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2:42 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

WMU's School of Music Gets New Director

WMU School of Music Director Bradley Wong
Credit WMU University Relations

Western Michigan's School of Music has a new director. Bradley Wong replaced former director David Colson earlier this month.

Wong, who is a professor of music, joined Western's faculty 30 years ago as a professor of clarinet. Colson returns to the faculty after heading the School of Music for the last seven years.

Wong is a graduate of the University of Michigan and earlier attended the Interlochen First Arts Academy. He's also been a member of the Western Wind Quintet.

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Awards
9:44 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WMUK Wins Two PRNDI Awards

WMUK's Gordon Evans with NPR All Things Considered Host Audie Cornish at PRNDI Awards Banquet in Washington D.C. June 21
Credit WMUK

We're excited to announce that WMUK has won two PRNDI local public radio news awards! PRNDI stands for the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated.

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June 23, 2014
8:23 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WestSoutwest June 23, 2014

Ray Suarez
Credit Al Jazeera America

WestSouthwest for June 23, 2014

    

On WestSouthwest we hear from a respected journalist and author and a 12 year old from Kalamazoo  protesting immigration. 

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Immigration
8:15 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WSW: 12 Year Old From Kalamazoo Discusses Arrest Over Immigration

Protest in Washington D.C.
Credit Michigan United

WestSouthwest with Esteban Verdugo

    

Esteban Verdugo says he doesn't want anyone else to experience what he did a year ago. 

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Media
8:00 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WSW: Ray Suarez Says if You Like Real News, You'll Like Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America newsroom
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Ray Suarez

Ray Suarez left the PBS News Hour last year to join Al Jazeera America. He had been with PBS for 14 years. 

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