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COLUMN: Spring football game is start of crucial season

COLUMN: Spring football game is start of crucial season

Spring is beginning to show her warming face in Mount Pleasant and every other college town around the nation. And for us college football obsessives, the season has already begun. Most Division I football programs hold an April annual spring […]
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Senior catcher Cory DeLamielleure races to beat the ball to first base during a doubleheader against Oakland. The Chippewas won ()..(Greg Cornwell | Staff Photographer)

Softball hosts streaking No. 2 Wolverines

Michigan is second in the nation and has not lost a game since March 7. The Wolverines are on a 19-game winning streak, and they are likely the best team Central Michigan softball will face this season. Today’s game is […]
Columns / News / VIBE
COLUMN: Why did I relay?

COLUMN: Why did I relay?

On the outside, Relay for Life looks like a spirited, high-energy fundraising event promoted on campus to gain as many participants as possible. The night is filled with games, food, movies, contests and sometimes costumes. A fun time, but not […]
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Football’s young offense showing promise, competing for starting spots this spring

Football’s young offense showing promise, competing for starting spots this spring

  Added offensive depth has increased competition at quarterback, running back and wide receiver heading into the final week before Saturday’s annual spring football game. “Our offense is moving along well and our offensive line is picking things up,” said […]
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Senior pitcher Morgan Yuncker pitches to an Oakland batter Wednesday afternoon at Margo Jonker Stadium. Yuncker pitched two innings in the 6-5 Chippewa victory.

Second-place softball faces Kent State, Buffalo with mixed results

Central Michigan softball lost to Kent State 6-5 Sunday afternoon, dropping its record to 26-12, and 5-3 in the Mid-American Conference. The Chippewas start the week in second place in the MAC West Division. Freshman pitcher Rachael Knapp started on […]
Metro / News / Union Township
Road Commission digs into summer funds

Road Commission digs into summer funds

A record-breaking winter left the Isabella County Road Commission exceeding its budget for road maintenance. At Wednesday’s Union Township Board of Trustees meeting, Supervisor Russ Alwood said the commission spent $550,000 above the budget. Salt used for the slippery roads […]
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Students, faculty voice opinions on federal government decision to recognize same-sex marriages in Michigan

Students, faculty voice opinions on federal government decision to recognize same-sex marriages in Michigan

Despite the ban on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Troy junior Emily Herbon believes the debate over changing the law comes down to religion. “The issue of people not wanting same-sex couples to be married is kind of not an issue […]
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President Barack Obama talks to a crowd of 3,000 about the price and worth of a college education at the field house on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Friday, January 27, 2012. (Eric Seals/Detroit Free Press/MCT)

Obama to push for minimum wage hike in Ann Arbor on Wednesday

President Barack Obama will visit Ann Arbor on Wednesday as part of his nationwide push for an increase in the federal minimum wage. The White House announced the event Friday, but it is still unclear when or where Obama will […]
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Policing the future: Young CMUPD detective uses evolving tools, social media in the field

Policing the future: Young CMUPD detective uses evolving tools, social media in the field

As technology continues to evolve, CMU Police Det. Michael Sienkiewicz is ushering in the future of law enforcement. Working for CMUPD, Sienkiewicz spends most of his time investigating long-term cases. He uses a variety of technology including high-definition camera monitors […]
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April Fools’ comedy show to raise money for Alzheimer’s research

April Fools’ comedy show to raise money for Alzheimer’s research

Comedians on campus will soon have a chance to make others laugh while raising money for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. A Night of Comedy for a Cause is part of Hilarity for Charity, a national organization created by actor […]
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Federal government to recognize same-sex marriages performed in Michigan

Same-sex marriages in Michigan will be upheld by the federal government, despite the state’s recent ban. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday, the U.S. government will recognize about 300 same-sex marriages performed March 22 in Michigan before the 6th U.S. […]
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COLUMN: CMU can’t afford a future of unionized college athletics

COLUMN: CMU can’t afford a future of unionized college athletics

A movement of epic proportions has started in Evanston Ill., and the repercussions could change the landscape of college athletics forever. The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago ruled Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University are employees of the […]


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