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Lee Brice performs in McGuirk Arena on Saturday night. (Samantha Madar/Photo Editor)

Lee Brice fires up McGuirk Arena

A second of silent anticipation swept over McGuirk Arena as the lights shut off, followed quickly by shrieks of excitement. Hundreds of fists reached toward the sky, guitars strummed and Lee Brice took the stage. The country singer, with special […]
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CMU students share stories about their memories of St Johns Senior, Jonathon R. Wadsworth in front of the U.C. Thursday night.
(Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer)

Students use campus vigil to remember deceased CMU student

To Ryan Lewis, Jon Wadsworth was more than a roommate. He was a best friend, a confidant, somebody with a similar sense of humor, and somebody who made everybody’s lives better. “We used to joke and talk in puns. For […]
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Homeless man arrested for theft from Finch Fieldhouse, destruction of property

Homeless man arrested for theft from Finch Fieldhouse, destruction of property

A 71-year-old man was arrested by Central Michigan University police, Monday, at the Charles V. Park Library. Douglas Elijah Browning was charged with larceny from a building, criminal trespassing and malicious destruction of property. He was arraigned in Isabella County […]
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Mount Pleasant firefighters try to put out a house fire Friday, March 21 at 404 S. University St.

University Street house fire likely started in garage

No one was injured in a house fire at the corner of University and Wisconsin streets, Friday morning. Firefighters from the Mount Pleasant Fire Department were called to a burning house at 404 S. University St. around 11:30 a.m. Fire […]
Basketball / Columns / Sports / Top Stories

COLUMN: Turndown for what

On what would have been a great day for the women’s basketball team, things turned bleak as Mid-American Conference Player of the Year Crystal Bradford took a fall earlier this week. During practice Tuesday, the junior guard injured her knee. […]
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Crystal Bradford inactive for MAC Tournament due to sudden injury

Crystal Bradford inactive for MAC Tournament due to sudden injury

Tuesday might have been the most bittersweet day in Central Michigan women’s basketball history. Less than an hour after being named Mid-American Conference Player of the Year,  junior guard Crystal Bradford sustained a left knee injury during practice at McGuirk […]
Basketball / Sports / Top Stories
Samantha Madar | Photo Editor
Impact players (from left) Jessica Green, Crystal Bradford, Jas'Mine Bracey, Taylor Johnson, Niki DiGuilio are five keys to the Chippewas success in the Mid-American Conference championship tournament.

The Road to Cleveland: Women’s basketball’s journey to defending MAC title

It has been almost a year since the historic day of March 16, 2013 for women’s basketball. On that Saturday, guard Crystal Bradford hoisted the Mid-American Conference Championship trophy high in the air, pieces of the freshly cut basketball net […]
Football / Sports / Top Stories
The 2013 Kelly/Shorts Stadium seating chart. In 2014, the student section will be moved to the east side of the stadium, as will the home football team's bench. (Courtesy Photo | Athletic Communications)

Kelly/Shorts Stadium student section, football benches move

Kelly/Shorts Stadium will have a new look in 2014 as Central Michigan rotates the student section and team benches. Students will now cheer from the east side of the stadium, behind the Chippewas bench. Previously located from section L to U, […]
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Buffalo 79, Central Michigan 70: Men’s basketball dominated by Bulls big man

Buffalo 79, Central Michigan 70: Men’s basketball dominated by Bulls big man

Right from the start Buffalo fed the bull. Pass from the top of the key to the post. Dunk. Pass from the side to the court to the post. Lay-up. Pass from transition to the post. Another easy bucket. The […]
Basketball / Sports / Top Stories
Women’s basketball wins eighth straight with 82-67 victory against EMU

Women’s basketball wins eighth straight with 82-67 victory against EMU

Thursday’s opening minutes looked as though junior Crystal Bradford might have to eat her words after downplaying Eastern Michigan this week. Women’s basketball fell behind 16-3 against the Eagles early and needed a spark. Senior forward Taylor Johnson provided one, […]
Metro / Top Stories
Classes were closed Tuesday because of dangerously cold weather. (Samantha Madar/Photo Editor)

Central Michigan University shuts down due to cold weather, snow

After constant snowfall – and weeks of record-low temperatures – Central Michigan University cancelled all classes, Tuesday, at its main and Global campuses. The decision was announced Monday night in a news release from University Communications.  The frigid weather was […]
Sports / Top Stories / Wrestling

Wrestling takes down No. 25 Ohio, 19-15

A random draw might have been the difference in wrestling’s 19-15 win against No. 25 Ohio Friday at the Royal Rumble and Tumble at McGuirk. Instead of starting out with the 125-pound weight class, the dual finished with No. 12 […]


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