Profiles

From the Magazine: Reaching redemption

This story was originally published in early May in “Grit,” the fourth issue of Talisman magazine. His two kids knew exactly where he kept his alcohol. They wo...

From the Magazine: Cash cows

This story was originally published in early May in “Grit,” the fourth issue of Talisman magazine. On an unusually warm February morning, before the sun broke ...

The brothel of Bowling Green

On 627 Clay Street from 1937 until the late 60s, there stood a house just like any other. It had white columns in front of the doors with a chimney ascending fr...

From the Magazine: A quarry story

This story was originally published in early May in “Grit,” the fourth issue of Talisman magazine. In the beginning, ox-driven carts hauled slabs of stone down...

Meet the Musicians: The Rift

Only a few weeks after meeting through the WKU Jazz Band, Brookfield, Ohio, sophomore Kai Rogers and Paris, France, sophomore Spencer Woods began jamming togeth...

Backwards and in roller skates

On any given Sunday, you can find the women of Vette City Roller Derby running drills while pop hits like “1, 2 Step” by Ciara blare over the speakers at Aviati...

Game, set, unmatched

This story was originally published in late November in “Power,” the third issue of Talisman magazine. He lay face down with a gun to his head. Golf club...