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In a mural, a woman wearing a yellow crown and gray robe holds a green, white and red flag and in the other hand, a lit torch with a snake wrapped around.
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Dea Mulolli is a PhD student at Western Michigan University. She was walking through the student union, the Bernhard Center, when she met another Dea – one who’s always around the building.

EEE Spraying Worries Michigan Beekeepers

Oct 10, 2019
Ted S. Warren / AP Photo

The spraying of aerial insecticides to combat Eastern Equine Encephalitis has beekeepers in West Michigan worried about the safety of their hives.

Theater Review: Amadeus

Oct 10, 2019
Andy Robins / WMUK

WMUK’s Gordon Bolar has this review of the Western Michigan University Theatre’s production of Amadeus.

Kalamazoo's Tendaji Giving Circle Grows

Oct 8, 2019
Earlene McMichael / WMUK

Tendaji is a Swahili word which means: make things happen. But it is also the name of a giving circle made up of African American women in the Kalamazoo community.

Kalamazoo City Commissioners Talk Marijuana

Oct 8, 2019
John McNeill / WMUK

Kalamazoo City commissioners have voted to delay a decision on whether to allow recreational marijuana businesses for eight more months. The state plans to take license applications from growers, processors, transporters, and retailers next month, but only from those with local permits.