Andrew Robins

News Director

Andy Robins has been WMUK's News Director since 1998 and a broadcast journalist for over 24 years. He joined WMUK's staff in 1985. Under his direction, WMUK has received numerous awards for news reporting.

Email: andrew.robins (at) wmich.edu     Phone: (269) 387 5717

Andy Robins / WMUK

Elected countywide officials in Kalamazoo County don’t usually have primary opponents. But that isn’t the case for Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting. He faces Kalamazoo attorney E. Dorphine Payne in the Democratic primary August 2. The Kalamazoo League of Women Voters has a voter guide for this race.


"KALAMAZOO, MI-- Four demands were announced via bullhorn to a crowd of a few hundred people who had marched, chanting, from Bronson Park to the Kalamazoo Mall following a Black Lives Matter gathering here Friday evening July 22. Discipline the police officers who were transporting a man from the hospital to jail when he died along the way." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI - A local Black Lives Matter chapter is planning a Friday rally and an undisclosed 'shutdown action' on city streets, a move that has police preparing to allow the demonstration but react to any problems that develop. The rally is planned for 6 p.m." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Brandon Stacy (Spock), Brian Gross (Kirk) and Jeff Bond (McCoy) on the bridge of the Enterprise.
Garth Gullekson/Retro Films Studios

Star Trek Beyond opens in movie theaters nationwide July 22. It's the latest entry in a franchise that started on NBC-TV way back in 1966. No other TV show has energized fans and powered spin-offs and "reboots" over the last half-century like it has. Two Kalamazoo Star Trek fans think they know why.


"KALAMAZOO, MI - The Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, now in its fifth year, has reached two milestones in pursuit of accreditation. At a June 14-16 meeting, the medical school was granted provisional accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the national accrediting body for educational programs leading to the MD degree." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

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