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2 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

Composer gives back to community

Troyston Ramos, a composer working out of Portland, Ore., recently released a digital single for sale called "Yellow."


Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Family, Kids

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

6 hrs ago |

Right to Farm protection denied for Michigan farmer's goats, greenhouse

Four goats and a hoophouse have landed a young farmer in court and put the future of his budding farm on hold.


Related Topix: Michigan, Agriculture, Science, Kalamazoo, MI, Richland, MI

8 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

New WMU Medical Students visit new downtown campus

The first 54 students who have been accepted to Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine visited the new campus this week.


Related Topix: Michigan, Kalamazoo College

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Michigan soldier shocks girlfriend with surprise appearance at Whitecaps game

Amber Peet was told she'd been chosen to play What's in the Box, a promotion at Monday's West Michigan Whitecaps baseball game at Fifth Third Park.


Related Topix: Grand Ledge, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

WMU's Bass returns to field after near-death experience

When Western Michigan University started fall football practice two weeks ago, it meant simply that it was the beginning of a new season for many of the Bronco players.


WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Thousands of college students ready for move in week

ALLENDALE, Mich.- Thousands of students are making the transition from home to campus life as universities welcome students during Move-In week.


Related Topix: Allendale, MI, Grand Valley State University

Laudator Temporis Acti

The Death of Robert Henryson

"A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" .


Related Topix: Michigan

ABA Journal

Cooley law school confirms layoffs, but not numbers

Several faculty and staff members at the Michigan campuses at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School have learned of their impending layoffs as the law school deals with declining enrollment.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

Building a web: Former WMU basketball player Andre Ricks turning networking into a professional dream

At any given time of day the former Western Michigan University men's basketball point guard could be talking to a relative, an NBA star, or a famous celebrity.


Related Topix: Love and Hip Hop, Entertainment, Television, Benton Harbor, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

Battle Creek Enquirer

Sonya Bernard-Hollins: Library to honor BCC alumna

Merze Tate, a 1922 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School, will be among the more than 260 African Americans who have been honored with the naming of a library in their honor.


Related Topix: African-American, Blanchard, MI, Battle Creek, MI, Lansing, MI, Grand Valley State University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing


The racial tensions ignited in Ferguson, Missouri after a black teen was shot by a white officer are being felt all across the country and right here in mid-Michigan.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Watch WMU coaches Andy Murray and P.J. Fleck accept...

Andy Murray and P.J. Fleck added a little more ice to the playing surface at Lawson Ice Arena on Friday.


Crain's Detroit Business

Cooley Law School cutting faculty, staff across Michigan

Robb said Cooley is making the cuts to "right-size the organization" to match enrollment.


Related Topix: Auburn Hills, MI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Buster Bronco douses WMU President John Dunn with ice water -- for a good cause

Western Michigan University President John Dunn took a cold shower Thursday afternoon at Waldo Stadium.


Western Michigan University ranked No. 5 in U.S. for university supply chain progams

Western Michigan University was ranked No. 5 on Gartner's Top U.S. Supply Chain Undergraduate University Programs, the university announced in a press release.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, Penn State University Park, University of Tennessee

2014 election: See how 61st District House candidates responded to questions at WMU forum

Three candidates seeking election to Michigan's 61st House District took part in a forum Wednesday night at Western Michigan University's Fetzer Center.


Related Topix: Michigan, Kalamazoo County, MI, Portage, MI, Oshtemo, MI, Schoolcraft, MI

Observer & Eccentric

On Campus

Emily Rencsok of Northville was named to the Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2014 semester at Johns Hopkins University.


Related Topix: Northville, MI, Grand Valley State University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Evansville, Emory University

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WMU football freshman lineman Jordan VanDort takes indefinite leave...

Western Michigan University freshman offensive lineman Jordan Van Dort has taken an indefinite leave from the team, coach P.J. Fleck said Wednesday evening.


Related Topix: Zeeland, MI

State of Maine

Summer Interns Bring Enthusiasm to the Maine Department of Labor

Six students are wrapping up their summer internships with the Maine Department of Labor.


Related Topix: Maine, Dover-Foxcroft, ME, Orono, ME, University of Maine, Skidmore College

Cooley Law School becomes the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

In a name change more than a year in the making, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is now officially the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, both entities announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Michigan, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Kalamazoo, MI