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Trumpeter Bobby Shew to be featured at Jazz Weekend

Jazz will echo through campus as the 2012 Jazz Weekend begins Thursday. The events will be held Thursday and Friday in the Music Building’s Staples Family Concert Hall, Platcha Auditorium and the Bovee University Center Down Under Food Court, featuring […]
Featured / VIBE
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Instagram app creates visual social network

Some Instagram photos are turning iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch users into instant photographers. Appearing in the App Store in October 2010, the app currently has more than 50 million users. According to, an Android version of the app is […]
Student Government / Top Stories

Protest march to be held Thursday against SGA unicameral Proposal 1

A march protesting the unicameral system proposed in the Student Government Association will go through campus Thursday. The march, led by Students for Service Learning and open for the entire student body to take part in, will begin in front […]
Student Government

Five tickets officially running in SGA presidential elections

The Student Government Association candidates for President and Vice President are set. During a press conference Tuesday night in Charles V. Park Library’s Strosacker Room, the five tickets officially introduced themselves and key platforms they are running on. Each candidate also […]
Featured / Student Government / Student Groups
Mount Clemens sophomore Erica Freckleton practices juggling for the first time while in front of the Juggling and Circus Arts Club booth during RSO night Monday evening at the CMU Events Center. "It was a lot easier than I thought," said Freckleton. "I have absolutely no hand eye coordination so I'm sure that if I can do it anyone can do it." (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

RSOs put on spring semester membership drives at SGA Spotlight event

Michelle Shamaly said about 80 registered student organizations participated in the Student Government Association’s second RSO Spotlight event. The event was held at 7 p.m. Monday in the Events Center. “This is our second year hosting this event; it used […]
Featured / Mount Pleasant
Troop Leader, Jamie Brown of Mount Pleasant, talks to the girls of Girl Scout Troop 50814 about their design entries for Art Reach's Festival of Banners at their meeting Monday night at the Jane Harris Cabin. Each of the girls created a design for their own banner and everyone voted on their favorites at the end of the meeting. (Kaitlin Thoresen/Assistant Photo Editor)

Academic adviser leads girl scout troop to bond with daughter

By day Jamie Brown helps college students choose their academic path, but two nights each month she plays mentor to a younger crowd. Brown, an academic adviser at the Towers Success Center, is a Girl Scout leader for Brownie Troop […]
On Campus / Student Groups

Annual Alpha Kappa Psi Career Day to be held Friday

Alpha Kappa Psi is holding the 46th annual Career Day on Friday for students interested in jobs and internships. This year more than 60 different businesses will be represented at Career Day, held in Finch Fieldhouse from 9 a.m. to […]
Student Government / Student Life

SGA to host RSO Spotlight Monday

Student Government Association will host a registered student organization spotlight event similar to the fall semester MAINStage at 7 p.m. Monday in the Events Center. “We believe this is a great way to provide the same great publicity and PR […]
Featured / Football / Sports / Top Stories
Few CMU football fans remain late in the third quarter during CMU's game against Ohio on Thursday night at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. (Mike Mulholland/Photo Editor)

Football attendance fails to reach NCAA Division I standards

Fans and critics of the Central Michigan football team have long doubted attendance numbers announced during games. It turns out they’re right. The athletic department has inflated attendance numbers announced to fans and media while expecting to report a number […]
Featured / On Campus
Troy junior Lisa Lull recites her lines as character Sherry in Act one of a rehearsal for Independence with the Battlecreek sophomore Jillian Weimer's character Jo Thursday evening in Bush Theater. (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

‘Independence’ coming to Bush Theatre; will feature unique cast

Lee Blessing’s play “Independence” is coming to Moore Hall’s Bush Theatre to put one fictional family’s dysfunction on display. “Independence,” according to the theater’s website, is a comedic family drama about a mother and her four daughters. The play will be […]
On Campus / Student Life

Dick Gregory to give Black History Month keynote speech Feb. 21

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory will come to Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium on Feb. 21 as the keynote speaker in honor of Black History Month. The event, hosted by Multicultural Academic Student Services, will begin at 7 p.m. […]
Greeks / Student Groups

Five of seven executive board members of Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity resign

Five of the seven members of the pre-law chapter of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity executive board resigned last week. Resigned members include: President Kirstin Miller; Secretary Officer Evan Lyons; Membership Director Christian Genesky; Prospective Membership Director Peter Melnik; and […]

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