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EDITORIAL: Continued focus on charity

Students play a vital role in charity efforts in Mount Pleasant. Each year, thousands of Central Michigan University students look past themselves and their studies and work to better the lives of others. It’s a point of pride and it’s something that […]
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EDITORIAL: Facing Censorchip: Student voices stifled by superiors

The First Amendment should be a no-brainer at a university. Recently, however, officials have been suppressing the student voice in an attempt to protect them from student media. Central Michigan Life has dealt with an increase in communication buffers between our reporters and […]
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EDITORIAL: Enrollment projections provide hope for CMU’s future

Although the fall semester began with concerns about enrollment and a budget shortfall, it appears that remedial efforts by Central Michigan University might be brought to fruition by next year. Last semester, 2,963 new freshmen enrolled at CMU – marking […]
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EDITORIAL: Barriers to free speech have a chilling effect on student advocacy

EDITORIAL: Barriers to free speech have a chilling effect on student advocacy

Advocacy relies on the freedom of speech. In the United States, under the First Amendment, we enjoy liberties when it comes to expressing our ideas. We can publish newspapers, hold demonstrations and protest our government. The Westboro Baptist Church has […]
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EDITORIAL: Helping hands can save lives

EDITORIAL: Helping hands can save lives

College is a transitional experience for young minds. After high school, maintaining relationships becomes more strained, achieving higher grades becomes more challenging, and new responsibilities increase exponentially. For many, the four years leading up to graduation can represent a stressful […]
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EDITORIAL: Dedicated to accuracy, transparency

As a media organization, the credibility of our content is weighted heavily on two key elements: Accuracy and reliability. Without both, readers cannot depend on Central Michigan Life for quality news reporting. On Friday, we published a story detailing our […]
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EDITORIAL: Renewing an emphasis on safety, security

EDITORIAL: Renewing an emphasis on safety, security

Beyond expecting a quality education, students at Central Michigan University expect a certain degree of security, privacy and safety. However, some recent events have caused a disconnect between that expectation and reality. Last year, a student was robbed of his […]
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EDITORIAL: Trading tradition for Division I status

EDITORIAL: Trading tradition for Division I status

If Central Michigan University’s athletics department wants our football team to remain in Division I, then it needs to begin treating it like a Division I program. Although CMU reported a paid attendance average of 15,333 this football season – […]
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EDITORIAL: A vote for change

EDITORIAL: A vote for change

Central Michigan Life’s editorial board met with presidential candidate Chuck Mahone and his running mate Mariah Urueta last week to discuss their platform. We met with vice president candidate Maggie Blackmer on Sunday, although presidential candidate Marie Reimers was able […]
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EDITORIAL: Let love live

Some of Michigan’s government officials are placing themselves on the wrong side of history. Although a U.S. district judge ruled last week to invalidate a state constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage, the ruling has been effectively nullified with a stay, […]
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EDITORIAL: Benefiting the ballot

EDITORIAL: Benefiting the ballot

In a democracy, providing access to a place to practice your right to vote is paramount. Casting a ballot allows citizens to select a candidate who can best represent their views. Ultimately, it is the most fundamental way for American […]
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EDITORIAL: What have you done for us lately?

EDITORIAL: What have you done for us lately?

The loudest voice for social change on Central Michigan University’s campus is telling us that we’re all going to Hell. Soulwinners Ministries has repeatedly sent boisterous representatives to campus – using less-than-polite language – to spread its version of the […]


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