Archive for February 24th, 2013

Student Life
Gaylord freshman Nelson Gast prepares to go the the inflatable game called "Wrecking Ball." The game is the only one in the state and students played it during CMU's annual Up All Night put on by Student Life Saturday night in the Student Activity Center. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

Students stay ‘Up All Night’ on campus

Laser tag, glow in the dark putt-putt golf, poker and prizes kept students up all night for the fifth year in a row. Celebrating the halfway point in the academic semester, Up All Night offered a multitude of events that […]
Sports / Wrestling

Chippewas finish regular-season with a win over Michigan State

No. 10 wrestling concluded its regular season on a 10-dual winning streak after a 27-10 win at Michigan State on Friday. “The team is really focused on the post season now,” said head coach Tom Borrelli, “So, it’s always good […]
Student Life
Grand Rapids graduate student Dominique Fernandez performs a piece titled "The Flood" in Anspach 161 Friday night during The Vagina Monologues.  (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

‘Vagina Monologues’ address women’s issues in creative way

The “darkness,” “secrecy” and silence that so often dominate discussions about vaginas was brought to the table this weekend with Central Michigan University’s Students Advocating Gender Equality’s production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues.” The production, a play based on […]
Sports / Track & Field

Maddie Ribant leads women’s track at indoor championships

The women’s track and field team had to rely on some veteran leadership for points in this weekend’s Mid-American Conference indoor championships. Senior Maddie Ribant was the source of this leadership for the Chippewas. Competing during her senior year of […]
Sports / Track & Field

Sophomore Ben Wynsma scores big at MAC championships

Sophomore distance runner Ben Wynsma scored 14 points for the men’s track and field team at this weekend’s Mid-American Conference championships. Wynsma ran in two events, placing in the top three for both. He took third in the mile run […]

Central Michigan baseball goes 1-2 this weekend at Western Kentucky

Errors in Sunday’s game cost the Central Michigan baseball team the series against Western Kentucky. The Chippewas dropped the third and final game in the series, falling to the Hilltoppers 4-2. “We made a couple of mistakes, but I thought […]
Sports / Track & Field
Senior Alex Rose competes in the weight throw during the meet on Feb. 15 at the Jack Skoog Indoor Track. Rose won the event with a throw of 57-00.00, a new personal best. (File Photo by Victoria Zegler/Photo Editor)

Some score points, post PRs, but men’s track finishes last at MACs

This weekend’s men’s track and field team did not come away from the Indoor Mid-American Conference Championships victorious. However, the young team gained a chance to grow. “These kids, within their youthfulness, grew together through adversity and trying to work […]
Gymnastics / Sports
All-around sophomore Kylie Fagan performs her routine on the beam during Centrals Royal Rumble and Tumble Jan. 8 at McGuirk Arena at McGuirk Arena. Central won 194.800 - 194.025. (File Photo by Brooke Mayle/Assistant Photo Editor)

Gymnastics beats rival Western Michigan

Gymnastics tied a season-high 195.875 to beat rival Western Michigan Sunday after a tough loss at Kent State last weekend. The Broncos came into Sunday’s meet after a big victory at Ball State, who upset CMU earlier in the year. […]
Basketball / Multimedia / Top Stories
‘Tough loss’: CMU women’s basketball loses first-place game with Toledo, 76-63

‘Tough loss’: CMU women’s basketball loses first-place game with Toledo, 76-63

The Central Michigan women’s basketball was outscored in the second half 42-25 by Toledo before losing 76-63 in a first-place matchup Sunday afternoon at McGuirk Arena. The loss put CMU in second in the Mid-American Conference as the Rockets sit […]
Track & Field
Freshman jumper Shaya Wilkerson participates in the long jump during the meet on Feb. 15 at the Jack Skoog Indoor Track. (File Photo by Victoria Zegler/Photo Editor)

Women’s track finishes ninth at MAC championships

The women’s track and field team remains optimistic despite finishing below expectations at the Mid-American Conference championships this weekend. Held at Eastern Michigan University’s Bob Parks Track inside Bowen Fieldhouse in Ypsilanti, the Chippewas faced tough competition from around the […]
Student Life
Grosse Pointe senior Kathryn Hoffman gets her photo taken next to her sculpture "The Drop" which won first place at the 2013 Annual Juried CMU Student Art Exhibit at the Main Art Gallery Saturday Afternoon. (Kaitlin Thoresen/Staff Photographer)

More than 50 students compete for awards at juried student art exhibit

“I always say that art isn’t done until it’s seen by the public.” Before announcing the winners for the Annual Juried Central Michigan Student Art Exhibit Saturday, University Art Gallery Director Anne Gochenour explained the importance of allowing students to […]

Ohio University debates instituting frozen tuition rates similar to CMU Promise

Ohio University is exploring an option similar to the CMU Promise that Central Michigan University implemented in 2005. The CMU Promise locked in tuition for new in-state students at $213 per credit hour in 2005. According to CMU’s website, this […]

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