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COLUMN: CMU’s alert system is effective, despite concerns

COLUMN: CMU’s alert system is effective, despite concerns

Central Michigan Life‘s April 14 article that identified the Central Michigan University student arrested earlier that week for allegedly sexually assaulting a young woman on campus on three separate occasions caused some interesting reactions on social media. On CM Life‘s Facebook, […]
Editorial / Voices

EDITORIAL: Validation of affirmative action ban reverses social progress

Diversity is a desirable trait for society. However, it won’t always occur on its own. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s right to ban preferential treatment to minorities in university admissions. This is a mistake. Although a 2006 Michigan voter […]
Letters / Voices

GUEST COLUMN: Transitioning into next year

Fellow Chippewas, I am truly thankful to be able to address you all for the first time as your student body president. Mariah Urueta and I want to thank the editors at Central Michigan Life for affording us the opportunity […]
Columns / Voices
COLUMN: Involvement and a job prospect with Best Buddies

COLUMN: Involvement and a job prospect with Best Buddies

Best Buddies, an organization on Central Michigan University’s campus, fosters friendships with individuals from the community of Mount Pleasant with intellectual disabilities – and it’s an amazing opportunity. As students, we work to enhance our resumes throughout our four or […]
Letters / Voices

GUEST COLUMN: It’s Earth Week. Stand up for our environment.

As upcoming physicians, scientists, news anchors, lawyers and more, we are provided with endless opportunities at Central Michigan University to establish our future and plan the rest of our lives without necessarily having to consider our basic needs. A five-star […]
Editorial / Voices

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 […]
Columns / Columns / Voices
COLUMN: If you’re good at something, never do it for free

COLUMN: If you’re good at something, never do it for free

It’s a vicious cycle juniors and seniors have been dealing with for years. You need experience to get a job out of college. In order to get the experience, you need an internship. We are so desperate for this experience […]
Columns / News

Guest Column: Do your part this Earth Week

This coming Earth Week is going to be the best one yet as it will be accompanied by a series of events such as a “trash art” competition, “eco-talks”, a garden party, documentary screenings, trivia night, and much more! From […]
Editorial / Voices

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 […]
Editorial / Voices

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 […]
Columns / Voices
COLUMN: Answer the call Spartans, become the next leader of The State News

COLUMN: Answer the call Spartans, become the next leader of The State News

For any organization to thrive, it must have the right kind of leadership at the helm. Whether you’ve joined a registered student organization, Student Government Association or a sports team as a student-athlete, the success of your team hinges on […]
Letters / Voices

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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