100 Year Anniversary


'Incredibly fortunate': Notable alumni reflect on impact of time spent at student newspaper

Former CM-Life journalists John Grogan, Wayne Kamidoi, Adam Graham, Jessica Fecteau and Lorrie Lynch take a trip down memory lane.


100 years: The history of CM Life

Although Central Michigan Life has changed dramatically over the past 10 decades, the mission has stayed the same: to cover life on campus from a student's perspective.


OPINION: Stories of the century

As the student paper, Central Michigan Life serves several purposes. First and foremost, it acts as the voice of students on campus.


Anthony Lazzaro helped move CM Life into the digital world in his time at CMU

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Anthony Lazzaro shares his "Life Story."


Jim Harger tells current students what he thinks they should do to excel

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Jim Harger shares his "Life Story."


Former CM Life staff writer Brian Brunner shares his experience

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Brian Brunner shares his "Life Story."


Mark W. Smith: CM Life was the first place I learned how newsrooms work, and what excellence is.

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Mark W. Smith shares his "Life Story."


Kelsey Howe shares how her switch from PR to Ad Sales set her up for success

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Kelsey Howe shares her "Life Story."


Anne Renel worked as an Ads Account Executive and Ad Manager for CM Life

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Anne Renel shares her "Life Story."


Lieutenant Colonel Jeremy Stephens shares his journey before and after CM Life

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Jeremy Stephens shares his "Life Story."


Angela Carollo advises students to just keep learning

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Angela Carollo her "Life Story."


Freep social editor Brian Manzullo shares his experience as a CM Life alumnus

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Brian Manzullo shares his "Life Story."


CM Life alumnus Drew Hugenot shares his student media experience

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Drew Hugenot shares his "Life Story."


Tom Henry reflects on his favorite memories his time at CM Life

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Tom Henry shares his "Life Story."


James Wilson gains lifelong experience from CM Life

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how James Wilson shares his "Life Story."


How Matt Crossman got a non-entry level job due to CM Life

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Matt Crossman shares his "Life Story."


Randi Shaffer talks pranks, lessons and memories of her time at CM Life

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Randi Shaffer shares her "Life Story."


Alumnus Eric Dresden shares his CM Life story

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Eric Dresden shares his "Life Story."


Maddie Davis shares her CM Life experience

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Maddie Davis shares her "Life Story."


CM Life alumna Sydney Smith shares her collegiate newsroom experience

In a series of interviews, we asked our Alumni about their experiences at CM Life. Read on to see how Sydney Smith shares her "Life Story."