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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 […]
Letters / Voices

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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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 […]
Columns / Voices
COLUMN: It’s not Roe that needs to go

COLUMN: It’s not Roe that needs to go

Nearly two years ago I stood with thousands of women against House Bill 5711. The atrocious bill would essentially wipe out every health center in Michigan that provides abortions. Chants like, “this is our house” filled the chamber. Although we […]
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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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COLUMN: Mount not-so-Pleasant

In fall 2013, Central Michigan University’s on-campus undergraduate enrollment decreased from 18,686 students to 17,771. Many argue the university is to blame for the decrease in enrollment. I have to disagree. When I was contemplating which university I wanted to […]
Letters / Voices
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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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 – […]
Letters / Voices
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 […]
Columns / Voices
COLUMN: #CMUnique: A message of hope

COLUMN: #CMUnique: A message of hope

Our campus community is just another crowd. A crowd of students and teachers, men and women living their lives the best way they can. Despite the rural location of the crowd we all call home, Mount Pleasant and the student […]
Editorial / Voices
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 […]
Letters / Voices

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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