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Junior Loses the Kalamazoo Promise

Junior Loses the Kalamazoo Promise

May 9, 2019

By Dylann Meek “When me and my mother went to the office to change the address, that’s when the secretary told me I was out of district and would not get the [Kalamazoo] Promise,” said junior Nakia Brown. At the beginning of her junior year, Nakia Brown lost the Kalamazoo Promise after moving ...

Augmented Reality: The Future of Technology

Augmented Reality: The Future of Technology

Gavin Rutherford

October 9, 2018

Nowadays, most Americans own cell phones. We can use them to text, call, look things up, play games and we’re still developing new capabilities. So, what if we could make these everyday activities even more streamlined? With the release of the iPhone X, Apple has introduced the ability to use aug...

Early Intro to Health Careers II: WMed Educates Sophomores

Early Intro to Health Careers II: WMed Educates Sophomores

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor

March 14, 2018

  In recent years, a new program has popped up to help high school sophomores all around Kalamazoo. The Early Introduction to Health Careers II Program is a pipeline program that was started in 2015 by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine to expose teens to the possi...

Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central Basketball Game: Crosstown Rivals Meet at The Western Michigan University’s Fieldhouse

Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central Basketball Game: Crosstown Rivals Meet at The Western Michigan University’s Fieldhouse

Jordan Cox

February 22, 2018

On December 9, 2017, Loy Norrix squared off against Kalamazoo Central in their first meeting of the 2017-2018 basketball season at Western Michigan University’s Fieldhouse. This is always an exciting game that both teams have highlighted on their calendars. Besides the district tournament at the end of...

Hail to the Heyl: Loy Norrix Students Receive the Scholarship of a Lifetime

Hail to the Heyl: Loy Norrix Students Receive the Scholarship of a Lifetime

Erika Wagoner

March 20, 2017

On February 22nd, 2017, four students from Loy Norrix High School were offered one of the greatest scholarships awarded to future college students of Kalamazoo (K) College or Western Michigan University (WMU)’s Bronson School of Nursing. This scholarship is known as the Heyl. Students who plan to go ...

PJ Fleck Should Have Stayed at Western

PJ Fleck Should Have Stayed at Western

Isaac Rubin

February 1, 2017

The magic is gone. Head coach PJ Fleck of the Western Michigan football team has left to become the head coach at the University of Minnesota after having a wonderful season. They finished the regular season undefeated and ranked 17th in the country, even after the team’s loss to Wisconsin in the...

Kalamazoo Celebrates College GameDay

Kalamazoo Celebrates College GameDay

Griffin Conley

December 9, 2016

Kalamazoo is finally getting some positive recognition. ESPN’s pre-game broadcast, College GameDay, for any college football fan, is a big deal. The analysts talk about the games of the weekend, the stories from around college football and spend a great deal of time discussing the matchup they have decided ...

The Broncos are Cotton Bowl Bound

The Broncos are Cotton Bowl Bound

Sidney Richardson

December 8, 2016

And the Cinderella story continues: the Western Michigan University Broncos are headed to the Cotton Bowl. In a feat that could only be described as remarkable, the Broncos finished off their season with a perfect 13-0 record after beating the Ohio Bobcats 29-23 in the Mid-American Conference Champio...

WMU Scholarship Offers New Opportunities for Students

Western Michigan University is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Seen here is the logo for the school. Photo Credit / Wikipedia

cutterolmsted

June 1, 2016

The Western Michigan University Future Educators Program (WMUFEP) is a new scholarship offered at Western Michigan University (WMU). It is a partnership between WMU, The Kalamazoo Promise and the Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS). The scholarship is available to future teachers coming from Western Mich...

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