Articles written by: Adrian Hedden

Metro / Police/Courts
Middle schoolers assault staff member during recess

Middle schoolers assault staff member during recess

Five seventh grade boys at West Intermediate Middle School were involved in the assault of a staff member Wednesday during their lunch break. Injuries sustained by the staff member were not reported by the police, per an ongoing investigation. The middle school, […]
Metro
Mount Pleasant Planning Commission takes action against suspended Delta Chi fraternity

Mount Pleasant Planning Commission takes action against suspended Delta Chi fraternity

Mount Pleasant officials have had their hands full with the Delta Chi chapter at Central Michigan University. The 1007 S. Main St. house was served 29 violations from the city’s Code Enforcement department between 2012 and 2014. Violations range from […]
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 […]
Metro
David Skinner, right, greets members of the church after service on Sunday.  In 2005 Skinner found the Potter's House Family Worship Center and has since then become very involved with the community. (Andraya Croft | Staff Photographer)

Words of worship: CMU student overcomes being homeless, troubled past through religion, rap

David Skinner, Jr. might have a speech impediment, but when he starts rapping, nothing can stop his flow or his faith. Through his music, the 38-year-old junior at Central Michigan University has been able to solve his troubles with communication brought […]
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 / Police/Courts

Sophomore pleads guilty to October assaults in Merrill Hall

Canton sophomore John Rubio pleaded guilty Friday to charges stemming from the assaults of three other students in Merrill Hall in late October. The 18-year-old was charged with one count of first-degree home invasion, criminal sexual conduct-assault with intent of penetration, […]
Crime Log / Metro
Crime log: April 5-7

Crime log: April 5-7

The Mount Pleasant Police Department reported the following incidents between 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, and 11 p.m. on Monday, April 7.  April 5 6:32 p.m. – A 38-year-old Sears man was cited for driving without insurance at 1999 […]
Metro / Multimedia / Video
Sophomore Kevin Andrews walks from the Bovee Center after getting himself s cup of coffee from Starbucks April 16, 2013. (Daytona Niles/Staff Photographer)

Seeing without sight: Blind reporters rely on their curiosity and confidence to get the facts

Crowds of people loomed before him, but Kevin Andrews could not see them. Completely blind since he took his first breath, Andrews was ready to approach the sea of angry costumers waiting for service outside the Charter Cable building last […]
Columns / Voices
COLUMN: #CMUnique: A message of hope

COLUMN: #CMUnique: A message of hope

Our campus community is just another crowd. A crowd of students and teachers, men and women living their lives the best way they can. Despite the rural location of the crowd we all call home, Mount Pleasant and the student […]
News
Policing the future: Young CMUPD detective uses evolving tools, social media in the field

Policing the future: Young CMUPD detective uses evolving tools, social media in the field

As technology continues to evolve, CMU Police Det. Michael Sienkiewicz is ushering in the future of law enforcement. Working for CMUPD, Sienkiewicz spends most of his time investigating long-term cases. He uses a variety of technology including high-definition camera monitors […]
Metro / Police/Courts / Top Stories
Homeless man arrested for theft from Finch Fieldhouse, destruction of property

Homeless man arrested for theft from Finch Fieldhouse, destruction of property

A 71-year-old man was arrested by Central Michigan University police, Monday, at the Charles V. Park Library. Douglas Elijah Browning was charged with larceny from a building, criminal trespassing and malicious destruction of property. He was arraigned in Isabella County […]
News / Top Stories
Mount Pleasant firefighters try to put out a house fire Friday, March 21 at 404 S. University St.

University Street house fire likely started in garage

No one was injured in a house fire at the corner of University and Wisconsin streets, Friday morning. Firefighters from the Mount Pleasant Fire Department were called to a burning house at 404 S. University St. around 11:30 a.m. Fire […]


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