Andrew Robins

News Director

Andy Robins has been WMUK's News Director since 1998 and a broadcast journalist for over 24 years. He joined WMUK's staff in 1985. Under his direction, WMUK has received numerous awards for news reporting.

Email: andrew.robins (at) wmich.edu     Phone: (269) 387 5717

Andrew Robins / WMUK

Kalamazoo has its first new mayor in 12 years. Voters picked City Commissioner David Anderson to replace outgoing Mayor Bobby Hopewell on Tuesday, November 5. According to unofficial returns, Anderson defeated three other candidates on the ballot after gaining Hopewell's endorsement.

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Driverless cars have arrived at Western Michigan University. Two autonomous shuttles are being tested as a way to help students with disabilities get around campus.


Courtesy A Call to Men

The co-founder of the group A Call to Men says men need to step up in the fight against domestic violence and sexual assault. Ted Bunch will speak Wednesday, October 2, at a summit on the issue in Kalamazoo.


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A program fighting systemic racism in Kalamazoo now has a million-dollar endowment. The Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation project is working in several areas. Kalamazoo Community Foundation CEO Carrie Pickett-Erway says they include discrimination in housing.

Rick Bowmer / AP Photo

Does an uptick in diseases like Eastern Equine Encephalitis spread by mosquitoes have anything to do with climate change? A researcher at Western Michigan University says it probably does.


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