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Soaring Eagle Casino to feature televised boxing but no betting

Boxing is come to the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, and sport betting also could – but not for a decade. Boxing can be seen via television in the casino’s bingo hall, 6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd., starting March 4. Although […]
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Zia speaks at CMU for Asian Heritage Week

Helen Zia, former contributing editor of Ms. magazine, social activist and award-winning journalist, will visit CMU Saturday, wrapping up the Asian Heritage Week celebration. Zia’s Saturday keynote speech, entitled "Stereotypes and Images of Asian People" begins at 6 p.m. in […]
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Media portrayal of Asians focus of forum

A forum focusing on the portrayals of Asians in the media Tuesday night gave students, staff and community members a chance to think about stereotypes. About 20 people attended the "Explore Asia and the Beauty of its Diversity" forum in […]
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Students to bike across America

A nearly 4,400 mile bike ride would probably cause most people to think twice – but CMU students Patrick Hanlin and Corey Chupp didn’t even hesitate. Hanlin, Three Rivers junior, and Chupp, Muskegon junior, will start at the end of […]
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New building for CEL dedicated Tuesday

The College of Extended Learning opened its doors to the public Tuesday afternoon as it ushered in a new office location at 802 Industrial Drive. University President Leonard Plachta; Del Ringquist, dean of extended learning; Provost Richard Davenport and Gary […]
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Fraternities, sororities prepare for RUSH

RUSH begins today and CMU’s social fraternities and sororities are gearing up for an intense and enjoyable time. Sandra Musil, vice president of External Affairs for the Panhellenic Council, said a fairly large turnout is expected at RUSH this spring, […]
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U.S. Ethics Committee adds Camp

U.S. Representative Dave Camp, R-Midland, learned Wednesday he was appointed to the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, making him a monitor and enforcer of House rules and violations. Camp was appointed to the committee – more commonly known […]
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Plachta addresses issues on radio

Public broadcasting and other issues were among the topics discussed by University President Leonard Plachta recently on WCFX 95.3 FM, where he was General Manager J.D. Mackin’s guest. Plachta and Mackin’s interview aired Jan. 16 and 17 on the radio […]
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Internet relationships provide online outlet for students

To some CMU students, the power of the written – or typed – word can be immense. For them, the written word via Internet became the catalyst for friendships, an integral part of many relationships and even the means for […]
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Local United Way to receive endowment fund

The United Way of Isabella County’s Volunteer Center will benefit monetarily from the Mount Pleasant Area Community Foundation – through a new endowment fund totaling $10,000. For each dollar contributed to the fund, Michigan’s Volunteer Investment Grant Program will match […]
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Gandhi addresses his grandfather’s unfulfilled dream

A crowd of more than 300 people filled the Bovee University Center Auditorium Wednesday night as Arun Gandhi, grandson of late political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi, touched the hearts and minds of those who listened. Gandhi, director of the […]
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CMU to celebrate Asian culture

Asian Heritage Week, which begins Monday, will feature events ranging from a talk by an award-winning journalist, to a forum panel discussion, theater, and vocal and dramatic performances. The celebration has taken place every year, during the last week of […]


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