Archive for April, 2003

Sports
Davis smashes CMU steeplechase record

Davis smashes CMU steeplechase record

Chris McCarty Junior Jeff Davis set the school record in the 3000m steeplechase Friday night at the Hillsdale Relays. Davis won the event with a time 8:57.2 breaking the mark of 8:57.64 set 30 years ago by Bob Costello. The […]
Sports
Baseball squad salvages one game

Baseball squad salvages one game

Chris McCarty Tommy Grubb and the baseball team split a doubleheader with Western Michigan Sunday at Theunissen Stadium to close a 1-3 weekend. The senior center fielder led the offense in the second game victory with three hits to salvage […]
Sports
Weekend elevates squad’s position

Weekend elevates squad’s position

Chris McCarty The softball team swept a three-game series from Eastern Michigan during the weekend, helping the Chippewas bid for entry into the MAC Tournament. The team improves to 13-5 in conference play. The top six teams qualify for the […]
Sports
Senior pitcher freezes the MAC

Senior pitcher freezes the MAC

Chris McCarty Jenni Rasmussen is considered a cold weather pitcher. The Saginaw native was born and raised in Michigan and loves playing softball in the cold, even when it is snowing. “She loves it. She is happy when it is […]
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Room and board increase receives mixed reactions

Danae Vassilopoulou does not appreciate the 7.2 percent room and board and the 4 percent on-campus apartment increase voted upon by the Board of Trustees Thursday. “I don’t like it,” said Vassilopoulou, Greece junior. “I think it was expensive enough […]
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Fewer pets being abandoned as year ends

Fewer pets being abandoned as year ends

Chris McCarty As students scramble to tie up loose ends and prepare to go home for the summer, pets often get left behind. Though the numbers are shrinking, Deb Dorn, Humane Animal Treatment Society president, said pet abandonment is still […]
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Briefs

Budget Forums Central Michigan University has scheduled a pair of open forums to answer questions about the university’s budget reduction process. An open forum for students, led by Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Robert Kohrman, will take place at […]
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Only minor incidents occur before finals

Aside from some minor incidents around campus, the weekend before finals was fairly mellow. Trash cans, ash trays, bike racks and picnic tables were overturned near Dow, Moore and Pearce halls. CMU Police said Facilities Management is in charge of […]
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Permit hike annoys residents, commuters

The stress of parking may increase when students — stuck in long lines, waiting for the coveted open space — think of the extra cash they are paying to do so. “I think it sucks,” said Brent Curley, Harrison Township […]
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Married professors out of job

English Instructors Karen Varanauskas and Ralph Baber will be out of a job next fall in part because their teaching methods differ from Central’s purpose, said English department Chairman Stephen Holder. Varanauskas and Baber, a married couple, said they received […]
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Students try to solve the unsolved

The University of Akron, Yale University, Western Michigan University and Butler University all have a common bond. All were among the schools that sent undergraduate students to CMU last summer for the National Science Foundation mathematics research program. The mathematics […]
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Temporary staff to experience heaviest burden of increase

Despite the CMU Faculty Association’s contract with the university, the Board of Trustees raised the price of parking passes above the $100 limit. Article 39 of the teacher’s contract states, “The cost of a permit is $100 per year for […]


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