Western Herald – Things To Do in Kalamazoo (Jan. 21-27, 2013)

Things To Do in Kalamazoo (Jan. 21-27, 2013)

Aaron LaRoy
News Reporter

Here’s a look at what is happening on the Western Michigan University Campus and around the city of Kalamazoo for this week:

Jan. 21

-Martin Luther King Jr. Day – WMU offices closed, no class meetings.

-March to MLK Park – Walk from Kanley Chapel to MLK Park, starting at 3:30 p.m.

-Martin Luther King Jr. Roundtable – There will a sharing of poems, songs, quotes and stories related to Martin Luther King Jr. at the Wesley Foundation, 7 p.m.

Jan. 22
-Study Abroad Information Session – Dr. Jim Butterfield will be talking about “Summer in Istanbul.” The session will be in 3301 Friedmann
Hall. It begins at 6 p.m. and is free for current WMU students to attend.

Jan. 23
-Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lunch – to be held in the Bernhard Café and residence hall dining rooms from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prices vary.

-Lyceum Lecture Series – Dr. Robert Anemone will be discussing “Climate Change and Its Effects on Fossil Mammals in the Geologic Record.” The lecture will be at noon in the Lee Honors College lounge.

-Bronco men’s basketball vs. Eastern Michigan – University Arena, 7 p.m. For tickets, go to wmubroncos.com or call (888)4-WMU-TIX. Students with a Bronco ID get in free.

Jan. 23-27
-2013 Midwestern/Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships – Will be held at Wings Stadium, tickets are $25 for one day admission, $45 for two day admission. Seniors can get a one day ticket for $18.75. Active military members and children younger than 5 can get in free. Get tickets at the Wings Stadium ticket office.

Jan. 24
-Common Read Experience – Talking about the book, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” by Steve Harvey. Meeting in the Trimpe Building at 4 p.m.

-“Beyond Diversity: Challenging Racism in the Age of Backlash” – Tim Wise, anti-racism educator will be the keynote speaker. Event to be held in the South Ballroom of the Bernhard Center at 5 p.m.

-“The Power and Politics of Performing Race.” – Olive H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities and vice provost at Stanford University, Dr. Harry J. Elam Jr., will be the keynote speaker. Dalton Recital Hall, 6 p.m.

-“Live for a Better Dream” – An educational lecture about the Dream Act. Room 204 of the Bernhard Center, 8 p.m.

-CAB Game Show Night – students can compete for a cash prize by answering trivia questions. Room 208 of the Bernhard Center, 9-11 p.m. $2 to play, but students with a Bronco ID play for only $1.

Jan. 25
-“Liberate Cannabis” – a forum about legalizing marijuana, put on by Students for Liberty. Fetzer Center, 5-9 p.m. Open to the public.

-Bronco hockey vs. Michigan – Lawson Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at wmubroncos.com or (888)4-WMU-TIX.

Jan. 26
-Horn Day Final Concert – Dalton Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m. Free.

-Bronco hockey vs. Michigan – Lawson Arena, 7:05 p.m. For tickets, go to wmubroncos.com or call (888)4-WMU-TIX.

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