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Building maintenance workers installed new shelving units into the Kessler residence halls to provide more storage space for students in the upcoming fall semester. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Residence halls cleanup, repairs underway ahead of fall semester

Editor’s note: This story was updated at 4:20 p.m. on Thursday. With only a few weeks until the students of Central Michigan University return for fall semester classes, construction and clean up crews are working through CMU Residence Life’s Building […]
Metro / News / Student Life / U.S./World
CMU alumnus dies in plane crash in upstate New York

CMU alumnus dies in plane crash in upstate New York

Reed Phillips, a 25-year-old from Midland and a 2012 Central Michigan University graduate, died in a plane crash in North Elba, New York on Saturday morning. The single-engine plane carrying Phillips and two other people stalled and crashed while attempting […]
Academics / News / On Campus / Student Life
Patti Travioli, manager of the CMU Fabiano Botanical Gardens, Greenhouse and Botany Laboratories, lifts a frame from one of Central's honey bee hives to reveal a colony hard at work. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

All the buzz: Student workers get unique experience by keeping bees

If you take a stroll past Brooks Hall on a warm summer day at Central Michigan University, you might hear the faint sound of buzzing created by some of the hardest workers the campus ecosystem has to offer. No, it’s […]
News / Sports
Lacrosse Coach Sarah Tisdale Central Michigan University.

 (Steve Jessmore | Courtesy Photo)

CMU Athletics hires first-ever women’s lacrosse coach

The inaugural Central Michigan University women’s lacrosse team now has a leader attached to it. Sara Tisdale, a 2006 CMU graduate and former coach at Augustana College (Division III) was named the program’s first-ever coach Wednesday. She was the founding […]
Mount Pleasant / News

Mount Pleasant hires Communications Director

Editors note: This story was updated at 7:35 p.m. with a quote from Tracy Burton. A Central Michigan University professor of journalism was named the City of Mount Pleasant communications director. Tracy Burton, who has held the position in an […]
CMU senior Ashley Drake was killed in a motorcycle accident July 5. Drake was headed home with her boyfriend from a trip to Tennessee. (Courtesy|Bill Knapp)

Ashley Drake remembered for spontaneity, enjoyment of life

A showing was held this past weekend for Ashley Drake, a Central Michigan University senior who was killed in motorcycle accident over the Fourth of July weekend. Drake, 22, of Six Lakes, was described as “bubbly, spontaneous” and even a […]
Administration / College of Medicine / News / University
Search committee for next CMED dean still in the works

Search committee for next CMED dean still in the works

Nearly two weeks have passed since founding Central Michigan University College of Medicine dean Ernie Yoder resigned from the position. Meanwhile, university administrators are still in the process of charging a search committee to find his replacement. Provost Michael Gealt […]
Football / News / Police/Courts / Sports

CMU football’s Flory due back in court next week

Andrew Flory, the Central Michigan University wide receiver who was arrested after attempting to steal more than $500 worth of DVDs and snacks from WalMart last month, has a trial conference in Isabella County Trial Court scheduled for July 16. […]
Academics / Administration / News / University

CMU officials, Faculty Association reach tentative agreement on five-year contract

Central Michigan University officials and the CMU Faculty Association have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract. Details of the contract have not been released per the bargaining process rules. The FA represents about 700 tenured and tenure-track […]
Life on Campus / News / University

CMU administrators preparing enforcement procedures for tobacco ban

Less than 48 hours into the Tobacco-free policy implemented on Central Michigan University’s campus, university administrators are still figuring out how to dole out consequences to violators of the ban. CMU Police Chief Bill Yeagley said campus police will not […]

CMU partners with Virgin to promote employee health

Starting July 1, fixed-term and medical faculty and staff can earn rewards by making healthy choices. Central Michigan University has partnered with Virgin Pulse, a Virgin Group organization, to inspire employees to engage in a variety of healthy activities. These […]
News / On Campus / Student Life

CMU University Theater kicking off summer season tonight

Central Michigan University’s University Theatre department is gearing up for its summer season with one of the three plays debuting tonight at 7:30 p.m. “The Smell of the Kill,” opens Thursday night. The dark comedy focuses on “three unloving husbands […]

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