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LETTER: Recognition where it’s deserved

To the Editor: On April 11 around 11 a.m., I left my office in Dow to go up to the Bovee University Center for lunch. As I passed the student memorial out front, I could hear someone yelling loudly in […]
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LETTER: Low wages hurting AFSCME

LETTER: Low wages hurting AFSCME

To the CMU community: In July, the union contract that represents the Service Maintenance group of CMU will expire. In the interim, contract negotiations will begin between CMU and AFSCME, the union that represents the 187 workers made up of […]
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GUEST COLUMN: Seeking help is not a weakness

GUEST COLUMN: Seeking help is not a weakness

College is an exciting, challenging and often stressful time for students. It is common for some students to have difficulty adjusting to college and, at times, feel sad, anxious, stressed, or have relationship concerns. Many students experience career indecision or […]
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LETTER: Consider the effects of higher wages

To the editor: My name is Andrew Barrett and I am a fifth-year student on campus. I recently read an article from the April 4 issue of Central Michigan Life and was compelled to write my thoughts on the subject. The […]
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LETTER: What Roe has really done

LETTER: What Roe has really done

Recently, a letter was published in Central Michigan Life in response to Students for Life’s display, “What has Roe Done.” The intent of this display was not to instill fear, but instead to inform by presenting a side of this […]
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LETTER: Concerns about the gender-wage gap

LETTER: Concerns about the gender-wage gap

As members of the Union of Teaching Faculty, we want to thank Central Michigan Life for initiating a much-needed discussion about the gender-wage gap at Central Michigan University. We stand in solidarity with all those who are concerned about the […]
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LETTER: Criminalizing abortions won’t stop abortions

I am incredibly disappointed in the fear-mongering tactics utilized by CMU Students for Life in their recent display “What has Roe Done.” The display alleged that abortion is dangerous for women, even though abortion is one of the safest medical […]
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A response to Michigan’s appeal of the same-sex marriage ban

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A response to Michigan’s appeal of the same-sex marriage ban

The federal judge who recently ruled that Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional evidently hasn’t learned much from the past. The ancient and primitive Greeks and Romans inappropriately valued homosexual relations. Eventually, the people wised up and realized that […]
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Persistence for equal opportunities

There are many negative affiliations tied to anyone who is a part of the LGBTQ community and the lifestyle that they choose to live. Similarly, there is an enormous population of people who are working against gay and lesbian rights […]
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Think before you tan

When I first learned that my sister had cancer I feared the worst. I had so many questions, but did I really want answers? Despite our nine-year age difference, we had always been very close sisters and best friends. I […]
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Response from the CMU chapter of Students for Concealed Carry

In response to the CM Life editorial published Feb. 7, regarding the prohibition of firearms on campus, the Central Michigan University chapter of Students for Concealed Carry would like to set the record straight. Students for Concealed Carry is a […]
Columns / Letters / Voices
Tiffany Williams

GUEST COLUMN: Inspire the next generation, consider teaching

I knew I was exactly where I needed to be when Stephanie looked up at me after finishing her math exam and said, “I did it.” I had challenged my students to grow two grade levels in math in one […]


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