Iraq War

Theatre
6:12 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

See the Iraq War Through the Eye of the Tiger

Credit courtesy of WMU Theatre

WMU Theatre will perform Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo through Sunday, February 16th. The play is based on a true story about a tiger shot during the Iraq war. It follows the ghostly tiger around as he muses about war, life, and the existence of God.

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5:30 am
Fri March 22, 2013

WMU grad, Iraq veteran, working for veterans rights

Lead in text: 
Ann Gaudard Weeby working to ease the backlog of veterans' disability cases.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Ten years ago Thursday, Ann Gaudard Weeby was getting ready to deploy to Iraq. Today, the former specialist is in Washington, D.C., campaigning for veterans' rights.
6:08 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Kalamazoo Non-Violent Opponents of War still calling for peace 10 years after start of Iraq War

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Weekly peace vigils have been held regularly since war began in 2003
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) formed in 2002 to be a voice for peace when the United States was on the brink of war in Iraq. More than a decade later, the group has been able to maintain that voice by faithfully showing up Sunday afternoons near the steps of the Federal Building on West Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo.