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Thoughtful

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...

‘Timbuktu’ comes to the Hill

In Cherry Hall Monday night, about 60 students were exposed to the stark realities of a growing cultural issue and a much clearer image than the one being prese...

Remembering 11/15/2015

I walked up and they told me I had missed everything. That it was probably a suicide. That the men had taken It all away already. That the residents had formed ...