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WMU set to make big announcement March 22

When you’re a school of about 25,000 students, plus faculty and staff, it’s hard to keep a secret. But Western Michigan University has managed to keep a big announcement under wraps and plans to let us all in on it tomorrow, March 22, at 9:15 a.m. Dubbed Operation: Historic Moment, proceeded by a major PR…

Win $300 gift certificate to WMU Bookstore in EcoMug contest

If you’re a Western Michigan University student, you know what an EcoMug is. The EcoMug is a stainless steel travel mug given free of charge to all incoming first-year and transfer students at WMU. Started in fall 2009, the program aims to reduce campus waste and save money by minimizing the number of disposable cups…

Gov. Rick Snyder to speak in Kalamazoo today

The man dubbed the “most hated man in Michigan” after his budget cuts left some people reeling, Gov. Rick Snyder, will be in Kalamazoo today at a program sponsored by the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Kalamazoo Rotarian Club. The lunch meeting will be held at noon at the Radisson Plaza Hotel &…

SPCA of Southwest Michigan partners with PetSmart Charities

A nonprofit animal rescue in your own backyard has partnered with a national charity program to help rescue more adoptable dogs and puppies than ever before. The SPCA of Southwest Michigan, 6955 W. KL Ave., Kalamazoo, was chosen as PetSmart Charities’ newest shelter partner for the national Rescue Waggin’ Program.  This program is a national…

Haitian art comes to Kalamazoo next week

Last year an earthquake shook the environs of Haiti, devastating the country. One year and one day later, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts will celebrate Haiti’s art and culture with a special exhibit. Art in the Evening: Haitian Art: Vibrant Past, Perilous Future is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 in the museum’s auditorium,…

Western Warm-Up introduces students to university programs

When you’re a new student at a seemingly enormous university, getting involved on campus can be a pretty overwhelming idea. You’re not sure what’s out there, what fits your personal interests, and if you’ll mesh well with the other members. Well, if you’re heading to Western Michigan University this fall, that whole process just got…

Western Michigan University offers One-Stop Convenience Center

Back to school already? Ewwwww. But at least Western Michigan University is looking to make it a little easier for students and their parents this semester. The university will once again offer its one-stop service center to families who need to take care of last-minute business at the start of the spring semester. The One-Stop…

Weigh in: Portage bans smoking in city parks

No butts about it – Portage has expanded the state’s smoking ban at restaurants and bars to all 17 of its public parks, according to the Kalamazoo Gazette. The Portage City Council voted 5-2 on Tuesday to extend the current ban on smoking in the Ramona Park Beach area to “include all playground and picnic…

Get your turkey on during WMU’s Turkey Trot

Attention all turkeys… and runners. Western Michigan University is hosting its 47th annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, Nov. 20. A 5K race, it is open to runners, walkers and spectators of all ages. The course winds through the university’s West Campus, with a start and finish line in the Student Recreation Center’s indoor tennis courts.…

Kalamazoo residents seeking puppies need look no further than SPCA

Kalamazoo County Animal Control Officers last summer rescued three adult dogs from a home where they were left without food, water or proper shelter. They were tied up illegally with choke chains. By a stroke of luck the animals, all female, were taken back to Animal Services, where officials discovered that two of them were…