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Patti Travioli, manager of the CMU Fabiano Botanical Gardens, Greenhouse and Botany Laboratories, lifts a frame from one of Central's honey bee hives to reveal a colony hard at work. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

All the buzz: Student workers get unique experience by keeping bees

If you take a stroll past Brooks Hall on a warm summer day at Central Michigan University, you might hear the faint sound of buzzing created by some of the hardest workers the campus ecosystem has to offer. No, it’s […]
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CMURC hosts second “Food Truck Friday” event

CMURC hosts second “Food Truck Friday” event

Central Michigan University Research Corporation, an on-campus organization devoted to helping small businesses, hosted its second “Food Truck Friday,” event Friday. Three different local vendors capitalized on the opportunity which Elissa Richmond-Gagne, marketing and public relations director for CMU called exciting. […]
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CMU Network of Women Book Club announces titles to discuss this fall

Central Michigan University’s Network for Women Book Club have announced the three pieces of literature they will focus on for the fall 2014 semester. At the first monthly meeting, the club will discuss “The Husband’s Secret” by Liane Moriarty on […]
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CMU University Theater kicking off summer season tonight

Central Michigan University’s University Theatre department is gearing up for its summer season with one of the three plays debuting tonight at 7:30 p.m. “The Smell of the Kill,” opens Thursday night. The dark comedy focuses on “three unloving husbands […]
Board of Trustees / On Campus / Residence Life

Student Code of Conduct updated to emphasize sexual assault, arson

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees approved changes to the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Disciplinary Procedures at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Changes include defining computer abuse, sexual assault and arson. Steven Johnson, vice president of Enrollment and Student Services, […]
Administration / Featured / On Campus / University

Minimum wage increase to cost CMU $691,000 next year

Nearly 4,000 student employees at Central Michigan University will benefit from new legislation signed in May that increases the minimum wage to $9.25 an hour by 2018. The wage increase will cost CMU $691,000 next year and will be paid out […]
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Mount Pleasant, CMU programs promote healthy living during summer months

Mount Pleasant, CMU programs promote healthy living during summer months

While the number of students living on or around the campus of Central Michigan University might be low during the summer time, those students who do stay have a bevy of program options to help them stay fit and healthy. […]
On Campus / Student Life

CMU summer camps aim to educate, aid recruiting for future students

As Special Olympics Michigan finishes up its weekend of community-based fun, Central Michigan University official are preparing themselves and campus for 80 different camps set up for the summer season. A good majority of them are related to the music […]
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Dr. Bob with Special Smiles checks athlete John Lynch's teeth at the Healthy Athletes Village oral health booth. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Healthy Athletes Village booming with Special Olympics athletes on ‘busiest’ day of weekend

David White stood in the Central Michigan University Indoor Athletic Complex’s Turf Bay Friday morning with tears in his eyes as he described what the Special Olympics Michigan Healthy Athletes Opening Eyes optometry program means to his 18-year-old son, Alex. […]
Academics / On Campus / Student Life
Incoming freshman Amber Dalian of Troy works on a group project during freshman orientation on Tuesday in the Bovee Center. The groups had to fill out a semester schedule to learn the process in order to help them for the upcoming school year day. (Kaitlin Thorne/File Photo)

Dates for academic orientation sessions released

The latest batch of prospective Central Michigan University students will be on campus to receive academic orientations. University officials have scheduled 11 different dates for new students to learn about the campus, available major and minor programs and the necessary […]
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Voices for Planned Parenthood hosting ‘Sextival’ Thursday

Voices for Planned Parenthood hosting ‘Sextival’ Thursday

Learning more about and practicing proper sexual health is the main focus of this year’s annual “Sextival.” Organized by VOX (Voices for Planned Parenthood), a Central Michigan University RSO, the Sextival begins at noon on Thursday in Finch Fieldhouse. Coordinator Ashlea […]
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Faculty Association giving away free pizza during finals week

With final exams looming on the horizon, the Faculty Association union plans to bring some much-needed stress relief to students in the form of free pizza. At 8 p.m. on May 8, the faculty association will hand out 1,040 slices […]


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