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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.
(Greg Cornwell/Staff Photographer)

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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Phi Chi Theta holds first networking etiquette dinner

Phi Chi Theta holds first networking etiquette dinner

It used to be standard to apply for a job and do an interview in an office setting, but times have since changed. What used to be has now changed into potentially having an interview in a dining setting full […]
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College education, discrimination discussed during Black History Month panel

The more things change, the more they stay the same for African-American students in the U.S. educational system, an education panel told students Wednesday. Students filled the Charles V. Park Library auditorium wall to wall, participating in the panel discussion, “African […]
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Warren sophomore Sarah Vollmer, left, laughs with Houghton sophomore Kallan Green, right, as they read the live text message feed from audience members before Daniel Packard's "Live Group Sex Therapy" show on Wednesday in Bovee University Center. (Katy Kildee | Staff Photographer)

Students learn more about the opposite sex at ‘Live Group Sex Therapy’

Authenticity, openness and knowing that you are enough. Comedian and love coach Daniel Packard told students these three ingredients are the secret to love during his show Wednesday evening in the Bovee University Center Rotunda. Hosted by the Program Board, “Live […]
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RSO Spotlight: Spectrum brings awareness to campus

RSO Spotlight: Spectrum brings awareness to campus

Rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community have made enormous strides in the last few years, but in 1971 many Central Michigan students only had Spectrum. Samantha Wilton, Lake City sophomore and president of Spectrum, said the organization […]
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SPJ to explore sex crimes in the media

SPJ to explore sex crimes in the media

Media’s responsibility when it comes to reporting sexual assault will be examined Thursday night by a panel of experts in Moore 108. Titled “Sex Crimes & the Press: What is the Media’s Responsibility?” the symposium hosted by the Society of […]
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Society of Manufacturing Engineers host first Schleddentag Cardboard Sled Race

Two sheets of cardboard and a roll of duct tape might not seem like much to build with, but to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the opportunities are endless. On Saturday afternoon, the renewed registered student organization challenged Central Michigan […]
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Honors course explores South Africa through literature’s lens

Students will study more than English in the HON 321 course “South Africa: Literature, Culture, and History” this summer. Created by professor of English Maureen Eke, the international course focuses on issues of social justice, South African history and the […]
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Davey Hicks and Deanna Jeanne Koontz sing for Central Harmony in Plachta Auditorium Thursday during the Aca Chips performance. (Kyle Wilson | Staff Photographer)

Aca-Chips concert attendance reaches nearly 1,000

From the front row looking back, there wasn’t an empty seat in Plachta Auditorium as students, faculty and Mount Pleasant residents gathered to hear an a capella collaboration by the name “Aca-Chips.” The concert, made possible by the Central Michigan […]
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Joshua Taylor performs slam poetry at the SAPA’s first annual “Food for Thought” event in the Bovee Center Rotunda on Tuesday. The event offered information for prospective SAPA members as well as entertainment in the form of slam poetry. (Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer)

SAPA hosts first Food for Thought slam poetry event

Amid white linen table cloths, fancy dinnerware and candlelight, slam poet Pages D. Matam addressed the crowd in the Bovee University Center Tuesday night with words of hope in a world of sexual aggression. “The best way to take care […]

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