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5:41 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

A New Metric on Education in Kalamazoo County

The Learning Network's Amy Slancik on the organization's new scorecard

The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo has created a new tool for measuring the quality of education in Kalamazoo County.

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SW Michigan
3:33 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

WMU Gets Sustainability Award

Solar panels near WMU's Miller Auditorium
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University has won a "Climate Leadership Award". The honor by the group Second Nature recognizes efforts by colleges and universities to promote sustainability. Second Nature was started as part of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment that includes Western. It is among six schools picked for this year's award.

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Gaming & Animation
8:25 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Want To Make Video Games? Hear From Animators This Weekend

A scene from the game Lilly Looking Through
Credit Geeta Games

Many kids, and some adults, dream of making video games for a living. But very few of us know what it takes to create these little worlds.

On Saturday, the Kalamazoo Valley Museum will host a Gaming and Animation Festival where anyone can be an animator for a day.

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Comics & Graphic Art
8:24 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Comic Artist Depicts Places, People of Kalamazoo

Simon Borst at People’s Food Co-op holding an issue of the People’s Food Co-op Coop Scoop with a two-page spread of his comic storytelling.
Credit Nancy Camden

For over a year, Coop Scoop, the quarterly newsletter put out by People’s Food Co-op of Kalamazoo has devoted a page to storytelling in the comic-art form. A 2011 University of Michigan school of art graduate, Simon Borst is the illustrator and is also the front-end manager at the co-op. 

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June 2, 2014
8:37 am
Mon June 2, 2014

WestSouthwest: June 2, 2014

Credit Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest can now be heard twice a week. 

WestSouthwest for June 2, 2014

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