Western Herald – WMU week in review

WMU week in review

Aaron LaRoy
News Editor

The Student Recreation Center at Western Michigan University launched a new mobile app to help students find information about the SRC more easily.

Donations to save the wings of East Hall can be made via the MyWMU website.  The money, $10 million per wing, must be raised before the end of the year.  If the wings are not saved, those who donated will be allowed to get a refund or have their donation put toward another aspect of the university.

A WMU student was charged with intent to deliver marijuana and felony firearm earlier this week.  The 20-year-old male was arrested after Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team officers, with a search warrant, seized a half pound of marijuana and the firearm.

Many WMU organizations participate in the Kalamazoo Holiday Parade every year, including the Bronco Marching Band, the Sunseeker Solar Car Project Team, and other registered student organizations.

The WMU Landscape Services team is gearing up for winter.  Read about their equipment and snow removal plan.

Several veterans and students began celebrating Veterans Day on Nov. 8 with a cadence-calling 5K, a White Table Ceremony and a guest speaker.  Some of the veterans who were there expressed their pride in now being students at WMU because the atmosphere is so vet-friendly.

Broncos for Heroes, a student organization at WMU, will be at a Kalamazoo Wings game on Nov. 15, collecting items to use in care packages for deployed soldiers.  Broncos for Heroes exists to raise money and item donations to send to members of the military, helping those soldiers to know that people at home are thinking of them.

Paul Clements, a WMU professor, announced his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 9.  He briefly talked about his platform and how students could get involved in his campaign and the election.



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