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Raving Geeks S3 E8: Time for Some PokéNews

This time on Raving Geeks, Brendan, Hope and Isaac discuss recent Pokémon announcements and reveals.

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Past Deadline: Documenting Jake's world

This time on Past Deadline, Editor-in-Chief Isaac Ritchey talks with host Ben Jodway about how his photo story on Jacob Hartshorne affected him. They discuss how Isaac took the photos, how he found the assignment, and how he’ll take the experience with him throughout his career.

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Soundcheck S6 E7: Beyond the Big Four of Thrash

This week on Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael join friend of the show Ben Solis to talk about thrash metal — specifically, nine bands that fall outside the big four of thrash. From Exodus, to Voivod, to Kreator, to Suicidal Tendencies, these metalheads create a guide for anyone looking to explore the genre further. 

Let's mosh at the Headbanger's Ball!

Setlist:

  1. A Lesson in Violence // Exodus
  2. Cajun Hell // Exodus
  3. Metal Command // Exodus
  4. Electro-Violence // Overkill
  5. Electric Rattlesnake // Overkill
  6. Return to Serenity // Testament
  7. Brotherhood of the Snake // Testament
  8. Greenhouse Effect // Testament
  9. Tornado // Voivod
  10. Dognation // Voivod
  11. Odds & Frauds // Voivod
  12. The Ultra-Violence // Death Angel
  13. Fallen // Death Angel
  14. Acid Flesh // White Zombie
  15. Thunder Kiss '65 // White Zombie
  16. More Human Than Human // White Zombie
  17. Phantom Antichrist // Kreator
  18. World War Now // Kreator
  19. Institutionalized // Suicidal Tendencies
  20. Possessed To Skate // Suicidal Tendencies
  21. Trip at the Brain // Suicidal Tendencies
  22. Silence // Toxic Holocaust
  23. Bombs of Death // Hirax
  24. Break // Saul Williams
  25. Thrashings My Business...And Business is Good // Municipal Waste


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Unsportsmanlike Conduct S4 E7: Source: Mitch & Christian

The fellas are back to talk more sports! Mitch and Christian discuss the NHL season so far, give their thoughts and predictions on the NL East Division, discuss JJ Watt signing with the Arizona Cardinals as they first found out, and Christian tries to hang with trivia on the 2015 World Series. Mitch’s Corner also debuts the trade tree, breaking down the trade between the Eagles and Browns for the 2016 No. 2 pick that lead to the selection of Carson Wentz.

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Maroon & Bold S10 E6: Prelude to March

This time on Maroon & Bold, Austin and Christian talk about the latest with the women's basketball team as Cleveland looms. The guys also catch you up on the men's basketball team, wrestling team and other CMU sports news.

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Raving Geeks S3 E7: March Into Reading Month!

This time on Raving Geeks, Hope, Isaac and Brendan get geeky about some of their favorite books and literary headcanons in preparation for National Reading Month.

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct S4 E6: The one where Mitch rants about Big Ben

Mitch and Christian return for another episode of Unsportsmanlike Conduct! The fellas break down the AL West division, discuss the Carson Wentz trade, and Mitch rants about the future his favorite quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger. Christian also attempts to hang with trivia on the 2017 NFL Draft.

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Soundcheck S6 E6: Short Songs!

This time on Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben keep things brief by highlighting some of their favorite short (1:30 or less) songs!

Don't get short with me, young man!

Setlist:

  1. Pressure // Negative Approach
  2. I Love Perth // Pavement
  3. Orchid // Black Sabbath
  4. Embryo // Black Sabbath
  5. You're Lovely // Labi Siffre
  6. Instrumental // The Microphones
  7. Kick Out The Jams // The Presidents Of The United States Of America
  8. Her Majesty // The Beatles
  9. MK 1 // Radiohead
  10. Girlfixer // The Distillers
  11. Love & Hate // Dan Reeder
  12. Supervillain Theme // Madvillainy, Madlib, MF DOOM
  13. Change Of Ideas // Bad Religion
  14. Careers in Combat // Parquet Courts
  15. Take A Look Inside // Folk Implosion
  16. Hypnotized // Spacemen 3
  17. Going Going Gone // Richard Hell and the Voidoids
  18. Lights Are Changing // Mary Lou Lord
  19. Short Songs // Dead Kennedys


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Raving Geeks S3 E6: Hello, Broadway!

Adapting to the pandemic has been difficult for many artistic mediums, but this week on Raving Geeks, Brendan, Hope and Isaac discuss theater's surprising success in light of restrictions.

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Past Deadline: Vaccine administration at Finch Fieldhouse

This time on Past Deadline, host Ben talks with Staff Reporter McKenna Golat about vaccines being administered right here at CMU.

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct S4 E5: No football, no problem

On this episode of Unsportsmanlike Conduct, Mitch and Christian conclude the UC Mock Draft 1.0 and breakdown the AL Central Division. The fellas also break down the 2021 Detroit Tigers with the help of Detroit Free Press Reporter Evan Petzold. 

To round out the episode, Mitch gives his take on the DeShaun Watson trade rumors, his thoughts on the NFL regular season overtime rule, and Christian tries to hang with trivia on the 2012 Detroit Tigers.

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Soundcheck S6 E5: R.E.M.

This week on Soundcheck, Michael and Andrew explore one of Andrew's favorite bands: the critically acclaimed college rock band R.E.M.!

It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine!

Setlist:

  1. Catapult // R.E.M.
  2. Radio Free Europe // R.E.M.
  3. Harborcoat // R.E.M.
  4. So. Central Rain // R.E.M.
  5. Driver 8 // R.E.M.
  6. Life And How To Live It // R.E.M.
  7. Cuyahoga // R.E.M.
  8. These Days // R.E.M.
  9. It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) // R.E.M.
  10. Welcome To The Occupation // R.E.M.
  11. You Are The Everything // R.E.M.
  12. World Leader Pretend // R.E.M.
  13. Losing My Religion // R.E.M.
  14. Half A World Away // R.E.M.
  15. New Orleans Instrumental No. 1 // R.E.M.
  16. Monty Got A Raw Deal // R.E.M.
  17. King Of Comedy // R.E.M.
  18. Star 69 // R.E.M.
  19. How The West Was Won And Where It Got Us // R.E.M.
  20. Bittersweet Me // R.E.M.
  21. Animal Kingdom Chaotic // Jesca Hoop
  22. Punks In The Beerlight // Silver Jews
  23. Every Word Means No // Let's Active


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Maroon & Bold S10 E5: Swiping right on Maroon & Bold

This time on Maroon & Bold, Austin and Christian swipe through Chippewa sports as the basketball season nears its end and baseball and spring football prepare to start their seasons.
Swipe right on Maroon & Bold, won't you?


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Raving Geeks S3 E5: Behind "Behind The Mask"

This time on Raving Geeks, Brendan, Hope and Isaac break down the new Disney+ documentary "Behind The Mask" and discuss the role of comic books in developing personal identity.

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Past Deadline: The city commission facebook post controversy

This week on Past Deadline, host Benjamin Jodway explores recent sessions of Mt. Pleasant's city commission and Vice Mayor Amy Perschbacher's Facebook post controversy with Editor-in-Chief Isaac Ritchey. Isaac also explains how readers can help CM Life financially.

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct S4 E4: Where have we seen this before?

This time on Unsportsmanlike Conduct, Mitch and Christian breakdown Super Bowl LV and give their thoughts on the futures of Tampa Bay and Kansas City. The fellas continue the UC Mock Draft 1.0 with picks 11-20, discuss Trevor Bauer signing with the Dodgers, begin the outlook on the 2021 MLB season by breaking down the AL East and Christian tries to hang with trivia on Super Bowl XLV.

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Soundcheck S6 E4: Acoustic Café

This time on Soundcheck, Michael, Andrew and Ben mellow out and cozy up in the frigid Michigan winter with some warm acoustic tunes. They also perform the Soundcheck intro song live for the first time ever!

One rule: No electronics!

Setlist:

  1. Keeblin // J Mascis
  2. Silver Dagger // Joan Baez
  3. Dark Eyes // Bob Dylan
  4. A Case of You // Joni Mitchell
  5. Never Talking to You Again // Hüsker Dü
  6. Going Down the Road Feeling Bad // Elizabeth Cotten
  7. Peace Train (Live at Royal Albert Hall, 2004) // Yusuf / Cat Stevens
  8. Precious Things (Live 1991) // Tori Amos
  9. Mellow My Mind (Live at The Palladium, 1976) // Neil Young
  10. Gb Eating Gb Whilst Listening to Gb // Crywank
  11. Things Behind The Sun // Nick Drake
  12. Railroad Bill // Hobart Smith
  13. Sexual Healing // Hot 8 Brass Band
  14. Faster Than The Leaves // Andrew Ferris
  15. Never Let Me Go (Live 1975) // Joan Baez and Bob Dylan


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Maroon & Bold S10 E4: Wild Western Weekend

This time on Maroon & Bold, Austin and Christian bring on staff reporter Mitch Vosburg to discuss what is happening with the CMU men's basketball team after it lost a heartbreaker to Western Michigan University and is on the outside looking in for the MAC Tournament. The guys also talk about the women's team which picked up a thrilling victory at WMU on Saturday.

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Raving Geeks S3 E4: Happy Villain-tines Day!

This time on Raving Geeks, Hope, Brendan and Isaac celebrate Valentine's Day with a twist: by discussing their favorite villains!

Happy Villain-tines Day!

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Past Deadline: A Conversation with Managing Editor Michael Livingston

This time on Past Deadline, Ben Jodway talks to Managing Editor Michael Livingston about how listeners can get involved at CM Life.

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