Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Gordon Evans is an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.


On WestSouthwest, as federal figures show an increase in the suicide rate of teens and adolescents, we hear about the warning signs and where to turn for help. And an advocate for the rights of migrants and refugees speaks at Western Michigan University on Wednesday. 

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / The Associated Press

University of Notre Dame Sociology Professor Jorge Bustamante says the economic and humanitarian issues of immigration are “two sides of the same coin.”

Marcio Jose Sanchez / The Associated Press

The Mobile Crisis Response Manager for Family and Children Services of Kalamazoo says parents don’t hesitate to talk about drugs, alcohol or stranger danger with their children. Susan Davis says suicide is another of those subjects that has to be discussed. 


On WestSouthwest, an explanation of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture (it's not a government agency). And we remember former ONEPlace Director Thom Andrews who passed away last week, with a version of an interview with him that aired in August.

Courtesy of the Kalamazoo Public Library / Kalamazoo Public Library

Thom Andrews called being director of ONEPlace at the Kalamazoo Public Library his “dream job.” He had to give it up for health reasons. Andrews passed away last week at the age of 56.