10.28.2008

OBAMA Rally
Democratic presidential nominee Barak Obama talks at a rally at JMU’s Convo Center Tuesday afternoon.

It was exciting to cover the event, as he is a man bringing a message of change and hope to a fucked-up political system and government that has failed so many people since the 1980s.

OBAMA Rally
JMU students camp outside the Convo Center waiting to see Barak Obama at a Democratic rally Tuesday afternoon. Some students arrived at 6 a.m. to wait in line.

OBAMA Rally Obama greets people while making his way to the stage during the rally.

10.18.2008

Bridge Day
My second Bridge Day . . . rappelling the New River Gorge Bridge (876 feet). Some interesting facts about the Bridge —
• Longest steel arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere with a 1,700’ span
• Second highest bridge in the United States at 876’
• The bridge length is 3,030’
• The deck width is 69 feet 4 inches
• Total bridge weight is 88,000,000 lbs.

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Bridge Day

10.11.2008

War Eagle
After some bushwacking, we found the entrance to War Eagle Cave. The etnrance pit is 137-footer over a flowstone floor.
Photo by Lydia Gonzales

War Eagle Cave
A beautiful cave salamander inside War Eagle Cave.