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Get involved and meet others on campus through UREC

(08/23/17 10:11pm)

After the dreaded first day of classes ends on Aug. 28, first-year students might ask, "now what?"With just under 400 student organizations to take part in, hundreds of students gravitate towards intramural and club sports to fill their free time.IM Sports include a wide variety of individual and team sports for students to create teams and compete with their fellow students.

Foreign students join bass fishing club for angling trip

(09/29/16 10:59am)

Jobin Varghese had never been fishing in his native country, but finally had the chance to do so and it was a moment he'll never forget. The 18-year-old Central Michigan University freshman international student from Pune, India joined the CMU bass fishing club for a competition that allowed international students to fish for the first time. Varghese said the event gave him a chance to escape reality for a little while. “I always wanted to go fishing but never got the opportunity,” he said.

Women's rugby club collects 1,689 pounds of food donations for soup kitchen

(04/13/16 12:24pm)

More than 1,600 pounds of canned food was delivered to the Isabella County Soup Kitchen by Central Michigan University’s women’s Rugby Club Tuesday.The club collected exactly 1, 689 pounds of canned food items during its four-team “Ruck the Mountain 10s” rugby tournament Saturday in Kelly/Shorts Stadium.The donation is nearly triple the 560-pound donation from a year ago — the inaugural “Ruck the Mountain 10s.”Senior Club President Kaitlyn Willauer said the donation was a pleasant surprise for the people at the Isabella Community Soup Kitchen.

Competing Together: Unified Sports provides opportunities to Special Olympics athletes, CMU students

(04/09/16 6:38pm)

A March-madness feel to it.That's how Saline senior Reed Holden described Unified Sports at Central Michigan — which pairs Special Olympics athletes with CMU students for intramural competition.For many Special Olympic athletes, they look at the opportunity as more than just recreational time.“For basketball, it’s like March Madness, it’s like the NBA Finals," Holden said. "To them it is a big deal, so for you, it is a big deal because you want them to enjoy it as much as possible."Unified Sports is a collaboration between Special Olympics Michigan and students at Central Michigan.

CMU eliminated from ACHA Tournament in semifinals

(03/12/16 12:41am)

After Central Michigan’s Division III hockey team’s crazy finish in their 7-6 win against Aurora University on Thursday, the Chippewas were headed to the semifinals of the American Collegiate Hockey Association’s National Tournament.The dream ended on Friday as the Chippewas fell to Oakland University for the fourth time this season by a score of 4-0.The Chippewas lost their other three meetings with Oakland in the regular season by scores of 6-0, 5-4 in overtime and 10-0.“They took away our shooting lanes,” said Head Coach Tyler Cataline.

Aiming for a national title: Club dodgeball players use team to relieve stress, seek national championship

(02/24/16 8:17pm)

When junior Michael Riley first started playing on the club dodgeball team, he wasn’t expecting balls thrown at 60 to 70 miles per hourFor eight years, Central Michigan has had a competitive club dodgeball team that faces teams around the region, including Michigan State, Saginaw Valley State and Grand Valley States, from September to April.“I was big into sports in high school and I didn’t make it in the collegiate level,” said junior Tyler Prill, assistant captain.