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Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer

Students often find themselves feeling devastated, alone, hopeless, and without options. It is common for students with depression to feel that suicide is the only way out.

Faculty, RAs answer call to help students dealing with depression symptoms

  Recognizing cries for help from students with symptoms of depression in the residence halls isn’t part of Josh Finch’s stated job description, but it’s on his priority list. A former Trout Hall resident assistant, Finch has in the last […]
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Katy Kildee | Staff Photographer
History professor Mitchell Hall, who teaches a course on the history of rock and roll, holds up the first record he ever purchased, “Hey Jude” by The Beatles, on Tuesday in his office in Powers Hall.

‘Dig a little deeper’: Rock history professor connects music, family, U.S. history into course

Mitchell Hall remembers 1968 like it was yesterday. After all, he was 13 years old and impressionable, and he had just bought his first rock n’ roll record: “Hey Jude” by The Beatles. “It just starts with the singing,” Hall […]
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Commencement brunch scheduled for May

Commencement brunch scheduled for May

Students graduating will be able to kiss Central Michigan University goodbye with their parents, friends and loved ones at the commencement brunch, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 10. Commencement brunch festivities will be presented in the […]
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FLEX dollar sale ends Sunday

FLEX dollar sale ends Sunday

Students have until March 30 to receive a 10-percent discount on new FLEX dollar uploads. To receive the discount, students must upload $100 or more FLEX dollars into their accounts. Students must have a current meal or FLEX plan to […]
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Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCS. (The Miami Herald/MCT)

Global Campus receives $10K in funding from MOOC study

Central Michigan University’s Global Campus received $10,000 in funding last week for participation in a study of free Massively Open Online Courses. Mary Starnes, director of education and professional development for Global Campus, said the funds available for the 2013-14 […]
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Artwork sits on display in the Park Library and in the extended hours study room on Jan. 21. The CMU art department is considering an art gallery major. (Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Art department interested in gallery management minor

Central Michigan University’s art department sent out a questionnaire to students gauging interest in the creation of a new gallery management minor. Anne Gochenour, director of the University Art Gallery, said the minor would help students learn how to exhibit […]
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University suspends work-hour limitations allowing employees to exceed 25-hour cap

Central Michigan University’s Human Resources office announced Wednesday that its 25-hour per week work limitations policy will be suspended until January 2015. The policy change was in response to a provision in the Affordable Care Act requiring employers to offer […]
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New agreement helps high school students earn credit toward CMU teaching degree

High school students looking to get a start on a teaching degree from Central Michigan University will now have a little more help. A new agreement between CMU and the Michigan Department of Education’s Office of Career and Technical Education […]
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Campus Dining to host ‘Eat Well, Live Well’ event

Central Michigan University Campus Dining will host an “Eat Well, Live Well featuring National Nutrition Month” event March 3-6. The events are scheduled Monday through Thursday at different residential restaurant each evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Nikki Smith, Aramark […]
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BREAKING: University suspends work-hour limitations for 2014

Central Michigan University employees will no longer be restricted to 25-hour work weeks and are now able to continue working regular hours. CMU’s Human Resources announced Wednesday that the regulations will be suspended for 2014 after being enacted for only two months. According […]
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Birmingham freshman Jackie Johnson laughs during a meal with Royal Oaks freshmen Shae O'Sullivan, center, and Michelle Forge on Tuesday in the Real Food On Campus dining hall. (Adam Niemi | Assistant Photo Editor)

Clean inspection showcases improved Campus Dining procedures

All of Central Michigan University’s campus dining facilities, run by third-party food contractor Aramark, were violation free in 2013, according to records provided by Central Michigan District Health Department. Nikki Smith, Aramark Dining Services’ marketing manager, said food service directors […]
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Current, former CM Life photographers win MPPA awards

Current, former CM Life photographers win MPPA awards

Central Michigan Life photographer Daytona Niles and other CM Life alumni came away winners at the 2014 Michigan Press Photographers Association seminar in Lansing this weekend. Neil Blake, Jake May, Sean Proctor, Jeffrey Smith and Zachary Wittman are former CM Life photographers who won MPPA […]


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