BookBug expands into location with a back door…and so much more

BookBug, Kalamazoo’s own independent  bookstore, located at 3019 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, marks 10 years of service to the community with an expansion into a neighboring location. The building offers a significant boost in square footage–plus an actual back door–both of which were sorely needed for BookBug’s increasing inventory, distribution needs and community events. The local bookstore was … Continue reading BookBug expands into location with a back door…and so much more

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Arts and Eats Tour approaches its 7th year serving the community

October 21-22 will mark the 7th year Arts and Eats provides the greater Allegan and Barry County area –including Richland–with a spotlight on specialty farms, local artists and eateries that make use of locally grown goods. Artist studios are scheduled to be open Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm, while farms and … Continue reading Arts and Eats Tour approaches its 7th year serving the community

Student Style Saturday: Micah Sweezie talks personal style

On any given day, senior Micah Sweezie might be found roaming the halls of Gull Lake High School in overalls, colorful socks, or one of his signature retro sweatshirts. No matter the look, he always tries to make it unique to his personal style. “I can’t really classify my style as one thing, because I’m … Continue reading Student Style Saturday: Micah Sweezie talks personal style

Kaleigh Belz elected to MASC/MAHS Student Board of Delegates

Wednesday, April 19, sophomore (now junior) Kaleigh Belz received a call she had been awaiting since her spring break interview with MASC/MAHS Student Leadership. First introduced to the organization through her work in Student Senate and encouraged to apply by both her parents and Senate advisor Lisa Addy, Belz was elected to the Center 7 … Continue reading Kaleigh Belz elected to MASC/MAHS Student Board of Delegates

A swift transformation: Old Taylor vs New Taylor

It’s once again time for a Tay Tay Transition. Swift’s been in the public eye from her love ballads & bedazzled cowgirl boots phase to her 1989 polaroid popstar transformation. Through the years she’s inspired countless conspiracies– she’s said to be the reincarnated leader of a satanic cult, the mastermind behind many a publicity stunt, … Continue reading A swift transformation: Old Taylor vs New Taylor

Arts and Eats brings attention to local galleries and studios

The Arts and Eats Tour, which included the Richland Gull Lake area in its scope, took place October 21 to 22. The Tour is a free, self-driving event in which visitors can drop in at a variety of partner organizations; participating restaurants, art studios and gallery sites are specified by maps featured on the Arts and Eats … Continue reading Arts and Eats brings attention to local galleries and studios

Richland’s ‘Thai Hut’ knows what’s what (when it comes to good food)

Residing at 8885 North 32nd Street in Richland is a nondescript concrete block of a building, its only distinguishing feature a newly hung sign reading: “Thai Hut.” Though the closed blinds and neighboring dry clean place may discourage the weary, one must only step through the doorway to be greeted by friendly staff, equally-as-friendly elephant tissue box covers … Continue reading Richland’s ‘Thai Hut’ knows what’s what (when it comes to good food)

Student Style Saturday: Kaitlyn Stricker chats about Converse and confidence

If you happen to see a girl clad in black denim, an oversized button up shirt, and well-worn converse walking the halls of Gull Lake, it might just be Kaitlyn Stricker. Her style’s been developing for years, and now she’s confident in how it’s matured. “It’s definitely changed. I think the biggest cause of that … Continue reading Student Style Saturday: Kaitlyn Stricker chats about Converse and confidence

High school transforms into multimedia art gallery for Festival of the Senses

The swirlingly colorful signs advertising Gull Lake’s Festival of the Senses formed what seemed a gallery of their own in the weeks preceding May 12 & 13. When it came time for art to overtake the cafeteria, the Choir and Winter Percussion’s musical efforts to fill the gym, and One Act plays to take place … Continue reading High school transforms into multimedia art gallery for Festival of the Senses

Music Therapy strikes a chord at Gull Lake

Should one travel down the Social Studies hallway during 5th block Monday or Tuesday, they may detect some singing, strumming, or drumming (or all of the above) drifting out of Mrs. Harrison’s room. At this time each week, students arrange chairs into a circle and await the arrival of Mr. B, who will serenade them … Continue reading Music Therapy strikes a chord at Gull Lake