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Civil rights activist Shaun King spoke to about 200 students at Central Michigan’s Plachta Auditorium about racial inequalities in today’s society — specifically within the African American community — as part of a week's worth of events to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.“The problems have not gone away, they have just changed,” he said. “Racism is here to stay.
Kathleen Ling believes that the quality of government a community has is entirely dependant on the willingness of citizens being involved.
If you live between Bellows and High Streets, it's hard to avoid a code violation if there is trash on your lawn, or your car is parked in the wrong place. That's because one of three code enforcement officers in Mount Pleasant was hired to specifically focus on student-populated neighborhoods north of campus.
Submissions for literary magazine Central Review are due on Feb. 29.The Central Review publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction and visual art by Central Michigan University undergraduate and graduate students.
Norma J. Bailey learned the importance of the right to vote as a child after her grandparents escaped the Pogrom in Russia to gain it.As a child, her parents took her with them to the voting polls to teach her that it was her right and responsibility as a citizen to vote.
Students and community members celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by marching through the snow-covered campus of Central Michigan University to downtown Mount Pleasant for his candlelight vigil on the afternoon of Jan. 18. “People marched and died to fight for something that’s important, and history can repeat itself very quickly if we don’t pay attention to it," said Alex Christmas, one of the students who marched.
Ashwini Pipalapalli can’t wait to
go sledding, make snow angels, build snowmen and have snowball fights.
The India graduate student has heard stories about Christmas
and winter in the United States, so she was excited when she saw for the first
Approaching the winter months, snow at CMU can mean
lighthearted fun, but it can also cause poor conditions for navigating campus,
despite facilities management staff members and grounds workers whose job is to keep campus in an
accessible state.Last year, the university spent a total of $178,228 on snow
removal efforts, which comprised of $90,740 in salt costs, $70,566 in regular
labor and $16,922 in overtime labor, Lawrence said.
“We’re not going to close the Rose Pool until the SAC Pool (renovation is complete),” Shingles said.
For students who participate in Martin Luther King Day events on Central Michigan University's campus, the break from school on Jan. 18 will be spent remembering the civil rights leader by volunteering, community collaboration and demonstrations.
Wednesday, January 27 from 7 to 9 PM, the Speak Up, Speak
Out series will hold its first event of the semester in the Bovee UC
With the new year comes the new chance to make rent on time with Michigan being one of 14 states raising their minimum wage in 2016As a Sweeney residence hall desk manager, Kathleen Trombley plans on putting the increased pay amount toward her schooling and rent. The Saint Clair Shores junior said a raised minimum wage could increase employee satisfaction, in turn increasing productivity. “People need to make a living and the current minimum is just wage not cutting it,” Trombley said.
Aug 1- Nov. 15 52 citations25 for attendingWelcome Weekend is included, etc. A lot of homecoming ones were ones where people didn't answer the door.
With the spring semester comes "big plans" from the Student Government Association, says SGA President Chuck Mahone."We haven't announced it yet, but there will be hosting a big event that we hope can somewhat bring the student body together and raise awareness for certain issues," Mahone said.
The visual merchandising lab in Wightman Hall is not your average classroom. Instead of sitting through long lectures, fashion students get to experience firsthand what it is like to create your own store window display.
Students had the opportunity to receive free HIV testing last week, something that used to be available to them on campus every month at Central Michigan University.
While most people are caught up in a Star Wars-frenzy awaiting the premiere of a new movie on Dec.
With final exams rapidly approaching, students are gathering at study spots for some quiet, distraction-free study time.