In the back-and-forth season opener, the Central Michigan University football team fell to Oklahoma State 24-13 Thursday night. Head Coach John Bonamego and the team will look for its first win at 3 p.m. Sept. 12 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium against Monmouth.
With the start of classes just around the corner, thousands of students and visitors participated in welcome weekend celebrations during the last days of August. More police than ever before patrolled Main Street, a popular party venue, with a “zero tolerance policy.” Police were seen clearing the street and sidewalks as early as 11:30 p.m. using whistles and lights. Nearly 200 people were cited or arrested through out the weekend, with the most popular citation being open intoxication.
Hundreds of freshmen spent a week developing team skills and meeting new friends at Leadership Safari. Here are some of the best images from the activities and events. Photos by Sam Madar | Staff Photographer