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Feature Long Reads Profile Spring 2018 Senior Show Srijita Chattopadhyay

Rising from the ashes

By Srijita Chattopadhyay

The walls of faded blue were plastered with posters of bands and TV shows, from Panic at the Disco to Supernatural. The smell of rich sandalwood filled the air inside the room. A heap of colorful stuffed animals were piled in a corner. A small Zen fountain gurgled on a bookstand next to a blue-orange wristband that read “We are Marshall Strong.”

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Erian Bradley Feature Quick Reads

Family Scholar Houses change single parents’ lives

By Erian Bradley

A 21-year-old college student is sitting on her couch in her apartment reading her accounting textbook

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Quick Reads Savannah Pennington

Nursing student found calling raising sick child

By Savannah Pennington

Two days after giving birth, Nicole Pendino watched as her son became stiff as a board and turned blue.

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Ally Griggs Long Reads

Recovery: WKU student fighting for a healthy body, mind

By Ally Griggs

Seven. Zero. Zero. Start. Inside the microwave, a fairly large sweet potato sits centered on a revolving plate. Turning back to the stove, placing one hand around the arm of the skillet and using the other to grasp the spatula, 21-year-old Hillary Bacon watches thin traces of olive oil spit into the air surrounding her pan-seared chicken breast.