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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. 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.


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