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Murder. Kidnapping. Thievery. All this evil is crammed into into one 60-minute play -- Family Crimes -- premiering this weekend at Kalamazoo College. The play, written and directed by K College senior Belinda McCauley, looks at three generations of Latina women and the so-called crimes committed by each of them. But this play isn’t about bad people. In fact, it uses their crimes to explore the deep issues that Latina women face in today's society.

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Kalamazoo College has announced its next president. Jorge Gonzalez, a top administrator at Occidental College in Los Angeles says he’s thrilled that he’ll be leading the school.

The college announced the decision late this morning at a ceremony in Stetson Chapel.

FaceOff Theatre, Kalamazoo College

Martin Luther King Day is coming up this month. And while many organizations will celebrate the civil rights leader with speeches and commemorative marches, Faceoff Theatre and Kalamazoo College are showing a different side of Dr. King.

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The co-founder of the anti-war group Code Pink says they often turn to more confrontational tactics out of desperation. Medea Benjamin says “If we were successful in other ways we wouldn’t do it.” 

"KALAMAZOO, MI — The successful completion of the $125 million Campaign for Kalamazoo College was not just a show of generosity from alumni and the community, it was a resounding endorsement of liberal arts education, said Kalamazoo College's president." (Kalamazoo Gazette)