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Real Food on Campus was given $1.5 million this summer to renovate various parts of the cafeteria, including the addition of the new Mongolian-Style Grill. (Victoria Zegler/Photo Editor)
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Residence halls beginning to use Twitter over Facebook

Residence halls beginning to use Twitter over Facebook

Some students are using social media sites such as Twitter and Tumblr over Facebook to not only communicate with their friends, but residence assistants. Braden Riis, a residence assistant in Carey Hall, said he made a Facebook group for his […]
Residence Life / Student Life / VIBE
Kyle Kenny sits on a stool in his downtown apartment with his neighbor, Emma Kidder. Kenny painted and decorated his apartment with his own paintings.
(Zack Wittman/Staff Photographer)

Downtown living offers new experiences, culture

Living in downtown Mount Pleasant is as close as some students get to the big town feel they crave in this small town environment. West Bloomfield senior Daniel Peterman said he took the move from crazy to quaint in November […]
Residence Life / Student Life
Freshly sprayed parking lot lines are finished in the field behind His House Christian Fellowship mark parking spaces for freshman to move their cars before the CMU vs MSU game Tuesday afternoon. (Charlotte Bodak/Assistant Photo Editor)

Freshman lot students must move cars to make room for tailgating this weekend

As the Central Michigan University football season kicks off this weekend with a home game against Southeast Missouri State, students and police will make room for the tailgating outside Kelly/Shorts Stadium. Capt. Fred Harris, of the CMU Police Department, said […]
Residence Life / Student Life

Alcohol EDU now a required course for freshmen

In order to register for spring semester classes, more than 3,000 students in Central Michigan University’s freshman class are now required to complete and pass an online Alcohol EDU course. Michelle Veith, assistant director of Residence Life, said the Office […]
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Grandparents U brings together kids and their grandparents

Grandparents U brings together kids and their grandparents

Senior citizens and children joined Central Michigan University students on campus last week as part of the the fifth annual Grandparents U event. Grandparents and their grandchildren stayed in dorms and attended classes for a taste of the college life. […]
News / On Campus / Residence Life
Students participate in “Active for Africa,” a Zumba and Turbo Kick fundraiser event held Friday afternoon at Finch Fieldhouse will help sponsor Mount Pleasant Community Church to send a mission team to Madutle, South Africa.   (Phil Pomber/Staff Photographer)

Zumba and Turbo Kick fundraiser sponsors mission trip to Africa

Students and members of the community came together Friday at Finch Fieldhouse to get “Active for Africa,” a Zumba and Turbo Kick fundraiser event. A suggested $5 donation at the door sponsored sending a Mount Pleasant Community Church mission team […]
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Two Beddow Hall residents crowned king, queen of Residence Life

Wednesday night, Troy freshman Scott Stewart and Bridgeport sophomore Karlee Parent of Beddow Hall were crowned King and Queen of Residence Life. About 60 students gathered in the Bovee University Center Rotunda to support each pair of contestants from Herrig, […]
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North Campus Charity Ball Friday aims to raise $1,000

A black-and-white-themed dance has set a goal to raise $1,000 for multiple charities today. The North Campus Black and White Charity Ball will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. in the Bovee University Center Rotunda. Tickets can be purchased in North […]
Residence Life / Student Life

Residence Life to hold paegant crowning most spirited, talented students

Students in residence halls will be able to compete head-to-head in three rounds for the title of best Central Michigan University spirit, best talent and CMU trivia. At 7 p.m. March 28 in the Bovee University Center Rotunda, ResLife will […]
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 […]
Residence Life / VIBE

WITH VIDEO: Trout Hall to host 16th annual Legends of the Dark campus tour

  Central Michigan University can look like a different place during the day than it does in the dead of night. Trout Hall will put that spooky effect to good use in coordinating its 16th annual Legends of the Dark […]


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