Articles written by: Sarah Donetti

Student Life

St. Mary’s Stations of the Cross remember Jesus’ life

Some students at Central Michigan University celebrated Easter through dramatic means as they performed a living display of the Stations of the Cross Friday night. The Stations of the Cross is a depiction of the events of Jesus’ crucifixion, death […]

Religion program looks at belief systems through comparative lens

Central Michigan University offers a diverse religion curriculum, though some students and faculty would like to see even more classes offered. Current classes cover a broad range of beliefs and religious topics, including women in religion, the relationship between religion […]
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Illustration by Mariah Prowoznik/Lead Designer

Students’ local taxi experiences range from good to bad to unusual

A weekend in Mount Pleasant would not be complete without the sight of taxis running from one end of town to the other. Varying from smaller cars to larger vans, students both on and off-campus use local taxis as transportation […]
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Walled Lake junior Courtney Lindsay plays with her 6-month-old child Liam Wednesday Morning at 3738 South Isabella Rd. "The Student Parent RSO has provided me with so much encouragement throughout my life with Liam," Lindsay said. "It has shown me that being a single parent, following through with college, and obtaining your degree is achievable, although you will be very busy." (Charlotte Bodak/Assistant Photo Editor)

New RSO plans to provide support, guidance for student parents

A new registered student organization is seeking to change the struggle some student parents face on campus. Katelyn Gerardi, a Saint Charles senior and president of the new Parents Attending Central RSO, said the group’s goal is to help student […]
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TV REVIEW: New season of “Once Upon A Time” brings more characters, more mysteries

As ABC’s top-rated freshman show last season, “Once Upon A Time” was guaranteed a second season, and with it, creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz have clearly taken the opportunity to expand their world-building at top speed. Season two starts […]
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Annual Hijab Week gives students insight into Islamic daily life

A cultural experiment created to promote awareness about the Islamic faith returned to CMU’s campus this week. The project, called “Hijab Week: An Experiment in Cultural Immersion,” has been put together by students in the department of religion and philosophy, […]
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Dislike of candidates, voting system deters some students from casting their votes

While the deadline to register to vote is Tuesday for the November 2012 general election, not everyone is planning on casting a ballot. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s statistics, approximately 610,000 Michigan residents aged 18 to 24, about 65 […]
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Grand Rapids junior Michelle Lovegrove signs the booklet inside the geocache she found outside the IET building.  Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity in which the participants use a GPS or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches" or "caches", anywhere in the world. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

Geocaching combines technology and real-life scavenger hunts

Hidden treasure might be right under your nose while walking around campus. In the activity known as geocaching, the use of a cell phone or similar GPS-enabled device can help you track down containers known as “caches” and sometimes find […]
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Muslim-turned-Christian pastor speaks on his conversion experience and Islamic extremism

When it comes to relations between Christians and Muslims, Pastor Hicham Chehab has had an extensive history on more than one side of the religious spectrum. Now a pastor in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Chehab gave a presentation titled “Testimony […]
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ALBUM REVIEW: Lecrae’s “Gravity” combines faith with diverse artistry

“I pen songs for the perishin’ and the parishioners,” raps Lecrae on the title track of his sixth studio album “Gravity.” The native Houston hip-hop artist has already been known for several years in Christian rap and hip-hop circles but […]
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For small town students, CMU’s student population brings change and opportunity

More than 20,000 students are enrolled on campus this fall at Central Michigan University — for some, a dramatic increase from the population size they’re used to. CMU students coming from small hometowns and small high school graduating classes bring […]
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Program Board’s fall events arise from student input, good timing

There is no shortage of Program Board concerts and events for Central Michigan University students this semester. The announcement of artists like B.o.B. and The All-American Rejects have been met with positive reception, according to Program Board Adviser Damon Brown. […]

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