"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
The Broncos represents the athletic programs and intercollegiate teams of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. As a member of the NCAA's Division I, the university competes in the Mid-American Conference and the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Western Michigan competes in a wide variety of men's and women's sports, including baseball, football, basketball, softball, tennis, golf, cross country and ice hockey.
Considered the king of the geeks on the music scene, Dylan Baldi is an anemic-looking young singer/songwriter with a penchant for oversized Hawaiian shirts and notorious for giving fast-talking, awkward interviews. However, when Baldi steps behind the mic for his band Cloud Nothings (which he writes/records all the music for and just recruits friends to help him out at live performances), he impresses audiences with his quirky speed garage-pop that's clearly influenced by 90s punk rock. After signing to the Animal Collective-run label Carpark Records, Baldi began receiving tremendous buzz on the indie scene and has since built a solid fan base.
Rusted Root is an alternative rock jam band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that is best known for its members' strong ear for fusing several disparate styles of music into a cohesive improvised show. Held together by a percussion section that is influenced by several styles world music, the band's music was first captured in the studio on its debut album Cruel Sun, in 1991. Rusted Root has since released release a series of successful rock albums, but since the band is at its best during its improvised shows, bootleg recordings of its live shows are often referred to as the band's premier recordings.
Founded in 1999, Kalamazoo Wings is minor league ice hockey team based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Often referred to as the K-Wings, the team competes in the North Division of the ECHL's Eastern Conference and plays its home games at Wings Stadium.
The University of Notre Dame is a Catholic research university located in South Bend, Indiana that was founded in 1842. The Fighting Irish is the name of the sports teams that compete on behalf of the school in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference. Though the school hosts a wide variety of sports, including fencing and lacrosse, its best known teams are its football, basketball and baseball clubs.