Articles written by: Neil Rosan

Columns / Voices

COLUMN: Terror on two wheels

Biking has always been one of my passions in life. Many of my fondest memories have come while on two wheels. I have spent many hours on busy roads, taking part in annual bike tours with my family and summer […]

CMU students paying more, receiving fewer state appropriations

Business Leaders for Michigan released its annual performance tracker scorecard for Central Michigan University, and it’s a mixed bag. BLM is a business roundtable composed of powerful Michigan business executives seeking to develop strategies and initiatives to grow Michigan’s economy. […]
Field Hockey / Sports

Strong defense important for field hockey as MAC play begins

How do you stop a team from scoring? Have a defense that allows only three shots. This is exactly what the field hockey team did Saturday afternoon when it beat Ball State, 1-0, to start Mid-American Conference play. “Our team […]
Shannon Dettore, director of the Office of LGBTQ Services, explains her frustrations over the lack of rights for same-sex couples, such as herself and her wife, at the Speak Up, Speak Out meeting in the Park Library Auditorium on Monday night. (Morgan Taylor/Staff Photographer)

Panel, students discuss LGBTQ issues at SUSO event

Speak Up, Speak Out’s speaker series continued Monday with “In the Courts, On the Ballots, In the Streets,” which focused on pressing issues facing the LGBTQ Community. The six-person forum, facilitated by assistant professor of philosophy Andrew Blom, touched on issues […]

SUSO forum to discuss future of LGTBQ rights in Michigan

Speak Up, Speak out will be kicking off Coming Out Week with a discussion about the future of LGBTQ rights in Michigan. The forum, titled, “In the Courts, On  the Ballots, In the Streets,” will take place Monday at 7 […]
Government shutdown effects yet to be felt by CMU, but long-term impasse could hurt

Government shutdown effects yet to be felt by CMU, but long-term impasse could hurt

The federal government shutdown has yet to have any major impact on Central Michigan University, although that could change if it continues into November. The university’s ability to submit grant proposals is one of the few operations feeling any effects in […]
Softball / Sports

Softball takes second in tournament to finish fall season

The last weekend of the fall season was full of ups and downs for the softball team at the Traverse City West Collegiate Softball Tournament. Central Michigan joined Michigan, Western Michigan and Oakland last weekend for a two-day tournament.  The […]
Speaker Andrew Delbanco and students Jasmin Hall, Caitlin Homrich, Amberly Pziesinski, listens in on a question from the audience at the Speak Up, Speak Out lecture on Wednesday night in the Staples Concert Hall. (Morgan Taylor/Staff Photographer)

Panel featuring author Andrew Delbanco discusses the future of colleges

Discovering oneself and figuring out a purpose should be the focus of higher education. That was the consensus at a discussion panel about the future of higher education featuring author Andrew Delbanco was held Wednesday night at Staples Hall. Part […]
Softball / Sports

Softball looking to grow at Traverse City tournament

Softball hopes to build on its successful fall exhibitions this weekend at the Traverse City West Collegiate Softball Tournament. The four-team tournament will feature three, five-inning games of round-robin play on Saturday. Teams will then be ranked based on their […]
Softball / Sports

Strong pitching guides Chippewas in fall play

Pitching has led the way for softball during the fall exhibition schedule. The Chippewas pitching staff has allowed a total of three runs through three games in the fall. This fall, four players have stepped into the circle for the […]
Author to speak on college experience at SUSO event Wednesday

Author to speak on college experience at SUSO event Wednesday

Famed author and social critic Andrew Delbanco will speak Wednesday about the American ideal of higher education and the student experience as part of the fall Speak Up, Speak Out series. The interactive forum – “College: What Am I Doing […]
Galleries / Multimedia / Softball / Sports
Sophomore infielder Chelsea DeLamielleure warms up for a doubleheader against Grand Valley State Sunday afternoon at Margo Jonker Stadium. (Gregory Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

Softball takes both games in GVSU double header; stays perfect in fall exhibitions

Softball continued its winning ways during thefall exhibitions by beating Grand Valley State 3-0 and 2-0 in a doubleheader Sunday afternoon. The Chippewas had plenty of opportunities to score during both games, but were only able to capitalize on a […]

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