Global Love: Crowd-funding to reunite transgender couple Royal Oak sophomore Kai Niezgoda skypes his boyfriend, Jax Denton, who lives in Australia, Monday night in Larzelere Hall. (Samantha Madar | Photo Editor)
CMU Club Quidditch takes 19 of 80 teams at Quidditch World Cup The Central Michigan Club Quidditch team traveled to Myrtle Beach, N. C. to compete in the World Cup. The Chippewas finished 4-2 in the tournament, finishing 19th of 80 teams from cross the country.
(Courtesy Photo | Amanda Shephard)
Local police dispel myths about speeding tickets Local police dispel myths about speeding tickets
Professor, activist Norma Bailey honored by LGBTQ community Norma Bailey, education professor and LGBTQ activist, hugs Karry Kelly after Kelly said, "she's just been a huge part of our lives." (Andraya Croft - Staff Photographer)
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer makes surprise appearance at Peters meet-and-greet

To the surprise of many attending the meet-and-greet with U.S. Rep. Gary Peters on Monday, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer made an unexpected guest appearance. Hosted by the College Democrats registered student organization, the event at the Bovee University Center gave […]
Enrollment / University
Ross, Gealt discuss budget, enrollment outlook for 2014-15, despite residual effects from old challenges

Ross, Gealt discuss budget, enrollment outlook for 2014-15, despite residual effects from old challenges

Because tuition accounts for almost half the revenue for Central Michigan University, decreased enrollment rates at CMU have had a direct impact on the university’s budget over the last four years. Steven Johnson, vice president of enrollment and student services, […]
News
COLUMN: Spring football game is start of crucial season

COLUMN: Spring football game is start of crucial season

Spring is beginning to show her warming face in Mount Pleasant and every other college town around the nation. And for us college football obsessives, the season has already begun. Most Division I football programs hold an April annual spring […]
News
Senior catcher Cory DeLamielleure races to beat the ball to first base during a doubleheader against Oakland. The Chippewas won ()..(Greg Cornwell | Staff Photographer)

Softball hosts streaking No. 2 Wolverines

Michigan is second in the nation and has not lost a game since March 7. The Wolverines are on a 19-game winning streak, and they are likely the best team Central Michigan softball will face this season. Today’s game is […]
Featured / Student Life
documenting an artifact during the Alternative Weekend at Thunder Bay. (Courtesy Photo | 
Senior Adam Weidenfeller)

Alternative Breakers visit marine sanctuary, discover more about Michigan’s history

After a long three-hour drive to Alpena, Emily Sznitka and her fellow students on alternative break were eager to explore the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary earlier this month. The Armada junior had no idea what to expect when opening […]
College of Medicine / University
CMED students taking outreach programs to local fourth graders

CMED students taking outreach programs to local fourth graders

As the university’s College of Medicine begins to grow from a fledgling operation to an institution in the Central Michigan University framework, the college is making its impression to young prospective students off campus. A group of 15 students, identified […]
Greeks / Student Life
Pi Sigma Epsilon wins big at National Collegiate Sales Competiton

Pi Sigma Epsilon wins big at National Collegiate Sales Competiton

Central Michigan University seniors Taylor Miller and Ashley Fennell won big honors for Pi Sigma Epsilon in late March at the National Collegiate Sales Competition in Atlanta. Miller of Union City, competed for the first time and placed in the top […]
Politics
Democrat withdraws from 4th Congressional District race, lends support to Alma practitioner

Democrat withdraws from 4th Congressional District race, lends support to Alma practitioner

Democrat John Barker dropped out of the 4th Congressional District race Monday to lend his support to Alma resident Jeff Holmes. Barker, a former Union Township supervisor, announced on his campaign’s Facebook page that he is ending his campaign to […]
Metro
Taylor Martin, left, and Tracy Thomson, right, stand at Versailles in Paris, France moments before Martin proposed to Thomson in the fall of 2013. (Photo Courtesy | Tracy Thomson)

‘Be who you are and be proud’: CMU alumnus plans same-sex wedding in 2015

When Tracy Thomson and Taylor Martin came out to their families, they were met with apprehension. Not because they were gay, but because society can be a cruel place for members of the LGBTQ community. Both of the couple’s loved ones […]
Crime Log / Metro

Crime log: April 11-14

The follow incidents were reported between 1 a.m. on April 11, and 3 a.m. on April 14 by the Mount Pleasant Police Department. April 11 1:50 a.m. – A 21-year-old Rockford man was cited for disorderly conduct at 2000 S. […]
Metro / Student Government
New SGA leadership hope to incorporate new tax help program next year

New SGA leadership hope to incorporate new tax help program next year

Stress and anxiety brought on by the impending deadline for tax season left Omar Kandah relying on his family for help. The Canton junior and employee at the Real Food on Campus residential dining hall, said his dad worked with […]
Administration / University

Financial services and reporting-controller picks new AVP

The department of financial services and reporting-controller has found a new associate vice president in Mary Moran Hill. Hill has been named to the position after holding a number of different positions at CMU since she was first hired in 1986. […]


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