In honor of surviving my first year in the WKUPJ program, here are some of my favorite outtakes of freshman year:
Traditional WKUPJ Egg Assignment
Left to Right. Lily and Ofili Martin, poked fun at their sister, Lidia, by imitating her as she pouted while waiting for her mother to get out of class at WKU on Wednesday, September 19, 2015.
Glen Lily Road hales just over the train tracks in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Even though this is consider a low income and high crime area, many of the residents don't mind. "I know people call this the ghetto, but I believe I live right outside of crime central," said Roy Duke, 57, a member of the neighborhood. "I mostly keep to myself over here, so I don't have much trouble."
Women and men, young and old, gathered in the parking lot in front of the Justice Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to attend a candlelight vigil for awareness of domestic violence. This event was a part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month that occurred on Thursday, October 15, 2015. One of the participants, Officer Penny Bowles, looked after, Allyson Trowbridge, 4, the daughter of an abused woman who attended the event.
Racers and fans packed the Beech Bend Raceway Park, which hosted the 17th annual NMRA All Ford World Finals from October 1-4, 2015, in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
A mannequin sits on the window seal in the Academic Complex, at Western Kentucky University.
Scraped and bruised, a drunk driver was arrested after colliding with several parked cars along Park Street in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The accident occurred around 2 a.m. on March 6, 2016.
Kristina Thames, left, and Jamie Davis, right, take a smoke break from attending class at WKU. The Academic Complex’s underpasses on WKU’s campus is a well-known oasis for many of the students, especially on hot September day.
The WKU color guard practiced their performance before the first football home game of the season against Louisiana Tech on Thursday, September 10, 2015. The Hilltoppers defeated the Bulldogs 41-38.
In excitement, little princesses crowded the stage as Ryelee Robinson, dressed up as Pocahontas, sang "Colors of the Wind," at Christ Episcopal Church on Sunday, February 21, 2016. This event was held by Bowling Green High School students to raise funds for the school's choral activities.
After his youth team, the Nicks, defeated another opponent, point guard, Caress Zehner, 12, practiced his dribbling on the second level at Kummer Little Recreation Center. "My favorite player is Kyrie Irving because of his cross over dribble," said Zehner. "That's why I practice, to be able to dribble like Kyrie does."
WKU freshman, Damodhar Bhati, celebrated the festival of Holi on Saturday, March 19, 2016. This colorful holiday represents the triumph of "good" over "evil" and the first days of spring.
During the Men's 110 Meter Hurdles, Martice Moore, right, a freshman at University of Louisville, finished 6th with the time of 14.49 seconds at the Hilltopper Relay Meet at Charles M. Rueter Track and Field Complex on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Disney princesses took over Christ Episcopal Church on Sunday, February 21, 2016, for Bowling Green High School's fourth annual Princess Tea. This event was to help raise funds for the school's choral activities and to bring joy to little girls hearts. Stephanie Berec dressed as Snow White, right, said goodbye to Landry Keltner, 3, as the event was coming to an end.
After a long morning of hunting, Tyce Peters, 15, right, dragged a doe into his families shed so that his dad, Aaron Peters, could begin skinning and butchering the deer. The Peters, a family of 13, live in Richardsville, Kentucky, and enjoy hunting anything from deer to coyotes.