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As the wheeling and dealing of bowl season begins, CMU remains optimistic

This week, after the conclusion of the regular season schedule, was a rollercoaster last season for head coach Dan Enos. His 6-6 Central Michigan football team was in a bowl game, he was told. Then they were out. Then they […]
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Motorist who hit CMU student charged with drunken driving, not causing an injury

Shelby Township sophomore Anthony Cavataio remains in critical condition in an intensive care unit after sustaining several injuries when he was hit by a car at the corner of Mission Street and Broomfield Road last Wednesday. Heading toward campus, Cavataio […]
Football / Top Stories

Central Michigan still out of the bowl picture, projections say

The Central Michigan football team did what it was supposed to do, winning three in a row to close the regular season bowl eligible. Now it waits. Like last year, the 6-6 Chippewas appear to be on the outside looking […]
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Anthony Cavataio, a Central Michigan University sophomore, was involved in a car accident Tuesday. Since, his classmates and brothers in his fraternity have started a support group on Facebook and a hashtag: #PrayersForAnthony

CMU student air lifted to hospital after car accident on Broomfield Road

A Shelby Township sophomore was struck by a car Wednesday on the corner of Broomfield Road and Mission Street and airlifted to a hospital in Saginaw. Anthony Cavataio, who is studying event management at Central Michigan University, was hit by […]
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Freshman quarterback Darrien Boone was arrested and charged with fraud after using a stolen credit card to purchase nearly $100 in gas and food, Nov. 1. (Courtesy/ CMU Athletic Communications)

Central Michigan QB Darrien Boone charged with stealing debit card to buy gas and fast food

Central Michigan quarterback Darrien Boone remains indefinitely suspended a day after he was arraigned in Isabella County District Court for using a stolen debit card to purchase nearly $90 in gas and food. Boone, 19, was charged Monday with one […]
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SGA passes resolution asking for $1.8 million

A resolution requesting the Campus Programming Fund be increased to $1.8 million passed Monday night at the last Student Government Association meeting of the semester. The resolution passed both in the Senate and in the House of Representatives with a […]
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Senior linemen Jeremy Gainer bull rushes UMass' Tight end Brandon Howard during the first half of Saturdays game at Kellyshorts stadium. (Daytona Niles | Staff Photographer )

CMU 37, UMass 0: Chips blow out Minutemen, move game closer to bowl eligibility

Needing a win Saturday to remain in contention for bowl eligibility, the Central Michigan football team got it, and did so emphatically, with a 37-0 rout of Massachusetts before an announced crowd of 8,763 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. CMU (5-6, 4-3 […]
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CMU 54, Montana State 59: Men’s basketball loses offensive touch in game two of CMU Tournament

Central Michigan went from hot to cold in a blink of an eye as it lost to Montana State in its second game of the Central Michigan Tournament, 59-54. The Chippewas picked up where they left off Thursday as it shot 50 percent […]
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Drug raid results in three arrests for heroin

Undercover narcotics investigators raided a Mount Pleasant home Thursday on an investigation of heroin sales. The Bay Area Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested three people while executing a search warrant on a house suspected to be involved in drug trafficking in […]
Sports / Top Stories / University

Central Michigan signs athletic director Dave Heeke to new 4-year contract

Athletics director Dave Heeke over the summer, with a year remaining on his contract and his deputy out the door, said he had no intentions of leaving Central Michigan. He held true to his word Thursday, with University President George […]
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Freshman quarterback Darrien Boone suspended indefinitely from team

Freshman quarterback Darrien Boone has been suspended indefinitely from the Central Michigan football team for “violating team rules,” the CMU athletics department confirmed on Wednesday. The department would not confirm for how long Boone has been suspended or for what […]
Academics / Top Stories

A-Senate: First vote for fixed-term membership passes

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect an accurate vote tally percentage of the first A-Senate fixed-term faculty membership vote. The correct number was 67 percent voting in favor of the measure. Academic senators voted Tuesday in favor […]

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