Articles written by: Sean Bradley


Eating disorder help in focus after revelation of student’s death

A spotlight has been put on what resources are available to students seeking help with eating disorders at Central Michigan University following the death of 22-year-old Holland senior Kelly Markatos last semester Markatos died of probable complications associated with bulimia on Sept. […]
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REVIEW: Mount Pleasant’s Moses crosses multiple genres on debut LP

REVIEW: Mount Pleasant’s Moses crosses multiple genres on debut LP

With a fusion of folk-inspired indie rock and other rock genres, the Mount Pleasant band Moses comes at music from many different angles. The proof can be see in the release of their debut album, “Gush.” What was once a […]

Francisco Gonzalez focuses on coordination between departments in final director of Office of Civil Rights forum

The final candidate for the director of the Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity emphasized coordination and cooperation between departments during an open forum Wednesday. Finalist Francisco Gonzalez,  the Senior Dispute Prevention and Resolution Specialist at the Minnesota Department […]
Dave Clark, one of the three candidates for Director of Student Publishing, interviews with editors of CM Life in a public forum at the CM Life conference room on Wednesday afternoon. (Zack Wittman/Staff Photographer)

CMU student media director finalist Dave Clark: ‘I’m not going to win a Pulitzer, but I can help you’

Director of Student Publications finalist Dave Clark doesn’t think he’ll win a Pulitzer prize, but he knows he can help students. Clark, the Editor-in-Chief of The Pioneer in Big Rapids and CMU graduate, has previously served as former assistant metro editor […]
Keith Gave, one of three candidates running for Director of Student Publications speaks to members of Central Michigan LIfe Wednesday afternoon in the Central Michigan Life Conference Room. (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

Keith Gave stresses trust, content at final open forum for CMU’s open student media director job

Keith Gave, a finalist for the Director of Student Publications position, said trust with the Central Michigan Life newspaper staff is the most important part of the job. The Director of Student Publications advises the staff of Central Michigan Life […]

Local news producer wins award, advances to national competition

Amy Robinson knew she had her story. Robinson spoke to a woman who was stunned after the Violence Room, a room containing a mockup of a lynching tree; the focal point of the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia in Big Rapids. […]

Empty holster protest by students supports concealed carry policy

With gun control under the national microscope, a registered student organization at Central Michigan University showed support for concealed carry gun laws by wearing empty gun holsters under their belts last week. Students for Concealed Carry, an RSO advocating for […]

CMU students to showcase research Tuesday to Michigan politicians at Capitol

More than 30 Central Michigan University students will present research to some of Michigan’s most prominent political leaders Tuesday in Lansing as part of the Posters at the Capitol event. There, students will present findings from research done over a […]

COLUMN: A changing industry means doom and gloom, right?

Sometimes I wonder why I got into the journalism profession. As I get closer to graduation, I hear more and more about the “death” of the journalism profession. Sure, the industry has hit a rough spot or two. The number […]

Education reform to be discussed at T.R. Johnson Endowment speaker series April 23

The Central Michigan University community will have the opportunity to hear an expert’s opinion on how to the American education system on April 23. Yong Zhao is the presidential chair and associate dean for Global Education at the University of […]
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Dancers present a traditional Wagaku Senbonzakura dance as a part of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Showcase Finale Thursday night in the Bovee University Centers Rotunda. (Taylor Ballek/Staff Photographer)

Asian Pacific Heritage Month showcase features dance, music, singing

A showcase of Asian talent and culture was the final event of Asian Pacific American Heritage month. Thursday’s showcase, co-sponsored by the Asian Cultural Organization and Multicultural Academic Student Services, featured opportunities for education about Asian culture and performances of […]
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The Watching Eyes combine RHCP, Michael Jackson, light rock influences on debut album

The Watching Eyes combine RHCP, Michael Jackson, light rock influences on debut album

Light rock tendencies abound in Mount Pleasant’s The Watching Eyes’ recently released debut album, “The Adventures of Captain Rubber Pony.” Singer and guitarist Nick Hoke’s acoustic guitar playing combines funk elements (à la the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Blood Sugar Sex […]

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