Post Tagged with: "Merrill Hall"

Metro / Police/Courts

Sophomore pleads guilty to October assaults in Merrill Hall

Canton sophomore John Rubio pleaded guilty Friday to charges stemming from the assaults of three other students in Merrill Hall in late October. The 18-year-old was charged with one count of first-degree home invasion, criminal sexual conduct-assault with intent of penetration, […]
Birmingham freshman Jackie Johnson laughs during a meal with Royal Oaks freshmen Shae O'Sullivan, center, and Michelle Forge on Tuesday in the Real Food On Campus dining hall. (Adam Niemi | Assistant Photo Editor)

Clean inspection showcases improved Campus Dining procedures

All of Central Michigan University’s campus dining facilities, run by third-party food contractor Aramark, were violation free in 2013, according to records provided by Central Michigan District Health Department. Nikki Smith, Aramark Dining Services’ marketing manager, said food service directors […]
Budget / Facilities Management / University
Robinson Hall

South Quad set to receive fire suppression update; North Campus remains without system

Three South Quad residence halls are set to receive new fire suppression systems, yet residence halls without proper fire suppression systems are still an area of concern for some students. The $4.6 million project to update the South Quad residencies […]
Freshman charged in October assaults at Merrill Hall nears sentencing

Freshman charged in October assaults at Merrill Hall nears sentencing

Canton freshman John Rubio will be in court, Jan. 21 for his final pretrial conference on five felonies related to the October assaults on three other students. The 18-year-old was charged with one count of first-degree home invasion, criminal sexual […]
Metro / Police/Courts
A CMU Police cruiser sits outside of Merrill Hall, where the sexual assault incident occurred earlier this week. (Taylor Ballek/Photo Editor)

Students unnerved by Merrill sexual assault incident, encouraged to remain aware

In the wake of Sunday’s sexual assault in Merrill Hall, student residents remained firm in the safety of the campus and vigilance of the community. Midland freshman Larissa Sian, who lives in Sweeney Hall, right next to Merrill, said although […]
Multimedia / Police/Courts / Top Stories
Freshman arraigned on charges for Merrill Hall assault

Freshman arraigned on charges for Merrill Hall assault

Canton freshman John Rubio was arraigned Tuesday in the Isabella Trial Courthouse on charges resulting from an incident that occurred Sunday morning in Merrill Hall. The 18-year-old was charged with one count of first-degree home invasion, criminal sexual conduct with […]
Featured / Residence Life / Student Life

Two Beddow Hall residents crowned king, queen of Residence Life

Wednesday night, Troy freshman Scott Stewart and Bridgeport sophomore Karlee Parent of Beddow Hall were crowned King and Queen of Residence Life. About 60 students gathered in the Bovee University Center Rotunda to support each pair of contestants from Herrig, […]
Administration / On Campus

Ross has dinner with students Tuesday, says ‘I want to hear your voices’

University President George Ross sat down with 20 students Tuesday evening for dinner and a discussion in Merrill Residential Restaurant. “I’ve been here about a year and a half now,” said Ross, who was accompanied by his wife. “I’ve always […]
Facilities Management

Two new technicians’ initiatives to save $14,300 per year on energy

This summer two retro-commission technicians began to examine older buildings on campus to find ways to cut gas, electrical and cooling consumption. Their projects began with Carey and Merrill Halls, which were completed about a month ago. Central Michigan University […]
Featured / News / On Campus

CMU’s first official rave “electrifies” campus, supports The Go Effect

The dance floor in Finch Fieldhouse Saturday night was full of students feeling heavy electronic beats in white shirts, glow paint and bright colors. Tyler Belote helped with crowd control during Central Michigan University's first official rave, Electrify CMU, and […]
Featured / Student Groups
Macomb freshman Katie Freeman flinches while being attacked with a foam weapon Friday during a Merrill Men at Arms battle outside of Merrill Hall. (Jeff Smith/Staff Photographer)

Battle Studies: Merrill Men at Arms take foam fighting seriously

The warriors of Merrill Hall take up foam arms when they walk into battle. They call themselves the Merrill Men at Arms and the campus of Central Michigan University is their battlefield to clash across.

Cameras add security to residence hall entrances, hall floors

Four residence halls received extra surveillance during the summer and fall.

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