Articles written by: Megan Pacer

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Voices for Planned Parenthood hosting ‘Sextival’ Thursday

Voices for Planned Parenthood hosting ‘Sextival’ Thursday

Learning more about and practicing proper sexual health is the main focus of this year’s annual “Sextival.” Organized by VOX (Voices for Planned Parenthood), a Central Michigan University RSO, the Sextival begins at noon on Thursday in Finch Fieldhouse. Coordinator Ashlea […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
Congressman Dan Kildee speaks to the CMU College Democrats club about his experience as a congressman. (Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer)

Rep. Dan Kildee tackles issues in Congress at College Dems meeting

Congressman Dan Kildee stressed the need to make definitive decisions about the U.S. Congress to Central Michigan University students and members of the Mount Pleasant community Thursday. Kildee addressed the students on issues of economy, equality and inner-Congressional operations at 7 p.m. […]
Business/Nonprofits / Isabella County / Metro / Mount Pleasant
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United Way volunteers honored at campaign celebration

United Way of Isabella County honored hard-working members of the community while celebrating the end of this year’s community-wide fundraising campaign. Among those honored was CMU Student Campaign chairman Andrew Brown. Brown originally got involved in United Way through a […]
On Campus / Student Life
CMU students celebrated for dedication to service

CMU students celebrated for dedication to service

Octavia Carson has been hooked on serving others ever since her high school began sending students on service trips to help people in her home town of Pontiac. Coming from a family that utilized many of the services provided by […]
Columns / News / VIBE
COLUMN: Why did I relay?

COLUMN: Why did I relay?

On the outside, Relay for Life looks like a spirited, high-energy fundraising event promoted on campus to gain as many participants as possible. The night is filled with games, food, movies, contests and sometimes costumes. A fun time, but not […]
Featured / Student Groups / Student Life
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Lauren Gorski, left, from Chicago, and James Heras, right, lawn bowl at the Big Brothers Big Sisters field day at the West Midland Family Center on Saturday.

Big Brothers Big Sisters CMU chapter provides spring fun for local children

Donna Cartwright of Midland was looking for a way to volunteer in the community. Then she met Savanna Peacock and the two have been working together for more than a year. Cartwright, like many other members of Big Brothers Big […]
Student Life
Next CM Life editor-in-chief named for summer, fall semesters

Next CM Life editor-in-chief named for summer, fall semesters

Canton sophomore Ben Solis will be the next editor-in-chief for Central Michigan Life beginning this summer. Solis, who transferred from Washtenaw Community College in 2012, has served as the university editor for the past semester, and will take over as […]
On Campus / Student Life
CMU students to host ‘Spring Fever’ event to benefit American Youth Foundation

CMU students to host ‘Spring Fever’ event to benefit American Youth Foundation

Students are putting what they learned in an event planning class to good use by organizing and hosting multiple events this spring. One group of four students from the class, RPL 430, is presenting “Spring Fever: A Flower Child Festival” […]
Business/Nonprofits / Metro / Mount Pleasant
Festival of Banners to decorate Mount Pleasant in May

Festival of Banners to decorate Mount Pleasant in May

The talent and artwork of Mount Pleasant residents will soon be displayed with this year’s Art Reach Festival of Banners. Each year, the Art Reach Center of Mid-Michigan puts on the festival, allowing children, adults and business owners to paint […]
Student Life
CM Life Advertising Department reflects on CNBAM success

CM Life Advertising Department reflects on CNBAM success

Members of the Central Michigan Life Advertising Department proved determination can surpass experience at this year’s College Newspaper Business and Advertising Managers convention. The team won first place for Best College Newspaper and 16 other awards for their mobile app, yearly sales […]
Featured / On Campus / Student Life
Paige Calamari/ File Photo

Students and community members participate in Relay for Life Saturday night at the Indoor Athletic Complex. When not walking, attendees had the opportunity to participate in numerous activities throughout the night sponsored by different groups including a nail painting station, a massage station and a face-painting station.

Annual ‘Relay for Life’ to use Disney theme in 24 hours of support for cancer survivors, families

Illinois senior Jason Clements has been dedicated to “Relay for Life” for 15 years, ever since his sister was first diagnosed with cancer at the age of three. He was initially involved in his residence hall’s team, and has created […]
Featured / On Campus / Student Life
Author Matt Bell inspires, teaches CMU students at Park Library reading

Author Matt Bell inspires, teaches CMU students at Park Library reading

A cabin in the woods, ghost children and a giant, scary squid sound like the trappings of a science fiction thriller, are just some of the elements included in author Matt Bell’s novel, which he read from to a captive […]


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