Articles written by: Kevin Andrews

Kevin Andrews writes for the Metro desk at CM-Life. He is majoring in journalism with a concentration in public relations. He loves people, traveling, technology, reading, good times, and the little things in life.

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 […]
Metro

Microsoft discontinuing support for Windows XP operating system

Microsoft dropped support for Windows XP on Tuesday. While users can still run XP, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates, issue fixes to non-security related problems or offer online technical content updates. The Washington-based company says it will provide […]
Metro / News
Students, faculty voice opinions on federal government decision to recognize same-sex marriages in Michigan

Students, faculty voice opinions on federal government decision to recognize same-sex marriages in Michigan

Despite the ban on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Troy junior Emily Herbon believes the debate over changing the law comes down to religion. “The issue of people not wanting same-sex couples to be married is kind of not an issue […]
Residence Life / Student Life
CMU students from across the globe come together, mingle at International Connections

CMU students from across the globe come together, mingle at International Connections

Worldly experiences are hard to come by unless they’re at International Connections. More than 60 international students, multicultural advisers and resident assistants passionate about networking and diversifying Central Michigan University students’ on-campus experience, attended the event to share their knowledge […]
Metro / News

Federal government to recognize same-sex marriages performed in Michigan

Same-sex marriages in Michigan will be upheld by the federal government, despite the state’s recent ban. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday, the U.S. government will recognize about 300 same-sex marriages performed March 22 in Michigan before the 6th U.S. […]
Residence Life / Student Life
Students of different backgrounds to mingle, network at International Connections

Students of different backgrounds to mingle, network at International Connections

A program geared at connecting international students with U.S. born students will be taking place from 7-8:30 p.m. March 30 in Kulhavi 141 and 142. Known as “International Connections,” the program is organized by Kesseler Hall multicultural adviser Areil Henderson and Wheeler Hall multicultural […]
Isabella County / Metro / Politics / U.S./World
Same-sex marriages in Michigan will not be recognized during stay, students voice frustrations

Same-sex marriages in Michigan will not be recognized during stay, students voice frustrations

No same-sex couples were married in Isabella County on Saturday, while more than 300 were wedded statewide during a brief period in which it was legal. A voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage was overturned March 21in U.S. district court, in […]
Metro

Mount Pleasant school board examining year-round classes, later start times

The Mount Pleasant School District is in the early stages of potentially developing a number of task forces in an effort to better optimize the school year. On March 17, Superintendent Mike Pung said he and his district’s administrative team […]
Metro / News
Facebook expands gender classifications, LGBTQ community shows appreciation

Facebook expands gender classifications, LGBTQ community shows appreciation

Social media users of all walks of life will now be welcome on Facebook. The online networking site made several gender pronouns available to users on Feb. 13, allowing members a vast array of terms to describe themselves. U.S. users […]
Columns / Voices
Kevin Andrews

COLUMN: Education by limitation

I am not a smoker. I think the idea of filling your lungs with hundreds of potentially dangerous chemicals and carcinogens, risking pulmonary complications and endangering both your health and those around you is disgusting. That being said, I vehemently […]
Metro
Recent snowfall tested snow-removal abilities of Central Michigan University Facilities Management and the Isabella County Road Commission. Seven inches of snow accumulated overnight. (Tianyu Han | Staff Photographer)

Winter weather woes cause frustration, while one RSO relishes it

Shaye Lenz does not like the unusually cold winter that Michigan and other parts of the country have experienced. Lenz, who is the vice president of the student chapter of the American Meteorological Society at Central Michigan University, says she loves […]
Columns / Voices
Country music star Kenny Rogers performs a sold-out show at Soaring Eagle Resort and Casino, 6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd., on Saturday night. (Adam Niemi | Assistant Photo Editor)

Seeing Without Sight: Traveling back with ‘the gambler’

I can still vividly recall the first concert I attended back in the summer of 2008. It was the Styx, REO Speedwagon and Def Leppard, all performing in the same evening at Joe Louis Arena in downtown Detroit. I’ve had […]


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