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‘Everyone deserves a chance’
‘Everyone deserves a chance’
Debra Murray and Madison Carter April 28, 2023

Seeking the “land of opportunities,” 19-year-old Vilson Qehaja alongside his family and his sister emigrated from Kosovo during the war 24...

Finding a new home
Finding a new home
Michael Crimmins, Administrative reporter • May 15, 2023

After roughly six months in a refugee camp near the Thailand and Myanmar border, 19-year-old Tee Mo and her family, her husband Lureh and her...

Nadia Houchens, program coordinator for the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration at WKU, poses for a portrait at the Academic Complex on campus in Bowling Green.
‘An element of motivation'
Alexandria Anderson, Content Editor • May 15, 2023

Handmade artwork decorates the walls of SKY Pediatric Dentistry, and echoing out from multiple treatment rooms are some of the many languages...

WKU and the immigrant community
WKU and the immigrant community
Molly Dobberstein, News reporter • May 15, 2023

WKU and the Bowling Green community are hosting multiple events in order to assist immigrants within the community. John Sunnygard, associate...

The Avengers team gathers before the start of Teranga Academys final soccer tournament match at the Bowling Green Learning Academy.
'There is no shame in being a beginner'
Molly Dobberstein, News reporter • May 9, 2023

Teranga Academy is just like any other public school in any other state, bustling with students and teachers, but their school environment is...

Nick Patel rings a bell and makes final offerings for the night, bringing Ramanavami to a close on March 3, 2023.
Bluegrass Dharma
Michael J. Collins, News reporter • May 4, 2023

Worshippers in the Shree Swaminarayan Hindu Temple hang “Happy Birthday” balloons as the smell of incense and spice fill the air. They are...

Respect others, love yours: Welcoming world religions
'Respect others, love yours': Welcoming world religions
Molly St. Clair, Sports editor • May 3, 2023

At the age of 13, when Vedad Hadzikadunic and his family immigrated to the United States from Bosnia in order to escape the atrocities of war,...

Letter From The Editor
Letter From The Editor
Debra Murray, Editor-in-Chief • May 1, 2023

Hi everyone, you're holding the final Herald issue of the semester. This wraps up our second semester as a newsmagazine – an interesting and...

Students and advisers from the WKU Herald and Ball State University, meet to discuss their projects at Student Publications in early February.
Letter From The Director
Chuck Clark, Director, Student Publications • May 1, 2023

This is a very special issue of the College Heights Herald news magazine – one that looks at a unique quality of Bowling Green that many who...

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Dishes at K&L Asian Restaurant reflect the Vietnamese culture by bringing flavors from that region
of the world to the United States. Seen are a Vegan Pho, which is typically a dish served with beef, and Bun, or Vermicelli Noodle with chicken, which is typically made with pork. The owners of K&L wanted to treat customers to the best of both cultures.
Immigrant-owned restaurants provide international flavors
Madison Carter, News reporter • May 15, 2023

Thousands of refugees have found their home in Bowling Green over the past three decades, changing the landscape. The city has come to...

Jeton Hyseni refs and manages an international soccer league at the Kummer Little Recreation Center in Bowling Green.
Refugee, referee, custodian, father: The busy life of a Bowling Green Kosovar
Jake Moore, News reporter • May 16, 2023

Sharp squeaks on the hardwood cut the air inside of the F.O. Moxley Community Center gymnasium. But the familiar noise is not from a game of...

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