LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Herald article didn’t capture essence of Jones

As close friends of Steven Jones, we were deeply saddened by his sudden and untimely death. His incredible spirit and work ethic were exemplary of the ideals to be valued at WKU. We were pleased to find that an outstanding student publication such as the College Heights Herald had decided to honor Steven in its publication.

However, after reading the article,”Student ‘always took care of others,'” we were both shocked and highly disappointed in its quality.

Not only did the story suffer from an array of grammatical errors, it failed to really capture the essence of who Steven Jones was. It ignored his accomplishments as an individual and a peer. 

The piece lacked depth in that the author chose to focus on superfluous and trivial details of Steven’s life, including his romantic relationships, rather than highlight both his personal and academic achievements here at WKU.

To reiterate, Steven Jones was an exemplary student who, after graduating this May, would have continued to accomplish many great things. Those close to Steven will continue to honor his memory, even though your publication has failed to do so.


Mac Mullins

and Katherine Montgomery

Bowling Green sophomores