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CMU student sentenced to six months in jail for assaulting an officer

CMU student sentenced to six months in jail for assaulting an officer

Standing before the judge, Rachel Harrison choked back sobs as she heard her verdict. Harrison, a Central Michigan sophomore from Saint Peters, Mo. was sentenced by Isabella Trial Court Judge Paul Chamberlain to six months in jail and three years of […]
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Earth Week Ends with Take Back the Tap Day of Action

Earth Week Ends with Take Back the Tap Day of Action

For the members of Take Back The Tap, a registered student organization calling for the end of Central Michigan University’s bottled water vending contract, a staff member or administrator drinking bottled water on campus is one too many. Dressed in […]
Multimedia / Video
Creativity in kinship

Creativity in kinship

Fluttering out over the Pacific Ocean, a flock of 500 multi-colored paper Japanese cranes flew to the U.S. in show of global kinship. When they landed in Mount Pleasant, the vibrant, neon creatures found another flock of 500 cranes not […]
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Earth Week events begin with recycled art display, ‘Don’t Be Trashy’

Earth Week 2014 has a new event at Central Michigan University. “Don’t Be Trashy,” held Monday in the Charles V. Park Library Atrium, was part of a week-long series of Earth Week events on campus, encouraging students and Mount Pleasant residents to […]
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Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor

A model for the Threads Fashion Show walks down the runway in Plachta Auditorium on Saturday night. This outfit is part of graduate student Heajoo Lee (Yvonne)'s Alexander Rodchenko collection.

Threads fashion show dazzles audience with student designs

A picture paints a thousand words, and the Central Michigan University apparel merchandise designers of the 16th annual Threads fashion show, showcased plenty more. On Saturday, the Mount Pleasant Community gathered in Platcha Auditorium to view the artist-inspired designs, as […]
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Greg Cornwell | Staff Photographer
Participants in the Angel Wings Madden Tournament fundraiser compete for the top spot Sunday afternoon at GameGo Computers in Mount Pleasant.

‘Madden’ tournament raises more than $2,000 for Angel Wings Fund

Music filled the air and neon lights lined the floors as students and community members filled GameGo Computers and competed in a video game tournament for charity. Setting a goal of $5,000 in donations, students from the sport management program […]
Metro / Multimedia / University / Video

Native American speaker highlights importance of education on U.S. boarding schools

Violet Cross was taken from her family in the early 1920s and was regularly subjected to physical and emotional abuse at the Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School. On Tuesday, her daughter, Suzanne Cross, delivered a lecture discussing the historical context […]
Multimedia / Student Government / Student Life / Video

Mahone, Urueta sworn in at SGA inauguration

With many rounds of thunderous applause, the Student Government Association officials chosen in last week’s election were welcomed and sworn in at their inauguration Monday. Held in the Bovee University Center Rotunda, the event celebrated SGA’s achievements of the last year […]
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Sarah White | Staff Photographer

Mount Pleasant resident Clayton Nedwash pieces together bones from a crime scene at the "Crime Scene at the Museum" event at the Museum of Cultural and Natural History in Rowe Hall on Wednesday.

Local children help CMU Police solve mock murder

Madeline Lee solved her first murder before she could even drive a car. The 10-year-old and her classmates worked closely with the Central Michigan University Police Department and its forensics unit at the Crime Scene at the Museum mock investigation […]
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Sophomore Kevin Andrews walks from the Bovee Center after getting himself s cup of coffee from Starbucks April 16, 2013. (Daytona Niles/Staff Photographer)

Seeing without sight: Blind reporters rely on their curiosity and confidence to get the facts

Crowds of people loomed before him, but Kevin Andrews could not see them. Completely blind since he took his first breath, Andrews was ready to approach the sea of angry costumers waiting for service outside the Charter Cable building last […]
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Steve on the street: psychic fair

Steve on the street: psychic fair

Join Steve on the Street once again for the CMU Program Board, hosting its 2nd Psychic Fair in the UC. Students talk about their experience with the psychics.
Multimedia / On Campus / Video
Video Exclusive: John Bacon, Best Selling Author Speaks at CMU

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