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Saginaw senior Todd Herzberg talks with Coldwater senior Anna Szafranski during the 2012 Annual Juried CMU Student Art Exhibition Saturday afternoon in the University Art Gallery. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

Winners chosen for 2012 juried student art exhibit; will be on display through March 24

This year’s juried art exhibit was smaller than usual, with 58 students entering 125 pieces. About 70 people gathered in the main gallery of the Central Michigan University Art Gallery for the reception of this year’s exhibit at 2 p.m. […]
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Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul speaks to a capacity audience in Plachta Auditorium in Warriner Hall on Saturday night. (Adam Niemi/Staff Photographer)

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Ron Paul delivers campaign speech Saturday to full Plachta Auditorium

Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul spoke to a beyond-capacity crowd Saturday in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium before Tuesday’s primary. While the auditorium has 1,226 seats, many more attended, standing both inside and outside the room. Both the lower seating area […]
Featured / On Campus / Student Life
Performers hang in drapes on the left as confetti falls over the crowd at Dayglow on Friday night in Finch Fieldhouse. (Adam Niemi/Staff Photograhper)

UPDATED: Dayglow invades Finch Fieldhouse for second time this year; 3,330 attend

Splashed gallons of paint, raging music, acrobats and laser lights brought 3,330 dancing participants to Finch Fieldhouse for the second Dayglow event this year. The sold-out show lasted five hours, beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, with some lining up outside […]
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On Campus / Student Life

Annual juried student art exhibit opens today, runs through March 24

Anne Gochenour said the juried student art exhibit gives young artists a chance to experience exhibiting. The Central Michigan University Art Gallery director said this exhibit has been very popular in the past. “There’s a lot of student interest in […]
On Campus / Residence Life
Rudyard freshman Jesse Ryer laughs after getting her hair cut by Midland resident Jenna Nunamaker at the Pink Heart Extravaganza Thursday night at Sweeney Hall. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

‘Hair-Raiser Extravaganza’ raises money to create wigs for young cancer patients

Eight inches of hair can go a long way. The Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center held its first Pink Heart “Hair-Raiser Extravaganza” Tuesday night in the basement of Sweeney Hall raised money and collected donations of hair. About 60 people […]
Student Government

SGA presidential debate to be held Tuesday

On Tuesday Student Government Association presidential candidates will have a chance to show students their goals for the organization during a debate. The debate will feature all five presidential candidates, Warren senior Connor Gallagher, Macomb junior Justin Gawronski, Sparta junior […]
On Campus / Student Life

ASLS holding American Sign Language workshop Saturday

The American Sign Language Society is hosting a workshop that will be held Saturday. The event will run from 12 to 4:30 p.m., with doors opening at 11:30 a.m., in Anspach Hall 161. The workshop is open to the public, […]
Featured / Student Life
Howell freshman Callie Schulke prays after having ashes placed on her forehead during service on Ash Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Parish. (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

Students begin season of Lent at St. Mary’s services

Worshippers came together at St. Mary’s University Parish to mark Ash Wednesday. About 1,000 students attended one of the four services held throughout the day Wednesday at St. Mary’s, 1405 S. Washington St. The noon, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. […]
Student Government

SGA looking to add new sustainability committee

Student Government Association President Vince Cavataio introduced legislation Monday night to create a new committee focused on sustainability. If the legislation is passed by the house, the new committee would pursue establishing sustainable practices on campus, as well as work toward […]
Featured / On Campus / Student Life
Illinois freshman Dan Botterman, Clarkston freshman Aaron Wright, Ohio junior Brock Thatcher, and Grosse Ile sophomore Zack Kowalski dance to the Cupid Shuffle while participating in SAPA's Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event Wednesday evening at Finch Fieldhouse. (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

SAPA’s fifth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event raises about $1,300

It’s not every day crowds of college men can be seen strutting in red high heels, but Wednesday night brought hundreds together for a cause. About 200 guys limped, shuffled and strutted their way through nine laps around Finch Fieldhouse’s […]
Multimedia / Student Government

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