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Earth Week Ends with Take Back the Tap Day of Action

Earth Week Ends with Take Back the Tap Day of Action

For the members of Take Back The Tap, a registered student organization calling for the end of Central Michigan University’s bottled water vending contract, a staff member or administrator drinking bottled water on campus is one too many. Dressed 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 […]
Featured / Multimedia / On Campus / Student Life / Video
Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor

A model for the Threads Fashion Show walks down the runway in Plachta Auditorium on Saturday night. This outfit is part of graduate student Heajoo Lee (Yvonne)'s Alexander Rodchenko collection.

Threads fashion show dazzles audience with student designs

A picture paints a thousand words, and the Central Michigan University apparel merchandise designers of the 16th annual Threads fashion show, showcased plenty more. On Saturday, the Mount Pleasant Community gathered in Platcha Auditorium to view the artist-inspired designs, as […]
Greeks / Student Life
Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer

A team of a CMU sorority and fraternity struggle to keep their team in the game of tug of war during teh athletic games section of Greek Week in McGuirk Arena on Wednesday.

Greek Week Athletic Games presents a feel for Special Olympics competing

  In the midst of Greek Week, competition was at an all-time high as the Greek community faced off in McGuirk Arena for the Athletic Games. On Wednesday, 10 teams, each consisting of nine sorority and nine fraternity members, competed […]
Greeks / Student Life
Pi Sigma Epsilon traveling to Florida to defend first-place national title

Pi Sigma Epsilon traveling to Florida to defend first-place national title

Central Michigan University’s Zeta Nu chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon has a title to defend. After winning first and second place in sales and marketing last year, the group will travel to Miami on Tuesday to compete in the fraternity’s […]
Residence Life / Student Life
Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer
Students play various card games to win other prizes in Monday night in Carey Hall lobby. While stupids participate in these events Carey hall staff members walk around putting stickers on their cups without them knowing. The stickers were used to represent a "Date Rape Drug" and show students how easy it can be to get exposed to the drug.

Kessler, Kulhavi halls present ‘Casino Night,’ inform students of sexual assault prevalence

As students shuffled through games of poker, blackjack and euchre, Kessler and Kulhavi residence hall council members dealt their best hand, and sneakily placed stickers on participant’s cups to prove just how easy it is to be drugged in a distracting […]
Student Life
The Panel listens to the students questions during Speak up Speak out in the Library auditorium Thursday night. 
(Daytona Niles | Staff Photographer)

‘Speak Up, Speak Out’ present opposing viewpoints for upcoming 2014 elections

There is no doubting that the election between a Republican or Democrat chair is an ongoing battle, however, there is always doubt in what voters will favor. The student forum, Speak Up, Speak Out, discussed proposals and issues from both political parties […]
Residence Life / Student Life
Friday marks first Campbell Hall Council charity date auction

Friday marks first Campbell Hall Council charity date auction

A first date has never seemed more necessary. The first ever Campbell Hall Towers Date Auction on Friday will raise money for Special Olympics and the American Red Cross. Jade Detroyer said Campbell Hall is required to hold a certain number […]
Residence Life / Student Life
Warren sophomore Sarah Vollmer plays the "Bunny Toss" ring toss game attempting to win tickets for bigger prizes at the Fabiano Carnival Saturday afternoon in FEW lobby. (Arin Bisaro | Staff photographer)

Woldt Hall’s first Spring Carnival brings students together

The aroma of fresh popcorn and cotton candy filled the Fabiano Lobby while students and children tossed rings at wooden rabbits trying to win prizes. Every year the Woldt resident assistants are required to host a weeklong event. This year however, Woldt Residence […]
Student Life

CMU to host performer Mike Mangione

The next stop for American singer and songwriter Mike Mangione on his tour to Detroit is Central Michigan University. Mangione is scheduled for a solo performance from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the KIVA Auditorium located in Moore Hall. […]
Residence Life / Student Life
Towers Charity Ball to benefit Special Olympics

Towers Charity Ball to benefit Special Olympics

As the clock strikes seven on Friday night, Central Michigan University students are invited to dress in their best attire to attend the first ever Tower’s Charity Ball. Port Huron sophomore and Kesseler Hall Council President Emily Shevnock planned the […]
Residence Life / Student Life
Students take a photo while at Open Mic Night in FEW Lobby March 5. (Andrew Whitaker/Staff Photographer)

Students perform for great causes at residence hall ‘Open Mic Night’

From reenactments of “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore to meaningful slam poetry, students showcased their talents and took a stand to raise money for charity. More than 100 students gathered in the Fabiano/Emmons/Woldt Lobby lounge to support 15 performers and their […]


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