Sunday, October 31, 2010

Shorthorn Shots of the Week 10/31

This week was definitely more challenging logistically rather than technically. Schedules didn't come together and good stories were hard to find. Overall pretty frustrating but there were some bright spots. I had to opportunity to cover the museum opening of Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science, an exhibit in Fort Worth where visitors learn how modern science is used to study mummies and the culture of ancient Egypt. I wasn't planning on doing a video but once I was there I thought it needed more than just a couple of pictures in the paper to show what the exhibit had to offer. The rest of the week was spent mostly trying to set up shoots for the upcoming basketball preview. I'm definitely looking forward to putting out some quality work next week with the preview and a profile piece that I'm hoping will work out Monday. Happy Halloween!
Cover of Pulse, our special section on Thursdays.
Lost Egypt: Ancient Egypt, Modern Science Video
Archaeologist Dr. Mark Lehner points a few of the important archaeological areas in Egypt on a large floor map at the entrance to the Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science exhibit at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History on Friday. The 6,000 square-foot exhibition offers visitors the opportunity to see how archaeologists are using modern technology to study ancient Egyptian society and culture through interaction with real artifacts. (The Shorthorn: Andrew Buckley)
This illuminated panel shows a few of the views that CT scans create, allowing Egyptologists to see inside of sarcophagi and study mummies without disturbing the physical remains. (The Shorthorn: Andrew Buckley)
Sculptures of four women who lived in Upper Egypt between 2,200 and 2,900 years ago were created with scientific data gathered from mummies using the same techniques police use to identify human remains. (The Shorthorn: Andrew Buckley)
Architecture junior Qudus Ogunmefun, left, jumps through a hula hoop as communication technology senior Chris Baker looks on during the Black Student Association’s Fall Carnival on Wednesday on the Central Library Mall. The carnival featured a variety of games including musical chairs and a candy toss. (The Shorthorn: Andrew Buckley)
Biology Junior Anthony Adromiwa shows off his mummy mask at the Fall Carnival on Wednesday. (The Shorthorn: Andrew Buckley)
Sophomore outfielder Preston Beck hits during batting practice on Thursday at Clay Gould Ballpark. Beck lives with a hectic schedule from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. while balancing training, practice and classes. (The Shorthorn: Andrew Buckley)

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