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Dr. Bob with Special Smiles checks athlete John Lynch's teeth at the Healthy Athletes Village oral health booth. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Healthy Athletes Village booming with Special Olympics athletes on ‘busiest’ day of weekend

David White stood in the Central Michigan University Indoor Athletic Complex’s Turf Bay Friday morning with tears in his eyes as he described what the Special Olympics Michigan Healthy Athletes Opening Eyes optometry program means to his 18-year-old son, Alex. […]
Academics / On Campus / Student Life
Incoming freshman Amber Dalian of Troy works on a group project during freshman orientation on Tuesday in the Bovee Center. The groups had to fill out a semester schedule to learn the process in order to help them for the upcoming school year day. (Kaitlin Thorne/File Photo)

Dates for academic orientation sessions released

The latest batch of prospective Central Michigan University students will be on campus to receive academic orientations. University officials have scheduled 11 different dates for new students to learn about the campus, available major and minor programs and the necessary […]
Greeks / Metro

Break in reported at Delta Phi Epsilon sorority house

A break in was reported at the Delta Phi Epsilon-Beta Phi chapter sorority house on May 15, according to Mount Pleasant police. The house is located on 910 S. Washington St. MPPD Public Information Officer Jeff Thompson said the break […]
Board of Trustees / Student Government / Student Life / University
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 […]
Student Life
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 […]
Student Life

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 […]
Student Life

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 […]
Student Life

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, […]


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