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Newly elected SGA president and vice president Charles Mahone and Mariah Urueta are recognized by president Ross at Wednesday's Board of Trustees meeting in the Bovee University Center. (Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor)

SGA President Mahone introduces new administration and says goodbye to old

Newly-elected Student Government Association President Charles Mahone quickly shook away his first meeting jitters as he ushered in a new era of SGA at the Trustees-Student Liaison meeting Wednesday. Mahone, along with SGA Vice President Mariah Urueta, Former SGA President […]
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FINALS GUIDE: Top 10 Exam Week Netflix List

FINALS GUIDE: Top 10 Exam Week Netflix List

Studying will be part of every college students’ itinerary. Below, you’ll find a list of top Netflix picks to give you a much-need pick-me-up during exam week. 1. “Don Jon” If you’re like most college students, you’ve waited until the last […]
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FINALS GUIDE: Top 5 studying songs

Studying is rough during finals. Listing to music can help tremendously. Here are the top five songs to help stay focused while studying. 1. “Heartbreak Warfare” By John Mayer This soft rock melody has a nice calming way to help you […]
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FINALS GUIDE: Top 5 nightmares during finals

As the school year comes to an end, students put their focus on finals that will test their knowledge of everything they’ve learned over the semester. But, it isn’t just studying students do before finals – they also have nightmares […]
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FINALS GUIDE: Top 10 signs of procrastination

Procrastination is public enemy No. 1 for students during finals week. Sure, putting things off might feel good, but it’s not helpful. If you find yourself doing the things on this list, you might be in trouble. 1. Waiting until […]
Board of Trustees / Residence Life / University
CMU trustees raise tuition 2.94 percent, $11 per credit hour

CMU trustees raise tuition 2.94 percent, $11 per credit hour

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition by 2.94 percent for the 2014-15 academic year at Thursday’s meeting. The decision will increase tuition to $385 per credit hour for on-campus undergraduate courses. Global Campus programs also will […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
Voices for Planned Parenthood hosting ‘Sextival’ Thursday

Voices for Planned Parenthood hosting ‘Sextival’ Thursday

Learning more about and practicing proper sexual health is the main focus of this year’s annual “Sextival.” Organized by VOX (Voices for Planned Parenthood), a Central Michigan University RSO, the Sextival begins at noon on Thursday in Finch Fieldhouse. Coordinator Ashlea […]
On Campus / Student Life

Faculty Association giving away free pizza during finals week

With final exams looming on the horizon, the Faculty Association union plans to bring some much-needed stress relief to students in the form of free pizza. At 8 p.m. on May 8, the faculty association will hand out 1,040 slices […]
On Campus / Student Life

Homosexuality and Christianity panel discussion reignites marriage debate on campus

The debate about religion and sexuality was reignited on Central Michigan University’s campus after a panel discussion including students, faculty and staff weighed the merits and injustices of last month’s court decisions upholding Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriages. The panel, […]
On Campus / Student Life
Okaya citizen Takao Kodama, left, talks to a few members of the crane project team about how much he enjoys visiting the United States. Kodama is a Buddhist monk from Okaya, and was selected to be a part of the visiting group to America. Kodama is visiting the United States for the first time but tells the team that his father lived in Sacramento California, and he had heard many stories of America. (Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer)

Program Board hosting ‘Maroonziee’ Friday to help students relax before finals

The Central Michigan University Program Board is hosting is second annual arts and music festival, Maroonziee, from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday in Finch Fieldhouse. Maroonziee is a festival featuring food from local businesses and local music acts. “There’s so much […]
Multimedia / On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life / Video
Earth Week Ends with Take Back the Tap Day of Action

Earth Week Ends with Take Back the Tap Day of Action

For the members of Take Back The Tap, a registered student organization calling for the end of Central Michigan University’s bottled water vending contract, a staff member or administrator drinking bottled water on campus is one too many. Dressed in […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
Student Disability Services and Student Veterans of America host Wounded Warrior 5K Run

Student Disability Services and Student Veterans of America host Wounded Warrior 5K Run

In the face of unseasonably chilly weather, students, faculty, staff and community members braved the elements and supported wounded military veterans in the second annual Wounded Warriors 5K run. Organized by the Central Michigan University Student Disability Services office, in […]


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