Western News, the newspaper for and about Western Michigan University faculty and staff, will cease production with the Thursday, Oct. 25, issue. The Office of Marketing and Strategic Communications had been publishing the paper every other Thursday—if classes were in session—during WMU's fall and spring semesters and summer I session.

The deadline for submitting items for inclusion in the final issue is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Send submissions to Jeanne Baron in the Office of Marketing and Strategic Communications via: email, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu; campus mail, mail stop 5433; phone, (269) 387-8433; or fax, (269) 387-8422.

Western News, Oct. 11, 2018
Story highlights: WMU’s economic impact exceeds $1 billion; Esports initiative garnering widespread interest; Unified Clinics receives $1.5M state appropriation; Richmond product design, innovation center officially opens; On Campus with Amy Dominguez.

Western News, Sept. 27, 2018
Story highlights: President reports WMU is making great strides; WMU, Consumers Energy project is unique in state; Gather together for a golden homecoming, Family Weekend; WMU opens manufacturing lab in downtown Grand Rapids; On Campus with Cathe Springsteen.

Western News, Sept. 13, 2018
Story highlights: Former Obama official to discuss democracy; Martini named interim associate provost of EUP; Retirement, savings program changes to be discussed; On Campus with William McQuitty.

Western News, Aug. 30, 2018
Story highlights: WMU goes all in to promote student success; New administrators named, VP search launched; Fall Convocation features presidential address, awards; Ample resources on hand for switch to WMU Essential Studies; On Campus with Amanda Aguirre-Jaimes.