Protestors retreat away from Jefferson Square north on 5th street as lines of riot squads advance towards them, launching tear gas and pepper balls in the process. Demonstrators can be seen with makeshift ways to avoid gas, including leave blowers and masks.

Michael J. Collins was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky and attended Martha Layne Collins High School. Michael is a freshman at WKU and is pursuing a degree in journalism and international affairs while working as a news reporter for the Herald.