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  • Students promise more protests over WMU’s safe return plan

    While other universities have opted to go online for the beginning of the school year, WMU remains open. Fifty-five percent of WMU’s undergraduate and 74 percent of graduate courses have some in-person element.  WMU administration assures students that their safe return plan, complete with increased cleaning efforts, mask enforcement and stricter residence hall rules, will be enough to keep students safe. The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department supports WMU’s plan. Students, however, are not so sure. (Photo credit Tré Bryant)

  • Take control of the narrative by joining PMN’s Neighborhood Voices Network

    Public Media Network is launching the Neighborhood Voices Network to put control of the media in your hands. If you want to control your narrative and see your story and community represented in the media, then the Neighborhood Voices Network might be for you.

  • PMN Virtual Internship Program: Intern Spotlight Chloe!

    Meet Chloe!

    Born and raised in Jackson, Chloe is currently a Journalism major at Western Michigan University.

  • Kalamazoo Youth for Christ announces new youth center in the Eastside

    The youth center will offer teens a wide variety of resources and opportunities like: mentoring, financial literacy training, tutoring, art classes, music lessons, job training, dance classes, cooking classes and bible study.

  • It's not enough to not be racist: County Commissioner Stephanie Moore shares her thoughts on slavery reparations

    “We have a lot of people in the community that say, ‘I don’t see race, I don't see color,’ but I’m here, and I'm colored. If you acknowledge me, and the experience that Black people have had historically, then that's a big start of how we can work together; sit at the table, and get some real work done.” - Stephanie Moore, Kalamazoo County Commissioner


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