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WKU GHOST TOUR TRIP
Okay, I've shared with you before that I lived in at least two supposedly haunted dorms at WKU, McLean Hall and Florence-Schneider Hall. Yes, the faucet in my suite bathroom would randomly be running and the windows would be raised by themselves. Now's your chance to check out all the lege…
THE ACT TEST IS CHANGING FOR COLLEGE FRESHMEN
I remember it well. An early Saturday morning at my high school where hundreds showed up to take the ACT Test. The standardized test, which was introduced all the way back in 1959 became one of the tests those wanting to get into college agonized over, but these days, the ACT isn't that importa…
BRACKET CHANGES
It’s almost time for one of the most wonderful times of the year, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. This Sunday, there will be a slight change with how the brackets/matchups will be revealed.
Meet Sidney Our New Intern
The WBKR gang would like to give a big welcome to our new intern from Western Kentucky University, Sidney Riney.  Sidney is a Communications Major and will be with us for the summer.
WKU PHOTO EXHIBIT ON CBS
This is pretty cool. Pulitzer-prize winning photojournalist Renee' C. Byer has the unique talent of capturing real life in all parts of the world. This experience plays heavily in her interactive photo collection, "Living on a Dollar a Day: The lives and faces of the world's poor". This co…
'HAMILTON' MARRIAGE PROPOSAL
I have a late entry for National Proposal Day, and it's very clever. Western Kentucky University student Elijah Essa and his fiancee' Sarah Burnett are huge fans of the Tony-winning musical Hamilton. On February 13th, Elijah gathered a big group of the couple's friends at Va…
TOPS TOP CATS
History repeated itself Saturday night at LP Field in Nashville when, for the second year in a row, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers began their football season with a victory over the Kentucky Wildcats.
WKU NEEDS DR. BRACKETT
When I was a kid, there was a show that ran seven years on NBC called Emergency! It was an action-adventure medical drama about the Los Angeles Fire Department's Station 51 and Rampart Hospital and how the staffs of each worked to rescue people and save lives.
NEW WKU FOOTBALL COACH
Western Kentucky University, my alma mater, has a new head football coach. He is former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino, famous, recently, for a motorcycle ride with a lovely woman who wasn't his wife.

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