Bears and Birdfeeders

David Kotler cranks a winch to ele­vate his col­lec­tion of bird feed­ers in Avon, Con­necti­cut on April 23, 2023. The feed­ers hang on a steel cable between two trees in Kotler’s back­yard. He’ll low­er the cable to fill the feed­ers before rais­ing them back up and out of reach from bears. Pho­to by Esther Ju ’23.

Wig Shopping

Cha­sity Watkins, a 21-year-old from Hart­ford, is pur­su­ing her pas­sions as a hair­styl­ist amid the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. Dur­ing a Novem­ber 2022 shop­ping trip to find the per­fect a wig for a client, Watkins exam­ines the hair on a man­nequin. Pho­to by Tana­jah Fry­er ’23

Lady Elliot Island Squid

UConn Jour­nal­ism major Christie Wang stud­ied abroad in Aus­tralia dur­ing the Fall 2022 semes­ter. She took this squid pho­to at Lady Elliot Island, the south­ern­most coral cay of the Great Bar­ri­er Reef.  Christie stayed on the island for a week as part of a coral reefs con­ser­va­tion course. She stud­ied marine life, corals, tidal cir­cu­la­tion andCon­tin­ue read­ing “Lady Elliot Island Squid”

Jamie Lee Curtis at Comic Con

Actor Jamie Lee Cur­tis holds back tears while hold­ing a pic­ture of her “Hal­loween” char­ac­ter at a New York Com­ic Con pan­el at the Jacob Jav­its Con­ven­tion Cen­ter on Octo­ber 8, 2022. The pan­el was ded­i­cat­ed to dis­cussing Cur­tis’ four decades of expe­ri­ence with the “Hal­loween” film fran­chise.  UConn Jour­nal­ism stu­dent Sofia Saw­chuk is asso­ciateCon­tin­ue read­ing “Jamie Lee Cur­tis at Com­ic Con”

Super Dog

For a fea­ture assign­ment in JOUR2065: Mobile Sto­ry­telling, UConn stu­dent Kelti John­son pho­tographed the bright col­ors of The Big E in Spring­field, Mass­a­chu­setts in Sep­tem­ber 2022.  The East­ern States Expo­si­tion, as the fair is also known, is one of the top ten fairs in North Amer­i­ca and the largest on the East Coast, rep­re­sent­ing all sixCon­tin­ue read­ing “Super Dog”