Gazette Archive: Accomplished Alumni

Former Broadside Photographer Captures Katrina Devastation

Posted: September 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As Hurricane Katrina was slowly gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico, Matt Rourke, BA Government and Politics ’99, loaded his overnight bag, camera and laptop into a rented SUV and began an eight-hour trip from Texas to New Orleans.