CMU alumnus dies in plane crash in upstate New York CMU alumnus dies in plane crash in upstate New York
All the buzz: Student workers get unique experience by keeping bees Patti Travioli, manager of the CMU Fabiano Botanical Gardens, Greenhouse and Botany Laboratories, lifts a frame from one of Central's honey bee hives to reveal a colony hard at work. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)
Alcohol a factor in assault-turned-police chase, charges filed against suspect A neighbor took this photo of the crash after the driver of the red truck was chased by police over a domestic assault case on Saturday. The neighbor lives a few houses down from the scene of the crash.

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Police chase ends in crash at corner of Bluegrass, Isabella roads After a police chase, a red truck crashed into a car and a house at the corner of Blue Grass and Isabella roads.

(Ben Solis | Editor-in-chief)
Facilities Management / University

Summer construction projects making progress on campus

A number of summer construction projects have made great strides in giving Central Michigan University a facelift before students arrive, according to Facilities Management officials. The first of the underground concrete support structures will begin in the next two weeks […]

Art Walk Central aims to add growth in third way

For the third year, downtown streets and businesses across Mount Pleasant will feature manifestations of the imagination by local artists through Art Reach of Mid Michigan. Art Reach of Mid Michigan, which was founded in 1981, helps to facilitate and enrich […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant

Harley Day to offer motorcycle rides for people with disabilities

Despite 12 years of organizing motorcycle rides for people with disabilities, Edi Bowerman easily identified her favorite Harley Day moment. “In the first year, one of our consumers had been in a wheelchair his entire life,” Bowerman said. “At the […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant

City officials award bids for street maintenance

Mount Pleasant roads battered by the harsh winter are being treated to two maintenance initiatives authorized by the City Commission this summer. At a July 14 session, contracts were awarded to two construction companies to seal cracks and clean streets […]
On Campus
CMURC hosts second “Food Truck Friday” event

CMURC hosts second “Food Truck Friday” event

Central Michigan University Research Corporation, an on-campus organization devoted to helping small businesses, hosted its second “Food Truck Friday,” event Friday. Three different local vendors capitalized on the opportunity which Elissa Richmond-Gagne, marketing and public relations director for CMU called exciting. […]
Football / Sports

Four CMU football players named to preseason watch lists, designations

Four Central Michigan University football players were named to various preseason college football watch lists with the season little more than a month away. Here are some Chippewas to keep an eye on this fall: Titus Davis, a senior wide receiver […]

MAC Football: Davis, Walton set to represent CMU in Detroit on Media Day

Central Michigan University’s 2014 college football season is quickly approaching and CMU football fans will get a sneak peak at two of the university’s potential standouts next week. The Mid-American Conference will host 2014 Football Media Day from noon to […]
News / Sports
Lacrosse Coach Sarah Tisdale Central Michigan University.

 (Steve Jessmore | Courtesy Photo)

CMU Athletics hires first-ever women’s lacrosse coach

The inaugural Central Michigan University women’s lacrosse team now has a leader attached to it. Sara Tisdale, a 2006 CMU graduate and former coach at Augustana College (Division III) was named the program’s first-ever coach Wednesday. She was the founding […]
Mount Pleasant / News

Mount Pleasant hires Communications Director

Editors note: This story was updated at 7:35 p.m. with a quote from Tracy Burton. A Central Michigan University professor of journalism was named the City of Mount Pleasant communications director. Tracy Burton, who has held the position in an […]
Administration / Mount Pleasant
The Student Book Exchange has officially closed. The owners put up "Thank You" signs in the windows.

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

CMU officials turn down offer to buy vacant SBX storefront

No one knows what the future holds for the building that now stands mostly empty on the corner of University and Bellows streets. Since the Student Book Exchange closed its doors for the final time last week, signs have been […]
Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts

Dumpster fires still a problem in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant police reported another dumpster fire around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning. The dumpster was discovered by an officer on a regular patrol. Officer Jeff Browne, MPPD’s public information officer, said the officer smelled something as they passed by and found […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Politics
Mount Pleasant's City Commission approved a draft contract for the creation of an Okaya, Japan sister city sculpture. City commissioners plan on gifting the sculpture to the city when it visits Okaya early next year.

(Gokul Kumar | File Photo)

City approves draft contract for Okaya, Japan sister city sculpture

Mount Pleasant’s City Commission approved a draft contract Monday night allowing the city to create a sculpture in honor of its sister city relationship with Okaya, Japan. The contract, totaling in more than $12,000, will cover the cost of materials […]

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