ICYMI: Here are our top five stories from this week

Herald Staff

Did you miss the news this week? No worries, we got you covered. Here are our top five most read stories this week. 

1. Two Gatton Students were the first in Kentucky to be awarded the Emperor Science Award, an award given to students interested in careers in the scientific and medical fields, specifically cancer research. 

 2. What started off as a hobby blossomed into a business for two WKU students. Since 2014, the Southern prep clothing store, Bluegrass Lore, has expanded from Bowling Green to Campbellsville and Glasgow. 

 3. The construction of a new parking structure and a new building for the Gordon Ford College of Business has been put on hold indefinitely due to Gov. Matt Bevin’s budget cut proposal. 

4. This week columnist John Winstead voiced his opinion on President Gary Ransdell’s retirement. For the next president, Winstead wants a university president willing to make substantial changes and to tackle student concerns on campus. 

5. Sophomore forward Ivy Brown has been the talk of the Lady Toppers. The 6-foot 1-inch Hodgenville native was recruited heavily out of high school and chose WKU over University of Kentucky’s nationally ranked program.