Maroon and Bold: CMU sports are back!

Welcome to season 13 of Maroon and Bold! In this week’s episode, sports editor Sean Chase welcomes the entire sports staff to the show to talk about the latest happenings with CMU athletics. Ryan Colores stops by to talk CMU football, Ashley Birkeness talks women’s soccer, James Besenhofer talks field hockey, and Megan Youngblood and Kaia Zimmerman update us on the volleyball team’s incredible start to the season. All that and more on Maroon and Bold.

This episode is sponsored by GreenTree Co-op Market.

Level Up Chips (Esports Edition) E1: Entering the Playing Field

On the all new Level Up Chips spin-off series host Mike Gonzalez chats with the esports program coordinator, Ryan Brown, to introduce everyone to the mindset of esports. If you’re like Mike and don’t know too much about how to follow the sport, this podcast will get into all the details for newcomers. So sit back, relax, and listen to the new miniseries.

Kreepy Kulture E9: Horror Legacy

On the final episode of Kreepy Kulture Tyler and Stephanie look back on the season and their favorite moments. They discuss subjects outside of the previous episodes and what the podcast has meant to them. You won't want to miss it!

Pass the Mike E4: A Chat with Dave Mead

On the final episode of Pass the Mike, Michael is joined by Dave Mead, a musician and songwriter for his band, to talk about his time in the music industry and the passion he has for the medium. 

As Pass the Mike closes off for the semester, we recommend checking out past episodes of the series!

Raving Geeks: Arkham Finale

On the season finale of Raving Geeks: the geeks discuss their predictions of the sequel to The Batman, the hit Batman movie featuring Robert Pattinson as the titular character. As always, stay geeky and have a great week-y! As the geeks say goodbye for the semester, we recommend that you check out past episodes of Raving Geeks and CM-Life Podcasts.

Level Up Chips: Upcoming 2022 games to look forward to!

On the season finale of Level Up Chips, join Max and Mike as they talk about the upcoming games of 2022. While there may not be a lot announced from September to December, the summer time is looking heavy in terms of RPGs, multiplayer games, and more!

Raving Geeks: The Marvel Edition

On this week's edition of Raving Geeks, the Geeks get into predictions for what's to come in the Disney Plus show, Moon Knight. Next, they discuss and analyze what is happening in the new Thor: Love and Thunder trailer.

Kreepy Kulture Episode 8: True Crime

Join Tyler and Stephanie as they talk about modern society's obsession with true crime. Learn about crimes that inspired some of our favorite horror films and the shows that capture true crime stories across the world.

Every Day is Earth Day S2 E3: So what now? An introduction to sustainability at CMU

After learning about civic engagement and media literacy, guest host Teresa Homsi is joined by her colleague Eric Urbaniak to talk about sustainability at CMU. In this final episode, the pair discuss opportunities and infrastructure that students can engage with to make an impact on campus and beyond. Urbaniak and Homsi also stress the importance of community-based sustainability.

Every Day is Earth Day S2 E2: Who's right? A guide to avoiding misinformation

In order to develop solutions to environmental issues, we need to be on the same page and supported by credible, fact-based information. But how do we know what a fact is, what is real and how do we navigate the mess of misinformation? Join guest host Teresa Homsi and professor Troy Hicks as they discuss media literacy - what it is and why it’s important. Hicks is a professor of English and Education at CMU who works with K-12 teachers on implementing media literacy curriculum into their classrooms.

Every Day is Earth Day S2 E1: Civic Engagement, Collective Action and Sustainability

In this first episode of “Every Day is Earth Day,” guest host Teresa Homsi is joined by Maddie Thomas to discuss civic engagement, a broad but imperative concept in implementing sustainable solutions. Thomas is the student coordinator for Central Civics, a program run out of the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center that works to develop civic skills and promote active citizenship. “Every Day is Earth Day” is a special mini-series that celebrates the spirit of Earth Day with a focus on action through civic engagement, media literacy and opportunities at CMU. This is the podcast’s second-year run with Teresa Homsi, a campus sustainability coordinator with Central Sustainability and Facilities Management.

Raving Geeks 2: Electric Boogaloo

On this week’s episode of Raving Geeks, the Geeks talk about all the fantastic, confusing, and down-right crazy titles that you see for different media. From Ghostbusters to Pokemon Masters: EX, it’s a podcast you won’t want to miss! 

Pass the Mike E3: Reflections from a former punk-rocker

On this week's episode of Pass the Mike, Michael is joined by Dr. Joel Lewis, a CMU alumnus who was in the Mount Pleasant punk scene from the early 90's to the late 2000's. From raiding stages to getting a little bare-skinned during performances, you don't want to miss the crazy stories that Lewis has to offer!

Raving Geeks: The Video Game-Movie Adaptation

On this week's episode of Raving Geeks, the Geeks are joined by Level Up Chips host, Michael Gonzalez, as they talk about the many different video game movie adaptations throughout the years. They even discuss the many movie-to-video-game adaptations. From Sonic the Hedgehog to Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, it's an episode you don't want to miss!

Diverse Voices EP12: The Asian American Experience

On this episode of diverse voices Host Mia Sikkema and Vice President of Central Michigan University's Organization of Asian Leaders, Gabby Hugo, celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander heritage month and discuss a wide variety of topics important to the Asian American experience.

Kreepy Kulture E7: A24 Horror Films

On this episode of Kreepy Kulture, Tyler and Stephanie discuss A24's scariest horror films and why they spark our darkest fears. 

Pass the Mike E2: Henry and the ETV

Join host Michael Piwowarski and guest band Henry and the ETV as they talk about their latest album, tours, and Spotify! This episode also includes the song Breakin Out from the band's latest album, Roasty Toasty.

Maroon and Bold: Talking transfers

On this week's Maroon and Bold, sports editor Christian Booher welcomes on reporters Ryan Colores and Sean Chase to talk what's going on in CMU athletics. Ryan dishes on baseball's sweep of Ohio, while Sean talks about the impact of Molly Davis transferring from CMU. All that and more on this week's Maroon and Bold.

Past Deadline: A conversation with Melissa Isaac of the Michigan Department of Education

On this episode of Past Deadline, University News Editor and guest host Aurora Rae has a conversation with Melissa Isaac. She serves as Gizhwaasod: Protector of the Young at the Michigan Department of Education. Isaac discusses her time with First Lady Jill Biden at the State of the Union on March 1st and how she is supporting the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe from her position at the MDE. 

Sex is Central: Sex and the Media

Understanding sexuality, depicting sex in television and getting scammed for nudes. Jill Harrington discusses topics surrounding sex and the media with guest star, Michael France. Warning: this episode contains mention of sexual assault in television shows.