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RSO Spotlight: OWLs promotes gender equality

RSO Spotlight: OWLs promotes gender equality

It took years for the Organization of Women Leaders to transform and grow into the group it is today. President of OWLs, Saint Clair Shores senior Ashley Scheetz, said she got involved in the group three years ago and has seen […]
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TOMS at CMU hosting fundraiser to help shoeless children

TOMS at CMU hosting fundraiser to help shoeless children

An organization that donates shoes, healthcare and water to those in need all over the world, TOMS at CMU is hosting a fundraiser to help the disadvantaged. Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, members of the organization will be at Hunter’s Ale […]
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State Rep. Stacy Oakes talks politics with students

State Rep. Stacy Oakes talks politics with students

Central Michigan University students got a glimpse of local government when State Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes D-Saginaw came to campus to speak about her career. Oakes, who has held many different jobs during her life including public school teacher, corrections […]
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April Fools’ comedy show to raise money for Alzheimer’s research

April Fools’ comedy show to raise money for Alzheimer’s research

Comedians on campus will soon have a chance to make others laugh while raising money for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. A Night of Comedy for a Cause is part of Hilarity for Charity, a national organization created by actor […]
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Midland Senior Josh Finch takes a break from walking in high heels as part of SAPA's Heels for Her program in the Finch Field House on Wednesday afternoon.
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Students raise money one step at a time at ‘Heels for Her’

Outfitted in six-inch, hot pink high heels, Wolverine resident William Lownsberry carefully paced the Finch Fieldhouse floor Wednesday in his 39th walk to support advocacy for victims of sexual aggression. “I’ve dealt with domestic violence quite a bit in my […]
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CMU PRSSA to host speakers, prepare students for public relations careers

CMU PRSSA to host speakers, prepare students for public relations careers

Students on the road toward a career in public relations, social media or entrepreneurship should consider the PR Highway. The spring conference, hosted by the Central Michigan University Public Relations Student Society of America, will be held April 11 in the […]
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President George Ross answers questions from members of the International Student Organization in the Park Library on Monday.

President Ross meets with international students, addresses concerns

President George Ross vowed to international students on campus Monday to make changes in English-language support services for them if needs are going unmet. Central Michigan University students met Ross in the Charles V. Park Library Auditorium as part of a […]
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Grand Rapids junior Taylor Gehrcke, at left, Vestaburg sophomore Sam McNerney, center, and State Representative Phil Phelps raise their hands as Phelps speaks during a College Democrats at CMU meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. Gehrcke is president of the group, and McNerney serves as secretary. (Katy Kildee/Staff Photographer)

College Democrats use state Rep. to kick off rebranding

Party politics and future employment were topics of concern at the College Democrats’ general meeting Thursday night as State Representative Phil Phelps joined the meeting. Beginning at 7 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Bovee University Center, the meeting […]
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RSO spotlight: Statistics Club assists community with volunteer work, problem solving

There’s no need to worry about the odds being ever in your favor. The Statistics Club, which returned from a hiatus in spring 2013, allows students of all majors and minors to join. The registered student organization is a service […]
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Trivia for the Troops event provides blast from the past, raises money for student veterans

It’s time to get out your leisure suits, parachute pants and flannel shirts. Student Veterans of America is hosting a Trivia for the Troops event at Hunter’s Ale House on Thursday. This year’s theme is Battle of the Decades. Contestants […]
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Team-members of MSA celebrate after winning the Men's IM Indoor Soccer Championships. MSA defeated Grape 10-9 Monday night at the Student Activity Center.
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First Muslim Students Association team wins men’s IM soccer championship

Members of the Muslim Students Association are used to celebrating their Islamic heritage. On Monday, the intramural team known as “MSA” celebrated victory in the men’s soccer league, defeating rival team “Grape” in a high scoring game, 10-9. The MSA exists as […]
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Members of the Organization of Women Leaders hold a bowling fundraiser on Feb. 27 at Riverwood.
(Kyle Wilson/Staff Photographer)

SlutWalk returns to raise awareness of victim blaming

Members of the Organization of Women Leaders are preparing to take a stand against sexual assaults and sexism. OWLs are planning Central Michigan’s second SlutWalk on April 26, an event that raises awareness of victim blaming in cases of sexual assault. […]


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