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Past Deadline: Cut short by coronavirus

On this remotely-recorded episode of Past Deadline, four CM Life seniors share their reactions to a postponed commencement and the sudden end of their final year. Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz interviews Senior Reporter Melissa Frick, Engagement Editor Danielle Larsen and Associate Editors Sara Kellner and Justin Cooper about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected them.

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Past Deadline: Covering coronavirus

On this remotely-recorded episode of Past Deadline, Central Michigan Life Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz and Photo Editor Isaac Ritchey give the lowdown on what covering the coronavirus at CM Life has been like.

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Soundcheck S4 E6: Faith No More

This time on Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael welcome former Central Michigan Life Staff Member Ben Solis to discuss one of his favorite bands, Faith No More.

Needless to say, it was epic.

Setlist:

  1. As the Worm Turns // Faith No More
  2. The Jungle // Faith No More
  3. Introduce Yourself // Faith No More
  4. We Care a Lot // Faith No More
  5. Epic // Faith No More
  6. The Real Thing // Faith No More
  7. Surprise! You're Dead! // Faith No More
  8. Be Aggressive // Faith No More
  9. Everything's Ruined // Faith No More
  10. Cuckoo for Caca // Faith No More
  11. Ugly in the Morning // Faith No More
  12. Last Cup of Sorrow // Faith No More
  13. Ashes to Ashes // Faith No More
  14. Bill Collectors Theme Song // Apes of the State
  15. Ocean Bed // King Krule
  16. Crack Hitler // Faith No More


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Maroon & Bold S8 E6: Basketball marches on

This time on Maroon & Bold, host Austin brings on Central Michigan Life reporter Christian to talk about the triumph of the women's basketball team, the tribulations of the men's basketball team, and the trials of the baseball team.

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Soundcheck S4 E5: 10 Songs to Get You Into Shoegaze

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben explore 10 songs that represent the influential rock subgenre known as shoegaze... or is it showgaze? You decide!

It's shoegaze.

Setlist:

  1. Just Like Honey // The Jesus and Mary Chain
  2. Cherry-coloured Funk // Cocteau Twins
  3. Little Fury Things // Dinosaur Jr.
  4. Tears Don't Fall // Bullet For My Valentine
  5. When You Sleep // My Bloody Valentine
  6. Alison // Slowdive
  7. Space Song // Beach House
  8. Glamey Glamey - Sadlands Demo // The Smashing Pumpkins
  9. The Pecan Tree // Deafheaven
  10. Dsco // Sweet Trip
  11. Across the Clouds // Loomer
  12. Bad Decisions // The Strokes
  13. That's Just the Way That I Feel // Purple Mountains
  14. Controller // Cheatahs
  15. On Again, Off Again // Lemolo
  16. Sometimes // My Bloody Valentine


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Past Deadline: Covering breaking news

This time on Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz, Associate Editor Sara Kellner and Senior Reporter Andrew Mullin about their experiences covering the Feb. 22 fight at Wayside Central.

Stay with CM Life for more follow-up stories relating to this event.

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Maroon & Bold S8 E5: Chippewa women remain undefeated

This week on Maroon & Bold, host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Andy to talk about women's basketball's continued hot streak, men's basketball's recent skid, moving the Western Michigan football rivalry game to Ford Field and the baseball team's solid start.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes of the 2020 Michigan Primary voter's guide

On this week's episode of Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Associate Editor Justin Cooper, along with reporters Michael Livingston and Benjamin Jodway to discuss Michigan's upcoming primary elections. 

The trio is part of a larger group of staff members that recently wrote a guide to Michigan's 2020 presidential primary that was the cover story of the Feb. 20 print edition of Central Michigan Life.

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The Culture Report S4 E2: Cafeteria Crisis

On this episode of The Culture Report, host Steve Altidor talks to Central Michigan Life Reporter Andrew Mullin about the quality of food on campus in light of Mullin's recent piece on CMU cafeteria experiences.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Staff Photographer Rachael Yadlowsky

This time on Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life photographer Rachael Yadlowsky to discuss what went into her work on the photo story in the special Valentine's Day edition of CM-Life, as well as her past experiences with (and future aspirations for) photojournalism.

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Soundcheck S4 E4: Love, Soundcheck

On this very special Valentine's Day edition of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben talk about songs that represent love to them.

Hubba hubba!

Editor's Note: Next week there will not be a new episode of Soundcheck, as Andrew and Ben will be out of town.

Setlist:

  1. Love You So Bad // Ezra Furman
  2. Cat's in the Cradle // Harry Chapin
  3. Maybe I'm Amazed // Paul McCartney
  4. I Would Be in Love (Anyway) // Frank Sinatra
  5. Voice in Headphones // Mount Eerie
  6. Undo // Björk
  7. Photograph // A Giant Dog
  8. Whole Wide World // Wreckless Eric
  9. This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) // Talking Heads
  10. Losing My Religion // R.E.M.
  11. Kawasaki Backflip // Dogleg
  12. Sunglasses // Rookie
  13. Rusted Wheel (Acoustic Version) // Silversun Pickups
  14. This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) [Live] // Talking Heads


Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Reporter Courtney Pedersen

On this episode of Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Reporter Courtney Pedersen to discuss her experiences working on her story about the ways in which Central Michigan University has dealt with food insecurity on campus, as well as her past experiences with CM-Life and how she became a journalist. 

Two excerpts from Courtney's interviews for her story are featured as well.

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Soundcheck S4 E3: Soundcheck Goes to the Movies!

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben showcase some of their favorite movie soundtracks in light of the Central Michigan International Film Festival happening right now.

Lights, camera, action!

Setlist:

  1. Trinity: Titoli // Franco Micalizzi
  2. Ramblin' Gamblin' Man // The Bob Seger System
  3. Mrs. Robinson // Simon & Garfunkel
  4. Anyone // Disasterpeace
  5. Heels // Disasterpeace
  6. Jay // Disasterpeace
  7. River Rocket (feat. Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe) // Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
  8. Cotton Eye Joe (feat. Daniel Radcliffe) // Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
  9. Theme From Jurassic Park // John Williams
  10. Upside Down // Jack Johnson
  11. People Like Us (feat. John Goodman) // Talking Heads
  12. Radio Head (feat. Tito Larriva, Esteban ‘Steve’ Jordan & Los Vampiros) // Talking Heads
  13. Think // The Blues Brothers & Aretha Franklin
  14. Sweet Home Chicago // The Blues Brothers
  15. We Are Sex Bob-omb // Sex Bob-omb
  16. Ramona // Beck
  17. In The Sink // Plumtree
  18. Radiation Sickness // Mortillery
  19. Notches // Crywank
  20. Medley: Star Wars (12" Version) // Meco


Maroon & Bold S8 E4: Former Chippewa wins Super Bowl

On this episode of Maroon & Bold, host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Andy to talk about the appearance of two Chippewa alumni as starters in Super Bowl LIV, as well as the continued success of women's and men's basketball.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Photographer Drew Travis

This time on Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Photographer Andrew Travis to discuss his experiences shooting photos for the cover story about powerlifter Andrew Wawersik, as well as his past experiences with CM-Life and photography as a whole.

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The Culture Report S4 E1: Reintroduction

On the Season 4 debut and introduction of The Culture Report, host Stevenson gives a rundown of the upcoming changes for this season.

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Soundcheck S4 E2: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben dive into the impressive discography of Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.

There is no planet B!

Setlist:

  1. Cut Throat Boogie // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  2. Head On/Pill // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  3. Work This Time // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  4. Slow Jam 1 // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  5. Bone // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  6. Road Train // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  7. Robot Stop // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  8. Billabong Valley // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  9. The Lord Of Lightning // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  10. Rolling Stoned // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  11. Crumbling Castle // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  12. Beginner's Luck // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  13. Boogieman Sam // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  14. Perihelion // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  15. Dance Of The Clairvoyants // Pearl Jam?
  16. Identity Theft // The Chats
  17. Magnet's Coil // Sebadoh
  18. Potty Mouth // Big Hair
  19. Planet B // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard


Maroon & Bold S8 E3: Women's team dominating conference play

This week on Maroon & Bold host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Andy to talk about women's and men's basketball, primarily the women's team's success in MAC play.

Send any basketball or other sports-related questions to sports@cm-life.com or tweet them to Austin (@achastain1535), Andy (@andy_loveland), CM-Life reporter Christian Booher (@CBooher_) or the sports desk at CM-Life (@CMLifeSports).


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Past Deadline: Meet Editors Dylan Goetz and Evan Petzold

This time on Past Deadline, host Andrew Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz and Managing Editor Evan Petzold to discuss how they got into journalism as well as some of their favorite stories they have worked on at CM-Life.

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Soundcheck S4 E1: Alanis Morissette & Neil Peart In Memoriam

On the Season 4 debut of Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael discuss the storied career of one of Andrew's favorite artists, the supremely ironic Alanis Morissette. Podcast Editor Ben Ackley also joins them to talk about the untimely passing of Rush drummer Neil Peart and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 Nominees.

Isn't it ironic?

Setlist:

  1. YYZ // Rush
  2. Too Hot // Alanis Morissette
  3. All I Really Want // Alanis Morissette
  4. Baba // Alanis Morissette
  5. The Couch // Alanis Morissette
  6. Utopia // Alanis Morissette
  7. God of Love // Liturgy
  8. Half The Time // Gold Star
  9. Netflix + Kill // Ellen And The Degenerates
  10. Ironic // Alanis Morissette


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