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Block Party to unite campus with city

The Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council is inviting students to their first-ever Block Party Saturday. The event takes place in downtown Mount Pleasant’s Island Park in hopes of bringing students and residents of the community together. Free food, live radio, […]
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Greeks get big lines, lots of interest

The rush to become a member of Central Michigan University’s Greek community was in full swing this week with the year’s first Meet the Greeks. Students got their first picture of what Greek life is all about in the Towers […]
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ROTC churns out battlefield leaders

There are those who want to learn leadership and there are those who want to join the Army. Central Michigan University’s Reserve Officers Training Corps offers both. The ROTC trains cadets in both leadership activities and general military activities, with […]
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Program pairs students with intellectually disabled

Best Buddies will be holding two meetings next week for students interested in becoming buddies with intellectually disabled individuals. One meeting will be Monday at 9 p.m. in Grawn 100 and the other will be held Wednesday at 9 p.m. […]
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Sept. 11 programs set

The anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be observed across campus for the remainder of this week. All week long, the Volunteer Center is offering red, white and blue ribbons to students in memory of Nicholas Pietrunti. Pietrunti […]
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Speak Up, Speak Out series begins soon

With the first week of classes over, it’s time for campus events to begin again, including the most popular audience participation program. Speak Up, Speak Out, the five-year-old program giving students the chance to better understand current events, will again […]
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Sometimes rentals don’t work out

Many students moved into a house, an apartment or other type of off-campus housing for the first time this fall. There were 544 landlord/tenant new filings last year at the 76th District Court, said Isabella County Court Administrator Lance Dexter. […]
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One big makeover for downtown building

The Borden Creamery Building in Mount Pleasant has wasted away before residents’ eyes for more than 40 years. Revitalizing the historical building will rectify the city’s failure to fix it in the past and boost economic development for the area, […]
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Century old building rare and needs a lot of work

The nearly 100-year-old Borden Creamery Building is only one of two left of its unique Italianate architecture in the United States. The now abandoned building’s unique history has been the driving force in stopping the wrecking ball from tearing down […]
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Living without the fear of tomorrow

The Director of Campus Ministries from the University of Michigan said he has seen the same students on campuses in Michigan, Europe and Africa. “It’s always the same,” said Samuel Koranteng-Pipim. “Students put up a front of being in control, […]
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Song describes life at Central

For Martin Jones, CMU is more than just a university. It is a source of lyrical inspiration. The song “University Life,” which the Ohio senior calls CMU’s anthem, can be heard on his Web site. Two other songs Jones penned  […]
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Some students not getting mail

Residents of the Village at Bluegrass are encountering problems with the mail delivery system. Britton junior Jon Taylor is one resident who has had problems. “I can’t rely on the management to handle my mail — my mom has to […]


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