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Riders cruise down Broadway Street during the Downtown Criterium for Le Tour de Mont Pleasant Saturday afternoon.

(Greg Cornwell|Staff Photographer)

Le Tour de Mont Pleasant brings speed, endurance to Mount Pleasant roadways

Spandex clad and mounted on shining metal steeds, cyclists from across the Midwest invaded Mount Pleasant this weekend. The sixth annual Le Tour de Mont Pleasant cycling race kicked off Friday on the campus of Central Michigan University, starting a […]
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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. […]
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The smartest dumb app available: strange smartphone applications

The smartest dumb app available: strange smartphone applications

In a culture fixated on, playing with apps is quickly becoming the new national pastime. However, some apps have become a new way of keeping medical records. Hula is an app created by three college students that allows people to […]
Features / VIBE
Courtesy Photo | Julie Astrauckas

CMU Alumna Julie Astrauckas moved to California and started her own greeting card business, which now has gained the notice of stars in Hollywood.

CMU alumna creates successful greeting card business, will provide gifts at 2014 MTV Movie Awards

Like many college students, Julie Astrauckas came to Central Michigan University expecting a quality education. Eight years later, her degree continues to contribute to the building of her successful business. Since her time at CMU, Astrauckas formed “Julie Ann Art,” a […]
Features / Student Life / VIBE
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Sault Ste Marie senior Georgia Morley poses for a photo in the sewing room in Wightman Hall on March 26.

Senior uses international experience, networking to prepare for fashion world

Coming from a small town, Georgia Morley has big city dreams of working in the fashion. In the summer of 2013, the Drafter senior got a taste of those dreams when she left for New York and earned an internship […]
Features / VIBE
Tom Idema said the key thing that made him lose weight was keeping and actively using a food log daily along with exercise and supplement shakes.

Administrator Tom Idema’s weight loss first step in journey toward a healthy lifestyle

Weight loss is no light task for millions of Americans as the market is flooded by short-term fixes and crash diets, but one university administrator decided to change his life and watched the pounds disappear. Tom Idema, director of Student […]
Features / Metro
Rebecca Ann Henry, a 2012 graduate of Central Michigan University and lead singer of RaH, said she was glad to be back in Mount Pleasant for the show at Hunter's Ale House on Friday. (Rebecca Ann Henry | courtesy photo)

CMU grad Rebecca Ann Henry comes home, packs Hunter’s Ale House during RaH show

As the room filled up at Hunter’s Ale House, Rebecca Ann Henry joked and sang along with her band to Gotye’s ‘Somebody I Used to Know.’ The fun was felt all around the room as the musicians prepared to take […]
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Senior guard Niki DiGuilio has knocked down a CMU record 253 3-pointers.

DiGuilio joins legacy of women’s basketball record holders

Since the 3-pointer was introduced in college basketball in 1986, 27 Central Michigan men’s and women’s basketball teams have taken the floor of the Dan Rose Center/McGuirk Arena. Niki DiGuilio has used the 3-pointer more than any other player and […]
Features / Student Life
PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: A battle of the consoles

PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: A battle of the consoles

Nearly a year in the making, the two juggernauts of in-home console gaming have taken center stage in a bout for the ages. Dubbed the “battle of the consoles,” this competition pits the Microsoft Xbox One against the Sony PlayStation […]
Features / University
St Louis Junior Gary Tegge attends class at Central Michigan University at age 48. Tegge started his schooling at age 45 and is going to continue to get a bachelors degree in Psychology. (Daytona Niles/Staff Photographer)

Age not a factor when pursuing educational opportunities

They say you are never too old to go back to school, and CMU student Gary Tegge is proving that theory correct. The 48-year-old St. Louis, Mich. native is a few semesters away from earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology. […]
Features / University

New trustee focused on making a difference at CMU

When Patricia Mooradian was appointed to Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees, she found herself in yet another position to make a difference. Replacing Patricia Maryland to serve the remainder of the eight-year term, expiring in December 2018, Mooradian is […]
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Female drum major leads band, fourth in CMU history

Female drum major leads band, fourth in CMU history

The Chippewa Marching Band works hard to keep the spirit of Central Michigan University high at Kelly/Shorts Stadium, and drum major Julie Claveau is at the heart of that effort. The Scottville senior is the fourth female drum major in the […]


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