WestSouthwest

Interviews with news makers and discussion of topics important to Southwest Michigan. Heard Monday and Thursday mornings at 9:20. 

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Farm City
9:09 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

WSW: City Life on the Farm

Urban garden in Chicago
Credit Linda from Chicago/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with Novella Carpenter

Author Novella Carpenter says she grew up in the environment of "grow your own food." 

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Albion-Marshall
7:09 am
Tue April 1, 2014

WSW: A High School Merger That Could be a Model in Michigan

Albion students travel 13 miles everyday to attend Marshall High School
Credit Lon Horwedel, Bridge Magazine

WestSouthwest with Ron French

    

Bridge Magazine examined what has happened this school year since students from Albion began attending high school in Marshall.

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Same-Sex Marriage
8:51 am
Wed March 26, 2014

WSW: Same-Sex Marriage in the Courts

Same sex couples are married in a group by the Oakland County Clerk in Pontiac on Saturday.
Credit The Associated Press

West Southwest with Gongwer Editor Zach Gorchow followed by Kalamazoo Gay, Lesbian Resource Center Community Engagement Coordinator Megan Bauer

Federal courts will ultimately decide the fate of the amendment to Michigan's Constitution banning same-sex marriage. 

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Campus Sustainability
7:16 am
Tue March 25, 2014

WSW: Higher, and Greener Education

Solar panels at Western Michigan University - file photo
Credit WMUK

WestSouthwest with David Hales

 

The CEO of the group Second Nature will be the keynote speaker for a summit on sustainability this week at Western Michigan University. 

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College basketball
8:20 am
Wed March 19, 2014

WSW: WMU Alumnus Discusses "Dynasty That Changed College Basketball"

Larry Farmer, now an assistant Western Michigan University Basketball Coach, played for John Wooden at UCLA
Credit UCLA Yearbook, Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with John Matthew Smith

Georgia Tech History Professor John Matthew Smith's book examines the UCLA basketball dynasty under head coach John Wooden. 

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