Vader on Campus

On Dec. 4, 2015 Darth Vader came to CMU to prepare campus for the Star Wars edition of CM Life that is coming out on Monday Dec. 7, 2015.

Mount Pleasant Christmas Celebration

Students and members of the community enjoy the lighted displays and warming booths with hot chocolate and cookies set up throughout downtown Mount Pleasant. The parade occured at 6 p.m. on the second evening of Mount Pleasant's Christmas celebration on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015.

Photos by Baylen Brown, Sarah Klos, and Kaiti Chritz


The Chippewas used a 28-point fourth quarter to erase a 14-point deficit to beat Eastern Michigan 35-28. It was the regular-season finale on Nov. 27, 2015 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

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.