CMU Lacrosse VS Western Michigan

Central Michigan University’s Men’s Lacrosse team fell to the Western Michigan University Broncos 15-3, Friday, March 29 at Waldo Stadium, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Chippewas move to 0-7 overall.  

Baseball VS Saginaw Valley State

CMU's baseball team won against Saginaw Valley State with an overall score of (11-7), Tuesday, March 26, Keilitz Field at Theunissen Stadium. 

3rd Annual Henna Night

Shreya Abraham and Mahum Hakim host the 3rd Annual Henna Night where students gather to immerse themselves in the art and history of Henna, Tuesday, March 26 in the Bovee UC Rotunda.

Create Your Own Self Care Package

CMU Office of LGBTQ Services & Gender Equity hosts Create Your Own Self-Care Package, Tuesday, March 26, in the Bovee UC Central Eats. 

Empowered Voices Panel

Multicultural Academic Student Services hosts Empowered Voices: Celebrating Women's History Month with Asian Leaders as part of Women's History Month and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events Monday, March 25 in Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium. CMU students Shreya Abraham and Mahum Hakim moderated the panel. Panelists discussed a variety of topics, including stereotypes, obstacles they've faced in their careers, the model minority myth and more. 

Day in the Life

For the second consecutive year, Central Michigan Life teamed with the School of Communication, Journalism and Media photojournalism program to document 24 hours in the lives of Central Michigan University and Mount Pleasant. The following photos were taken, one image an hour, from 3 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday. The final gallery will be printed in our April 2024 edition. 

DIY Teabag Workshop

Central Michigan junior Nikolay Aleksiev hosts Steeped in Tradition: DIY Tea Bag Workshop, Sunday, March 24, in Kulhavi Hall. Students were able to learn about tea leaves and create their own teabags. 

Annual "Celebrating Life" Pow Wow

Central Michigan University hosts this year’s Annual "Celebrating Life" Pow Wow, Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and 24, in McGuirk Arena. Singing, dancing, arts and crafts, and food were all parts of this event. Dancers, singers, and drummers competed, along with intertribals, where anyone was allowed to dance. 

Introduction to Hapkido: The Korean Art of Self-Defense

Central Michigan University presents Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month event Introduction to Hapkido: The Korean Art of Self-Defense on Thursday, March 21, in the MAC Gym. The event was hosted by CMU Multicultural Academic Student Services and Associate Professor Kevin Fisher led the demonstration. Hapkido is a form of self-defense that involves joint locks, kicks, punches, and different striking attacks. 

Refugee Outreach Collective Panel

ROC hosts the Refugee Outreach Collective panel where the voices of displaced students are heard, Wednesday, March 20, in Pearce Hall. ROC can be understood from its three pillars; education, advocacy, and outreach for those who are experiencing forced displacement. 

Wellness Workshop

Central Michigan University capstone class WGS496 hosts Wellness Works For Us: Intersectional Feminist Workshops on Wednesday, March 20, in the UC Terrace. The workshop allowed students to meet feminist RSOs and learn more about healthy behaviors. The event had a schedule of workshops, short presentations, and over 10 RSOs tabling. 

Women's Empowerment Forum

Women's Initiative of Strength and Hope (W.I.S.H) and the Office of LGBTQ Services and Gender Equity Programs host Women's Empowerment Forum: Navigating Women's Rights and Health as part of Women's History Month events Tuesday, March 19 in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium. The four panelists discussed issues of sexism and racism in the medical field, as well as their personal experiences in their own fields. 

Intercultural Unity Festival

The Intercultural Unity Festival (IUF) was held on Saturday, March 16, in Bioscience 1010. The event was held to create a place for underrepresented individuals on campus to celebrate many cultures, identities and traditions. 

Gymnastics VS Western

Central Michigan's gymnastics team defeated Western Michigan 196.875 to 195.800 Friday, March 25, in McGuirk Arena. This was the last meet before the Mid-American Conference and their Senior and Alumni Night.  

Asian Celebration

CMU students Shreya Abraham and Mahum Hakin host Asian Celebration, Friday, March 15 in the Bovee University Center CSID. Students were encouraged to create crafts. 

Discovering Ramadan: A Beginners Guide

Central Michigan University's Muslim Student Association hosts Discovering Ramadan: A Beginners Guide on Friday, Mar. 15, in the Center for Student Inclusion and Diversity, Bovee UC. The event enlightened students about the sacred month of Ramadan and all the traditions that come with it. MSA promotes the understanding of diverse and intersectional communities that CMU holds. 

MAC Men's Basketball VS Bowling Green

Central Michigan's men's basketball team fell to Bowling Green 66-56 in Game 2 of the Mid-American Conference Tournament on Thursday, Mar. 14 at Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland, Ohio. Junior guard Derrick Butler was CMU's lead scorer with 14 points. The loss ends CMU's season at 18-14 overall.

Joy Harjo Keynote Speaker

The Office of Indigenous Affairs, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe host renowned poet, author and musician Joy Harjo of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation to deliver the Women's History Month keynote speech Tuesday, March 12 in Plachta Auditorium. Harjo served as the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States from 2019-2022. She has written ten poetry books and won Yale's 2023 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry. Harjo read several of her poems at the event, including "How to Write a Poem in a Time of War", "Without" and "I Am a Prayer". The event concluded with a Q and A session and a book signing.  

Women's Basketball VS Akron

Central Michigan's women's basketball team fell to Akron 65-57 on Saturday, Mar. 9 in McGuirk Arena. Senior center Rochelle Norris led CMU with 18 points and a career-high six blocks. The game was the team's senior night, and both Norris and graduate forward Nadège Jean were honored after the game. The loss ends CMU season at 4-14 in Mid-American Conference play and 6-22 overall.

Men's Basketball VS Eastern Michigan

Central Michigan's men's basketball team defeated Eastern Michigan 65-62 in overtime on Friday, Mar. 8 in McGuirk Arena. Sophomore guard Paul McMillan IV led CMU with 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Graduate guard Brian Taylor was honored before the game during senior night festivities. Taylor recorded a double-double with 14 points and 22 rebounds. With this being the last game of the regular season, CMU ends its season 12-6 in Mid-American Conference play and 18-13 overall. In the MAC Tournament, No. 4 CMU will play No. 5 Bowling Green in game two on Thursday, Mar. 4 at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio.