Western has produced, no pun intended, a lot of actors, writers and directors over the years, Kirker Butler, David Schramm (Roy Biggins on Wings), and Michael Rosenbaum. I think we have our first grad to star in a Hallmark Holiday Movie.
This is unsettling. When El'agance the Intern was working with us this past summer, we got to talking about WKU dorms and where we lived, etc. At one point she told me she had to miss several classes due to being sick from mold IN HER DORM. Seriously?
Something you may not know about Western Kentucky University, it has one of the most awarded photojournalism programs in the country. One former student has landed a very prestigious recognition for his work, an image that will appear on a USPS Forever stamp.
Okay, I was going through an old journal, and I discovered an entry where I wrote about my first semester living at WKU, specifically Bemis-Lawrence Hall. This Throwback Thursday is courtesy of the fall semester of 1994.
In a John Calipari world, being offered a walk-on spot with the Cats is rare, but one of the state's most talented seniors, Taveion Hollingsworth, walked away from that opportunity instead to sign up for a scholarship with WKU.
He/she/it is lovable, vivacious, and a little on the hefty side, but that's Big Red. SB Nation College Football has taken on the monumental task of calculating the weight of all 129 college mascots. Who knew a Golden Hurricane (Tulsa) weighed over a million pounds? Watch!