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When people meet me for the first time, I’m told it’s my love for life that draws them in.
I'm always happy to meet new people, and if I can make a person laugh, that’s even better. If they only knew that for a majority of the last 10 years, I felt emptiness, sadness and even hopelessness.
You’re looking at the face of depression.
Mount Pleasant has a moral duty to ensure that every student has access to voting.
As a member of SGA, a team of students and I decided to survey campus on how well students knew about the current polling locations in the city.
This is a message to other students, like myself, to continue fighting every day.
This is for that person who has an exam tomorrow, but cannot seem to garner the energy to study because their depression dulls their mind.
This is to the freshmen in the residence halls whose roommates fear what they do not understand.
This is for the person who hides their depression and anxiety.
College is an exciting, challenging and often stressful time for students.
It is common for some students to have difficulty adjusting to college and, at times, feel sad, anxious, stressed, or have relationship concerns.
Nearly two years ago I stood with thousands of women against House Bill 5711.
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Though I attend a university where I am surrounded by incredibly intelligent individuals, I am constantly surprised some of my peers cannot understand a simple command that even my dog can grasp: No.
When it comes to consenting to sex, there is only one 100 percent, fool-proof way of knowing your partner is ready and willing, and that is the presence of a clear, continuous, enthusiastic 'yes.'
Robin Thicke got it wrong – there are no blurred lines when it comes to consensual sex.
Our campus community is just another crowd. A crowd of students and teachers, men and women living their lives the best way they can.
Despite the rural location of the crowd we all call home, Mount Pleasant and the student body is a crowd that often doesn’t get credit for its uniqueness.
More populous regions of Michigan often shun mid-Michigan as amalgamation of hick towns and boorish Caucasians.
Assumed to be a sea of similarities, lacking inspiration and diversity, many outside observations miss the multitude of human gems at work here.
Just like the rest of the world, we have a vast collection of people here who set themselves apart from traditional customs, and can serve as inspiration for those who might not “fit in.”
To capitalize on this often ignored culture in the city and across the campus of Central Michigan University, Central Michigan Life embarked on a series of human interest pieces at the start of this semester.
Our hope is to share the stories of people breaking down stereotypes in their own lives, and convincing others that anyone – regardless of backgrounds or beliefs – has a place in our sleepy town.
It is essential for the continued social evolution of our community to expose what makes us unique, informing others and bringing hope where it may be lost.
We’ve endeavored to inspire women that they can fight as hard as men toward physical prowess and grit, through our coverage of mixed-martial arts fighter and dedicated mother, Autumn Hale.
We’ve shown our readers a redefinition of spiritual faith by bringing ordained priest and gay man, the Rev.
It's difficult to say no.
We struggle to say no to our bosses because we want to please them so we can move up in the company.
I've been able to save up some cash for travel after I graduate, and I couldn't be more fortunate.
When looking at opportunities abroad to do humanitarian work instead of having a “traditional vacation," I was elated to find hundreds of organizations dedicated to providing service opportunities for young graduates overseas.
For example, for $3,000, I could help raise orphaned baby elephants in the jungles of Thailand, all while completing the package with an adventure tour around the country.
The first thing I thought of when I read of journalism professor Sean Baker’s drunken escapades was not the tarnishing of Central Michigan University’s public image, nor the blemish cast upon CMU’s journalism program, but of myself.
I think I know what it's like to be in Baker's shoes.
I can't claim the long struggle he can, but I did find myself out of a job, failing most of my classes and losing my ability to graduate in four years.
I fear for the life of the journalist.
Many of the good ones are persecuted for telling the truth, keeping controversial issues unexplored and corruption under wraps.
People often criticize the media for poking their noses where they don’t belong and prying into the business of others. But isn’t that the business of journalism?
In 2010, the Tea Party movement elected the most conservative, right-wing officials to date.
Since 2011, there has been a sweeping implementation of 205 abortion restrictions – more than 2001 through 2010 combined.
In 2011, the Michigan House passed a draconian piece of legislation that could have shut down every abortion clinic in the state.
I’m going to be frank about this. I understand if it might come off as narrow-sighted or unfair to the people and players I do not mention.
But here is the truth: If a healthy Crystal Bradford plays last Friday against Akron, CMU advances and probably wins the conference championship the next day against Ball State.
As much as her teammates and coaches will deny it; as true as the cliché “basketball is a team game,” remains.
On what would have been a great day for the women's basketball team, things turned bleak as Mid-American Conference Player of the Year Crystal Bradford took a fall earlier this week.
During practice Tuesday, the junior guard injured her knee.
I am baffled as to how the Republican party and other groups on the right will express their undying love and devotion to “God and Country," and still not understand how civil liberties operate.
Recently, a federal court began hearing a Michigan case that will answer the questioned constitutionality of Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban that was introduced by public vote in 2004.
Vote Equal, a Grand Rapids native rights group, updated its Twitter and Facebook feed throughout the first day of the case hearing, documenting history in 140 words or less.
Nurses Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer are the plaintiffs in the case, fighting both against the marriage ban and the adoption ban on the basis of state discrimination.
The state of Michigan has brought up children’s rights and the impact of same-sex parents in a negative light, despite previous expert opinion.
What Michigan has not recognized, other than gay marriage since 2004, is the part of the U.S.
As a journalist and student, the Internet is the most important tool I use in my everyday life.
As a reporter for Central Michigan Life, I use it for a variety of different reasons.
What is in a name?
On paper, it consists of letters and syllables strung together to create a word.
We used to be the Central Michigan Dragons.
My family speaks to each other in movie quotes.
On any given day, my father and I would try to top one another, memorizing longer, funnier quotes more succinctly than the last batch.