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Shared governance discussed at first Academic Senate meeting of the year

Central Michigan University’s Shared Governance Committee presented plans for the upcoming academic year at the first Academic Senate meeting Tuesday. The major upcoming project for the committee is a survey for all on-campus entities that will be used to determine […]
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Residence halls prepare for CMU vs. MSU game weekend, policies similar to Western weekend

Special policies will be enforced in all residence halls on Central Michigan University’s campus in preparation for the Michigan State University football team visiting for a game at Kelly/Shorts Stadium this weekend. Information will be sent to CMU resident hall students, […]
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Ross to give State of University address Sept. 13

Central Michigan University President George Ross will give a State of the University address Sept. 13 in Plachta Auditorium in Warriner Hall. The speech is open to the public and will begin at 2 p.m. A live stream of the speech will […]
Sports / Top Stories / Volleyball

Volleyball sweeps UMBC to cap off tournament

The Central Michigan volleyball team was able to salvage a victory Saturday with a sweep of University Maryland Baltimore County to finish the Adidas/Michigan Challenge after being swept in its first two matches. On Friday, the Chippewas (3-3) were swept by […]
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Nearly 1,000 student tickets remain for “Clash at Kelly/Shorts Stadium”; will be given away Tuesday

The Central Michigan Athletics Department announced Friday there are almost 1,000 student tickets remaining for the Sept. 8 “Clash at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.” The leftover tickets will be given away to students with valid ID cards Tuesday at the Volleyball home […]
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Shared Governance Committee, A-Senate to open communication, inform administrative decisions

Central Michigan University’s Shared Governance Committee was appointed last February to help open communication throughout the university and plans to involve students, faculty and staff in decisions this year. The 13-member committee includes two student representatives, two staff members, four […]
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Some faculty side with Frey, say tensions remain with administrators

Editor’s note: This is part three in a series examining issues at CMU during the 2011-12 academic year. Faculty Association President Laura Frey recently outlined lingering faculty problems going into the new academic year, calling on administration to improve communications and […]
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Anspach Hall renovation phase one complete; phase two to begin next August

The first phase of the two-part Anspach Hall renovation is complete. Anspach now has a new HVAC system and electrical system, along with a new generator. Classrooms in the building received updated technology and furniture. Other changes include new flooring, […]
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Unemployment rate in Isabella County rose over during summer

Those looking for jobs in Mount Pleasant this summer had it easier than last year. In July, Isabella County reported an unemployment rate of 8.1 percent, down from 11.5 percent unemployment reported in July 2011. Ingham County, home to Michigan […]
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Discarded pieces of furniture and drywall sit in a pile outside after a house on N. Adams St. that caught on fire Thursday afternoon.  (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

BREAKING: Residents safe despite Adams Street duplex fire, building ‘destroyed’

A duplex fire on N. Adams St. left destruction in its wake with no injuries recorded. The fire occurred at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday at 204 N. Adams St. A firefighter waiting on call at the Mount Pleasant Fire Department said […]
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President George Ross meets with members of Central Michigan Life Tuesday morning in Moore Hall.  Ross addressed problems which took place during the 2011-12 academic year and his plans to heighten communication for the upcoming year. (Victoria Zegler/Photo Editor)

University President George Ross says university will grow stronger after tumultuous 2011-12 academic year

“We had a little hiccup, maybe a big hiccup, but we’re stronger for it,” University President George Ross said about the 2011-12 academic year at Central Michigan University. After a turbulent academic year that resulted in a faculty strike and […]
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MP, CMU police: Fewer problems this Welcome Weekend

Students traipsing sloppily down Main Street this weekend were met with more than a slap on the wrist. Throughout Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the Mount Pleasant Police Department reported handing out 277 misdemeanor citations and took 36 people to jail. […]


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