GALLERY: Henna Night

Multicultural Academic Student Services hosts a Henna Night Thursday, March 16 in Bovee University Center. Attendees learned about the history and significance of henna and had the chance to receive a design from from a henna artist or practice on themselves. 

GALLERY: Pro Day 2023

The CMU football team held Pro Day on Wednesday, March 15, in the Indoor Athletic Complex. CMU football players and players from surrounding schools planning to enter the NFL Draft got the chance to perform in front of NFL scouts.

GALLERY: Dr. Hajime Otani

The Organization of Asian Leaders hosts Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Keynote: Dr. Hajime Otani Wednesday, March 15 in the Bovee University Center. Dr. Hajime Otani received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Georgia and began at Central Michigan University in 1989.  

GALLERY: Pi Day 2023

CMU students, faculty and family celebrate Pi Day on Tuesday, March 14 in Pearce Hall. The celebration featured Pi-oriented games, snacks and a Pi recitation contest.

GALLERY: Michigan Horse Expo

The Michigan Horse Council Board of Directors hosts the 40th annual Michigan Horse Expo at Michigan State University, Saturday, March 10, in MSU Pavilion. The event runs from Friday, March 10th through Sunday, March 12th, The Michigan Horse Expo is the main fundraising event for the Michigan Horse Council.  

GALLERY: Butterflies in bloom

Dow Gardens in Midland is celebrating spring by the return of their annual Butterflies in Bloom exhibit. With a purchase of tickets, visitors can observe thousands of butterflies from around the world daily from March 3 to April 16. For more information, visit Dow Gardens' website.

GALLERY: MHSAA Cheer championships

Some of the state's top high school cheer squads visited McGurik Arena, March 2 and 3, to battle it out for the divisions 1 through 4 state cheer championships. The Michigan High School Athletic Association competitive cheer season began Nov. 7. 

GALLERY: Leclerc Andre

CMU Program Board hosts stand-up comedian LeClerc Andre to perform Tuesday, Feb. 28 in Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium. Andre appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in 2018, as well as Bring the Funny in 2019.

GALLERY: Men's Basketball vs Toledo

CMU Men's basketball loses 99-65 on senior night to Toledo on Tuesday, Feb. 28 in McGuirk Arena. This loss brings their record to 5-11 in the MAC, and puts them in 9th place in the MAC standings.

GALLERY: Best of February 2023

The visuals desk best of for the month of February. All photos featured in this gallery were chosen by the photographers who took them.

GALLERY: Student Art Show

Guests admire art at the Annual Juried CMU Student Art Exhibition Awards in the University Art Gallery, Saturday, Feb. 25. Awards included 3 Juror's awards, 6 Merit Awards, 3 Honorable Mentions, and a Public Choice Award that is yet to be determined. 

GALLERY: OBU Fashion Show

The Organization for Black Unity, ‘OBU,’ hosts the 23rd annual fashion show, Saturday, Feb. 25, in Plachta Auditorium. Per OBU’s Instagram, the organization states that they are ‘dedicated to providing a cultural experience through fashion.’

GALLERY: CMU VS Northern Illinois

CMU's men's basketball team fell to Northern Illinois 84-80 Saturday, Feb. 25 in McGuirk Arena. CMU drops 10-19 overall, but their eighth place Mid-American Conference ranking remains freshman guard Reggie Bass leading the team with 40 points. Bass' 21 free throws broke the schools former record of 19 free throws made in a game.

GALLERY: Spring Artist Reveal Party

CMU students gather to play games and enjoy snacks while awaiting the reveal of the headliners for the spring concert, Friday, Feb. 24, . in the Kulhavi Events Center.

GALLERY: Winter Storm

A winter storm came through Mount Pleasant, dropping many inches of snow on CMU's campus, Wednesday, Feb. 22, on the campus of Central Michigan University. Due to the snow and ice, all classes and meetings after 4 pm were cancelled by the university. 


SGA holds a meeting where it recognized the tragedy at MSU and discussed the student-operated organization SAPA on Monday, Feb. 20 in the UC Auditorium. 

GALLERY: Wrestling vs. Michigan State

CMU's wrestling team fell to Michigan State 20-13 Friday, Feb. 17 in McGuirk Arena. The loss brings CMU's overall record to 6-9. This was the team's last home dual of the season, making CMU's home record 3-2. CMU honored seniors Mason Breece, Ben Cushman, Tracy Hubbard and Corbyn Munson during senior night festivities before the dual.  

GALLERY: MSU Shooting Protest

In honor of the victims from the Michigan State University shooting and other mass shootings, CMU students and faculty gather together to peacefully protest to end gun violence Friday, Feb. 17 on the campus of Central Michigan University. The protest started on the CMU Botanical Garden Lawn and ended at Wesley Church.  

GALLERY: Puzzle Making

CMU Program Board hosts a puzzle decorating event, Friday, Feb. 17, Office of Student Activities and Involvement. This event allowed students to start off their Friday being creative.