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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 […]
Editorial / Voices
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 […]
Editorial / Voices
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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, […]
Columns / Voices
COLUMN: The mystique of voluntourism

COLUMN: The mystique of voluntourism

I’ve been able to save up some cash for travel after I graduate, and I couldn’t be more fortunate. When looking at opportunities abroad to do humanitarian work instead of having a “traditional vacation,” I was elated to find hundreds […]
Editorial / Voices
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 […]
Letters / Voices
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 […]
Columns / Voices
COLUMN: Our professors aren’t all bad

COLUMN: Our professors aren’t all bad

The first thing I thought of when I read of journalism professor Sean Baker’s drunken escapades was not the tarnishing of Central Michigan University’s public image, nor the blemish cast upon CMU’s journalism program, but of myself. I think I […]
Letters / Voices

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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