Eclipse astounds Winfield community

Pictured above: The Southwestern student body enjoying the solar eclipse on the first day of school. (Tanner Carlson/ Staff Reporter)

By Katherine Cox
Staff Reporter

(Left to right) Dr. Ed Loeb, associate professor of math, Jesse Hollingsworth, biology senior, Tierney Sutton, communication sophomore, Ben Hanne, campus minister, view the beginning stages of the solar eclipse. (Katherine Cox/ Staff Photographer)
Winfield community members gather at Southwestern College to experience the eclipse. (Tanner Carlson/ Staff Photographer)
Dr. Bob Gallup, professor of physics and mathematics, demonstrates the process of the eclipse to locals and students. (Katherine Cox/ Staff Photographer)
Melissa Connell, religion and philosophy senior, stares at the sun with her protective glasses to get a better look at the solar eclipse. (Tanner Carlson/ Staff Reporter)
Tammy McEwen, associate professor of biology, observes the solar eclipse while catching some rays, as well. (Tanner Carlson/Staff Reporter)
Tierney Sutton, communication sophomore, adjust the telescope to have the perfect angle of the middle stages of the eclipse. (Katherine Cox/ Staff Photographer)
The later stages of the solar eclipse projected on a white slab of cardboard from a telescope. (Tanner Carlson/ Staff Reporter)
Sam Ross, decided to make his own pair of solar eclipse glasses instead of buying a pair. No, they did not work, however very stylish. (Tanner Carlson/ Staff Reporter)
The Southwestern student body enjoying the solar eclipse on the first day of school. (Tanner Carlson/ Staff Reporter)

Katherine Cox is a freshman majoring in Early Childhood Education. You can contact her at katherine.cox2@sckans.edu. 

 

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