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After 1991’s Central vs. Western game, a car was overturned and set ablaze on Douglas Street between Bellows and Gaylord. Students cheered and chanted as eight cars, several dumpsters and stop signs were destroyed following the Nov. 16, 1991 win against Western 27-17. The riots continued until 4 a.m., Nov. 18, 1991.
Mount Pleasant Police officers patrol Main Street tailgate parties in September 2009. Compared to 1991’s riots, students have settled down while celebrating CMU football victories. “Central’s reputation as a party school was part of the reason I came to CMU, but I think it has settled down quite a bit,” said Dan Clark, a 2011 graduate from Jackson.
but the reputation remains Some call town tame when compared to decades past By Andrew Dooley | Student Life Editor
While Central Michigan University is still considered a party school by many students, graduates feel the reputation seems to be one the school no longer lives up to. “CMU was definitely a party school when I attended with a strong reputation,” said Julie Carr, an alumna who graduated in 1989. “In some respects I think the reputation was an attractive component to attending. I often remember hearing other students brag that they were attending a party school.” Stephen Holder, a former English professor who studied and taught at CMU starting in 1958, said Central’s hardest partying is long over. Holder retired from teaching in 2010 but still lives in the area. “Wild as things now may seem, they are pretty tame compared to those earlier days,” Holder said. Holder said student partying in Mount Pleasant peaked in the 70s, when “the changes accelerated, culminating in the violent end of the world parties ... where cars were overturned and furniture burned in the streets. Drugs were easy to find. The police response was met by more violence and wild partying.” Holder said the violence and partying culminated in the creation of an annual “end of the world” party each May, an event where a large section of housing off campus was turned into
what amounted to an intoxicated riot. The “end of the world” parties were wild enough to merit mention in The Los Angeles Times in 1985 and The New York Times in 1986. The L.A. Times described scenes of widespread violence: “Police in riot gear swept through a crowd of nearly 1,000 people early Friday and made about 50 arrests when an annual graduation celebration at Central Michigan University erupted into a rock- and bottle-throwing melee.” However, the mid-eight-
ies did not see an end to the violence. As reported by The Orlando Sentinel in 1991, another large riot broke out in Mount Pleasant after CMU’s football team beat Western: “Students celebrating a Central Michigan University football victory went on a rampage, overturning cars, setting fires and attacking bystanders. Authorities said Sunday that 35 people were arrested on charges ranging from inciting a riot to felonious assault on an officer.” In contrast to the wild
party scene of past decades, Holder said today’s students are more focused. “I think they are just as smart, just as hardworking in general as we ever were,” Holder said. “There will always be some who come for the party. However, they generally wash out early. In all likelihood, today’s students are much more mature than those of the earlier decades.” Bill Yeagley, CMU Police Chief, is not sure of Central’s reputation outside the area, but he is sure things are very different now than they were in the ‘80s. “I think that there have been a lot of lessons learned from the ‘80s,” Yeagley said. “Today we enjoy some of the fruit of the work that was done back then.” During the riots in the ‘80s, Yeagley worked for Mount Pleasant Police, and he said student parties today do not resemble those at all. “I anticipate there being issues but nothing like cars being burned and civil disobedience,” he said. Yeagley said the CentralWestern riot in 1991 was the last time riot police were used to break up a party in Mount Pleasant. Despite the decrease in partying, some students still feel Central has a wild reputation, especially among employers who graduated from different schools.
Dan Clark, a 2011 graduate from Jackson, ran into problems with Central’s reputation when looking for jobs in finance. “In the interviewing process, especially for more professional market analysis companies, I had to combat Central’s reputation,” he said. Clark said when he told interviewers he attended Central, he often was met with nervous laughter, and he occasionally disparaged the school just to break the ice. “At times I had to give in and bash my school,” he said. Clark said he feels the reputation no longer fits the day-to-day activities at the school. “Central’s reputation as a party school was part of the reason I came to CMU, but I think it has settled down quite a bit,” he said. “(Central) lived up to my expectations until sophomore year, but then I got a bit bored with the parties,” Clark said. “Once I got sick of it, I just stopped seeking that scene. It goes without saying that students here still party, but in the four years I was here fraternity life and Main Street died down.” Donna Adams, an alumna who attended CMU between 1979 and 1984, said partying has definitely decreased since she attended. “I don’t think the amount
of drugs are as prolific as they were in the early 80s, but booze is booze and it’ll always make kids wild,” Adams said. “I do, however, think drug and alcohol education has helped young people be a little more responsible. We never had a concern with designated drivers or MIPs.” Though there are no longer cars being flipped over or partying on the scale of the ‘70s and ‘80s, students at CMU still party. Yeagley said CMU administration, students, police and local business owners all made efforts to reduce the likelihood of parties getting out of control. “The students have a different attitude toward partying now than they did then,” he said. To help direct current students to local parties, a student who wished to remain anonymous created a special Twitter account, @partyatCMU. “I’m not saying CMU is more of a party school than another, this Twitter feed is just meant to show what is happening around campus,” the student said. A recent post on the account, “Yes, I go to ‘school’ at Central Michigan #sorryforpartying,” plays up the school’s reputation as a party school, however none of the posts make mention of riot police. email@example.com
“Students celebrating a Central Michigan University football victory went on a rampage, overturning cars, setting fires and attacking bystanders. Authorities said Sunday that 35 people were arrested on charges ranging from inciting a riot to felonious assault on an officer.” The Orlando Sentinel, 1991
Tailgating policy to stay the same for upcoming football season Students continue to disagree with strict enforcement Chad Mitchell Staff Reporter
Active enforcement will continue for tailgating during this football season. Central Michigan University Police Capt. Fred Harris believes it is for the greater good. “Tailgating policies for the 2011 football season will remain the same,” Harris said,
“Administration for the university, athletics and police consistently review policies that improve the safety of our event spectators while maintaining the game day experience.” In 2009 new rules were implemented including parking passes being required for vehicles, a set area for tailgating being enforced by CMU Police and other security and glass containers not being allowed. Alcohol related incidents relative to injuries and arrests have seen reductions since the implementation of the revised tailgate policy, he said. Harris said he knows some
students dislike the enforcement, but has seen evidence of positive reactions to the changes. “Many tailgate attendees have commented positively referencing the tailgate policy,” Harris said. “In addition to DJprovided music in the student tailgate area, students can also gain early access to the tailgate area and set up their own music. Overall, this is a great opportunity to get together, have a great time, and support the team.” Many students have not enjoyed the recent active enforcement of the tailgate policy and Mount Pleasant senior Devin
Cole is among that category. “I feel less enthusiastic about tailgating after the rules started to be enforced,” Cole said. “Tailgating outside the stadium just isn’t the same anymore.” Alexander Hostetler, a Milford senior, was disappointed about the strict enforcement of the tailgate policy, but has found other things to do on game days. “The parties are all at Deerfield and Main St. now,” Hostetler said. “Most people never even make it to the games.” firstname.lastname@example.org
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Thousands of people fill the lot 63 tailgate area outside of Kelly/Shorts Stadium before a football game in October 2010.
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Although baked beans are a tasty food, the traditional flavors have become a bit stale. Luckily, Bush’s has come to the rescue with its new, delicious Grillin’ Beans. Many of the new beans’ flavors are almost inedibly hot, (I’m looking at you, Black Bean Fiesta), but a can of Southern Pit Barbeque beans makes for a seriously delicious side dish. Actually, I ate all 22 ounces of seasoned legume directly from the can last night, and the unheated beans did not disappoint. I would recommend this sweet and smoky can of beans to anyone who enjoys barbeque.
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Andrew Dooley Student Life Editor cloudy three-ply is good for morale, but will cost more than Netflix. If you’re out of toilet paper and stuck in the apartment by yourself, not only is it a horrible situation and entirely your own fault, but it’s suddenly a very bad day to be a copy of “ESPN The Magazine.” For those in the dorm, free toilet paper is available to you. There is no excuse for not having a backup roll under the sink. Making a T.P. stop at the front desk on your way back from the cafeteria makes for an almost poetic gesture. Remember, a lack of backup rolls can lead to a very uncomfortable visit to the neighbors for your unstranded roommate. It isn’t the same thing as asking for a cup of sugar.
There are some straightforward rules to remember when handling hygienic tissue. It’s important to hold a forum regarding the starting position of paper on the holder. Have a meeting with every roommate and vote on whether the paper should be pulled over the roll, or from underneath. In situations with an even number of roommates, the person who eats the most Taco Bell should function as the tie-breaker, as they will unquestionably be spending the most time perched on the porcelain throne. The final area of toilet paper contention comes from expended rolls not being replaced. Always remember that a full roll placed on top of the toilet tank isn’t at all comparable to an empty roll removed and replaced on the springloaded holder. Maintaining a friendly relationship between roommates regarding toilet paper will put you in position to have a better year together. Getting minor things like toiletries settled right off the bat will free up valuable time to fight over ramen noodles and vacuuming.
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E-book sales low at CMU Bookstore and SBX Digital copies often boast lower prices Emily Pfund Staff Reporter
Complaints about massive, heavy textbooks may soon be a thing of the past. The Central Michigan University Bookstore and the Student Book Exchange are increasing the number of books they offer in electronic form. Electronic books, or ebooks, can be downloaded from the internet and used on a myriad of devices – like laptops, smartphones and Kindle or Nook e-readers – all of which are lighter and less bulky than traditional paper books. Barry Waters, director of the CMU Bookstore, said the store offers about 500 textbooks in a digital format, which typically cost about 60 percent of a traditional textbook. Waters said digital textbooks are becoming more popular, but sales are still far below those of physical textbooks. The store has offered digital textbooks for three years and usually only sells about ten per semester, but in the spring 2011 semester, it sold 200. “Still, that number is less than half a percent of our physical book sales for a semester,” Waters said. Compared to paper textbooks, 500 titles represents a limited selection, but the number of texts available is set to rise in the future. “Textbook publishers are pushing digital (textbooks) to professors more than ever,” Waters said. At SBX, 209 E. Bellows St., digital textbooks are being offered for the first time in the spring 2011 semester. “We have a database of about 1,000 books,” said store manager John Belco. “It’s more of a digital rental. Students buy a subscrip-
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Rochester Hills senior Albert Gabriel uses his iPad Friday afternoon in the living room of his Mount Pleasant apartment. Starting last spring, digital textbooks were available to purchase on tablets or iPads for students. E-books are currently available for the fall semester at the CMU bookstore.
tion that expires at the end of the semester.” Belco said he did not have a “blanket formula” for comparing the cost of digital books to their physical counterparts as the prices are set by the e-book company. “Personally, I still think your best bet is to buy used books and sell them back at the end of the semester,” Belco said. Ed Hutchison, assistant professor of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts, said market size can explain the limited use of e-books on campus.
“Compared to fiction, non-fiction and other genres, I believe the textbook market is fairly small,” Hutchison said. “Why bother if the existing model is not broken?” Holland senior Kelly McMahon has used e-books for two of her classes, PSY 337: Psychology of Advertising, and GEL 105: Dangerous Planet. “I liked it a lot because those classes were not very difficult for me and not very textbook-heavy, so I could just go on the computer to reference them when I needed them,” she said.
Both e-books were much cheaper than the physical books, costing about onethird of what she would have paid for a normal textbook, McMahon said. “It was really convenient not to have to carry the book around,” she said. “If I had my laptop with me, which I usually do, I could have access to everything right there.” The only drawback to the digital option, McMahon said, was she was unable to take notes in the margins of the pages. Instead, she kept her notes in a notebook, which she could go back and compare to the reading. Neither store has noticed more e-books being offered in specific disciplines and say they cover all subjects pretty evenly. For students who still prefer to have a physical
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F.E.A.R. 3 not revolutionary, Shadows of the Damned but plays well with others full of humor, innuendo By Jeff Ketcham Staff Reporter
F.E.A.R. made a name for itself by combining tense, firstperson combat, solid slow motion effects and horror. F.E.A.R. 2 continued the same idea, mixing up the formula very little, and as a result provided a decent experience. F.E.A.R. 3, however, is more ambitious, adding two-player co-op and special powers. F.E.A.R. 3 still feels like a F.E.A.R. title, but it no longer acts like one. Let’s talk guns: F.E.A.R. has always been known for its solid gameplay and fantastic AI. The good news is that both of these elements are still present. The bad news is that both these elements take longer than they should to appear. The guns that helped make F.E.A.R. unique, such as the Penetrator, which shoots naillike rounds that pin enemies to the walls, are not available until near the end of the eighthour campaign. While the enemy AI is still as solid as ever, the level design prevents them from using their tactics more often than not by limiting the fighting area to single rooms or hallways. When F.E.A.R. 3 delivers, it’s an amazing experience, but the game just does not deliver often enough to
make it standout. In F.E.A.R. 3, the attempts at horror feel lackluster. The game gives a nod at its horror roots, but does little else. Sometimes you will see the shadows move and dance along the walls ahead of you, or creatures run across doorways and halls, but these moments are far from scary. Honestly, F.E.A.R. 3 feels like a solid shooter that is going through the motions of a horror game just because it knows it is what people expect. The horror spirit the F.E.A.R. series is known for is missing from the latest entry in the series. Multiplayer is where F.E.A.R. 3 really gets to spread its wings. It is unique and interesting, providing a new experience to an all too familiar genre. F.E.A.R. 3 drops straight death-match game types in favor of more unique modes: Contractions, Soul Survivor, Soul King and F***ing Run. Soul King is the closest F.E.A.R. 3 comes to a classic death-match mode. Soul King drops players into a battle zone filled with AI soldiers as ghosts. Players can possess the AI soldiers to wage war and collect souls from fallen enemies. The person with the most souls wins. However, dying will cause you to lose half
★★★★★ w System: PS3, X360, PC w Rating: M for Mature w Genre: FPS - First Person Shooter of your soul collection. The last mode, F***ing Run, is a team-based mode that has players running between checkpoints from a misty “Wall of Death” that follows them through the level. Enemy AI controlled soldiers will get in your way to kill you or slow your progress. If any member of your team dies, it’s game over for everyone. Overall, F.E.A.R. 3 is more of the same great action the series is famous for but with less of the scares. It’s a good first-person shooter, but not a great one. While F.E.A.R. 3’s unique multiplayer options are solid and interesting, they do not have the same market appeal as standard death-match modes. Online matches can be hard to find, and without a strong community, the value of these unique match types is lost. F.E.A.R. 3 is a run-of-themill shooter, but not much more. email@example.com
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Shadows of the Damned is a glorious and epic trip to the underworld. The game plays like heaven and crafts a special place for itself in the industry by focusing on humor. For players with a taste for immature humor and innuendo, this is one title not to be missed. For players who prefer deadserious gaming, then this might be one walk through the underworld to avoid. The game follows the story of Garcia Hotspur, professional demon hunter, on his quest to save the love of his life, Paula, from the depths of the underworld. Fleming, the Lord of Demons, kidnaps Paula to get revenge on Garcia for slaughtering his armies. Fleming promises to punish Garcia by making Paula die over and over in the underworld. Garcia follows Fleming into his domain to save Paula from her twisted fate, but soon finds that may not be as easy as he assumed. Luckily, Garcia has his partner Johnson to help him. Johnson was once a demon, but now takes the form of a floating skull. Johnson has the ability to take the form of various weapons for Garica to use. Starting off, players are limited to standard pistols, shotguns and machine guns, but as they prog-
ress, weapons are upgraded into something more interesting, including grenade launchers and a homing machine gun. Anyone familiar with the new Resident Evil and Dead Space titles will find Shadows of the Damned familiar. Exploring is done from a third-person perspective. Aiming pulls up the camera to a close view over Garica’s shoulder. Shadows of the Damned, unlike Resident Evil, allows the player to move while aiming. This is a good thing, because the demons Garcia encounters are tough and relentless. That does not mean Shadows of the Damned is difficult. While the enemies are relentless, Garcia is showered with health items and ammo. While at first glance Shadows of the Damned looks like a Resi-
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dent Evil or Dead Space clone, it is far from it. Though the controls are similar, Shadows of the Damned embraces humor over horror. Instead of shying away from sexual innuendo, it is fully embraced. Johnson was clearly named just for this purpose. An example of the constant jokes is “The Boner”, Johnson’s pistol form. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Beaver Island class ‘unbelievable experience’ for group of six For many, summer exists as a chance to pursue creative endeavors, save money, or simply relax during the few precious weeks that lie between spring and fall semester chaos. However, for the select number of students who take their books, rain boots and adventurous spirits to the Central Michigan University Biological Station on Beaver Island, it means research and a lot of work. “I would tell anyone that they have to go,” said CMU Alumna Tiffany Makowski. “It is an unbelievable experience.” Lake Michigan’s Beaver Island, often referred to as “America’s Emerald Isle”, rests 32 miles Northwest of Charlevoix. It is comprised of several inland lakes and marshes in addition to a small settled region where approximately 600 people reside year-round and hun-
dreds of others opt to vacation. The CMU Biological Station is situated on the island and provides resources and equipment to conduct undergraduate courses in biological sciences and globally relevant research projects. Although undergraduate students are invited each summer to complete various Biology courses on the island for credit, this year an undergraduate research program was also conducted. Nearly 40 students from seven institutions applied to participate in this summer research program, but only six students were accepted for the 10-week program. “All of the students who applied were extremely well qualified and highly motivated and enthusiastic, so it wasn’t easy to select just six,” said Jane Matty, associate dean of science and technology. The intensive program focused on eight topics including dispersal behavior
in dragonflies and the nesting behavior of Caspian terns, a type of seabird. The summer program provided a unique opportunity for those accepted to gain professional, hands-on experience in their intended fields. “Students often rise early so they can get to their field sites to collect samples or make measurements at first light,” Matty said. “Doing scientific research is a fulltime job, so these students typically work many hours each day though not necessarily on a fixed schedule.” Former participant Rosie Wagner agreed with Matty regarding the work required of students. “Learning (on Beaver Island) is hands-on and creative,” said Wagner. “Everyone on the island, including students, teachers and the Beaver Island residents, make up a whole community.” email@example.com
Some students find treasures through dumpster diving By Odille Parker Staff Reporter
With increasing regularity, one person’s trash is turning into someone else’s treasure. Freeganism is a environmentally conscious lifestyle that advocates recycling and disengagement from consumerism. The movement has become a nationwide taboo because it involves “dumpster diving” to minimize the cost of living and reduce food waste. While freegans use dumpsters to find things to eat, many local residents trawl dumpsters for items ranging from furniture to clothing. Many Mount Pleasant residents consider themselves freegans of different levels. Michelle Campbell, a graduate student from Cedar Springs, is one of them. She said her and her partner have gotten most of their furniture from their
complex’s dumpster. “People routinely throw away good stuff, and so there is no harm in recovering it for your own use,” Campbell said. Campbell was raised to reuse goods, and while digging in a dumpster for food is not for her, she understands why people turn to it. There is often nothing wrong with the food that is thrown away, but because it has not been purchased by the “sell by date,” stores are required to dispose of it. However, with many of these stores bringing internal trash compactors, the waste is not as accessible to the public. While Fenton senior Eric Murray does not agree with turning to dumpsters for food because of the potential illnesses, he also understands why people turn to it. “I think people do it because they are starving and are poor,” Murray said. “When no one
has any money, then it (becomes) survival of the fittest.” Many freegans, including Campbell, believe their practice has become a taboo because it goes against the American identity of prosperity. Those who resort to dumpster diving face certain dangers and inconveniences, including potential illness and finding goods that are dirty or broken. However, most believe the pros outshine the cons. Alex Macksoud has never looked through a dumpster at CMU, but he does it at home all the time. If he saw a chair or table that looked in good shape, he took it. He actually still uses a table he got three years ago. “I mean, it’s a perfectly good (piece), why wouldn’t you take it from the trash?,” the Farmington Hills sophomore said. “It’s free.” firstname.lastname@example.org
Getting good grades as a college student shouldn’t be too difficult, as long as you show up to class and do the work, you should be fine. However, figuring out your way through to a healthy and fulfilling, dating, relationship and sex life can be the most difficult part of being in your twenties. Since I am a 24-year-old senior with two serious relationships and countless dates under my belt, I think I have plenty of experience to draw upon. I have dabbled in online dating and subsuquently went on a few, surprisingly not awkward, blind dates. I drove two hours every other week, to Novi, while in a longdistance relationship. A previous boyfriend and I
Jordan Spence Senior Reporter lived together after three years of dating and broke up soon after moving in. I have been cheated on, heartbroken, met the parents, watched friends come-out and lost friends to abusive relationships they were in. So beginning this fall I will be writing a relationship, dating and sex advice column to help those of you who need it, so hopefully you can then avoid some of the crap I have. I am not majoring in psychology, but I have always been a person many family members and friends come to for advice, so I feel comfortable writing this column. I am a very warm, open and
straightforward person hoping to answer questions you might have regarding all kinds of relationships, including romantic ones, family, friends and roommates. When it comes to any questions about your sex life (or your lack thereof), I will have to be somewhat particular about what I can or cannot print.
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