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Congressman Dan Kildee speaks to the CMU College Democrats club about his experience as a congressman. (Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer)

Rep. Dan Kildee tackles issues in Congress at College Dems meeting

Congressman Dan Kildee of the stressed the need to make definitive decisions about the U.S. Congress to Central Michigan University students and members of the Mount Pleasant community Thursday. Kildee addressed the students on issues of economy, equality and inner-Congressional operations at […]
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Gone 4 good?: Delta Chi suspension period halted until fraternity ‘leaves quietly’

Gone 4 good?: Delta Chi suspension period halted until fraternity ‘leaves quietly’

As the brothers of the now-defunct Delta Chi fight their four-year sanction by continuing to function as a fraternity, they might be doing more harm to their future than they are aware of. The group does not recognize Central Michigan […]
Greeks / Student Groups / Student Life

Phi Alpha Delta debates minimum wage, Michigan laws

A good lawyer has to be able to make compelling arguments, so members of the pre-law fraternity Phi Alpha Delta practiced those skills debating each other on current, topics Thursday night. “Wanting to be a lawyer, it’s essential (that) I’m good at […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
SAPA hosts annual anti-victim blaming program

SAPA hosts annual anti-victim blaming program

Members of Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates performed skits and held various discussions about victim blaming in the French Auditorium on Wednesday during their program, “That Slut Asked for It, Right?” Before the event began, audience members were informed they could […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
OWLs to march on campus for SlutWalk

OWLs to march on campus for SlutWalk

For the second consecutive year, the Organization of Women Leaders’ protest will march through campus Saturday to raise awareness of sexual assault and victim blaming. Registration for the SlutWalk starts at 1 p.m. in the University Center Auditorium located on the third floor. The […]
Greeks / News / Student Life
Phi Sigma Sigma and Beta Theta Pi are awarded the 2014 Greek Week winners in McGuirk Arena on April 11, 2014. The greek community raised more than $30,000 for Special Olympics Michigan. (Andraya Croft | Staff Photographer)

Greek Life: Breaking down stereotypes, growing past troublesome organizations

Greeks at Central Michigan University are a family. When an individual or group faces sanctions or is booted from the kin, the effects span further than just the violators. “We’re very tight-knit and it’s always sad when something happens to […]
Student Groups / Student Life
Grandparents University provides bonding experience for both old and new generations

Grandparents University provides bonding experience for both old and new generations

While many students graduate and leave Central Michigan University for good, some return later in life to encourage relatives to consider enrolling in classes. The CMU Alumni Association is hosting its 7th annual Grandparents University this summer. The event, scheduled for June 18-20, is an […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
A three person panel talks to CMU students about the truth about marijuana Wednesday evening at the UC auditorium. After the discussion students had the opportunity to ask their own questions regarding the discussion. (Andrew Whitaker | Assistant Photo Editor)

SAMRC hosts panel discussion ‘Tell the Truth About Marijuana’

NORML affiliate and activist Adam Brook told students the federal government has no right to tell people what they can or can’t put in their bodies at a marijuana panel Wednesday. Central Michigan University students discussed medical marijuana use with leading experts […]
On Campus / Residence Life / Student Life
Calkins International Discotheque Spring Dance to be held Thursday

Calkins International Discotheque Spring Dance to be held Thursday

From Bollywood dancing to sushi cuisine, Central Michigan University students will have the opportunity to have a taste of diverse cultures Thursday. As a semester tradition, the Calkins International Discotheque Spring Dance will take place starting at 9 p.m. in the Calkins […]
Student Groups / Student Life
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Student writers’ RSO showing ‘the worst movie ever’ Thursday

Student writers are hosting a screening and discussion of one of the worst movies of all time Thursday. A screening of “The Room,”  hosted by Central Michigan University’s Fiction Collective, starts at 8 p.m. in Anspach 162. Gino Fracassa, the registered student organization’s […]
Student Groups / Student Life
Courtesy Photo | Muslim Students Assosiation

Muslim Student Association President Mishari Alkhuwaiter takes a photo of a student reacting to seeing how she looks in a hijab at the MSA event in the Bovee University Center earlier this month.

Muslim Student Association hosts ‘Under the Hijab’ to promote Islamic culture

Curious to learn about a different culture’s religious practices, 31 participants recently experienced putting on a hijab as part of an event hosted by the Muslim Student Association. The hijabs, a veil many Muslim women wear to cover the head and […]
Student Groups / Student Life
Courtesy Photo | Care Share Connect

Care Share Connect Vice President (Left) Matthew Smyk and President Zak Scherzer (right) show Betty Johnson how to send an email to her daughter using an iPad at Rosebush Manor, a senior living community in Rosebush.

RSO Spotlight: Care*Share*Connect bring technology skills to senior citizens

Passion for a cause has the power to push people to do great things. Frankenmuth sophomore Zachary Scherzer’s passion for the elderly led him to create a service organization that teaches the older generations technology skills. “As much as I can […]


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