Pics or it didn’t happen

Runners fly high as they leap the water obstacle on the women’s 3000-meter steeple chase at the Hilltopper Relays on April 9. They must complete eight laps of the track, overcoming multiple hurdles and the water trap. Gabriel Scarlett/HERALD

From traveling to the countryside of Mexico to photograph drink crafters to covering illegal cock fighters in an undisclosed location, our staff photographers have spent the semester and beyond telling stories and capturing moments of everyday people in many walks of life. These are some of our strongest images that tell those stories.