Thomas Anderson

Thomas Anderson

Staff Writer

Western Michigan University
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins WMU Basketball Team Just In Time for March Madness

With college basketball approaching tournament season, and WMU currently sitting with a record of 9-15, extreme measures are needed to pull Western into March Madness contention. With this in mind, WMU Head Basketball coach Steve Hawkins saw fit to extend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar an invitation to walk on the Broncos squad for the remainder of the […]

7 Best Places to Attract a Date in the Bernhard Center

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, many Broncos are still without a date for this special day. But with such a big campus, it can be hard to figure out where to find that special someone. As always, we’ve got you covered at The Black Sheep. Given it’s one of the most commonly traversed buildings on […]

8 Things That Probably Outbid the Alamo Drafthouse

  Kalamazoo has received the soul-crushing news of the Alamo Drafthouse’s departure from its current residence at 180 Portage Street. Apparently not enough people wanted to eat mediocre pizza while watching Split for the eighth time. Regardless, soon newcomers will take over the facility. No potential bidders have been named, but that hasn’t stopped The Black […]

An Open Letter From a Bike Chained to The Fence By Rood Hall

Dear Rider,You may have forgotten me. It’s okay if you have, I’m used to the neglect by now. But I haven’t forgotten you.Remember me? I was a gift from your parents 6 birthdays ago. They may have gotten me on sale from the JCPenney on Westnedge, but the way your eyes lit up when you […]

8 Interesting Ways to Eat at WMU’s new Qdoba

A new Qdoba just opened up on Drake across from Costco, because one here in town just wasn’t enough for Kalamazoo. Even though everyone knows how to chow down on a burrito, in celebration of this incredible achievement for the city of Kalamazoo, here are some new ways to spice up the dining experience.8.) Order […]

7 Tricks Tim Lester Needs to Pull to Land the Next Corey Davis

Welcome back to WMU, Tim Lester! As our new head football coach, The Black Sheep can’t wait to see him build on the already great foundation established here in Kalamazoo. However, with wide receiver Corey Davis leaving to take on the NFL next year, WMU has a need for a resident superstar. Here are some […]

Bartender of the Week: The Grotto’s Wyatt

Name: Wyatt Grahn Twitter Handle: @wyattgrahn Bar: The Grotto Relationship Status: Taken Major: Advertising Favorite Drink: Vodka Redbull Favorite Shot: Jaeger Disgusting Drink: Natty DaddysWhat is The Grotto’s New Year’s Resolution?: Make some funkier drinks for people to enjoy.What fictional character is The Grotto most like? Why?: Gandalf from Lord of The Rings, it’s always […]

Dunn Plans His Final Raise, Will Prevent Snow Days at WMU Forever

On December 20th, the WMU Board of Directors held their annual State of the University Meetings, and as in years past, saw fit to give President Dunn a raise. In other years past, President Dunn found it necessary to give back the money to the university, albeit in a more unusual way. “This year I […]

Bartender of the Week: Fifth Avenue’s Brittany

Name: Brittany Papineau Bar: Fifth Avenue Relationship Status: Taken Major: That’s a mystery right now Favorite Drink: Whisky, or bourbon on the rocks Favorite Shot: Rumpleminze Disgusting Drink: Anything super sweet and fruity, like Sex on the BeachWhat would you serve someone who just failed their finals?: A shot of 151 and a beer.What would […]

Do’s and Don’t’s: Bronco Top Tips to Showing up Drunk to your Final Exam

It’s a stressful time of year for students across the country, including us Broncos at Western. With a MAC Championship in the bag, a Cotton Bowl coming up, and a hockey shootout victory against St. Cloud on Saturday, one almost forgets exams are just around the corner. Luckily, The Black Sheep is here to remind […]