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Past Deadline: Interviewing a nurse on the front lines

On this remotely-recorded episode of Past Deadline, Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz interviews Jen Ackley, a nurse at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing about how she is protecting herself amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Soundcheck S4 E7: Pearl Jam

On this long-awaited episode of Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael are joined by Central Michigan University English language and literature faculty member Joe Sommers to discuss their favorite songs by the legendary band. They also review the band's 2020 album "Gigaton."

We're still alive!

Setlist:

  1. State of Love and Trust // Pearl Jam
  2. Breath // Pearl Jam
  3. Hail, Hail // Pearl Jam
  4. Man of the Hour // Pearl Jam
  5. Nothingman // Pearl Jam
  6. Alive // Pearl Jam
  7. Once // Pearl Jam
  8. Footsteps // Pearl Jam
  9. Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town // Pearl Jam
  10. Mind Your Manners // Pearl Jam
  11. Just Breathe // Pearl Jam
  12. Spin the Black Circle // Pearl Jam
  13. Garden (Brendan O'Brien Mix) // Pearl Jam
  14. Dance of the Clairvoyants // Pearl Jam
  15. Quick Escape // Pearl Jam
  16. Contagious // The Motet
  17. Hard Sun // Eddie Vedder
  18. Murder Most Foul // Bob Dylan
  19. Just Breathe // Willie Nelson


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Maroon & Bold S8 E7: Telling our story

On this remotely recorded episode of Maroon & Bold, host Austin brings on Central Michigan Life Reporters Christian Booher and Andy Loveland to tell their story of watching the sports world shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Past Deadline: Living on campus during a pandemic

On this remotely-recorded episode of Past Deadline, Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz joins Beat Reporters Katie Hixson and Michael Livingston to discuss what dorm life is like during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Past Deadline: Cut short by coronavirus

On this remotely-recorded episode of Past Deadline, four CM Life seniors share their reactions to a postponed commencement and the sudden end of their final year. Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz interviews Senior Reporter Melissa Frick, Engagement Editor Danielle Larsen and Associate Editors Sara Kellner and Justin Cooper about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected them.

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Past Deadline: Covering coronavirus

On this remotely-recorded episode of Past Deadline, Central Michigan Life Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz and Photo Editor Isaac Ritchey give the lowdown on what covering the coronavirus at CM Life has been like.

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Soundcheck S4 E6: Faith No More

This time on Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael welcome former Central Michigan Life Staff Member Ben Solis to discuss one of his favorite bands, Faith No More.

Needless to say, it was epic.

Setlist:

  1. As the Worm Turns // Faith No More
  2. The Jungle // Faith No More
  3. Introduce Yourself // Faith No More
  4. We Care a Lot // Faith No More
  5. Epic // Faith No More
  6. The Real Thing // Faith No More
  7. Surprise! You're Dead! // Faith No More
  8. Be Aggressive // Faith No More
  9. Everything's Ruined // Faith No More
  10. Cuckoo for Caca // Faith No More
  11. Ugly in the Morning // Faith No More
  12. Last Cup of Sorrow // Faith No More
  13. Ashes to Ashes // Faith No More
  14. Bill Collectors Theme Song // Apes of the State
  15. Ocean Bed // King Krule
  16. Crack Hitler // Faith No More


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Maroon & Bold S8 E6: Basketball marches on

This time on Maroon & Bold, host Austin brings on Central Michigan Life reporter Christian to talk about the triumph of the women's basketball team, the tribulations of the men's basketball team, and the trials of the baseball team.

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Soundcheck S4 E5: 10 Songs to Get You Into Shoegaze

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben explore 10 songs that represent the influential rock subgenre known as shoegaze... or is it showgaze? You decide!

It's shoegaze.

Setlist:

  1. Just Like Honey // The Jesus and Mary Chain
  2. Cherry-coloured Funk // Cocteau Twins
  3. Little Fury Things // Dinosaur Jr.
  4. Tears Don't Fall // Bullet For My Valentine
  5. When You Sleep // My Bloody Valentine
  6. Alison // Slowdive
  7. Space Song // Beach House
  8. Glamey Glamey - Sadlands Demo // The Smashing Pumpkins
  9. The Pecan Tree // Deafheaven
  10. Dsco // Sweet Trip
  11. Across the Clouds // Loomer
  12. Bad Decisions // The Strokes
  13. That's Just the Way That I Feel // Purple Mountains
  14. Controller // Cheatahs
  15. On Again, Off Again // Lemolo
  16. Sometimes // My Bloody Valentine


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Past Deadline: Covering breaking news

This time on Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz, Associate Editor Sara Kellner and Senior Reporter Andrew Mullin about their experiences covering the Feb. 22 fight at Wayside Central.

Stay with CM Life for more follow-up stories relating to this event.

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Maroon & Bold S8 E5: Chippewa women remain undefeated

This week on Maroon & Bold, host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Andy to talk about women's basketball's continued hot streak, men's basketball's recent skid, moving the Western Michigan football rivalry game to Ford Field and the baseball team's solid start.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes of the 2020 Michigan Primary voter's guide

On this week's episode of Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Associate Editor Justin Cooper, along with reporters Michael Livingston and Benjamin Jodway to discuss Michigan's upcoming primary elections. 

The trio is part of a larger group of staff members that recently wrote a guide to Michigan's 2020 presidential primary that was the cover story of the Feb. 20 print edition of Central Michigan Life.

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The Culture Report S4 E2: Cafeteria Crisis

On this episode of The Culture Report, host Steve Altidor talks to Central Michigan Life Reporter Andrew Mullin about the quality of food on campus in light of Mullin's recent piece on CMU cafeteria experiences.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Staff Photographer Rachael Yadlowsky

This time on Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life photographer Rachael Yadlowsky to discuss what went into her work on the photo story in the special Valentine's Day edition of CM-Life, as well as her past experiences with (and future aspirations for) photojournalism.

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Soundcheck S4 E4: Love, Soundcheck

On this very special Valentine's Day edition of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben talk about songs that represent love to them.

Hubba hubba!

Editor's Note: Next week there will not be a new episode of Soundcheck, as Andrew and Ben will be out of town.

Setlist:

  1. Love You So Bad // Ezra Furman
  2. Cat's in the Cradle // Harry Chapin
  3. Maybe I'm Amazed // Paul McCartney
  4. I Would Be in Love (Anyway) // Frank Sinatra
  5. Voice in Headphones // Mount Eerie
  6. Undo // Björk
  7. Photograph // A Giant Dog
  8. Whole Wide World // Wreckless Eric
  9. This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) // Talking Heads
  10. Losing My Religion // R.E.M.
  11. Kawasaki Backflip // Dogleg
  12. Sunglasses // Rookie
  13. Rusted Wheel (Acoustic Version) // Silversun Pickups
  14. This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) [Live] // Talking Heads


Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Reporter Courtney Pedersen

On this episode of Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Reporter Courtney Pedersen to discuss her experiences working on her story about the ways in which Central Michigan University has dealt with food insecurity on campus, as well as her past experiences with CM-Life and how she became a journalist. 

Two excerpts from Courtney's interviews for her story are featured as well.

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Soundcheck S4 E3: Soundcheck Goes to the Movies!

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben showcase some of their favorite movie soundtracks in light of the Central Michigan International Film Festival happening right now.

Lights, camera, action!

Setlist:

  1. Trinity: Titoli // Franco Micalizzi
  2. Ramblin' Gamblin' Man // The Bob Seger System
  3. Mrs. Robinson // Simon & Garfunkel
  4. Anyone // Disasterpeace
  5. Heels // Disasterpeace
  6. Jay // Disasterpeace
  7. River Rocket (feat. Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe) // Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
  8. Cotton Eye Joe (feat. Daniel Radcliffe) // Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
  9. Theme From Jurassic Park // John Williams
  10. Upside Down // Jack Johnson
  11. People Like Us (feat. John Goodman) // Talking Heads
  12. Radio Head (feat. Tito Larriva, Esteban ‘Steve’ Jordan & Los Vampiros) // Talking Heads
  13. Think // The Blues Brothers & Aretha Franklin
  14. Sweet Home Chicago // The Blues Brothers
  15. We Are Sex Bob-omb // Sex Bob-omb
  16. Ramona // Beck
  17. In The Sink // Plumtree
  18. Radiation Sickness // Mortillery
  19. Notches // Crywank
  20. Medley: Star Wars (12" Version) // Meco


Maroon & Bold S8 E4: Former Chippewa wins Super Bowl

On this episode of Maroon & Bold, host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Andy to talk about the appearance of two Chippewa alumni as starters in Super Bowl LIV, as well as the continued success of women's and men's basketball.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Photographer Drew Travis

This time on Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Photographer Andrew Travis to discuss his experiences shooting photos for the cover story about powerlifter Andrew Wawersik, as well as his past experiences with CM-Life and photography as a whole.

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The Culture Report S4 E1: Reintroduction

On the Season 4 debut and introduction of The Culture Report, host Stevenson gives a rundown of the upcoming changes for this season.

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