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'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.

Dangerously In Love

Central Michigan's L.e.g.a.C hosts Dangerously In Love, as part of their 'Dangerous Series,' Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Anspach Hall. In the event, topics of Black love and relationships were discussed.

Women's Basketball VS Toledo

Central Michigan women's basketball team falls to Toledo 93-68 Wednesday, Feb. 7 in McGuirk Arena. Players and attendees were encouraged to wear pink for a 'pink game' in celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.  

Black Mental Health: Let's Talk About It

Multicultural Academic Student Services hosted Black Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It, Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Kulhavi 141. The event was a walkthrough gallery analyzing mental health within the black community. The gallery contained a range of topics and resources.

African American Influence in Music

Multicultural Academic Student Services hosts African American Influence in Music as part of Black History Month events Monday, Feb. 5 in the Bovee University Center. Senior Bryce Robinson presented about a variety of genres, including jazz, hip hop, blues and more. He also highlighted and played songs from influential artists, such as Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry and others. The event aimed to show how African American music has influenced popular culture throughout history and provides a platform for resistance, political expression and creativity.

Haleem 'Stringz' Rasul Hip Hop Master Class

The Department of Theatre & Dance hosts Haleem “Stringz” Rasul hip hop/jit master class Sunday, Feb. 4 in Rose Hall. Rasul is the CEO of at Hardcore Detroit, a dance and design brand. CMU students were encouraged to attend the master class, along with a film screening of “The Jitterbugs: Pioneers of the Jit” before the master class.  

New Venture Challenge Focus Workshop

Central Michigan University's New Venture Challenge hosts Focus Workshop: Testing your idea where students have the opportunity to learn start-up skills, network and launch business ideas on Thursday, Feb. 1, in Grawn room 150G. The NVC Focus Workshop: Testing your Idea was taught by Entrepreneurship faculty member Dr. Howard Haines from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The workshop was designed to guide CMU students' business ideas into the right direction.  

'Journey Into My Imagination' Dress Rehearsal

Central Michigan senior Isabella Silos directs and choreographs the ‘Journey Into My Imagination’ dress rehearsal Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Theater-on-the-Side. The show featured several CMU dancers and theater majors as part of Silos’ dance studies capstone project. The performances occurred Thursday, Feb. 1, Friday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Black Arts: Resistances & Transformation

MASS Office & Ku’Juana Quinn hosts Black Arts: Resistances & Transformation with guest speaker Dr. Yusef Shakur, Thursday, Feb. 1, in the EHS building French Auditorium. This event is the first of many being held for Black History Month 2024 on campus, the next event being African American Influence in Music, Monday, Feb. 5, in the Bovee UC 108. 

CMU Basketball VS Northern Illinois

Central Michigan’s men’s basketball team defeats Northern Illinois 84-77 on Tuesday, Jan. 30 in McGuirk Arena. Sophomore guard Paul McMillan IV was the night’s lead scorer with 21 points. 

Women's BBall VS. Western

Central Michigan's women's basketball team beat Western Michigan 53-45 for their second MAC conference win of the season on Saturday, Jan. 27 in McGuirk Arena. Junior guard Lisa Tesson was the game's lead scorer with 12 points. Senior center Rochelle Norris lead the team in rebounds with 11 boards. The win brings the team to 2-6 in MAC conference play and 4-14 overall. 

Women's BBall VS. Western

Central Michigan's women's basketball team beat Western Michigan 53-45 for their second MAC conference win of the season on Saturday, Jan. 27 in McGuirk Arena. Junior guard Lisa Tesson was the game's lead scorer with 12 points. Senior center Rochelle Norris lead the team in rebounds with 11 boards. The win brings the team to 2-6 in MAC conference play and 4-14 overall. 

2nd Annual Round Dance

CMU North American Indigenous Student Organization hosts it's second annual Round Dance on Saturday, Jan. 27, in the Bovee Univerity Center Rotunda from 5 to 9 p.m. The event was emceed by Bud Day and the leading Stick man was Nathan Isaac. CMU NAISO's Round Dance incorporates traditional songs with a dance floor open to all.  

Spring MainStage 2024

The gymnasium floor was covered in student organizations from club sports, sororities, fraternities and campus departments at Spring MainStage from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, in Finch Fieldhouse. MainStage is an opportunity for students to find out what the organizations on campus have to offer. With over 80 RSOs at MainStage, attendees had a plethora of tables to choose from. 

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Hillel at CMU hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day with guest speaker Holocaust survivor Dr. Rene Lichtman, Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Bovee UC Rotunda. This event was part of Jewish Heritage Week 2024 with the final event being Shabbat Dinner, Friday, Jan. 26 in Kulhavi Hall 146.  

Women's Basketball VS Ohio

Central Michigan's women's basketball team fell to Ohio 68-58 Wednesday, Jan. 24 in McGuirk Arena. Junior guard Karrington Gordon was CMU's lead scorer with 14 points. Senior center Rochelle Norris lead the team in rebounds with nine. The loss brings CMU's record to 1-6 in MAC conference play and 3-14 overall.

CMU Men's Basketball VS Miami (Ohio)

Central Michigan's men's basketball team defeats Miami (Ohio) 71-55, Tuesday, Jan. 23 in McGuirk Arena. Junior guard Anthony Pritchard was the night's lead scorer with 18 points. This game brings the Chippewa's overall score to 10-9 and their Mid-American Conference score to 5-2.⁠