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English professors' album includes rendition of 'Alma Mater'

(04/30/17 7:51pm)

A heavy metal version of Central Michigan University's “Alma Mater” is now available through an album created by three English department professors.“Burnin’ the Eagle” was recorded by Daryl and the Beans, which features Jeffrey Bean on vocals, guitar and bass, Robert Fanning on vocals, guitar and percussion, and Darrin Doyle on vocals, guitar and slide percussion.Originally created to play at a faculty talent show in 2012 that never happened, the band continued practicing and has now been together for five years.“We sound like a rock band that could only manage to find acoustic instruments and are playing them as if they are electric,” Doyle said.

Student injured in incident at The Towers res hall, police say

(04/28/17 9:45pm)

A Central Michigan University student was injured on Friday, April 28 at the Towers, according to Central Michigan University police and university officials.Sherry Knight, associate vice president of University Communications, confirmed that a male student was transported to the hospital and police are investigating.Police on the scene also confirmed the student was injured and the incident is under investigation.No other information is available at this time. Central Michigan Life will update this story as more information becomes available. 

Trustees to meet Thursday for final time of the spring semester

(04/23/17 7:08pm)

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees will hold its formal meeting at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 27 in the Bovee University Center President’s Conference Room.Among the action requested will be a motion to establish room and board and apartment rates for 2017-18, a motion to establish College of Medicine tuition for 2017-18 and a motion to authorize the dissolution of the College of Business Administration foundation.President George Ross will deliver his president’s report.

Students, faculty raise concerns about job cuts, expenditures at budget forum

(04/21/17 8:05pm)

Nearly 300 students and faculty filled French Auditorium on Friday and voiced their concerns about the Central Michigan University's projected two-year $20 million budget deficit. In a forum headed by Vice President of Finance and Administration Barrie Wilkes and Provost Michael Gealt, among the questions raised involved an increased subsidy in athletics and the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences