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Metro / Mount Pleasant
After two foot surgeries, Joyner looked to the Wellness Program to get back on her feet. 'It's been a really bad year, but this is getting me back on track,' Joyner said. 
(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

CMU officials show off Virgin Pulse program at Employee Wellness seminar

  Editor’s note: Photo and words by Taryn Wattles, staff photographer. As a way to boost participation in Central Michigan University’s Employees Wellness Program, the university has partnered with a program called Virgin Pulse Wellness & Rewards. The program will […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Top Stories
Mount Pleasant cites FOIA while withholding city manager finalist names

Mount Pleasant cites FOIA while withholding city manager finalist names

  Editor’s note: The seventh paragraph of this story was updated at 7 p.m. on June 2. Mount Pleasant city officials announced last week that commissioners will interview finalists for the vacant city manager position on June 24.City officials still have […]

Crime Log: April 14-19

The following incidents were reported between 2 a.m. on April 14, and 6 p.m. on April 19 by the Mount Pleasant Police Department. April 14 2:03 a.m. – A 26-year-old Shepherd man was lodged for possession of marijuana at 1601 […]
Football’s young offense showing promise, competing for starting spots this spring

Football’s young offense showing promise, competing for starting spots this spring

  Added offensive depth has increased competition at quarterback, running back and wide receiver heading into the final week before Saturday’s annual spring football game. “Our offense is moving along well and our offensive line is picking things up,” said […]
Gladwin senior dies off campus ‘unexpectedly’

Gladwin senior dies off campus ‘unexpectedly’

A Central Michigan University Gladwin senior died “unexpectedly” in early March off campus. Mitchell Sauve, 23, was found in Gladwin on March 4, according to his obituary. He was buried in Escanaba, MI, as the family has ties to the Upper Peninsula. Public […]
Sports / Student Groups / Student Life
Team-members of MSA celebrate after winning the Men's IM Indoor Soccer Championships. MSA defeated Grape 10-9 Monday night at the Student Activity Center.
(Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

First Muslim Students Association team wins men’s IM soccer championship

Members of the Muslim Students Association are used to celebrating their Islamic heritage. On Monday, the intramural team known as “MSA” celebrated victory in the men’s soccer league, defeating rival team “Grape” in a high scoring game, 10-9. The MSA exists as […]
Facilities Management / University

Master plan forums vet ideas for new signage, overhauls building designs

Central Michigan University officials are planning to make campus easier to navigate with the introduction of new campus signage, as well as making major changes to the design plans for Warriner Mall and the to-be-constructed Biosciences Building. Design proposals for […]
Sports / Wrestling

Mattingly shows heart in loss to No.1 ranked Houdashelt

In wrestling dual meets, each athlete in the lineup is responsible for fulfilling a role to keep their team in contention. These responsibilities can range anywhere from simply needing to secure a win in an individual match, to scoring an […]
Academics / University

CMU named top online Bachelor’s program in the nation

Central Michigan University has the best online Bachelor’s program in the country, according to a study released by U.S. News on Wednesday. The annual list evaluated about 1,000 online programs for their graduation rates, the debt of new graduates, and career […]
Finch Fieldhouse serves as the home to the military science department, and as the department of recreation and leisure studies. (Tianyu Han/Staff Photographer)

Name that Building: Finch Fieldhouse

Finch Fieldhouse has served in a multitude of roles since its construction in 1959. Over the years, the building has served as a venue for Michigan-born musical heavyweights Stevie Wonder and Bob Seger in the spring of 1969, national protests […]

Budget numbers better than expected for CMU

Central Michigan University issued a budget update Thursday, describing higher enrollment numbers and smaller budget reductions than initially projected for fiscal year 2015. According to the update, students enrolled in 9,000 more credit hours than expected, totaling $3 million in […]

Obamacare’s next potential problem? Young people not signing up

President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is under fire from Congress and the general public for its glitchy website and dropped plans. Now, it is facing another potentially crippling issue: Young people not signing up for health insurance exchanges. […]

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