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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer makes surprise appearance at Peters meet-and-greet

To the surprise of many attending the meet-and-greet with U.S. Rep. Gary Peters on Monday, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer made an unexpected guest appearance. Hosted by the College Democrats registered student organization, the event at the Bovee University Center gave […]
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U.S. Rep. Gary Peters speaks to College Democrats

U.S. Rep. Gary Peters speaks to College Democrats

U.S. Representative and Senate hopeful Gary Peters called for students to get involved and raise awareness about the upcoming elections during a meet-and-greet event Monday. The candidate for U.S. Senate was invited to campus by the College Democrats registered student […]
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CMU students celebrated for dedication to service

CMU students celebrated for dedication to service

Octavia Carson has been hooked on serving others ever since her high school began sending students on service trips to help people in her home town of Pontiac. Coming from a family that utilized many of the services provided by […]
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A model for the Threads Fashion Show walks down the runway in Plachta Auditorium on Saturday night. This outfit is part of graduate student Heajoo Lee (Yvonne)'s Alexander Rodchenko collection.

Threads fashion show dazzles audience with student designs

A picture paints a thousand words, and the Central Michigan University apparel merchandise designers of the 16th annual Threads fashion show, showcased plenty more. On Saturday, the Mount Pleasant Community gathered in Platcha Auditorium to view the artist-inspired designs, as […]
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Pride Week to include celebration, education on LGBTQ community

Pride Week to include celebration, education on LGBTQ community

Monday begins Central Michigan University’s week-long celebration and education effort of the LGBTQ community, known annually as Pride Week. CMU’s Office of LGBTQ Services organizes the week’s events. Kicking off at noon, Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates is hosting an LGBTQ […]
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CMU students to host ‘Spring Fever’ event to benefit American Youth Foundation

CMU students to host ‘Spring Fever’ event to benefit American Youth Foundation

Students are putting what they learned in an event planning class to good use by organizing and hosting multiple events this spring. One group of four students from the class, RPL 430, is presenting “Spring Fever: A Flower Child Festival” […]
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Concealed carry protest denied at EHS Building

A registered student organization, practicing its first amendment right to protest, has been experiencing resistance from university officials for the content of its message. The Students for Concealed Carry has been conducting a week-long protest to raise awareness about Central Michigan […]
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Senior capstone graphic design class show their designs at Visionarium exhibition Saturday. (Tianyu HanStaff Photographer)

Senior graphic design students show off the future of design at Visionarium exhibition

Art lovers were not prepared for the jaw-dropping works of graphic design put on display in the University Art Gallery on Saturday, where every piece dazzled the eye and bombarded the senses. Visionarium, an exhibit created by the graphic design […]
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Relay for Life raises more than $75,000, spirits, hope for the future

Relay for Life raises more than $75,000, spirits, hope for the future

Dedication, drive and determination – three words used to describe the students and community members who participated in this year’s Relay for Life at Central Michigan University. This year’s event, held in the Indoor Athletic Complex, raised $75,904. Lacey Johnson, […]
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Students and community members participate in Relay for Life Saturday night at the Indoor Athletic Complex. When not walking, attendees had the opportunity to participate in numerous activities throughout the night sponsored by different groups including a nail painting station, a massage station and a face-painting station.

Annual ‘Relay for Life’ to use Disney theme in 24 hours of support for cancer survivors, families

Illinois senior Jason Clements has been dedicated to “Relay for Life” for 15 years, ever since his sister was first diagnosed with cancer at the age of three. He was initially involved in his residence hall’s team, and has created […]
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Author Matt Bell inspires, teaches CMU students at Park Library reading

Author Matt Bell inspires, teaches CMU students at Park Library reading

A cabin in the woods, ghost children and a giant, scary squid sound like the trappings of a science fiction thriller, are just some of the elements included in author Matt Bell’s novel, which he read from to a captive […]
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Take Back the Night to host Julie Gregory

Prominent speaker and author Julie Gregory will be featured as part of this year’s Take Back the Night at Central Michigan University. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Bovee University Center Auditorium, Gregory will share her experiences as […]


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