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Midland Senior Josh Finch takes a break from walking in high heels as part of SAPA's Heels for Her program in the Finch Field House on Wednesday afternoon.
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Students raise money one step at a time at ‘Heels for Her’

Outfitted in six-inch, hot pink high heels, Wolverine resident William Lownsberry carefully paced the Finch Fieldhouse floor Wednesday in his 39th walk to support advocacy for victims of sexual aggression. “I’ve dealt with domestic violence quite a bit in my […]
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Temple Grandin, Ph.D., gives her speech at Finch Fieldhouse called, "A personal look at Autism and Asperger's" Wednesday evening.

Autism speaker Temple Grandin inspires, advises packed crowd

Employers being vague with instructions or criticism is hardly helpful for the thought processes and understanding of workers with autism, said renowned autistic speaker Temple Grandin. The Finch Fieldhouse gymnasium was filled past capacity Wednesday night by more than 200 people […]
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Mount Pleasant resident Kathe Martin dances with (left) Izzy Terrill-Leather, age 5, and (right) Jasmine Terrill-Leather, age 7, to live Zydeco music Saturday night in finch field house during “Night of Louisiana”. (Taylor Ballek | Staff Photographer)

Night of Louisiana shows Mount Pleasant a Cajun good time

Amid the frost and flurries, nothing would stop fun seekers from enjoying a night of zydeco an Louisiana spice Saturday night. The energy in the air was palpable as curious residents packed into Finch Fieldhouse for a Night of Louisiana. […]
Finch Fieldhouse serves as the home to the military science department, and as the department of recreation and leisure studies. (Tianyu Han/Staff Photographer)

Name that Building: Finch Fieldhouse

Finch Fieldhouse has served in a multitude of roles since its construction in 1959. Over the years, the building has served as a venue for Michigan-born musical heavyweights Stevie Wonder and Bob Seger in the spring of 1969, national protests […]
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Participants in the Homecoming 5K Run line up before the race begins on South Franklin Street on Saturday morning. (Tianyu Han/Staff Photographer)

Homecoming 5K supported Special Olympics Michigan

Central Michigan University kicked off its weekend homecoming festivities with the annual Special Olympics 5K run. The Special Olympics 5K has been a fundraiser for more than 40 years, said Manager of Marketing at Special Olympics Michigan at CMU Erin […]
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Gaming participants compete in tournaments of popular multiplayer video games such as Team Fortress 2, Starcraft 2 and League of Legends during the Big Shot Gaming MegaLAN XV, which features roughly 200 students, beginning 6 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday in Finch Fieldhouse. The party is one of the biggest annual student events on campus and is hosted by Big Shot Gaming, otherwise known as the Student Electronic Gaming Association. (Taylor Ballek/Staff Photographer)

Gamer 4 life: Weekend Local Area Network party attracts more than 200 to Finch Fieldhouse

This was more than just a typical gathering of gamers. The typical college Local Area Network party involves 25 to 30 students in a lone classroom, according to event organizer, Central Michigan University alum Tim Rowley. But, the Big Shot […]
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Dryden junior Nick Ender checks for the size of his red heels while waiting for mile walk to begin with other event participants Romeo senior Dillon Stanco and Bloomfield Hills senior Michelle Meinhart at the Heels for Her event Wednesday night in Finch Field house. (Brooke Mayle/Assistant Photo Editor)

Heels for Her event raises awareness for sexual aggression

Men and women alike sported their red high heels with pride Wednesday evening at Finch Fieldhouse. With women’s history month coming to an end and sexual assault awareness month just around the corner, Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates hosted the fifth […]
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Kay Toben of Ithaca grabs her granddaughter's hand, Abigale Whitford, 9, as she teaches her some dance moves during Night of Louisiana Saturday night at Finch Fieldhouse. "This is such a fun event," Toben said. "I thought I would bring Abigale out and teach her how my husband and I used to dance." (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

Night of Louisiana brings southern fun to Mount Pleasant

People pulled out their Mardi Gras beads and put on their dancing shoes for the 22nd annual Night of Louisiana Saturday at Finch Fieldhouse. Drawing Michiganders from all over the state, the night was filled with hundreds of event-goers enjoying […]
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Homecoming Field Games brings friendly competition among students

Keeping traditions alive while showing school spirit, the annual Homecoming field games took place at Finch Fieldhouse on Thursday. Seventeen teams competed for the Golden Goblet and the Maroon Cup. Kicking off the field games, the Asian Culture Organization performed […]
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‘Fear Factor’ type event planned for Oct. 26 at Finch Fieldhouse

Students looking to do something good for their local community while getting a scare or two in the process will be in for a treat next Friday. Face Your Fear at CMU, a “Fear-Factor”-style competition featuring 16 contestants and five […]
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Homecoming field games on Thursday bring out students’ competitive side

Ready. Set. Go. Once the horn blows, the 17 teams will line up to participate in the annual Homecoming Field Games. The field games relay will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at Finch Fieldhouse. The eight events will revolve around […]
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Case dismissed against former CMU ROTC instructor who alleged lead poisoning from Finch Fieldhouse gun range

After allegedly getting lead poisoning from the rifle range under Finch Fieldhouse, a former Central Michigan University ROTC instructor had his case dismissed after filing too late. Gowen native Mike Brewer, as previously reported by Central Michigan Life, filed a lawsuit against […]

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