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5:13 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

2014 Black Arts Fest Promises Cultural Fun

Credit Courtesy of the Black Arts & Cultural Center

The Black Arts and Cultural Center is turning the last weekend of July into four days of fun both indoors and out.

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Poetry
3:47 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Larry and Lina: Busy Chicago Poets In A Digital World

The full interview with Larry Sawyer and Lina Vitkauskas

Larry Sawyer and Lina Vitkauskas of Chicago are busy poets. In addition to publishing numerous poetry books, they helped start the Chicago School of Poetics and are co-editors of Milk Magazine, one of the first online poetry forums in the late 1990s. You can find their work at Kazoo Books in Kalamazoo.

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July 21, 2014
8:11 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WestSouthwest July 21, 2014

Michael James Joyce examines the helmet sensor
Credit Western Michigan University

A helmet that can help detect the impact the could lead to a concussion and keeping an eye on political opponents. 

WestSouthwest July 21, 2014

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Election 2014
8:09 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WSW: Politcal Spying, Bumbling and Fundraising

Credit Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with Zach Gorchow

    

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says it's typical for politicians to spy on each other. But he's never seen one side as clumsy at it as the Republicans have been this year. 

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Concussion Sensor
7:15 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WSW: WMU Students Develop Sensor That Could Help Assess Concussions

Binu Baby Narakathu (foreground) and Sai Guruva Avuthu
Credit Western Michigan University

WestSouthwest with Mashood Atashbar and Binu Baby Narakathu

Football coaches could soon have access to instantaneous information about the severity and location of a blow to a player's head. 

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