5 things to read this morning

5 things to read

Herald staff

1. Uncharted Waters: Coach Powell swims through struggles to carry on tradition

Check out the Herald’s multimedia project on swimming coach Bill Powell. 

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2. ‘As We Lie Still’ play to showcase life and death

The Before Broadway series at WKU is presenting a new musical that showcases themes of magic, love, life and death.

Performances of “As We Lie Still,” book by Patrick Emile and Olivia de Guzman Emile, and music and lyrics by Patrick Emile, feature actors and singers from the WKU Theatre & Music Departments.

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3. In My Skin: Woman finds comfort in self despite skin condition

While in the process of packing to move to a new house last August, Brittany LaRue ran across a decade-old photograph from her high school graduation. In it, LaRue held her cousin and stood by her best friend. Upon remembering the feeling that accompanied this memory, LaRue burst into tears and decided to return to a happier place.

A few months after that photograph had been taken, LaRue noticed the first sign of a condition she would most likely face the rest of her life.

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4. Student arrested after pulling gun on campus 

Goodlettsville, Tenn.‚ freshman Michael Dearborn was arrested and brought into custody yesterday morning after pulling a gun on another person outside the Bates-Runner Subway. No shots were fired.

“The gun was unloaded but he did use it to threaten a couple of students,”  director of Media Relations Bob Skipper said.

Dearborn is being charged on menacing, terroristic threatening, carrying a concealed weapon, disorderly conduct, receiving stolen property (firearm) and wanton endangerment, Skipper said.

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5. Dry Clean Only: ‘Mean Girls’ fashion still timely after a decade

Let me tell you something about “Mean Girls.” It was the best movie of 2004. I know, right? It’s so fetch. I don’t even… Whatever. So then on Wednesday, so many people wore pink and everyone else like weirdly didn’t get it. Like, we were all wearing pink and saying fetch, and they’d be like “why do you like Mean Girls so much?” And I’d be like “Why are you so obsessed with me?”

Sorry, Regina, but fetch definitely happened on April 30. The day marked the 10th anniversary of the early 2000’s classic, “Mean Girls.” With an all-star cast including Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams, the movie has become a staple of our generation.

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