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Creator WKU Archives
Title UA94 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Series 6. Western Kentucky University Subseries 3. Publications
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1906
Description Underground publications created by students while attending WKU, includes 1960's/1970's political protest papers such as the Apocalypse and the Expatriate. How to Survive is a guide to courses and professors to avoid and a guide to life in Bowling Green for university students. The Big Red Tool a 21st century satirical take on WKU is also found here.
Admin / Biog History Student groups and anonymous editors have written and self-published broadsides and newspapers at WKU since the 1960's. These publications were generally a reaction to university policies regarding the publication of the College Heights Herald and a curtailment of freedom of speech. Several of these publications address national and university political movements and protest the Vietnam War.
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Underground newspapers
Demonstrations
Protest movements
Journalism
People Ransdell, Gary
Caboni, Timothy
Search Terms Ransdell Hall (WKU)
Finding Aids TopScholar - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/102/

Spread Eagle Vol. 1, No. 1 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/587

Spread Eagle Vol. 1, No. 2 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/588
Catalog Number UA94.6.3
Dates of Creation 1906-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent 1 box, oversize
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions see individual series for restrictions
Parent ID UA94.6
Level of Description Subseries
Disciplines Journalism Studies
Containers The Agitator
The Apocalypse
The Continent
College Radicals Are Defended
How to Survive in Kentucky
In Depth
A Little Bit Deeper
The Plain Brown Wrapper
The Skewer
Spread Eagle
Big Red Tool
Expatriate
Big Red Tool
Sensory
Big Red Tool