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VIDEO Q&A: Student Government Association Vice President Brandon McDonald

SGA Vice President Brandon McDonald gives a roadmap for the Spring 2021 semester and thoughts on replacing former VP Brett John Houle. McDonald is a Saginaw senior and ran for SGA President in 2019.


Past Deadline: Breaking down the campus safety report

This week on Past Deadline, new host Ben Jodway talks to Staff Reporter Teresa Homsi about the history of the Clery report and the trends that it shows. Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Former CM Life editors reflect on covering Trump inauguration from U.S. capital, lessons learned

Editor-in-chief Isaac Ritchey asks four former CM Life editors -- Ben Solis of Gongwer News, Jordyn Hermani of Gongwer News, Kate Carlson of MiBiz and Evan Sasiela of the Ionia Sentinel-Standard -- about their experiences covering the 2016 election, the 2017 presidential inauguration and the events that took place following. To view the published edition alluded to in the video: https://issuu.com/cmlife/docs/cmlife_1232017_e Thank you for watching! Make sure to like, share and subscribe for more podcasts and video content from Central Michigan Life. Please, visit our website cm-life.com for more news surrounding Central Michigan University and the Mount Pleasant area.


Soundcheck S6 E1: Strange Collaborations

On the Season 6 debut of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben discuss some of the strangest musical collaborations ever recorded. Andrew also makes the big announcement that Season 6 will be his last! You may think "All is Lost," but "I Can't Get Behind That!" Setlist: 1. Goodbye Jimmy Reed // Bob Dylan 2. Headfirst // Dogleg 3. American Crisis // Bob Mould 4. Street Rock // Kurtis Blow (feat. Bob Dylan) 5. Thy Mission // The Garden (feat. Mac DeMarco) 6. Son Song // Soulfly (feat. Sean Ono Lennon) 7. Street Hassle // Lou Reed (feat. Bruce Springsteen) 8. All is Lost // Wasted Shirt (Ty Segall & Black Pus) 9. I Can't Get Behind That // William Shatner (feat. Henry Rollins) 10. The View // Lou Reed & Metallica 11. Let's Work Together (Long Version) // Canned Heat Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Maroon & Bold S10 E1: Season 10 Premiere!

In the Season 10 premiere of Maroon & Bold, Austin and Christian catch you up on sports at CMU and take a look at what is next for all of the Chippewa teams. Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Raving Geeks S3 E1: Harry Potter and Other Things That Got Us Through 2020

On the Season 3 debut of Raving Geeks, Brendan and Hope discuss end of the year Harry Potter marathons and other shows, movies and games that helped improve 2020. Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


"Unpacking the Chaos at the Capitol Panel Discussion"

Central Michigan University’s Department of Political Science and Public Administrations presented “Unpacking the Chaos at the Capitol” on Jan. 14. The virtual panel discussion is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences "Critical Engagements: Questions that Matter" series.


City Commission Meeting Jan 11

Newly elected commissioners Will Joseph and Olivia Cyman were given the oath of office at the Mount Pleasant City Commission's Jan. 11 meeting. Immediately after, commissioners elect Joseph as mayor and Amy Perschbacherwas as vice mayor


Soundcheck S5 E13: Soundcheckmas (Video Podcast)

On the Season 5 finale of Soundcheck, Ben, Michael and Andrew talk about why regular Christmas music sucks and showcase some of their seasonal favorites. Merry Soundcheckmas! Setlist: Christmas at the Airport // Nick Lowe White Winter Hymnal // Fleet Foxes Santa's A Boozer // The Missile Toads It's Christmas Time // The Qualities (Produced by Sun Ra) Big Bag // Tyler, The Creator Father Christmas // The Kinks Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis // Tom Waits Let It Snowwwww // MF Doom & Cookin' Soul Christmas at Ground Zero // "Weird Al" Yankovic Happy New Year (Prince Can't Die Again) // Mac McCaughan Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Raving Geeks S2 E5: Disney Drop

This time on Raving Geeks, Brendan, Hope and Isaac discuss their most anticipated upcoming releases announced in Disney's shareholders presentation! Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Raving Geeks S2 E4: Top Christmas Flicks

The holiday festivities keep on rolling this week on Raving Geeks as Brendan, Hope and new geek Isaac Hunter discuss their favorite Christmas movies. Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Soundcheck S5 E12: Nine Inch Nails

On the penultimate episode of Soundcheck's fifth season, Andrew and Michael welcome back Central Michigan University English language and literature faculty member Joe Sommers to have a chat about Nine Inch Nails, another one of Joe's favorite bands. Joe's back, and that's not a terrible lie! Setlist: Head Like A Hole // Nine Inch Nails Terrible Lie // Nine Inch Nails March Of The Pigs // Nine Inch Nails Mr. Self Destruct // Nine Inch Nails Hurt // Nine Inch Nails Starfuckers, Inc. // Nine Inch Nails We're In This Together // Nine Inch Nails Wish // Nine Inch Nails With Teeth // Nine Inch Nails Capital G // Nine Inch Nails 34 Ghosts IV // Nine Inch Nails God Break Down the Door // Nine Inch Nails Cars // Gary Numan I Can't Let My Lover Go // The Jins Peace Train // Cat Stevens Hurt // Johnny Cash Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Soundcheck S5 E11: Music of Our Adolescence (Video Podcast)

This time on Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben take an embarrassing trip down their musical memory lanes and reveal what music they listened to in their (earlier) youth. Time to relive the bad ol' days! Setlist: First of the Year (Equinox) // Skrillex Juke Box Hero // Foreigner The Reason // Hoobastank Spit It Out // Slipknot Easy Tonight // Five For Fighting The Diary of Jane // Breaking Benjamin The Beautiful People // Marilyn Manson Duck And Run // 3 Doors Down My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light 'Em Up) // Fall Out Boy Gettin' Rough // Dinosaur Jr. Two Princes // Spin Doctors Foundation // Es I Hate Children // Adolescents Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Raving Geeks S2 E3: Happy Holidate! (Video Podcast)

This time on Raving Geeks, Hope and Brendan kick off the holiday season with the new Netflix original "Holidate." Is this new holiday romcom a hit or a miss? Tune in and find out. Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Past Deadline: That old house on High St. (Video Podcast)

This time on Past Deadline, host Ben Ackley talks to Staff Reporter Stephanie Kennert about her story on the century-old building that housed two former CMU presidents. Also joining them is current homeowner Susan Sickelka to discuss why she and her husband chose the home as well as what their plans are moving forward. Read the original story here: https://www.cm-life.com/article/2020/10/old-house-on-high Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Raving Geeks S2 E2: Amazing (and Awful) Adaptations (Video Podcast)

This time on Raving Geeks, Brendan, Hope and Dan discuss some of their favorite—and least favorite—adaptations of all time. Is the book truly better than the movie? Tune in and find out! Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Soundcheck S5 E10: Hidden in the Mitten II

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael invite Brody back onto the show to showcase nine more hidden gems of the Great Lakes State! Ready or not, here they come! Setlist: Death Blow // Blister Sisters Valles Marineris // Rottenberk Blue Doom // Zilched Killer Snake // Mexican Knives You're Gonna Hate What You've Done // Greet Death Finders Keepers // Shortly Rumble at the Karaoke Bar // Wally Pleasant Keep What You Have Build Up Here // empire! empire! (i was a lonely estate) Catamaran // Bear Vs. Shark Hanover Hideaway // Nice Enough People Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Maroon & Bold S9 E8: Down to DeKalb

This time on Maroon & Bold, Austin and Christian discuss the Chippewas' season-opening win over Ohio and preview Wednesday's game at Northern Illinois. Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Raving Geeks S2 E1: Spiderman 3 Rumors

On the season debut of Raving Geeks, new hosts Dan Draper, Hope Goodearl and Brendan Valentine divulge their theories on the upcoming third MCU Spiderman movie. Are your Spidey senses tingling? Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife


Soundcheck S5 E9: Sonic Youth (Tier List)

This week on Soundcheck, Michael, Andrew and Ben rank every Sonic Youth studio LP. Where will Daydream Nation fall? Tune in and find out! Hey Goo! What's new? Setlist: Freezer Burn / I Wanna Be Your Dog // Sonic Youth Flower // Sonic Youth Shadow of a Doubt // Sonic Youth Catholic Block // Sonic Youth Silver Rocket // Sonic Youth Disappearer // Sonic Youth Chapel Hill // Sonic Youth Winner's Blues // Sonic Youth The Diamond Sea // Sonic Youth Hoarfrost // Sonic Youth NYC Ghosts & Flowers // Sonic Youth Karen Revisited // Sonic Youth Dude Ranch Nurse // Sonic Youth Incinerate // Sonic Youth Anti-Orgasm // Sonic Youth Promised Land // Skeletal Family Piss River // Kevin Morby Electric Counterpoint: III. Fast // Steve Reich, Pat Methany The Youth // MGMT Keep listening to CM Life podcasts: www.cm-life.com/multimedia/ Stay in touch with us: twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife