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Alcohol violations up from previous year; program started to increase safety

The number of alcohol violations in residence halls were above average during the 2010-11 school year at 503 total. The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities recorded the number of alcohol policy violations last year, a difference of nine violations […]
Residence Life

Students complied with new residence hall guest policy during Welcome Weekend

Students in residence halls were compliant over Welcome Weekend with the new policy restricting overnight guests until Friday. Residence hall directors were pleased with the policy’s effect to minimize traffic and chaos in hallways. “It was a pretty quiet night,” […]
Residence Life

Freshman class shrinks by about 300 from 2010

As enrollment numbers shrink, residence halls will become less crowded this fall. “We made a choice to lower the number of students we admit,” said Director of Admissions Betty Wagner. “So this year we shouldn’t have all the overcrowding that […]
Residence Life / Video
Residence Life

One gender-neutral room approved for fall, no policy in place

Although Central Michigan University will not offer an official gender-neutral housing policy this academic year, it will continue to be granted on a case-by-case basis. For the fall, Residence Life has approved one gender-neutral room. At the close of last […]
Residence Life

No overnight guests allowed in residence halls until Aug. 26; weeknight policy also changing

This Welcome Week there will be no guests in residence halls. At least, that’s what Residence Life officials have said, stating overnight guests will not be allowed until Aug. 26, and guests on weekdays will now need written approval by […]
Residence Life

Students eat healthy, exercise to stay focused during finals week

While some students spend finals week stressing about the grades they will receive, many stay focused with the help of healthy eating and exercise. Academic Adviser Lynne L'Hommedieu said her best advice for students struggling to stay on task during […]
On Campus / Residence Life / Video

WITH VIDEO: Mission Impossible scavenger hunt showcases Mount Pleasant to students

The mission was 500 questions, the theme was states and the game was the entire city of Mount Pleasant. About 130 students representing 10 different residence hall groups played in the sixth annual Mission Impossible, a residence hall scavenger hunt, […]
Administration / Residence Life

Room and board to increase for 2011-2012 year, other adjustments to be announced at Thursday board of trustees meeting

Increases of room and board rates for the 2011-12 year will be a main topic at Thursday’s Central Michigan University Board of Trustees meeting. There will be a 1.5 percent increase in standard rooms from 2010-2011 to 2011-2012, with rates […]
Featured / On Campus / Residence Life
Students form a dance circle and watch as people show off their best moves at Prom 2011: '90s Flashback on Friday night in Woldt Hall. (Jake May/Photo Editor)

East campus gala offers students a second attempt at prom

Residents of Fabiano, Emmons and Woldt halls got the chance to experience or relive a classic high school Friday night at "Prom 2011: '90s Flashback." Bay City senior Brad Bender, a resident assistant in Emmons Hall, said he organized the […]
On Campus / Residence Life
Saline freshman Jake Leadbetter dances with crutches during Rave to Release the Rage Thursday night in the Woldt Lower Level. More than one hundred students attended the event featuring electronic mixes by DJ RubeZ, and DJ Coloreater. (Jeff Smith/Staff Photographer)

Second Rave to Release the Rage relieves stress for 150 through dancing

Ravenna senior Jordan Kantola wanted to help students relieve the semester's stress by hosting a second Rave to Release the Rage event in Woldt Hall's lower-level lobby. The Emmons Hall resident assistant said about 150 students attended the rave, which […]
Residence Life

Resident Assistant hiring process finished for fall semester; Average number of RAs return

Central Michigan University's 22 Residence Halls are preparing to meet their new staff members. Assistant director of Residence Life Kim Voisin said 69 new staff members have been hired to fill current resident assistant and multicultural adviser positions that will […]

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