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Next CM Life editor-in-chief named for summer, fall semesters

Next CM Life editor-in-chief named for summer, fall semesters

Canton sophomore Ben Solis will be the next editor-in-chief for Central Michigan Life beginning this summer. Solis, who transferred from Washtenaw Community College in 2012, has served as the university editor for the past semester, and will take over as […]
Student Life
Not just Jeri: Professor’s optimism fuels extensive career, inspires CMU offensive lineman

Not just Jeri: Professor’s optimism fuels extensive career, inspires CMU offensive lineman

Students don’t find much to complain about with Jeri Reid, or “just Jeri,” as she tells her students to call her the first day of class. “I prefer to be called Jeri because I think it allows (students) to come to […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
Pride Week to include celebration, education on LGBTQ community

Pride Week to include celebration, education on LGBTQ community

Monday begins Central Michigan University’s week-long celebration and education effort of the LGBTQ community, known annually as Pride Week. CMU’s Office of LGBTQ Services organizes the week’s events. Kicking off at noon, Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates is hosting an LGBTQ […]
Multimedia / Student Groups / Student Life / Video
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 […]
Greeks / Student Life
CMU’s Zeta Nu chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon retains No. 1 status in Miami

CMU’s Zeta Nu chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon retains No. 1 status in Miami

Central Michigan University’s Zeta Nu Chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon is still the best in the country. Members are bringing home multiple awards and accolades after winning big this weekend at the fraternity’s national sales competition in Miami. One of the […]
Greeks / Student Life
Greek Week sets record, raises $30,075 for Special Olympics

Greek Week sets record, raises $30,075 for Special Olympics

Central Michigan University’s Greek community surpassed its own expectations, raising $30,075 for Special Olympics during Greek Week 2014. As soon as the doors opened, a flood of cheering students, both Greeks and non-Greeks, stormed McGuirk Arena, ready to hear how much […]
On Campus / Student Life
CMU students to host ‘Spring Fever’ event to benefit American Youth Foundation

CMU students to host ‘Spring Fever’ event to benefit American Youth Foundation

Students are putting what they learned in an event planning class to good use by organizing and hosting multiple events this spring. One group of four students from the class, RPL 430, is presenting “Spring Fever: A Flower Child Festival” […]
Sports / Student Life
URec officials face tough training, even tougher decisions

URec officials face tough training, even tougher decisions

Limited training and high expectations lead to a stressful, but worthwhile experience for University Recreation referees. A total of 175 students applied this year and about half were selected for face-to-face interviews. After the interviews were completed, rules are reviewed […]
Greeks / Student Life

Special Olympics speakers remind students what Greek Week is all about

Not a single seat was empty Monday night as crowds of Greeks filled each and every row of Plachta Auditorium, ready to celebrate and raise money for Special Olympics. For this year’s Greek Week, all philanthropy is going toward Special Olympics. Zachary Warner, […]
Greeks / Student Life

Academic games test students’ knowledge of Greek life, CMU

Bursts of chanting and applause filled the crowded auditorium as crowds of Greek students cheered on their teams for academic games on Tuesday night. The trivia competition was part of Greek Week, a series of events organized by Greek organizations on […]
Greeks / Student Life
Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer

A team of a CMU sorority and fraternity struggle to keep their team in the game of tug of war during teh athletic games section of Greek Week in McGuirk Arena on Wednesday.

Greek Week Athletic Games presents a feel for Special Olympics competing

  In the midst of Greek Week, competition was at an all-time high as the Greek community faced off in McGuirk Arena for the Athletic Games. On Wednesday, 10 teams, each consisting of nine sorority and nine fraternity members, competed […]
Student Life
A letter sent to Justin Zimmerman by his former coach Bruce Kunzi after graduating high school. Zimmerman took his own life without warning in March.

Removing the armor: Former student’s suicide shows struggle to ask for help

It’s incredible the difference one question can make. Justin Zimmerman was unable to ask for help, and ultimately it cost him his life. “We had a safety net, that’s what really hurts in this situation,” said his father, Calvin Zimmerman. […]


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