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Student Life
Mount Pleasant senior Heather Burch, center, marches and chants while marching down Main Street during the Take Back The Night event Thursday evening in downtown Mount Pleasant. Nearly 25 people started from Pearce Hall and marched to the Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University Ave. (Adam Niemi/Staff Photographer)

Out of the rabbit hole: Sexual Assault survivors share their story at Take Back the Night

It started as a way to protest women’s fear of walking at night. In Belgium in 1976, women attending the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women walked together, holding candles and protesting violence against women, triggering a worldwide movement recognized […]
Student Life

YouTube sensation Zach Wahls speaks at Safari

Before Jan. 31, 2011, Zach Wahls was your ordinary college student. However, it was on that day when Wahls became known across the country for his compelling speech about being raised by his two mothers. His audience that day: The […]
On Campus / Student Groups
Anthropology professor Dr. Catherine Willermet gives a powerpoint lecture Saturday afternoon at French Auditorium, along with chemistry professor Dr. Anja Mueller.  The purpose of the presentation was to encourage undergraduates to tackle global issues such as water and social justice.  It was part of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines' Second Annual Global Health Conference. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

Second Global Heath Conference held Saturday, Sunday

About 50 participants listened to Clint Smith open the second Global Health Conference with a slam poem titled “I am sick, I am tired, I am dying.” The performance on Saturday by Smith, a Washington, D.C. resident, was just one of […]
Student Groups

New Christian RSO promotes worship, academic success

A new registered student organization hopes to reach out to students in their search for God and their search in the career world. Experiencing God meets for worship at noon on Sundays in Pearce Hall 127 and for Bible study […]
Florida Reverend Terry Jones speaks to Associate Professor of Journalism Timothy Boudreau's JRN 404: Law of Mass Communication class Wednesday afternoon in Pearce 127 on the campus of Central Michigan University. Rev. Jones expressed his reasoning behind the infamous Quran burning along with his goal to expose the elements of Islam as dangerous and radical.  "It could not be proven that the writings were peaceful and it was burned," Rev. Jones said.  "It doesn't bleed, breathe or reproduce, it's just a book." Victoria Zegler/Staff Photographer

YEAR IN REVIEW #10: Pastor Terry Jones speaks on campus as example of free speech

While Rev. Terry Jones is best known for his controversial burning of a Quran, he also has served as an example of free speech to Central Michigan University students Nov 9. Invited by Associate Professor of Journalism Tim Boudreau, Jones […]
On Campus

MSU mathematics professor gives first presentation to CMU

Professor Guowei Wei of Michigan State University gave his first colloquium lecture at Central Michigan University to about fifteen students and staff members Thursday evening. The event, held in Pearce Hall, was organized by the CMU mathematics department chairwoman En-Bing […]
Featured / On Campus / Student Life

Critical Mass bike riders cruise around town, campus

Participants arrived on campus at 5 p.m. Saturday with slick chains and pants rolled ready to take on Mount Pleasant by bike. Bikers met in the grassy area between Anspach Hall and Pearce Hall and left around 6 p.m. for […]
Student Groups

Take Back The Tap students advocate new water bottle fountains

New drinking fountains on campus were installed to prevent waste from thousands of disposable plastic water bottles. Students looking for greener alternatives to their everyday habits need look no further than the drinking fountains in buildings all over Central Michigan […]

EDITORIAL: Grawn Computer Lab renovation may not be in overall student interest

While this board appreciates the additional accessibility to computer labs provided by the virtual lab pilot program, we question the decision to renovate the Grawn Lab into classroom space. The need for classroom space in a much-used building is indisputable. […]
Student Life
Mount Pleasant freshman Jocelyn Hill folds donated baby clothes Thursday afternoon at Central Michigan Pregnancy Service's Joyful Beginnings store, 312 W. Broomfield Street. The store is open to family's who participate in either the Earn While You Learn or Dad's Matter program offered through CMPS. Participation in the programs allows parents to earn "baby bucks" which they can then spend on various items including clothing, diapers, baby food or toys. According to Hill, who volunteers at the store once each week, the most rewarding part of her work is seeing the clients and everything they get out of the program. "I think it's cool," Hill said. "[CMPS] does a lot of important stuff here." (Paige Calamari/Staff Photographer)

Central Michigan Pregancy Services celebrating 25 years with Healthy Family Initative Day

Pregnancy can necessitate many tough choices for a young woman and Central Michigan Pregnancy Services wants to play a part. CMPS was started by a group of community members in a small building in the 1980s. The office behind Jon’s […]
Administration / Budget

Board of trustees approves Pearce, Powers Capital Outlay proposal

Central Michigan University is set to renovate Pearce and Powers halls, but state backing for the initiative remains uncertain. A $24.5-million Capital Outlay proposed renovation for Pearce and Powers halls was approved Thursday at CMU’s Board of Trustees meeting. Following […]
Board of Trustees / Facilities Management / News / University

Trustees hear graduate housing plans, construction updates during first open committee meetings

Trustees heard updates on several infrastructure projects during the board of trustees' newly opened committee meetings Wednesday. Steve Lawrence, associate vice president of Facilities Management, requested permission from the board on proposed renovations to Pearce and Powers halls totaling $24.5 […]

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