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Soundcheck S5 E6: Eddie Van Halen

This time on Soundcheck, Director of Student Publications Dave Clark joins Michael and Andrew to discuss the music and legacy of Eddie Van Halen.

Could this be magic?

Setlist:

  1. Sunday Afternoon in the Park // Van Halen
  2. Eruption // Van Halen
  3. Outta Love Again // Van Halen
  4. Spanish Fly // Van Halen
  5. I'm the One // Van Halen
  6. Atomic Punk // Van Halen
  7. And the Cradle Will Rock... // Van Halen
  8. Hot for Teacher // Van Halen
  9. Hear About It Later // Van Halen
  10. Secrets // Van Halen
  11. My Mother Is A Space Cadet // Dweezil Zappa
  12. Prisoner // Echoberyl
  13. Oh! Yoko (Ultimate Mix) // John Lennon
  14. Women In Love... // Van Halen


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Past Deadline: Football's return

This time on Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley talks to Sports Editor Austin Chastain about the upcoming football season.

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Soundcheck S5 E5: Soundcheck +/- Mathrock

This time on Soundcheck, Michael gives Andrew and Ben a pop quiz in his favorite subject: Mathrock!

Hope you studied up...

Setlist:

  1. 21st Century Schizoid Man // King Crimson
  2. Futura // Battles
  3. The Swinging Man // Black Flag
  4. Sleep! // Big Black
  5. Breadcrumb Trail // Slint
  6. Never Meant // American Football
  7. Oh Messy Life // Cap'n Jazz
  8. Day Time (feat. Enno Cheng) // Elephant Gym
  9. Biblical Violence // Hella
  10. G.O.A.T. // Polyphia
  11. Waterslide // Chon
  12. The Ongoing Horrible // Maps & Atlases
  13. Aware Wolf // Sincerely
  14. Panda // This Town Needs Guns
  15. Badger // This Town Needs Guns
  16. We Own The Night // Dance Gavin Dance
  17. Never Meant // American Football
  18. Little Liar // Sleepy Dog
  19. Onset // Hikes
  20. Republic of Rough and Ready // Hella
  21. Juliefuckingette // Stephen Malkmus
  22. American Crisis // Bob Mould
  23. Sometimes // J Mascis
  24. 2 + 2 = ? // The Bob Seger System


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Maroon & Bold S9 E5: MACtion is Back!

This time on Maroon & Bold, hosts Austin and Christian discuss the appointment of new athletic director Amy Folan and the reinstatement of the MAC football season. Hear the guys' predictions for the upcoming season here!

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Past Deadline: Why executive searches?

This time on Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley talks to Associate Editor Michael Livingston about the who, what, why and how of executive searches.

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Soundcheck S5 E4: Glam!

This week on Soundcheck, Ben takes Andrew, Michael and the listener through the glittery androgynous world of glam rock!

Bang your gong and get it on!

Setlist:

  1. Yummy, Yummy, Yummy // The Ohio Express
  2. Hold Tight! // Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
  3. Bang a Gong (Get It On) // T. Rex
  4. Baby Strange // T. Rex
  5. Cum on Feel the Noize // Slade
  6. Ballroom Blitz // Sweet
  7. Virginia Plain // Roxy Music
  8. Starman // David Bowie
  9. Take Me I'm Yours // Jobriath
  10. All the Young Dudes // Mott The Hoople
  11. I'm So Free // Lou Reed
  12. Shake Appeal (Bowie Mix) // The Stooges
  13. Elected // Alice Cooper
  14. Personality Crisis // New York Dolls
  15. Five Years // David Bowie
  16. Sweet Transvestite // Tim Curry
  17. I'm Going Home // Tim Curry
  18. Leather Together // The Lemon Twigs
  19. Mighty Little Man // Steve Burns
  20. You Got a Problem Without Knowing It // The Baboon Show
  21. Born to Lose (Lost '77 Mix) // Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers
  22. Baby Strange (Live at Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ) // The Replacements


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Past Deadline: Changing Title IX (Breakdown)

On this episode of Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley breaks down this week's cover story, "Changing Title IX."

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Maroon & Bold S9 E4: Maroon & Bold Hall of Fame (Part 2: The Coaches)

On this episode of Maroon & Bold, hosts Austin and Christian wrap up their "Maroon & Bold Hall of Fame" series with their selections of the top five coaches in Central Michigan history.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes of "Player One"

This time on Past Deadline, guest host Austin Chastain goes behind the scenes with Staff Reporter Katherine Schultz, Waterford junior Zack Saffron and esports head coach and program adviser Katherine Hanchon on this week's cover story. They discuss Zack's history with League of Legends as well as the esports team in general.

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Soundcheck S5 E3: Political Anthems

This time on Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben talk about some of the most important political anthems from the '60s to now.

A word of warning: This is a heavy episode with heavy political and social topics.

Setlist:

  1. Mississippi Goddam // Nina Simone
  2. Any Other Way // Jackie Shane
  3. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll (Live) // Bob Dylan
  4. Redemption Song // Bob Marley & The Wailers
  5. Short Memory // Midnight Oil
  6. (Nothing But) Flowers // Talking Heads
  7. Kool Thing // Sonic Youth
  8. 911 Is A Joke // Public Enemy
  9. Black Hoodie // Body Count
  10. FIGHT! // Wyatt Waddell
  11. Carey // Joni Mitchell
  12. Unknown Soldier // The Casualties
  13. Already Great // Neil Young + The Promise of the Real
  14. Political World // Bob Dylan


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Maroon & Bold S9 E3: Maroon & Bold Hall of Fame (Part 1: The Players)

This time on Maroon & bold, hosts Austin and Christian discuss their personal top five athletes in CMU history. The guys will complete their Hall of Fame next week when they discuss their top five coaches in Chippewa history.

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Past Deadline: The bike thief

This time on Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley goes in-depth with staff reporter Teresa Homsi on a serial bike thief she heard about while writing this week's crime log.

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Soundcheck S5 E2: Silversun Pickups

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael go in depth on the discography of dreamy indie band Silversun Pickups.

The comeback kids are back again.

Setlist:

  1. Comeback Kid // Silversun Pickups
  2. All the Go Inbetweens // Silversun Pickups
  3. Dream at Tempo 119 // Silversun Pickups
  4. Lazy Eye // Silversun Pickups
  5. Rusted Wheel (Live) // Silversun Pickups
  6. Substitution // Silversun Pickups
  7. Panic Switch // Silversun Pickups
  8. Mean Spirits // Silversun Pickups
  9. Busy Bees // Silversun Pickups
  10. Tapedeck // Silversun Pickups
  11. Latchkey Kids // Silversun Pickups
  12. It Doesn't Matter Why // Silversun Pickups
  13. We Are Chameleons // Silversun Pickups
  14. Cyclone // New Today
  15. Tarhatazed // Mdou Moctar
  16. Sun Medallion // King Tuff


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Past Deadline: Capturing the feeling on campus during COVID-19

This week on Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley brings on Associate Editor Andrew Mullin and Staff Reporter Tess DeGayner to discuss their experiences gathering student opinion on campus reopening.

Watch the video version of this podcast here.


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Soundcheck S5 E1: Lockdown Discoveries

On the season premiere of Soundcheck, hosts Andrew, Michael and Ben discuss the music they discovered over lockdown!

Setlist:

  1. Come In // Weatherday
  2. The Falconer // Nico
  3. Who Got My Natural Comb? // Ted Hawkins
  4. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt. 1 // The Flaming Lips
  5. Haiti Meta // Batshitcrazies
  6. Storyline Fever // Purple Mountains
  7. Far Away // Junip
  8. God Bless America For What // Swamp Dogg
  9. Sabu Visits the Twin Cities Alone // John Prine
  10. Please Let Me Go Round Again // Swamp Dogg & John Prine


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Maroon & Bold S9 E2: Top Five CMU Sports Moments

On this episode of Maroon & Bold, hosts Austin and Christian discuss their top five moments in CMU sports history. Take a listen to their lists and let them know what other top fives you’d like to hear!

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Past Deadline: Meet Editor-in-Chief Isaac Ritchey

This time on Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley brings on Editor-in-Chief Isaac Ritchey to discuss his position at CM Life, as well as CM Life as an organization.

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Maroon & Bold S9 E1: Welcome Back!

In the season premiere, Austin and Christian discuss the latest on the athletic director search at CMU, two new women's hoops assistant coach signings, and eSports, the university's newest varsity sport.

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Past Deadline: Writing the back-to-school safety guide

On this episode of Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley brings on Associate Editor Courtney Pedersen to talk about how she wrote this week's cover story and to discuss how life on CMU's campus will look different this year.

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Maroon & Bold Emergency Episode: MAC cancels football, all other fall sports

In an emergency episode, Austin and Christian react to the MAC’s decision to cancel all of its fall sports seasons, including football.

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