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It’s still dear old Western’s day

Sometimes, I treat myself with a jog around my alma mater, Western Kentucky University. I begin by walking up College Street nearly doubled over because of the steep incline, taking a brief rest when I reach Cherry Hall under the … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Lazy

Day Twelve: Lazy After college, with the exception of the last couple of months before I met Cory, I was pretty lazy in my friendships, whether I had a boyfriend or not. To be frank, it was much easier to … Continue reading

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A caucus race! A caucus race!

My introduction to the word “caucus” came from an Alice in Wonderland cartoon I watched as a kid, in which one of the talking animals declared that Alice and the other talking animals in the vicinity should engage in a … Continue reading

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‘Holding Out For a (Renegade Swashbuckling) Hero’

Warning: The following consists mainly of the story of when my *new* fiance and I met. If you don’t like that sort of thing, you can skip this and read the blog next week. A day I used to think … Continue reading

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Why I’m passionate about bras

Something involving bras happened almost exactly four years ago, and I’m still not over it. Although you may already know that I love October because of Halloween, it’s also special to me because it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Both my … Continue reading

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Corvette culture crescendos at National Corvette Museum anniversary

Bowling Green is home to the equivalent of a cathedral for car enthusiasts: the General Motors Bowling Green Assembly Plant, which has produced the world’s Corvettes since 1981. Across Interstate 65 from the plant is the “chapel”: the National Corvette … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bowling Green

Western Kentucky University, my alma mater, Thursday hosted its annual Big Red’s Blitz,  an all-day charity event during which WKU students–mostly new freshmen–go in groups to various non-profit organizations’ sites around the community and volunteer. Its namesake is our mascot, … Continue reading

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A look back on my first year as an employed journalist

I made it. No fanfare, no jubilation in the streets, but that’s okay. The fact that as of today I have officially been employed in journalism for a year is satisfying enough for me. It only seems appropriate that I … Continue reading

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Backstage life of the Southern Kentucky Fair pageants

One of the benefits of being a journalist is that you’re constantly going someplace new. Whether it’s a highlight of your career or a complete dud, you’re still doing something different that you probably otherwise wouldn’t have been able to do. … Continue reading

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