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University

CMU report: 20 percent of students graduate within four years

Slightly more than half of a typical freshman class at Central Michigan University will graduate with a bachelor’s degree within seven years. Only 20.6 percent of students in that same class will graduate in four years or less. According to […]
Top Stories / University

CM Life wins national Pacemaker Award; first since 2010

Central Michigan Life was named a 2013 national Pacemaker Award winner Saturday at the Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association Conference in New Orleans. CM Life was one of 11 newspapers to win in the four-year, non-daily newspaper category. The Pacemaker […]
Multimedia / University
Stuttering experts tell their personal histories with the communication disorder and answer questions from Communication Disorder students and their parents and professors on Tuesday in Anspach Hall. Each panelist has stuttered for the majority of his or her life and some emphasize the importance of recognizing the emotional struggles that accompany more overt symptoms and relying on a support system of friends and family. (Katy Kildee/Assistant Photo Editor)

12th annual Stuttering Awareness Panel addresses overcoming adversity

A packed auditorium gathered in Anspach Hall Tuesday night for a panel and discussion recognizing International Stuttering Awareness Day. This year marked the 12th year the university has hosted the panel. Hosted by the Communications Disorders department of the College of […]
Voices
Behind-the-Desk: Student Life Editor Samantha Smallish

Behind-the-Desk: Student Life Editor Samantha Smallish

Name: Samantha Smallish Hometown: West Bend, Wis. Position: Student Life Editor Years with CM Life: Two years What does your desk do? Everyone has a story to tell, and my desk focuses on these unique stories and the accomplishments of CMU students. What was the […]
Administration

Ross expected to address long-term enrollment, budgets at State of University

Central Michigan University President George Ross is expected to address CMU’s declining enrollment and budget issues, among other topics, during his State of the University address tomorrow at Warriner Hall. The address is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Plachta Auditorium. […]
Football / Sports

Week 7: The three week struggle begins with Bobcats at Ohio

Seth Newman staff reporter (6-0): I don’t expect this game to be competitive, but that doesn’t mean CMU can’t grow from it. Quarterback Cooper Rush needs to avoid his first quarter pick that has plagued him the last few games. Ohio has […]
Union Township
BRIEF: Olive Garden opens today

BRIEF: Olive Garden opens today

Central Michigan University students with a craving for Olive Garden’s unlimited breadsticks will have their chance to eat start eating today, as the newest Italian restaurant location opens on Broomfield Road. The popular chain restaurant, with more than 800 locations, […]
University

BRIEF: International Conference of Statistical Distributions to be held at Soaring Eagle this week

This year is recognized as the International Year of Statistics by more than 2,000 organizations worldwide. The Central Michigan University mathematics department will be recognizing the occasion by hosting the International Conference of Statistical Distributions and Applications from Thursday through […]
Football / Sports

Staff Predictions, Week 6: CMU favored on the road against Miami (Ohio)

Seth Newman, staff reporter (5-0): This is going to get ugly. And not in the sense of a blowout. Central Michigan and Miami (Ohio) share a lot of things in common. Head coaches that are friends, defenses that continue to give […]
University
Stroke of Genius: Q&A with Gary Dunbar

Stroke of Genius: Q&A with Gary Dunbar

Director of Neurosciences Gary Dunbar and other researchers within the department have been hard at work researching recovery methods for stroke victims. The research, aimed at alleviating the effects of brain damage caused by stokes, traumatic brain injuries and other […]
Top Stories / University
President Ross’ State of University address postponed until Oct. 16

President Ross’ State of University address postponed until Oct. 16

Central Michigan University President George Ross’ annual State of the University address has been rescheduled to Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. The address, originally scheduled for Wednesday, was delayed as Ross recovers from a bronchial infection, according to a CMU […]
Football / Sports

Staff Predictions: Week 5, CMU heads south to NC State

Seth Newman Staff reporter (4-0): North Carolina State is a hard team to get a read on. They previously beat Louisiana Tech by 26 points, but narrowly defeated Richmond by two points at home. Against No. 3 Clemson, they played decently […]


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