GALLERY: Central Bridge hosts Loteria night

Central Bridge hosted a Loteria (Mexican Bingo) Night as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month Tuesday, Sept. 27 in the Center For Inclusion and Diversity. The event aimed to educate students on the history of this common household game and help non-Spanish speaking students become more familiar with the language. 

GALLERY: CMU soccer falls to Miami

Battling intermittent rain showers, Central Michigan soccer (1-6-2, 0-1-1) welcomed Miami (OH) (5-2-2, 1-0-1) to Mount Pleasant on Sunday looking to secure its first Mid-American Conference win. However, the hunt continues for the Chippewas as they lost 3-0 to the RedHawks.

GALLERY: 'People underestimated us'

Central Michigan volleyball wanted to prove that night one against Ball State wasn’t a fluke. And it did just that when it defeated the Cardinals 3-2 (23-25,12-25,25-20,25-22,19-17) in a five-sets on Sept. 24.

GALLERY: Students 'fire up to vote' with trivia, goats

Central Votes hosted a Fire Up to Vote event in celebration of National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 20 in the Fabiano Botanical Gardens. Central Votes registered students to vote and helped with absentee ballot applications. "We even had goats, because when you vote you are the goat," said a Central Votes Facebook post.

GALLERY: Welcome Back Ice Cream Social

The President's Office holds a Welcome Back Ice Cream Social Wednesday, Sep. 7 in Warriner Mall. The event, which served as a way for members of the CMU community to interact with President Davies and other students, featured ice cream, drinks, and fruit.

Students learn about health and wellness at 'Take Care on the Lawn'

Central Michigan University departments and organizations offered students mental health and wellness resources  at 'Take Care on the Lawn' on Sept. 1 outside of the Bovee University Center. Participating groups included the Counseling Center, CMCrew, Program Board, URec, CMU Takes Care, Care Team and more.

Getting to know campus employers

Students talk to employers at Central Michigan University's Job Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the Bovee University Center.

Leadership Safari - Team Viper

At the beginning of every fall semester, Central Michigan University holds a program for incoming students. This program is meant to help welcome students and give them the chance to acclimate to their new environment. 

Making an Impact

First post COVID celebration for diversity and community

The Michigan Indian Family Olympics

The 34th annual Michigan Indian Family Olympics was held this past weekend at CMU's Bennett Track and Field. More than 1,000 Native Americans and their family members participated in track and field events, basketball, archery and more. Here is some of the fun moments from the weekend. Scores by event and tribe can be found here:

Photos by Caroline Sharbaugh

Roe v. Wade protest Washington D.C. June 24, 2022

Protesters gathered in front of the United States Supreme Court in Washington D.C. to protest the decision to overrule Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022. The landmark ruling granted the right to abortion for almost fifty years in the US. Photos by Central Michigan Life Editor Aurora Abraham 

Roe v. Wade protest Friday, June 24 in Detroit

Pro-abortion rights group the Michigan Coalition for Reproductive Liberation holds a rally and march in protest of the Dobbs v Jackson supreme court decision, which overturned Roe v Wade, thus ending the federal right to abortion on Friday, June 24, in Detroit, Mich. Many bystanders would show support for the march including coming out of their jobs, cheering, or honking their horn as they drove past. Photos by Central Michigan Life photographer Nate Pappas.