MR. WESTERN

“Mr. Western” is an enterprise personality profile centered around Lee Robertson, an iconic embodiment of “The Spirit Makes the Master.” He’s been a mainstay at WKU for a half century and his passion for the university is unmatched. At 92, Robertson is still an active member of the Hilltopper community, although he’s had to overcome […]

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Mayberry On Mushrooms

“Mayberry on Mushrooms” is a profile on the Bowling Green music scene. In recent years, bands Bowling Green bands like Cage The Elephant, Morning Teleportation and Sleeper Agent have garnered success and fan bases across the nation and world for their varying brands of alternative rock. Bowling Green, however, has been a hotbed of musical […]

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FOOTBALL, FAMILY, FAITH, FEIX

Writing a longform feature story about a man who has died is challenging and delicate. You can’t just quickly approach the topic and throw together words to define him and serve his life due respect. I spoke with those who knew Jimmy Feix the best; his life-long friends and former players. Through their words and […]

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UNCHARTED WATERS

  It’s one thing to write a general feature about a figure whose name is on a building or landmark on campus. Bill Powell was the swim coach for over 40 years at WKU and recently experienced an obstacle in life that he wouldn’t have survived had he not been an active swimmer his entire […]

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