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Thoughtful

From Texan to Topper

According to the 2015 WKU FactBook, many of the over 20,000 students enrolled at WKU come from the city of Bowling Green, a neighboring county or even a neighbo...

Losing my accent

When you grow up around people who are similar to you — be it racially, socio-economically or religiously — you don’t think about people who are different. You ...

Get lost to be found

I had never been as nervous and excited than when I started my freshman year at WKU. After failing to complete even a semester at another university the previou...

Tips from a Teacher

Three mornings a week, I find myself in a cramped classroom in the basement of Cherry Hall to teach two sections of English 100. As a graduate assistant and fir...

The Woodkiln

WKU ceramics majors hit the kiln, and the Talisman got the inside scoop. The mugs and other artwork are all functional pieces — in the kiln they're pretty hot, ...

Herald Blackout Poems II

The following images are found-form poems created through redaction. The artist, Talisman staff writer David Hormell, takes recent issues of WKU’s College Heigh...