GALLERY: Men's Basketball vs Akron

The CMU Chippewas men's basketball team took a 69-51 loss to Akron on Tuesday, Jan. 17 in McGuirk Arena. The Chippewas drop to 2-3 in the MAC and 5-3 at home.

GALLERY: Feminista Jones

The Office of Multicultural Student Services hosts award-winning writer, activist, and social worker Feminista Jones as part of MLK week Tuesday, Jan. 17 in French Auditorium. Jones spoke on Dr. King's legacy of radical activism. "The activism isn't just when you have the free time, it's not just when you won't get in trouble. Its about being a disruptor. And that's what Dr. King was," Jones said in her speech.

GALLERY: MLK CommUNITY Peace March & Vigil

The Office of Multicultural Academic Student Services hosts a CommUNITY Peace March & Vigil in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, Jan. 16, across CMU's campus and into downtown Mt. Pleasant. Students and community members marched to honor Dr. King's legacy, and the event concluded with speeches given by runner-ups for the MLK Oratorical Conest.


CMU North American Indigenous Student Organization hosts an Inaugural Round Dance Saturday, Jan. 14 in the Bovee University Center. Round dance is a ceremony that was originally used to bring healing after the loss of a loved one, and has been adopted into the Anishinaabe way of life. 

GALLERY: Men's Basketball vs Buffalo

CMU's men's basketball team beat Buffalo 87-78 in overtime Saturday, Jan. 14 in McGuirk Arena. The win makes the team 2-2 in conference play and 6-10 overall.

GALLERY: Wrestling vs NIU

The CMU wrestling team defeats Northern Illinois University 23-18 Friday, Jan. 13 in McGuirk Arena. The win is the team's first of the season.

Ponder Coffee opens fourth location

Mount Pleasant's Ponder Coffee welcomed students to a new location this week. The café inside the Health Professions Building is the company's fourth. 

New Years Eve from Indianapolis

*Editor's Note: Central Michigan Life staff photographers covered their home communities during winter break. Visual Editor Nate Pappas is from Indianapolis, Ind.

The Indiana State Museum hosts its Family New Years Eve party Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Indianapolis, Ind. The event featured a dance floor, face painting, an indoor train ride, and many other activities for attendees as they rang in the new year.


CMU gymnastics hosts the CMU showcase to show the team off to the fans Saturday, Jan 7, in McGuirk Arena. The gymnastics team is projected to repeat their victory as MAC champions this year.

GALLERY: Men's Basketball vs Michigan

CMU's men's basketball team defeated Michigan 63-61 on Thursday, Dec. 29 at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor. This is CMU's first win in Ann Arbor since 2007 and the twenty-sixth time the two teams played each other. 

GALLERY: Late Night Breakfast

CMU Student Activities hosts a Late Night Pre-Finals Breakfast Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Bovee University Center. The event included a pancake bar, breakfast taco bar, and a donut wall for students to enjoy. With finals week beginning on Monday, the event gave students a place to de-stress, socialize, and study.


Students decorate ornaments, enjoy appetizers, and hot chocolate at the LGBTQ+ Holiday Mixer, Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the CSID. Hosted by the Office of LGBTQ Services & Gender Equity Programs and Spectrum, the LGBTQ+ Holiday Mixer was organized for the community to enjoy themselves before the semester ends. 

GALLERY: Cards for Prisoners

Members of Student Advocates for Prison Reform and the Incarcerated (SAPRI) make holiday cards for prisoners during their last meeting of the semester, Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Anspach 255. 

GALLERY: Holiday Activities Night

CMU Program Board hosts 'Holiday Activities Night,' Monday Dec. 5, in the Student Involvement Center. The events included events such as gingerbread houses, ornament decorating, and holiday cookies available to participants. 

GALLERY: Painting with a Twist

Women's Initiative for Strength & Hope (W.I.S.H) hosts 'Painting with a Twist' event, Monday Dec. 5, in Pearce 137. The event included canvases, acrylic paints and hot chocolate.