Articles written by: Tony Wittkowski

Tony is a staff reporter for Central Michigan Life.

News

Behind-the-Desk: Multimedia Editor Austin Stowe

Name: Austin Stowe Hometown: South Lyon, Mich. Position: Video Coordinator Years with CM Life: 2 years What does your desk do? We shoot video, produce it and edit it. All that jazz. What was the first story you covered for CM Life? The […]
Voices
Behind-the-Desk: Managing Editor John Irwin

Behind-the-Desk: Managing Editor John Irwin

Name: John Irwin Hometown: Westland, Mich. Position: Managing Editor Years with CM Life: 3 years What does your desk do? I am essentially the news editors’ editor. I edit stories after they take the first look, and I make sure […]
Tony vs. Food
Metro Editor Tony Wittkowski begins his massive meal at Pixie on Wednesday. (Samantha Madar/Staff Photographer)

TONY VS. FOOD: I’m on the wall

Good news. I won a challenge. This week I took on the Pixie Hall of Fame Challenge of 10 Bitty Burgers, and finished them in 15 minutes. Eating in Pixie was like walking onto the set of Grease. I got […]
Metro / Tony vs. Food
TONY VS. FOOD: Not the best start

TONY VS. FOOD: Not the best start

It started off so well. Sitting at the table with that pile of sizzling food in front of me would normally force a smile on my face. But having to finish Dog Central’s three foot-long hot dogs, with a platter […]
Sports

COLUMN: NASCAR still isn’t interesting

Hi, my name is Tony, and I used to watch NASCAR. It’s taken a long time, but the first step is admitting your mistakes. My father was a gear-head, and the one sport he would watch outside of football was […]
Metro / Tony vs. Food

TONY VS. FOOD: The beginning of something beautiful

Pay attention, everybody. You might get to see me vomit on camera one day in the near future. All my life I have eaten too much food. So much that family members and close friends have had to tell strangers […]
Metro / Top Stories

White found dead in his cell after hanging himself

Convicted murderer John Douglas White was found dead in his cell Wednesday at the Michigan Reformatory in Ionia. Officials said White hung himself at 4:17 a.m. and was pronounced dead at 4:38 a.m. “This morning (the) staff found prisoner John […]
Metro / Multimedia
St. Johns senior Pete Maniez and fiance Michelle Boog talk about when they first met in the 8th grade.  "We used to use instant messenger to talk to each other," said Boog. (Taylor Ballek | Photo Editor)

A wedding with a purpose

Sitting in their first apartment together, St. Johns seniors Michelle Boog and Pete Maniez begin to run through the various obstacles they have come across in the past decade. The constant subject between the devoted couple is the abnormal growth […]
Metro
Professor John Meixner talks to students during a mock trial on November 17, 2010 in Pearce Hall.  (File Photo by Andrew Kuhn)

CMU professor arrested over summer will teach in fall as planned

John Meixner arrested for disturbing the peace after taking photos of young women A Central Michigan University philosophy professor who was arrested for disturbing the peace this summer will be in class on the first day of the semester. John […]
Metro / Police/Courts

Professor arrested over summer will teach in fall as planned

The Central Michigan University philosophy professor arrested for disturbing the peace over summer break will be in class when the fall semester begins. John Meixner, 63, was arrested for allegedly taking pictures of young girls and women at the Mecosta County Agricultural Free […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts / Top Stories

Lawyer of CMU professor accused of photographing young girls, women: ‘Photography is his hobby’

The attorney of a Central Michigan University professor arrested for disturbing the peace is questioning whether any laws were actually broken. CMU philosophy professor John Meixner, 63, allegedly took pictures of young girls and women at the Mecosta County Agricultural […]
Metro / Police/Courts / Top Stories
Central Michigan University philosophy professor John Meixner.

CMU professor John Meixner arrested for disturbing the peace after taking photos of young women

A Central Michigan University philosophy professor was arrested for disturbing the peace after he was seen taking photos of young girls at the Mecosta County Agricultural Free Fair in July. John Meixner, 63, was seen taking the pictures on July […]


Advertise with Us! | Contact Us | About Us | Join CM-Life's Staff