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“I Am a Kentuckian” March 30th

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Kentucky will be hosting their “I Am a Kentuckian” tour at WKU on Monday, March 30th at 4 PM in Gary Ransdell Hall (GRH) Auditorium. The purpose of the tour is putting real faces with real issues and engaging in important conversations about a topic that needs a voice. … Continue reading »

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Go Celebrate Some Writing

The Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing is being held this year at the Augenstein Alumni Center on Sunday the 9th of November (That’s this weekend!!). Go and celebrate the writing accomplishments of your fellow students. It’s the perfect excuse to get out of the dorm  or apartment for a Sunday afternoon.

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The Writing Center’s Costume Contest/Open House

The Writing Center had an awesome turn-out at their Costume Contest/Open-House event this past Friday, October 31st! Below are some pictures of those who entered the Costume Contest. The winner of the costume contest was Link, or really, me, second place was Callie’s Carmen San Diego, and third was Dori’s Katniss. We also had a … Continue reading »

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Muse-ical English Major: Part 2

Last week I interviewed Collin Hancock before his performance at the PCAL Fall Festival. I recently caught up with Collin again to speak about his musical pursuits. Jacky Killian: What compels you to write music? Collin Hancock: It feels good to have a finished product. I mean, songwriting is incredibly frustrating, and I feel like … Continue reading »

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The Little Writing Center of Horrors

The Writing Center is holding a costume contest and open house on Halloween starting at 1 in the afternoon. There’s also going to be a two sentence horror story…for you creative writers out there!! There will be three judges, one of them being Dr. Fife! There will be fun and prizes to win, so come … Continue reading »

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Potter College Fall Festival : “I Wish Ogden did Cool Stuff Like This!”

As most of you know, the lovely Potter College Fall Festival was this past Wednesday, and it was fantastic! There was live music, food, and pumpkins. I made a flower bouquet, drank hot apple cider, and won a cool mug from the history department. There was a table where you can get poems written for … Continue reading »

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Learning Lots with Mott

Jason Mott spoke here at WKU on Oct. 16th, 2014. He gives advice to students about first drafts.

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Editorial: Why I think science and writing work together.

On Wednesday the 15th, Bill Nye—known from my childhood as the Science Guy—spoke at Diddle Arena. He discussed his family history, specifically talking about his father’s interest in sundials and how this would influence Bill’s work as a scientist. One theme Nye revisited throughout his speech involved our ability to change the world. Specifically, Nye … Continue reading »

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Muse-ical English Major: Part 1

Collin Hancock is a classmate of mine. Has been for a couple of years now, and is a pretty cool guy. In addition to being an English major and student, he’s also a musician. Jacky Killian: How old are you, and what year are you currently in? Collin Hancock: I’m 22, and I’m a senior. … Continue reading »

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Who wants to play video games?!!

  Sometimes, fun distractions are needed at this time of the semester. For those who like video games and like playing video games with people, you don’t want to miss this gaming event!! It’s a fund raiser for the Association for Computing Machinery. There’s a five dollar entry fee, and multiple platforms (such as X-Boxes … Continue reading »

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