue reading World Changers: ‘We believe in what they do’

CCSJ’s first event challenges students to imagine their impact

A small group of students came together on Friday, Aug. 26, to envision how they, partnering with WKU’s new Center for Citizenship and Social Justice, might impact the world during their time on the Hill. They were participating in the beginning stages of “The Great Wall of Service,” a collaborative student mural project facilitated by … Continue reading CCSJ’s first event challenges students to imagine their impact