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9:33 am
Mon July 28, 2014

WestSouthwest: July 28, 2014

WMU's Waldo Library clock tower
Credit WMUK

On this edition of WestSouthwest, Western Michigan President John Dunn speaks with WMUK's Andy Robins and Yvonne Zipp of the Kalamazoo Gazette about the national focus on campus sexual assaults as well as the crackdown on for-profit college and future plans for property in downtown Kalamazoo owned by WMU.

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WestSouthwest
9:26 am
Mon July 28, 2014

WestSouthwest: WMU President John Dunn

WMU's Sangren Hall at sunrise
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The recent implosion of the for-profit Corinthian College, including its Everest Institute campuses in Kalamazoo and other cities, could have students looking for other places to complete their degrees. On WMUK's WestSouthwest, Western Michigan University President John Dunn said it's ready to help them. Dunn spoke with WMUK's Andy Robins and Kalamazoo Gazette reporter Yvonne Zipp about that and several other issues, including:

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WestSouthwest
9:14 am
Mon July 28, 2014

WestSouthwest: The "Three Doctors"

The Three Doctors
Credit Three Doctors Foundation

A boyhood vow that three inner-city youngsters made to help each other succeed led to the trio all reaching their goal of becoming medical doctors or dentists. Along the way they also became New York Times-bestselling authors. Now Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation brings their message of using teamwork to solve problems to Kalamazoo on Wednesday, July 30. It's part of its “Re2pect Your Community” event.

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WMUK News
12:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Three Democrats Vie for 62nd House Seat

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A report on the 62nd House District Democratic Primary

People in Michigan’s 62nd House District must elect a new representative this November.

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Arts & More
5:00 am
Sat July 26, 2014

Poet Darius Gardner Keeps His Poems Front And Center, No Paper Necessary

Gardner has been interested in performing since he was in middle school. What he strives for most is relatability, which he calls his "bread and butter."
Credit Erin Williams

Tonight, poet Darius Gardner will be performing spoken word in conjunction with the Black Arts Festival. It's one of three performances he's got scheduled this weekend. 

But when we met a week ago, he was still deciding what to write and perform. It’s all part of his process.

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