Articles written by: Darnell Gardner Jr.

Darnell is a staff reporter for Central Michigan Life.


Friday deadline to withdraw from courses approaches

St. Charles sophomore Kyle Alexander plans to withdraw from ENG 262: Masterpieces of European Literature because he is changing his major and no longer needs the credit. His will be one of about 2,000 individual course withdrawal cards expected to […]

Students design, build largest temporary exhibit in museum’s history

A new exhibit seeks to show how students have spent their time outside the classroom since Central Michigan University was founded in 1892. Students and faculty gathered at Rowe Hall Thursday to celebrate the opening of “CMU: Life Behind Classroom […]

Ongoing repairs kept within budget constraints

More than half of the 36 buildings on campus maintained through general funds scored a C or lower in an assessment of their condition conducted by facilities management. Assessments are being updated to reflect changes in fire and electrical systems […]

CMU to help train defense jobs through partnership

Central Michigan University is adding defense to its curriculum. The university is partnering with the Defense Acquisition University to train students for jobs in major weapons research, production, procurement and distribution.

Pair will interview for CCFA associate dean

The College of Communications and Fine Arts is preparing open forums next week for the position of associate dean.

Students planning protest in Lansing

A group of about 1,800 students are expected to protest Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s final State of the State address at 6:30 p.m. today at the State Capitol in Lansing. The students are led by Warren freshman Ben Lazarus, who said […]

Chief information officer also has love for oboe

Many rely on technology to bring them peace when it is time to relax. When Roger Rehm, CMU’s vice president for information technology and chief information officer, wants to kick back, he reaches for his Lorée oboe and plays a […]

Kelly/Shorts varsity shop sets records in profits

The new Chippewas Varsity Shop in Kelly/Shorts Stadium is setting sales records this season. CMU Bookstore Director Barry Waters said the shop, which is run by the Bookstore, has been a tremendous success and has brought in record-setting profits since […]

Journalism Hall of Famers show humility, humor at induction banquet Saturday

Betsy Pollard Rau, Terry Foster, Jeffrey R. Caponigro, Matt Dobek, Monetta Richey Harr and Rick McKay shared happiness and gratitude at the banquet.

Sluggish economy means more grants, scholarships for CMU students

Central Michigan University has increased the number of students who receive financial assistance in response to the economic downturn.

Average CMU student debt is $24,236

The average student loan debt acquired by someone who graduated from Central Michigan University in 2008-09 is $24,236, according to the Office of Institutional Research.

Facebook Lite on extras, heavy on simplicity

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