Mount Pleasant Planning Commission takes action against suspended Delta Chi fraternity Mount Pleasant Planning Commission takes action against suspended Delta Chi fraternity
Self-defense, competition draws students to Karate Club Tianyu Han/Staff Photographer
Members of the Central Michigan Karate Club practices on April 24, 2014 in the Rose Center.
A-Senate: May commencement to graduate 2,462 bachelor’s degrees; 500 students from 2010 ‘boom’ graduating in four years A-Senate: May commencement to graduate 2,462 bachelor’s degrees; 500 students from 2010 ‘boom’ graduating in four years
Students share views on protecting the environment at ‘Eco Talks’ Sarah White | Staff Photographer

Laura Coffee, marketing and outreach manager of Green Tree Cooperative Grocery, speaks about the art of presentation at the Eco Talks event sponsored by the Student Environmental Alliance in awareness of Earth Week in the Park Library auditorium on Monday.
Metro
Orrin Shawl | Staff Reporter 
Members of Club Running begin their daily jog at the Student Activity Center on April 7, 2014.

Warmer weather allows runners to find more jogging routes

With all the snow melted and the sun emerges, many Central Michigan University students are taking to the pavement outside for the first time in months. The registered student organization known as Club Running at CMU, has been running on an indoor […]
Isabella County / Metro / News / Politics
Roadside animal removal could be made easier by Booher’s Bill

Roadside animal removal could be made easier by Booher’s Bill

A new Michigan law could make keeping roadkill easier for drivers. Booher’s Bill passed in the state’s Senate unanimously on March 26, and is awaiting approval from the House of Representatives and Gov. Rick Snyder. The bill will allow drivers who collide with animals […]
Academics / University
A-Senate Notebook: Smith Hall still causing controversy, discussions in A-Senate

A-Senate Notebook: Smith Hall still causing controversy, discussions in A-Senate

Faculty members in the College of Business Administration are still concerned about the rate at which their coworkers are getting brain cancer. Members of the Academic Senate brought their concern to University President George Ross’ attention during Tuesday’s meeting. “It’s […]
Metro
Life in Greektown: Local residents urge Greeks to publicize successes, community to recognize contributions

Life in Greektown: Local residents urge Greeks to publicize successes, community to recognize contributions

David Stairs has raised his 15-year-old son in the heart of Central Michigan University’s Greek neighborhood. Living in a house on the corner of Washington and Locust streets since 2004, the graphic design professor said communication was essential to his family’s success in […]
On Campus / Residence Life / Student Life
Calkins International Discotheque Spring Dance to be held Thursday

Calkins International Discotheque Spring Dance to be held Thursday

From Bollywood dancing to sushi cuisine, Central Michigan University students will have the opportunity to have a taste of diverse cultures Thursday. As a semester tradition, the Calkins International Discotheque Spring Dance will take place starting at 9 p.m. in the Calkins […]
Student Groups / Student Life
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Student writers’ RSO showing ‘the worst movie ever’ Thursday

Student writers are hosting a screening and discussion of one of the worst movies of all time Thursday. A screening of “The Room,”  hosted by Central Michigan University’s Fiction Collective, starts at 8 p.m. in Anspach 162. Gino Fracassa, the registered student organization’s […]
Student Groups / Student Life
Courtesy Photo | Muslim Students Assosiation

Muslim Student Association President Mishari Alkhuwaiter takes a photo of a student reacting to seeing how she looks in a hijab at the MSA event in the Bovee University Center earlier this month.

Muslim Student Association hosts ‘Under the Hijab’ to promote Islamic culture

Curious to learn about a different culture’s religious practices, 31 participants recently experienced putting on a hijab as part of an event hosted by the Muslim Student Association. The hijabs, a veil many Muslim women wear to cover the head and […]
Student Groups / Student Life
Courtesy Photo | Care Share Connect

Care Share Connect Vice President (Left) Matthew Smyk and President Zak Scherzer (right) show Betty Johnson how to send an email to her daughter using an iPad at Rosebush Manor, a senior living community in Rosebush.

RSO Spotlight: Care*Share*Connect bring technology skills to senior citizens

Passion for a cause has the power to push people to do great things. Frankenmuth sophomore Zachary Scherzer’s passion for the elderly led him to create a service organization that teaches the older generations technology skills. “As much as I can […]
News

Crime Log: April 14-19

The following incidents were reported between 2 a.m. on April 14, and 6 p.m. on April 19 by the Mount Pleasant Police Department. April 14 2:03 a.m. – A 26-year-old Shepherd man was lodged for possession of marijuana at 1601 […]
Metro / Politics / U.S./World

Supreme Court upholds Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in admissions decisions

U.S. Supreme Court justices upheld an amendment to Michigan’s constitution on Tuesday banning the use of race in higher education admission decisions. In a 6-2 ruling, justices found Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in higher education – approved by voters in […]
Multimedia / Student Life / Video

Earth Week events begin with recycled art display, ‘Don’t Be Trashy’

Earth Week 2014 has a new event at Central Michigan University. “Don’t Be Trashy,” held Monday in the Charles V. Park Library Atrium, was part of a week-long series of Earth Week events on campus, encouraging students and Mount Pleasant residents to […]
Metro / Police/Courts

Local farmer pleads not guilty in death of 71 calves

A Deerfield Township farmer charged with animal cruelty pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday at the Isabella County Trial Court. John Montross, 29, faces up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine if he is found guilty of animal cruelty after […]


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