Gymnastics Excite Night 2015

Central Michigan gymnastics had its first chance to perform in front of an audience this season at Excite Night on Friday, Nov. 21, 2015 at McGuirk Arena. The event gave fans an opportunity to get a better understanding of the sport, watch the team perform, and get autographs.

BUG: A University Theatre Studio Production

The University Theatre rehearsed "BUG" by Tracy Letts at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Moore Hall’s Theater on the side.

Directed by Richard Bronson, this dark show features a faculty member, Keeley Stanley-Bohn in the lead role opposite senior Alexander Cabala.

"This is a very dark show that I believe a lot of CMU students would enjoy," Cabala said.

The show will run Thursday, Nov. 19 through Saturday, Nov. 21at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Hall's Theater on the side and admission is free.

"Treat Yo Self" at MJ Murphy Beauty College

Students and members of the community take part in "Treat Yo Self" spa day at Mount Pleasant's MJ Murphy Beauty College, Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Student and professional stylists from the area took shifts volunteering their time.

Color Combat: The Ultimate Paint War

RPL 430 hosted Color Combat: The Ultimate Paint War on Nov. 9, 2015 at Finch Fieldhouse. Students paid an entry fee and had a spot in the paint war. All proceeds went to LGBTQ Trans Awareness Week. Over thirty people attended and the class raised more than $200.

Veterans Day Ceremony

LTC Williams Humes spoke to the audience during CMU's Veterans Day Ceremony, and volunteers performed the Retrieval of the Colors ceremony this morning in Plachta Auditorium.

Baylen Brown | Staff Photographer

Painting With a Twist

Zeta Phi Beta hosted painting with a twist in Wightman Hall on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.

Mary Lewandowski | Staff Photographer

Zombie Run 2015

Zombies and humans alike ran down Main Street in support of Special Olympics on Nov. 7, 2015.

Photos By Binge Yan and Drew Shornak

Jerky For Our Troops

The non-profit organization Aaron's Gifts From Home held a concert featuring the Chad Lee Band on Nov. 7 at Wayside Central. The event collected both monetary and jerky donations for troops overseas in memory of HN Aaron Ullom of the United States Navy.

Derby Days Pageant

Sigma Chi held a pageant at Broadway Theatre as a part of its Derby Days events. Members of sororitys competed in talent, formal wear, and Q&A segments throughout the evening. Top finishers were Detla Zeta and Phi Mu. Sigma Kappa took home first place.

CMU vs. Akron

The Chippewas topped the Akron Zips 14-6 on Oct. 31, 2015 thanks to a strong defensive effort. CMU moves to 5-4 and 4-1 in the Mid-American Conference with the victory.

The Central Michigan University Rugby Rebels

The Central Michigan University Rugby Rebels are a club sport, but relationships between teammates are just as strong as any varsity team, said Ohio senior Ally “Sonic” Gryczewski.

“I know that no matter what, we always have each others back,” she said. “We’re like the island of misfit toys. Everyone is super accepting and supportive.”

The sport gives women an opportunity to play a full contact club sport. This year, the Rebels will competed in the Mid-American Conference Women’s Rugby Conference against Ohio University, Ball State, Miami University, Kent State and Bowling Green State University. The Rebels finished their fall competitive schedule last weekend against Davenport University, ending the season with a 3-3 record.

CMU vs. Ball State

The Central Michigan football team traveled to Muncie, Indiana Oct. 24, 2015 to play Ball State. The Chippewas defeated the Cardinals 23-21 to move to 4-4 and 3-1 in the Mid-American Conference.

Cosplay Cafe

Asian Cultural Organization and Cosplay Club hosted their annual event 'Cosplay Cafe,' on Thursday Oct. 22, 2015. The event offeredCMU students the chance to enjoy food served by organization members dressed in cosplay costumes.

National Day on Writing

The Writing Circle celebrated National Day on Writing with chalking, a nine hour writing marathon and thought banner in the Writing Center on Oct. 20, 2015.

Mt. Pleasant's Haunted Yard

Central Michigan University students and Mount Pleasant residents filled the yard of 814 N. Lansing St. for the annual Haunted Yard event on Oct. 16 and 17. Donations from the event benefitted Central Michigan student organizations and local charities.

Abbie Robinson | Staff Photographer

CMU vs. Buffalo

Central Michigan’s football team wasted no time dismantling Buffalo 51-14 on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 in Kelly/Shorts Stadium, scoring its most points since 2010.