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EDITORIAL: Decriminalizing Minor in Possession charges in Michigan is smart move for state

(01/19/18 10:36am)

A new state law that went into effect Jan. 1 reclassified Michigan's minor in possession of alcohol charge from a misdemeanor to a civil infraction that carries a $100 fine.  According to The Detroit Free Press, the misdemeanor charge included a fine and could carry a sentence of up to 90 days in jail. In that same article, Isabella County reported one of the highest number of MIP charges, with 233 citations.

EDITORIAL: Read Central Michigan Life this semester to learn about, stay aware of campus, community news

(01/07/18 5:20pm)

A new semester means a start. It is a chance for you to make the most of your time at CMU: whether it's your first time here or your last semester as a student. You can make the most of your semester by keeping up with campus news by reading Central Michigan Life. We are here for you, 24 hours a day on and in print each Monday and Thursday

EDITORIAL: Mount Pleasant's Planning Commission failed to see the impact of its rezoning ordinance

(10/25/17 6:16pm)

The Mount Pleasant Planning Commission's recommendation to re-zone the area north of campus is well-intentioned, but it failed to see the potential impact. It has the potential to remove students from Franklin, Lansing Streets and University Avenue. We hope the City Commission will not approve the recommended ordinance.