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Gymnastics VS Kent State

Central Michigan's gymnastics team fell to Kent State 196.025 to 195.425 on Saturday, Feb. 24 in McGuirk Arena. The loss brings the Chippewa's record to 7-5 overall and 3-2 in MAC competition.  

Gymnastics VS Kent State

Central Michigan's gymnastics team fell to Kent State 196.025 to 195.425 on Saturday, Feb. 24 in McGuirk Arena. The loss brings the Chippewa's record to 7-5 overall and 3-2 in MAC competition.  

The Last of the Dragons Dress Rehearsal

Central Michigan University Studio Theatre presents the Last of the Dragons dress rehearsal, Wednesday, Feb. 21 in the Townsend Kiva. CMU senior Kaeleigh Casavant directed this play as part of her senior capstone. This play was adapted from the story by Edith Nesbit. ‘The Last of the Dragons’ was performed Feb. 22-23 at 7:00p.m. and Feb. 25 at 2:00p.m. 

Betas Got Jazz

Central Michigan senior Christiano Bermúdez hosts Betas Got Jazz: Influence and Importance of Jazz in Black History, Friday, Feb. 23, in Pearce Hall. This event was one of many in celebration of Black History Month on campus.  

24th Annual OBU Fashion Show

Central Michigan's Organization for Black Unity hosts the 24th Annual OBU Fashion Show Friday, Feb. 23, in Plachta Auditorium. The theme for the show was 'The 7 Sins of Fashion' including: sloth, envy, greed, lust, gluttony, wrath and pride. OBU was joined by Appeal Dance Team, ReaXtioN Dance and Henry Key.

"The Gospel" Black History Month Documentary

The MASS Office and WMCU host Black History Month Documentary: "The Gospel," Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium. This event was one of many for the celebration of Black History Month on campus. 

Black Women in A.I.

Central Michigan University alumna and the founder of Black Women in A.I., Angle Bush, and Provost Nancy Mathews speak and discuss the topic of A.I., Wednesday, February 21, in Health Professions. Many of the topics discussed included diversity efforts, ethics, and the inclusion of A.I. in schools.

Basketball VS Bowling Green

Central Michigan's men's basketball team defeated Bowling Green 62-60, Tuesday, Feb. 20, in McGuirk Arena. Junior guard Anthony Pritchard was the leading scorer for the night with 15 points. The win brings the team to 10-3 in Mid-American Conference play and 16-10 overall. 

Queens of Rhythm

Black Girls Rock and Multicultural Academic Student Services hosts Queens of Rhythm: A Tribute to Black Female Music Icons as part of Black History Month events Tuesday, Feb. 20 in Pearce Hall. Presenters spoke about influential Black women in music throughout history, such as Aretha Franklin, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson and more. The event concluded with a Kahoot that allowed participants to test their knowledge, with the opportunity for the top three winners to receive prizes.

Toilet Paper Toss

Central Michigan's men's basketball team defeated Western Michigan 69-42 on Saturday, Feb. 17 in McGuirk Arena. The night was CMU's Toilet Paper Toss game where everyone tossed toilet paper onto the court before the game. Junior guard Derrick Butler was CMU's player of the game with 24 points and nine rebounds. The win brings the team to 9-3 in Mid-American Conference play and 15-10 overall.

Gymnastics VS Bowling Green

 

Central Michigan's gymnastics team defeated Bowling Green with a score of 195.625 - 191.475 on Friday, Feb. 16 in McGuirk Arena. The win brings CMU to 3-1 in Mid-American Conference play and 7-4 overall. This being CMU's childhood cancer awareness meet, CMU showed support for the Ludington Childhood Cancer Campaign. Getting to walk out with CMU's team before the meet, Maci Jensen was the meet's special guest. Jensen's family receives support and information from the Ludington chapter as Maci was diagnosed with cancer a little over a year ago.

Black Care Starts Somewhere

The 3rd Annual 'Black Care Starts Somewhere' was hosted on Friday, February 16, in the Bovee UC Rotunda. The event was hosted by Christiano Bermúdez and Makayla Osborn, the event included a wig raffle, 'shopping' of hair care products/wigs and skin care products/informational presentation by Ku'Juana Quinn and Rachael Veasley.

Through the Lens

Central Michigan senior Ku'Juana Quinn hosts Through The Lens: Reimagining the role Black film has played in the realm of advocacy,  Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium. This event is one of many on campus for Black History Month 2024. 

The Legacy of Black Veterans

Multicultural Academic Student Services hosts Valor and Resilience: The Legacy of Black Veterans as part of Black History Month events Monday, Feb. 12 in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium. Junior Madison Coleman, who is a member of the Michigan Army National Guard, presented on the history, challenges, successes and impacts of Black veterans. She also spoke on her personal experiences. Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Rusher, a veteran, also shared his experiences and answered questions from audience members. 

Wrestling VS Buffalo

Central Michigan's wrestling team beat Buffalo 28-5 on Sunday, Feb. 11 in McGuirk Arena. The win brings CMU to 4-1 in Mid-American Conference play and 6-6 overall. The team extended their winning streak to three and will travel to Kent State for their next match on Feb. 16.  

'The Last Daughter' Dress Rehearsal

Central Michigan University's Department of Theatre and Dance presents a new play written by Rachel Luann Strayer, and directed by Elaine DiFalco Daugherty on Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the Townsend Kiva. The Last Daughter is a play about the last fertile woman on earth who doesn't want to have children. The shows were Feb. 7-10 at 7:30pm and Feb. 11 at 2:00pm. 

Gymnastics VS Ball State

The Central Michigan women's gymnastics team falls to Ball State 195.325 to196.000 Friday, Feb. 9, in McGuirk Arena. The meet was celebrating girls and women in sports and included written testimonies from the coaches about being a female athlete and coaching female athletes. ⁠

Polar Plunge

Special Olympics Michigan hosts the annual Mount Pleasant Polar Plunge Saturday, Feb. 10 outside Wayside Central. Over 250 participants jumped into a pool in support of the organization. According to the 2024 Polar Plunge website, the event raised $56,100. All funds raised during the event go towards providing training and services to athletes in Michigan with intellectual disabilities.

Medical Bias Against Black Women

Central Michigan's RSO Faith in Femininity hosted Black History event Medical Bias Against Black Women on Thursday, Feb. 8, in the EHS building room 230. The event was led by Dr. Donnesha Blake, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Central Michigan University College of Medicine. The event was to help promote and educate attendees on the bias black women face when trying to get medical assistance.