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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
Celebrate the environment during Earth Week at CMU

Celebrate the environment during Earth Week at CMU

Starting today, students and staff at Central Michigan University can learn more about being environmentally friendly in a fun way during a week-long celebration of environmental awareness. Throughout Earth Week, events will be held on campus centering around earth friendly activities and informational sessions. […]
Student Groups / Student Life
Student Advocates for Medical and Recreational Cannabis hosting 4/20 week

Student Advocates for Medical and Recreational Cannabis hosting 4/20 week

Student Advocates for Medical and Recreational Cannabis are hosting a panel to discuss the truth about the plant. The panel titled “Tell the Truth About Marijuana,” takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Bovee University Center Auditorium. It is part of […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer makes surprise appearance at Peters meet-and-greet

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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Royal Oak sophomore Kai Niezgoda skypes his boyfriend, Jax Denton, who lives in Australia, Monday night in Larzelere Hall. (Samantha Madar | Photo Editor)

Global Love: Crowd-funding to reunite transgender couple

Long-distance relationships can be difficult. When the distance of the relationship spans the entire Pacific Ocean and more than 10,000 miles, it certainly does not make the situation any easier. For Royal Oak sophomore Kai Niezgoda, this and more than […]
Student Groups / Student Life
Norma Bailey, education professor and LGBTQ activist, hugs Karry Kelly after Kelly said, "she's just been a huge part of our lives." (Andraya Croft - Staff Photographer)

Professor, activist Norma Bailey honored by LGBTQ community

  Norma Bailey is a local icon for LGBTQ activism. Students and faculty gathered Tuesday to celebrate and honor the education professor’s achievements during her 18 years at CMU. The Pride Week event, hosted by LGBTQ Services, was held at […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
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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Lauren Gorski, left, from Chicago, and James Heras, right, lawn bowl at the Big Brothers Big Sisters field day at the West Midland Family Center on Saturday.

Big Brothers Big Sisters CMU chapter provides spring fun for local children

Donna Cartwright of Midland was looking for a way to volunteer in the community. Then she met Savanna Peacock and the two have been working together for more than a year. Cartwright, like many other members of Big Brothers Big […]
On Campus / Student Groups / Student Life
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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Participants in the Angel Wings Madden Tournament fundraiser compete for the top spot Sunday afternoon at GameGo Computers in Mount Pleasant.

‘Madden’ tournament raises more than $2,000 for Angel Wings Fund

Music filled the air and neon lights lined the floors as students and community members filled GameGo Computers and competed in a video game tournament for charity. Setting a goal of $5,000 in donations, students from the sport management program […]


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