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Sophomores Ceslia Galindez and Frida Diaz stop to grab a drink at one of the many water coolers available in the halls of Western.
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Water coolers create space for students to socialize

Are water coolers better than updated fountains? That was the question posed to several students at Western, and the response was yes. In late August, it was announced that Detroit Public Schools Community District would shut off all of its schools’ drinking fountains due to a testing which found that 16 out of 24 schools, found high levels of lead and copper in their water.





Students at Western kicked off Black History Month with an opportunity to board a mobile museum filled with images and displays highlighting African Americans.
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Mobile museum visits Western

Students at Western kicked off Black History Month with an opportunity to board a mobile museum full of images and displays highlighting the talents of legendary African Americans that excelled during a time of deep discrimination. Celebrating its 10th anniversary traveling the around the country, The American Legacy Mobile Truck Tour, will visit 15 cities this year and selected Detroit as the first and only stop in Michigan.




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