Second “Walking Together” panel focuses on diversity and inclusion in the classroom

Students and faculty filled the Charles V. Park Auditorium for the second “Walking Together” panel discussion today. The panel, which focused on the issue of racial and cultural diversity within the classroom setting, was a continuation of the diversity-centric conversation started by Central Michigan University President George Ross on Dec. 4, 2015. At the last … More Second “Walking Together” panel focuses on diversity and inclusion in the classroom

Update: CMU trustees spent more than 20 grand last year

Correction: An earlier version of this post stated the CMU Board of Trustees spent $60,524 in the 2014/2015 fiscal year. While that’s the amount the trustees have in its account, the trustees actually spent $26,954.86 that year. We regret the error.  The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees spent a total of $26,954.86 in the 2014/2015 … More Update: CMU trustees spent more than 20 grand last year

Staff members of CMU Insider win honors at Regional Mark of Excellence Awards

The former editor and current editor of CMU Insider placed in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 4 Mark of Excellence awards this past weekend. “Entries are judged by professionals with at least three years of journalism experience. The awards honor the best in student journalism. As such, judges were directed to choose only those entries they … More Staff members of CMU Insider win honors at Regional Mark of Excellence Awards

Homo Sapiens of CMU- Ian Elliot, candidate for SGA president

  On this week of “Homo Sapiens of CMU,” we talked to Ian Elliot, who is running to be the Student Government Association president. Currently, Elliot is the SGA liaison to the city. The first part of our podcast is centered around getting to know Elliot as person. The second part of our podcast is about … More Homo Sapiens of CMU- Ian Elliot, candidate for SGA president

Commentary: Islamophobia – The Mind Killer

Following the terrorist attacks on Belgium, much fuss was made about Muslims and the threat they pose to Americans – especially from supporters of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and even Bernie Sanders (although to be fair to Sanders, his stance is far from such claims). We can easily dismiss individuals who express their concerns for Muslims as … More Commentary: Islamophobia – The Mind Killer

CMU sees a decrease in spring enrollment

Freshmen enrollment is down by 13.1 percent from last year, according to the Office of Institutional Research. Currently 3,097 freshmen are enrolled, 467 fewer than last year. However, there was 16.74 percent more sophomores than last year. Overall, undergraduate enrollment is down by nearly three percent and on campus enrollment is down by two percent from … More CMU sees a decrease in spring enrollment