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Elizabeth Teviotdale of the Medieval Institute flips through the pages of the 800 year old manuscript
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With the help of a $70,000 grant, Western Michigan University recently purchased a more than 800 year old Latin manuscript. It’s now the oldest complete text in the university’s collection - and it’s no bigger than the pocket-size books you might see at Barnes & Noble.


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Director Jay Berkow and cast members Gabrielle Oliva (Magnolia) and Kendall VanAmberg (Gaylord Ravenol) join Cara Lieurance to talk about what makes the still-popular 1927 Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein musical Show Boat special.


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Polls of battle ground states may have showed a likely victory for Hillary Clinton before Tuesday’s election. But Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Peter Wielhouwer says the trend was headed in Donald Trump’s direction in the days leading up to November 8th. 


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Although he’s the son of a novelist, Benjamin Busch didn’t really find his voice as a writer until he was a marine sending letters home from Iraq. 


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The committee in charge of finding Western Michigan University's next president says the search process will be confidential. It says that means no public presentations on campus by finalists. It says that's necessary to make sure that it has the widest and most diverse pool of candidates to consider.

The search may be confidential but the committee also announced on Friday, Nov. 4, that the process will not be closed.

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