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Sushi bar set to open in June despite losing partner


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Date pushed from summer 2010 By Jordan Spence Staff Reporter

Downtown restaurant Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge is slated to open in late June of this year after being Jon Joslin delayed for a year. Construction for the restaurant at 105 W. Broadway St. was delayed partially because of ownership changes. The original date for the opening of the restaurant was June 2010, which was pushed back for grant approval. Former business partner and Mount Pleasant City Commissioner Jon Joslin is no longer involved with the project and could not be reached for comment as of Sunday. “There’s no longer a partnership with Jon,” said co-owner Rick A sushi | 2A

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George Ross to address City Commission for first time CMU/community rapport better under current leadership, commissioners say By Emily Grove Senior Reporter

The City Commission will meet per usual tonight, but the second Monday of the month will be the first time in George Ross recent years some commissioners recall getting a visit from a CMU president. University President George Ross will brief Mount Pleasant officials on the university’s ongoing and future initiatives at 6:30 p.m. at today’s City Commission meeting. The presentation, which is the first to city commissioners during Ross’ tenure in office, is expected to be a general overview of what CMU is doing and where it is going. He may also touch on collaborations with the city. Mayor Bruce Kilmer said George Ross sees “the value of the city to

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Dearborn resident Mary Adkins, center, dances to a disk jockey spinning dubstep music inside one of two tents featuring music and colorful light displays on Saturday at the Wompapalooza Electronic Music Festival at Salt River Acres, 926 Greendale Road, in Shepherd. The two heard about the event from Facebook and decided it would be a fun experience. “It’s the music,” Adkins said Saturday. “I heard about it yesterday and I knew I had to be here.”

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Loryn Roberson pulled off her green shoes on Saturday and danced her way into the mud, moving in tune to the funk/nu disco/house music beats reverberating through the ground. The Beaverton freshman was one of more than 1,000 people at Wompapalooza Electronic Music Festival, midMichigan’s first outdoor electronic music festival. More than 30 electronic artists kept the beat as dubstep, house, trance

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Evan Berman, one half of the group Fractalicious, shows his spray-painted hand during Wompapalooza on Saturday evening.

and other electronic genres played from noon until 11 p.m. Saturday at Salt River Acres, 926 Greendale Road in Shepherd. Roberson said her favorite part of

Wompapalooza was the dancing. “I took off my shoes because a friend convinced me that it was awesome,” she said. “I wore tie-dye because I know ravers like to wear bright colors, and it was warm out so I got to wear shorts.” Roberson said she spent the day dancing with her friends and painting people’s faces. Orion senior Nick Bryce came up with the idea for Wompapalooza and helped bring the festival to fruition.

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Tyler Wonsowicz, 20, of Brighton performs the fire poi, a traditional performance art of the Maori people in New Zealand, during Wompapalooza, a festival devoted to electronic dance music.

An attendee of the Wompapalooza Music Festival smokes a pipe as she lays atop the vehicle she rode to the event in with a group of her friends on Saturday at Salt River Acres, 926 Greendale Road, in Shepherd.

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RSO born from love for ‘Boy Meets World’ Show’s life lessons hoped to be a focus for student group By Michael L. Hoffman Student Life Editor

Though a popular ’90s sitcom has been finished for more than a decade, some students are celebrating their love for the show with a new registered student organization. It began when Lansing sophomore Spencer Austin was watching “Boy Meets World” with Amanda Jaczkowski, a Clinton Township freshman, at 4 a.m. March 29. They then decided to see if they could create an RSO. Austin quickly drafted a constitu-

tion and submitted for Office of Student Life approval. After one revision, the Boy Meets World Appreciation Club was approved on March 31, the birthday of William Daniels, who played iconic principal Mr. Feeny in the show. “It was pretty remarkable to get approved on Mr. Feeny’s birthday,” said Austin, club president. “We really worked to get this done.” Tom Idema, assistant director of Student Life, was impressed with Austin’s determination to get the RSO off the ground. Idema said that while there have been many different kinds of RSOs on campus, he is unsure if there has been any like this before. “It doesn’t take long to make an RSO if you do your homework, it can

take up to a few months for some people,” Idema said. “But he did it very quickly.” He said he is interested in seeing where the RSO goes and it would be fun to watch. Jaczkowski at first thought Austin was kidding about his desire to create the RSO, but Austin said he never was. “I want this to be taken seriously,” he said. “I want to be different than any other RSO on campus.” Jaczkowski, club vice president, said one of the main goals will be to discuss the life lessons in every episode. She hopes the group will grow and gain support from students as word gets out. “We are really hoping this takes off,” she said. Aside from providing a place for

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fans of “Boy Meets World” to gather and converse about the show, Austin said he has been in communication with Danielle Fishel, who played the character Topanga, about bringing her to campus. He would also like to bring out either Rider Strong, who played Shawn, or Ben Savage, who played Cory, he said. “I’ll do anything it takes to bring her here,” Austin said. “If I have to, I’ll pay out of pocket.” Students can join the club via OrgSync. There’s a one-time $15 fee that will cover the cost of a T-shirt and snacks for the semester. The first meeting is 8 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday in Pearce 107.

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MONDAY w The department of journalism’s academic homecoming will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Moore Hall 454. w Asian Pacific American Heritage Month guest lecturer Amer Ahmed will speak from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Bovee University Center Auditorium. w A Wellspring Literary Series reading starts 7 p.m. at Art Reach of Mid Michigan, 111 E. Broadway St.

TUESDAY w A CMU Teacher Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Finch Fieldhouse 110. w “Looking Ahead: Getting Ready with Podcasting” will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Charles V. Park Library 413. w A “YOU’RE HIRED ... Now What?” career services presentation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the UCr Auditorium.

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CMU.” “He thinks a good city will make kids want to come to school here and vice versa,” Kilmer said. Commissioner Jim Holton said when Ross first became president just over a year ago, he did set up a separate meeting with the city to discuss issues and become acquainted. The commission, he said, has seen more of George Ross in one year than all past presidents combined. He said it has a lot to do with the changes in leadership staff at CMU, pointing to individuals such as David Burdette, vice president of Finance and Administrative Services, and Kathy Wilbur, vice president of Development and External Relations, who have made appearances at past city meetings. “But the people in (Ross’) office really welcome the city,” Holton said. “There used to be this feeling of the university is down there and the city is up here.” No comment regarding Ross’ appearance or his agenda for the meeting were available, as University Communications were unable to be reached over the weekend. Commissioner Nancy English agreed that over the last

sushi | Swindlehurst. “You can surmise for yourself about the partnership ending.” Right now the restaurant is receiving finishing touches with paint and dry wall installation. The kitchen is also being finished. Swindlehurst said the building is being worked on daily so it will be open as soon as possible. The new establishment could attract some students. Riley senior Andy Williams said he enjoys both sushi and mixed drinks. “I would definitely give this place a shot,” Williams

Obama, budget foes move to next phase of spending fight WASHINGTON — As Capitol Hill negotiators fleshed out details of last week’s epic budget deal, Democrats and Republicans prepared for the next set of confrontations over federal spending, including the future of Medicare and Medicaid. White House officials said President Barack Obama will present his long-term debtreduction strategy Wednesday in a speech that will include his insistence that the nation cannot afford to preserve Bushera tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. And by the end of the week, House Republicans plan to vote on their 2012 budget blueprint, which would slash domestic spending, reduce income tax rates and start turning Medicare into a private program. The $38 billion agreement that kept the government from shutting down at midnight Fri-

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said. “I’ve been to other sushi bars in Michigan and the sushi at those places are so good.” As a part of the ownership changes, Rick Swindlehurst will own the building and his son Rich Swindlehurst will own and manage the business. “The restaurant would create six full-time positions, and approximately 15 positions altogether for residents in the area,” Rich said. The restaurant will seat up to 50 patrons and will have an upscale, contemporary atmosphere, Rich said. “The menu will be focused on sushi along with Asian fusion cuisine as well as other

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few years the city and CMU have worked more closely together. Now there seems to be more communication between everyone, she said. “We’re working more closely together to meet the needs of the community as well as CMU students to make their stay enjoyable here,” English said, “but we also want them to know what goes on in this city.” In areas like public safety and quality of life projects, such as the downtown Campus Connector project, she said, the university and Mount Pleasant have been collaborating more. The roundabout that was added to Bellows Street this past summer was also a project carried out between the city and CMU. “CMU proposed this to the city,” English said. “They were hoping to establish a marker for people to know that they were now entering the campus.” The two entities are also both dealing with budgets getting slashed, and together they are seeing what to do to be more efficient, Holton said. “This is truly a breath of fresh air,” he said “We are hoping to foster a great relationship and I look forward to what’s to come.” During the regular meeting, the mayor will make a proclamation in support of Beautification Day on April 15. The commission will also




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Canton sophomore Zachary Nowak and his girlfriend, Chelsea Schwartz, 18, also of Canton, lay on a blanket on Saturday afternoon, resting while listening to the music echoing from the main stage of Wompapalooza festival held at Salt River Acres, 926 Greendale Road, in Shepherd, devoted to electronic dance music. “It’s pretty tight,” Nowak said. “Dubstep is just wild; it’s all over the place. It’s just something to listen to.”


Grand Rapids resident Armin Hadzic soaks in the music while local artist, DJ Dry Bones, performs on the main stage Saturday evening during Wompapalooza at Salt River Acres. “We don’t do this every day,” said Hadzic, a freshman at Grand Rapids Community College. Insert: Radien, 21-year-old from Detroit.

Zack Markva, 21, of Saginaw sticks a cigarette in his mouth while helping other attendees move a chain-link fence Saturday evening during Wompapalooza, a festival devoted to electronic dance music.

drove up from home to stay with a friend and enjoy the festival. Dressed in electric blue leggings, ruffled pink hot-pants and fuzzy rainbow leg continued from 1A warmers, Huling had glitter and metallic “I have a passion for this kind of music, makeup on with a pacifier hanging from and I feel like this music scene needed her neck. “(I dressed this way) because it’s colorful something like this,” he said. “Obviously there’s a good amount of people that and I feel like a rainbow,” she said. “(My would come to something like this, (and) friend and I) feel like fairies.” Huling said she attends nobody’s really done anyraves with her friends thing before.” once or twice a month, but Bryce said one of the Wompapalooza was bigger reasons for Wompapalooand better than the elecza’s inception was because tronic music events she house parties/raves can usually frequents. only be so loud but a field “I love the lights, lasers off the beaten path is a difand all the people,” she ferent story. said. “We wanted to do someFarmington Hills juthing really big toward the nior Alex Vanderstuyf was end of the year,” he said. pleased to see such a large Wompapalooza featured event dedicated to the four different stages feamany different electronic turing artists from across genres. Michigan, including “I think the festival is a Naiswan of East Lansing great thing, I really hope and Detroit acts Lacerathis catches on,” Vandertion Selekta and ZooLogic. stuyf said. “Mid-Michigan Shelby Township artist doesn’t have anything else Ross Regits, or Regnasty, was eager to perform at like this.” Though Bryce will gradhis first outdoor venue on View a gallery uate from CMU before next the unseasonably warm of photos from spring, he said there is a lot day. the event. of interest in continuing “It’s very cool to see that Wompapalooza. Bryce said electronic music is getting out there and more popular,” Regits said. Midland freshman Nick Mallonee, who “I’ve never done anything outdoor before partnered with Bryce in creating Wompaand it’s great to have such a nice day for palooza, has already expressed interest in spearheading next year’s project. this.” “I’ll definitely continue my work, and try A few vendors selling food, hula hoops, T-shirts, blankets and other merchandise to just make it an even better festival next year, hopefully,” Bryce said. were at the festival. Whitmore Lake resident Jade Huling said she is a fan of electronic dance music, and

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Traverse City resident Taylor Dall, who refers to herself by her stage name “Zenaura,” Hula Hoops atop a round table near the main stage, which featured dubstep music during the Wompapalooza Electronic Music Festival on Saturday at Salt River Acres, 926 Greendale Road, Shepherd. Dall has been performing with Hula Hoops for almost two years under her stage name and says she is hoping to be featured soon at other festivals.

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EDITORIAL | Bruce Roscoe’s achievements show Dean of Students position must be retained Brad O’Donnell Columnist

Backing Obama despite disappointments


n April 4, President Barack Obama filed to run for a second term as President of the U.S. As part of this first step, he started a campaign targeted at Facebook users in which people could publicly announce “I am in,” meaning you are a supporter. I am, reluctantly, in. President Obama has undoubtedly moved our country in a better direction. The economy is finally out of the recession and is recovering, in no small part due to the stimulus bill. The Affordable Care Act is going to give millions of people access to health insurance and probably stabilize costs. Our standing with the international community has improved significantly. The problem I have is that America was promised change. Of course we should have looked a little closer at what that meant, but I think we assumed it at least meant the opposite of George W. Bush. Instead what we got might be called “Change Lite” or, in some cases, watered-down Bush policies. For example, the Obama Administration has given up attempting to get the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay onto U.S. soil so they can be given their fair trial, mostly because of Republican pressure. Many are confused as to why Republican opposition makes any difference. Although the Affordable Care Act will help insure millions of Americans and reduce the deficit, insurance companies are still the gatekeepers. If President Obama had truly wanted to make health insurance affordable he would have pushed harder for a public option, which would have forced insurance companies to be more competitive and lowered costs. On many issues and almost all the important ones, President Obama has taken the center-right position and begged Republicans to get along with him. This is despite Republican leadership explicitly saying it has no interest in compromise. In these difficult economic times we need a leader who is willing to stand up for forward-thinking and rational economic policy. Instead, we have a man who is flirting with Republican ideas. What is a moderate progressive to do? On the one hand you have President Obama, who is at best a moderate and at worst a conservative. He squandered his large Democratic majorities in the House and Senate, and now he is faced with a diminished Democratic majority in the Senate and a Republican-controlled House. It seems as though his base staying home for the 2010 elections has not been a wakeup call for the president. On the other hand, the only thing worse than a disappointing Democratic president is a right-wing Republican president. President Obama may not be ideal but things are certainly better with him around. The gay community is better off, women are better off, average workers are better off and the big banks are somewhat annoyed. Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich or Michele Bachmann would certainly roll this progress back. Sure, President Obama. I am in. So are most of my peers. But we are reluctant.

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hile CMU is looking to add a new vice president of Enrollment and Student Services, it is important to retain the Dean of Students position and to fill it with someone as genuine as Bruce Roscoe, whose duties in the job end in June. Roscoe, having served in the position for more than 16 years, has exemplified how important the position is to this university and its students. For years, Roscoe has been an advocate for students and their organizations, and this newspaper is a prime example. Whenever CM Life has won awards, taken on an important issue or covered something crucial to campus, he has always been there to congratulate its staff. As illustrated in a previous article, he has been integral in the development of student-oriented programs at CMU, including Sexual Aggression Services, the Centralis Scholarship, the Leadership Institute and the Volunteer Center, just to name a few. CMU should not underestimate how important it is for this position to be filled even after the hiring of a new vice president. The Dean of Students is a person who students

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Dean of Students Bruce Roscoe tendered his resignation after serving in the position for 16-plus years. Roscoe helped develop several programs on campus and was a constant advocate for students.

should be able to count on when they have a problem on campus. Like Roscoe, the dean must be there when students need his or her help, advice or counsel. As Brittany Mouzarakis told CM Life, Roscoe was a constant supporter of the Student Government Association and praised them when programs such as the new pro bono clinic were created. This type of support is imperative for the success of students and their organizations. If they are not supported by the administration, they could be disillusioned with what they can do on campus. The programs Roscoe helped bring to life have been consistently successful because of the support they have

received over the years. Roscoe has said the Volunteer Center has reached out past the boundaries of CMU’s campus and into the surrounding communities to make a difference. If not for support from Roscoe and others at CMU, the program might not have been successful, but instead it is making a legitimate impact on the Mount Pleasant community. June 30 is not far off and finding a replacement for Roscoe should be very near the top of the to-do list. Students need an administrator that will stick up for them and their needs and, while there can never be a true replacement for Roscoe, CMU should do its best to make sure it hires someone who will advocate for students in a way no one else has.

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Joe - April 8 This farce of a shutdown is due to one major factor. The democrat party controlled House, Senate, and Executive Branch did not want to pass a budget before the 2010 mid-term elections. Obama, Reid, and Pelosi failed this country by playing politics, rather than putting the interests of the country first. They and the rest of the democrat party hierarchy knew that they would destroy their re-election chances if they actually put their bloated budget out there. They chose continuing resolutions rather than face the public scrutiny of their massive spending increases. The cuts proposed by the (now) House republican party majority are a drop in the bucket to the trillions contained in the overall budget. Michmediaperson - April 8 Is it the party system or is it the American people? It’s the American people that elected an unqualified community organizer Barack Obama president who has spent more $$$ than any president in history and has run up the debt highCentral Michigan Life is under the jurisdiction of the independent Student Media Board of Directors. Articles and opinions do not necessarily reflect the position or opinions of CMU or its employees. Central Michigan Life is a member of the Michigan Press Association, the Michigan Collegiate Press Association,

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Comments in response to Potential government shutdown shows how twisted party system has become

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William Schwager - April 8 “So what is the point of proposing a bill that the GOP knew was not going to pass?” HONOR ! Their constituants voted them into office to do just what they are doing ! How unique. Where was all the talk of compromise when the Dems pushed through “Obamacare”, a bill that the majority of Americans do not want (proven in the last election) , and has been ruled Un-

constitutional. The Dems in Congress would not allow Republicans into committee meetings regarding this bill. B.O. blustered “you lost, we won”(referring to the 2008 election) so they don’t have to “compromise”. Is this “crossing the asile?” All that aside, The USA HAS NO MONEY! Repeat The USA HAS NO MONEY! Bill O’Reilly has the I.Q of a rock — when you see him think “Ted Baxter” from the old “Mary Tyler Moore Show” . As I post this the sticking point is “Planned Parenthood,” the largest abortion provider in the USA funded by our tax dollars in violation of the “Hyde Amendment”. A recent report of outstanding investigative reporting shows how “Planned Parenthood” facilitates the exploitation of children in the “sex trade”. How can any legislator support this? The current rate of spending is recognized as unsustainable and will destroy the economy — this according to the CBO and virtually all economists. Paul Ryans plan is the only proposal “on the table” that will prevent this. Repeat ­­— The USA HAS NO MONEY!

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er than any president. Who hired this unqualified candidate???? Answer, the American people. Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney were two candidates far more qualified than Obama. But, the American people fell for his used car salesmanship. Look at the mess he put us into! We’re broke! Just like Michigan voters who hired Jennifer Granholm. In eight years she destroyed the state. Bad hires can do that. Look at Rich Rodriguez and the Michigan football program. And look at all those nuts who paid top dollar to see Charlie Sheen. Those are the people who helped give us Obama and Granholm! Comments in response to Parties must reach across aisle to resolve shutdown

he transition from feeling on top of the world as a high school senior to being a freshman in college is one of the hardest things I have ever experienced. After countless fights with my dad over attending community college versus a four-year university, I made the decision simple by signing over $800 from my checking account to my first dorm payment at CMU. It was just the start of my decisions as an adult. I first found out how hard it can be to live on your own in a square box, or residence hall. For the first month or two of being greeted at the door by grumpy roommates instead of my dog excitedly jumping all over me, I regretted going away to college. I spent more days figuring out what credits could transfer to a community school than I did trying to figure out my math homework. I wondered what I was going to do with my life as I sat on my bed spooning through yet another jar of crunchy peanut butter and consequently gained the “freshman 15.” I found out what this whole “party school” thing was my aunts and uncles told me about. I did my time at the library and explored all the random places you don’t see on the orientation campus tour. It seems like I changed my major every day in my first semester. I majored in psychology until I remembered I have no patience, pondered something in the medical field until I decided it was too much science for my liking and thought about education until a kindergartner made fun of my laugh. But what to major in is not the only thing I learned from driving 150 miles north to start my life over. It wasn’t until Winter break that I really decided that sending that check to CMU in May was the right decision. At home I showed off to my mom that I knew how to do my own laundry and impressed my dad by telling him how much money I saved from not driving to community college every day. He loved that one. Funny as it sounds, I even started taking the initiative to make my own doctor and dentist appointments without telling the office lady, “I’ll have my mom call.” Going away to school is really a life changing experience. It takes the freshman awkwardness right out of you and makes you immediately start making decisions on your own. Overall, I feel like I grew into a new person. Maybe this is what that thing called adulthood is all about.

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Two students win $30,000 in Venture Competition By Sherri Keaton Staff Reporter

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Greenville senior Shannon Maghielse applies makeup to Harrison senior Rebecca Henry between classes Tuesday afternoon in the vanity of the Charles V. Park Library. “I think her cosmetic line is going to be brilliant,” Henry said. “It’s very versatile.”

Student prepares release of cosmetics line this July Greenville senior hopes products will be successful By Randi Shaffer Senior Reporter

Shannon Maghielse wants to change the face of the makeup counter. She has invested about three years worth of tuition money into formula development and manufacturing, and will open the Shannon Evans Cosmetics line for business July 1. The Greenville senior is an entrepreneurial student at CMU. When she started studying entrepreneurship through the honors program at CMU, many of her classes required her to draft a mock business plan and she always went back to something she had been considering since she was 14. “I always based it around a cosmetic business,” she said. “In the fall, I actually took my idea and put it into motion.” The line’s motto is “innovating beauty.” “I wanted to make sure that all the products were doing more than just one thing,” she said. “(I want to) break barriers as to what makeup can do.” The mascara she helped formulate contains a keratin formula to strengthen eyelashes and her foundation contains ingredients that double as moisturizing and anti-aging devices for skin. Maghielse’s line also contains mineral-based powders, an under-eye correcting and highlighting cream containing duo-peptides to reduce wrinkles, a lashgrowth serum and others. She works closely with distributors and chemists at her manufacturer to determine the products she wants to create. She also researched her product’s packaging, which will use drop-proof cases. “How I researched that was mainly based on what I personally wanted, what personally bothered me

Greenville senior Shannon Maghielse has 97 different products based on shades, which includes foundation for face, concealer, eye shadow, mascara, eye serum, eye liner, lip gloss, lip color and blush. Maghielse will start selling makeup July 1 on her website. She has worked on the business plan since her freshman year.

“I wanted to make sure that all the products were doing more than just one thing. (I want to) break barriers as to what makeup can do.” Shannon Maghielse, Greenville senior

about makeup and then what my friends and family and people I knew liked or didn’t like,” she said. Maghielse’s friend, Harrison senior Rebecca Henry, remembered watching Maghielse labor for hours on the overall plan and individual products. Henry plans on sampling Maghielse’s cosmetic line when it makes its debut, and has no doubt the line will take off. “Just from knowing Shannon, I think it’s going to be a success,” she said. Maghielse hopes to sell $100,000 worth of product during her line’s first fiscal year. Her goal is $500,000 for its second year, and she hopes to sell between $1 million and $2 million each year after that. “My brand will never be a large brand,” she said. “It will never be like CoverGirl or Loreal ... I’m looking more

to a market of a Sephora or a Macy’s makeup counter. Those brands are small and unique, and they appeal to different niche markets and that’s how I’ve developed my brand to be.” Robby Roberts, associate director of academic programs at the LaBelle Entrepreneurial Center, said Maghielse is a good example of student outcome in the entrepreneurial program. “When (students) come in, we try to start them out with innovation and business plan writing,” she said. “They take their innovative idea ... through with them until their graduation where they can go out and start their own business if they’d like. That’s kind of what Shannon’s done. When she came in, she knew what she wanted.”

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Everything starts with an idea, but Daniel Pearson and Tyler Gostinger got a $30,000 check for theirs. CMU’s New Venture Competition, a business plan competition launched by the College of Business Administration, gave students from all fields of study a chance to compete Friday. About 200 people were in attendance in the Education and Human Services Building, including professors, supporters and students from various Michigan colleges who pitched their ideas. The idea Pearson, a Waterford senior, and Gostinger, a Harbor Springs junior, created is HybridPay. It would allow consumers to use their smartphones to incorporate multiple payment and rewards accounts into one application. “I was always using a ton of different cards to capitalize on the different rewards programs, so I just thought there had to have been another way to consolidate on all these different (cards),” Pearson said. The team spent about six months creating the concept. “I can’t even think straight,” Pearson said. “I am excited all of our hard work paid off.” The team plans on soliciting bids from companies for the development of their idea with the award. The dozens of other business ideas presented ranged from growing and utilizing eco-friendly bamboo, to starting an educational center for the inner-city youth of Detroit to making gluten-free food. Second-place winners earned $10,000 and third place earned $5,000. There also was a separate-split $1,000 prize. The winners were announced over dinner in the Bovee University Center Rotunda room later that evening. Ken Kousky, executive director of the BlueWater Angels,

the largest angel investment network in Michigan, was one of the nine judges during the final round. Angel investment networks seek to invest in early small-stage business endeavors. Kousky said the judges tried to hold the finalists to a higher standard than simply having a good business idea. “We really try to look at these companies and say, ‘Would we actually invest in them?’” Kousky said. “What we see today is a tremendous maturity process that is involved here.” The judges ranked the concepts from a scale of zero to 100 for each of the three finalists’

teams. Kousky said because the judges all had different priorities and expertise, it was a balanced team. Robby Roberts, LaBelle Entrepreneurial Center associate director, said all of the teams worked hard and learned a great deal working with partners and team members. “It is a great experience,” Roberts said. “The winners have a lot of money to invest and hopefully they will put that in their business plan and use that. But the experience for the students is unlimited.”

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Student-run event raises Pride Week will host panels, support for animal society drag shows, performances lgbtq community

About 60 turn out for Sunday’s ‘Furry 5K’ marathon

By Sherri Keaton Staff Reporter

Sometimes being proud may mean taking a vow of silence. Other times it can mean speaking out for the truth. Today is the start of Pride Week at CMU, an event celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community. “Pride Week is important (to the LGBTQ and ally community) because it is an opportunity to come together campus wide and celebrate who we are,” said Shannon Jolliff, director of Gay and Lesbian Programs. The week’s events range from a queer monologue, film screening and drag show, among others. All events are free. The first event is a Soup and Substance discussion at noon at the Bovee University Center Terrace Rooms. The “Cherry Bomb!” talk show-style panel of lesbian

By Randi Shaffer Senior Reporter

Though Kara Cooke and her dog Maddie have been walking for years, their stroll on Sunday morning was for more than exercise. The Romeo junior was one of 60 human participants at the “Furry 5K,” a marathon event hosted by Meeting Professionals International at CMU. The marathon began and ended at Finch Fieldhouse. “I knew that it would be a challenge for her to do it,” the Romeo junior said. “She’s 10, so she’s old.” Troy senior Anna Siroonian, campus representative of MPI, said runners had the option to bring their dogs and either run, jog or walk their way through the course spanning campus. “We decided to do this 5K for (the Humane Animal Treatment Society) because it’s our philanthropy as a (registered student organization),” she said. “We just wanted to get an event where people would come out. I feel like having dogs here definitely brings more people out, because who doesn’t like dogs?” In addition to a 5 kilometer run/walk, the event also featured live music from Moore Media Records artists, a silent auction, T-shirts for participants and food. As one of the volunteers, Jordan Hathaway, a Zeeland junior, worked to fundraise for the event and coordinate the silent auction. “I checked the weather like every five minutes because of the thunderstorm, but I’m happy with the turnout,” Hathaway said. Despite Hathaway’s and Siroonian’s concerns, the weather remained mostly clear

speakers is at 7 p.m. in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium. Jolliff said she encourages people to get involved for the educational opportunities. “Students, faculty and staff have an opportunity to go deeper and engage in active learning about the LGBTQ community with the events provided,” she said. Tuesday is the “EPIC (Queer Monologues) Performance” in the Plachta Auditorium at 7 p.m. Sterling Heights senior Julz Meray, co-coordinator of Pride Week, said Wednesday afternoon’s “Day of Silence” is a national event sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. “Individuals on their own (can) make a vow of silence and we recognize that silence by having a march,” Meray said. The march will begin around 4:30 p.m. in front of the Charles V. Park Library and will end around 5 p.m. at the Warriner

seal. Students also can choose to wear red or black colors in support of the day. “This Day (of Silence) really is to shed light on the issue of LGBT anti-bullying and harassment in our schools,” Meray said. The Drag Show hosted by drag queen Sabin will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday in Plachta Auditorium. Mount Pleasant freshman Michael Ryniak said he is celebrating Pride Week to show the strength of the gay community on campus. “(I) believe it will help spread the knowledge of homophobia and discrimination to my heterosexual peers,” he said. Jolliff said everyone has pride within themselves all year round and this week showcases that. “In this one week the entire campus community can gather together and celebrate who we are,” she said.

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Mount Pleasant resident Barb Torpy pets Bailey, an 11-year-old golden retriever, at the “Furry 5K” run, walk stroll to raise support for the Humane Animal Treatment Society of Isabella County. Bailey lost his eye from cancer last year.

throughout the three-hour event, with only minor rain and cloud cover. Siroonian said MPI had raised $324 prior to the 5K, and is hoping to raise over $800 for HATS. She said she wants to make the event an annual occurrence. Mount Pleasant resident Corey Friedrich ran the 5K on his own, and finished first in 17 minutes and 13 seconds. Friedrich runs a 5K once a month on average, and is an avid supporter of HATS. “I love animals and I love running,” he said. “(HATS) is a great organization. I’m glad they’re here to protect the animals in the Mount Pleasant area.”

Cooke used to volunteer with HATS, and immediately jumped at the opportunity to participate in the Furry 5K to support one of her favorite organizations. “I think it’s so amazing, everything that they do,” she said. “I love going to the animal shelter and playing with the dogs and stuff.” Cooke said she lives in an off-campus apartment, and her lease will not allow her to house animals. “My parents came up and brought her for the weekend so that I could take her,” she said.

By Mike Nichols Senior Reporter

The stereotype of a typical gamer lurking in a shadowy den of computer monitors, cables and Doritos is rapidly being turned on its head. Lansing senior Zack Benezette said the development of video games for smartphones and social networking sites is resulting in more casual gamers. Games like “Angry Birds” for the iPhone and “FarmVille” on Facebook have allowed non-traditional markets to become more familiar with video games. “I think you’re seeing more of the casual gamer,” said the Lansing senior. “You’re seeing a new market for games like FarmVille, FrontierVille and whatever-ville.”

Benezette considers himself a traditional gamer who regularly games on his PlayStation 3 and computer. He said his favorite genres are shooters and puzzles, which might be why he enjoyed “Angry Birds” so much. One of last year’s biggest hits, “Angry Birds” is a puzzle game where players launch birds out of a slingshot at intricately designed castles housing evil pigs. The Rovio-developed game started on iPod, iPhone and iPad and gained much of its recognition when talk show host Conan O’Brien played a life-sized version on his show. “I think it’s a game you can pick up, play for 10 minutes and then you can be done with it,” he said. “It’s fun, but it’s easy to walk away from.” St. Joseph sophomore Jill Simpson said “Angry Birds” is

the only game she ever plays. After a friend got her hooked on the mobile version, Simpson could not help but buy the game for her computer. “It’s pretty addictive,” Simpson said. “When you can’t beat a level, it’s pretty aggravating.” Sparta freshman Tracy Shupe plays “FarmVille” and “CityVille” every day on Facebook. Shupe compared the games to “The Sims,” saying that players must build an environment and keep its residents happy. “My friend is trying to get me into (role playing games), but I’m not into them,” she said. Like Simpson, Shupe also said this new wave of games helps her pass the time. “It’s a time killer,” Shupe said. “They’re just kind of stuff to do when you’re bored.”

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Search for new Mount Pleasant First VP candidate speaks today schools superintendent underway college of medicine

By Annie Harrison Staff Reporter

Dr. Joel Lanphear said he is looking forward to visiting CMU and discussing his hopes for the medical school. Lanphear, College of Medicine associate dean/medical education finalist, will speak at an open forum from 1 to 1:45 p.m. today in Health Professions Building 2255. He said one of his strengths is that he has already developed three start-up medical schools. The new medical school at CMU is appealing because it engages in partnerships with other health care agencies, Lanphear said. “Engagement can help us better understand the needs of the communities and the individuals in those communities,” he said. Lanphear is a professor of medical education and associate dean of Undergradu-

ate Medical Education at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Dr. Linda Perkowski also was named as an associate dean finalist after a nationwide search. She will speak at an open forum from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. April 21 in HPB 2255. Thomas Masterson, associate dean of the College of Health Professions and search committee co-chair, said both candidates are highly qualified. Masterson said the position is a big undertaking and the associate dean will be proactive in getting the curriculum developed for the medical school. Many people are involved with accreditation and the associate dean will be in charge of the overall accreditation process. Both have experience in accreditation, he said. The associate dean will also help develop courses and workshops to hone faculty skills for

medical education, Masterson said. He said the salary for the position will be negotiated between the candidate and Provost Gary Shapiro. Both candidates will be involved with the search committee and the College of Medicine during their respective visits to CMU, Masterson said. He said they will receive tours of the campus and Mount Pleasant. “We’re spending a lot of time with these candidates,” he said. Masterson said the committee will base its decision on the finalists’ resumes, references and phone interviews. He said the committee will probably make a decision about two weeks after Perkowski visits campus. Masterson said the fun part of the selection process is meeting the candidates, and he looks forward to their campus visits.

By Randi Shaffer Senior Reporter

Mount Pleasant Public Schools has begun the hiring process for its new superintendent and hopes to have one chosen by June. Following the resignation of former Superintendent Joe Pius, the Michigan Leadership Institute has worked with the MPPS Board of Education to find a suitable replacement. “We’re still a long ways away,” said MLI president Michael Wilmot. “We are facilitating the process through the board of education.” Board President Timothy Odykirk said the district is still in the process of collecting applications. The application deadline is April 29 and all applications will be reviewed by MLI before the end of May. MLI will make recommendations to the school board and a meeting will be held on

May 4 to determine which six candidates will have the opportunity to interview in public meetings. The public will have a chance to write out questions for the candidates. A week after all six candidates are interviewed, two final candidates will be selected. Both candidates will be interviewed separately on May 17 and 18. The interview process for the two candidates will be similar to that of the six and will be televised. School board members will have the opportunity to visit the current school districts of the two remaining candidates. Odykirk is hoping for a lot of community involvement throughout the process. “This is a very standard process for looking for superintendents across the state,” he said. He said MLI’s input in the search helps maintain the confidentiality of the process. “There are a lot of quali-

ties listed that the community, when they got together in open community forums, had picked for us,” Odykirk said. Ideally, the new superintendent will be a good communicator who can reach out to the community, who is good with information, and has good leadership skills, he said. Though Odykirk is hoping for a lot of qualified applicants, Wilmot is not sure how many applications to expect. “It’s purely guesswork,” Wilmot said. “I would say that you would expect between 18 to 24, somewhere in that range.” Odykirk hopes to have a new superintendent identified by June 1 and in place within the school district by July 1. “We’re very excited,” he said. “Mount Pleasant is a very good district for candidates across the state.”

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CMU softball sweeps Toledo, BG to move into MAC West contention

Pitchers Dornbos, Seddon help lead the way again

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Sitting in the meeting room of a stadium named after her Saturday afternoon, softball coach Margo Jonker joked the team should just play its whole season at home. Looking at the box scores for the six games played at home this week, who could blame her for such an unrealistic desire? CMU (20-12, 5-3 MAC) won its sixth consecutive home game Saturday, capping off the weekend with a 10-2 victory over Bowling Green. During the streak, the Chippewas out-hit their opponents 63-18 and outscored them 55-6, winning five games in the five-inning mercy rule. “The key was we were trying to make sure we scored in most of the innings,” Jonker said. “We had a couple other goals: To have multiple people have RBIs and to get our lead hitters on.”

Friendly competition is normal between teammates, but common team goals allow CMU’s pitchers to push each other. Senior Kari Seddon and sophomore Kara Dornbos were at it again, each picking up three wins while giving up a combined three earned runs in the three doubleheaders at Margo Jonker Stadium. “We feed off each other,” Dornbos said. “She just helps me push myself, especially looking up to her as a senior. She helped me so much as a freshman and this year we know each other so much better.” Seddon pitched her sixth and seventh complete games against Detroit Wednesday and Toledo Friday, shutting both teams out in the process of racking up 11 strikeouts. “Kari pitched better than she’s pitched in a while,” Jonker said. “She had more command on her pitches and she’s excited about that, as am I.” Three became a popular number in Seddon’s third appearance, giving up three hits and striking out three batters in three innings of play. She was relieved

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Senior infielder Amanda Patrick catches a pop up in foul territory during the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader against Bowling Green. CMU is 20-12 and 5-3 in MAC play.

Senior second baseman Brittini Merchant led the offense at home, registering 12 hits, nine runs and five RBIs, but it’s safe to say the latter goal was reached. Seven other players contributed at least five hits in that stretch, all of them batting in at least a run.

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Freshman Cory DeLamielleure smiles as she reaches home plate after hitting a threerun home run Saturday against BG.

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Sabol tosses another shutout; CMU sweeps Akron By Anthony Fenech Senior Reporter

Early last week, after a Sunday shutout of Ohio, Central Michigan head coach Steve Jaksa joked about getting eight (or nine) more shutouts from starting pitcher Jake Sabol. A week later and the senior righthander is only six (or seven) away. On Sunday, Sabol and the Chippewas put an exclamation point on a weekend

sweep of Akron with a 10-0 drubbing at Lee R. Jackson Baseball Field in Akron, Ohio. “I’m really happy for Jake right now,” Jaksa said. “He’s throwing the ball well.” Sabol stymied the Jake Sabol Zips to the tune of four hits and four strikeouts on an economical 86 pitches to earn his second straight

complete game shutout victory. The win was the fifth consecutive for CMU (16-17, 5-4 Mid-American Conference). “From the outside looking in,” Jaksa said, “We got three wins. I thought we played well, but I thought we played well the first (conference) weekend when we lost three games.” Sabol faced his only real adversity of the series finale in the first inning when, with a runner on third and one out and

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Akron’s best hitter — center fielder Drew Turocy — at the plate, he retired Turocy swinging and induced a fly out from Akron cleanup hitter Kurt Gamby. “It was huge,” Jaksa said of the strikeout. “It was definitely big,” Sabol said. “I think that set the tone.” And in the second inning, the Chippewas offense set another tone with

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Trice closer to 2012 Olympics “I didn’t perform as good as I could, but I qualified, so I’m pretty happy about that right now.”

Junior finishes fourth at U.S. Open in Cleveland

Jarod Trice, CMU heavyweight

By Justin Hicks Staff Reporter

CMU players took part in WNBA free agent camp earlier this month By John Manzo Staff Reporter

A professional basketball future might be possible for Kaihla Szunko and Shonda Long. The two seniors led the Central Michigan women’s basketball team to a 20-11 overall record and their production has gotten some notice. During the first weekend in April, the two former Chippewas competed in a free agent camp for the Women’s National Basketball Association. “It was pretty cool both Shonda and I got to compete,” Szunko said, “and it was also cool to see some players from the bigger schools there.” Players from Oregon, Alabama and the University of Connecticut were just a few of the universities that also were on hand at the free agent camp. When it comes to achieving a professional basketball career, the two have options. It isn’t a WNBA or bust scenario. There is an opportunity that one, if not, both will be playing overseas in the near future. “Our two kids were seen by agents who have experience overseas,” said head coach Sue Guevara. “If they aren’t drafted in the WNBA, they can get the experience overseas and get an invite back.” Szunko and Long were both productive during their senior season. Long led the team with 16.5 points per game and set the all-time 3-point record in the process. Szunko was one point per game shy of tying

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Senior guard Shonda Long goes up for a layup in CMU’s 74-62 win against Akron on Jan. 29. Long and senior Kaihla Szunko recently participated in a WNBA free agent camp.

Long, averaging 15.5 points per game and 11.1 rebounds per game. She was the only Chippewa to average doubledigit rebounds per game. Long’s 3-point ability and Szunko’s ability to stretch the floor could be very beneficial to them as they progress forward with their careers. “Shonda’s ability to shoot the three will help because everybody is looking for people who can score,” Guevara said. “Szunko has the ability to jump and do a lot of the little things.” Szunko and her 6-foot-1 frame were used to dominate smaller centers in the MidAmerican Conference, but she might be used at other positions at the next level. “It was weird going from the tallest on the team to average height,” Szunko said of her experience at the camp. “When I was there I played the three or the four (spot).” At the camp, the two competed in front of coaches and agents, some of which were

from overseas. Now that it’s over, all they can do is wait and just continue to stay in shape. “I just need to get in the weight room and stay in good shape,” Szunko said. “Also, get in the gym as much as I can and work on my shot and ball handling skills. There’s always room for improvement.” In a mock draft conducted by, neither Long or Szunko were projected to be selected in the draft, but that doesn’t mean they can’t make it one day. “Whether they land a spot in Europe or the WNBA, it’s awesome,” Guevara said. “A lot of collegiate players have that dream, but it’s tough. It’s very competitive.” Former Bowling Green star Lauren Prochaska was selected 33rd overall by the Indiana Fever in the mock draft. She was the only MAC player on the board. The draft will be held today in Bristol, Conn.

A top six finish at the U.S. Open: Check. Up next: World Team Trials. Junior heavyweight Jarod Trice finished fourth at the U.S. Open Saturday in Cleveland, qualifying him for the World Team Trials in June and bringing him one step closer to gaining Jarod Trice eligibility for a 2012 Olympic redshirt. “I didn’t perform as good as I could, but I qualified, so I’m pretty happy about that right now,” Trice said Saturday evening from Cleveland. “I feel that I performed pretty decent to put myself in the next situation at the world team trials in June.” Trice began the day with a victory against Jon Schmidt before falling to Tervel Diagnev in back-to-back matches, who went on to finish first among 120-kg wrestlers.

Appearing in the consolation rounds, Trice picked up decisions over Elijah Madison, Dustin Porter and Les Sigman before falling in the third place match to Tommy Rowlands. “I feel like I wrestled badly in (my second match) and I just didn’t feel like I wrestled as well as I should have,” Trice said. “In my last match, my head just wasn’t in it by the end of the day and I just lost my focus.” The 285-pounder took the blame for not reaching his potential, saying he shouldn’t have let his body relax. “I knew that I qualified already, and that played a role a little bit probably,” Trice said. “I probably shouldn’t have taken a nap either, it kind of threw me off. I put myself in that situation.” Looking to the training he needs to go through leading up to the tournament in June, Trice places importance on getting a solid training partner. After talking with Duke heavyweight Konrad Dudziak’s father, Trice said working with

Dudziak will put them both in good shape for the event. “I’m going to find the best workout partner possible to workout with the next couple months, and I’m really looking forward to it,” he said. “If I get a training partner, people better watch out.” The Duke heavyweight graduated in 2010 as a twotime All American with a career 79-18 record. He was a NCAA runner-up in 2009 and took fourth in 2010. Trice will wrestle in the 120kg weight class and Dudziak in the 96-kg weight class when the two head to the World Team Trials June 9 in Oklahoma City, Okla. “To take fourth in that tournament is a pretty good accomplishment,” said CMU head coach Tom Borrelli. “The guys he lost two have been on world teams, so I think he wrestled good. He’s setting himself up pretty good to have the opportunity to be an Olympian.”

CMU comes up empty at junior nationals

By Justin Hicks Staff Reporter

No Central Michigan wrestlers placed in the top eight spots at Junior Nationals on Sunday in Cleveland, Ohio. The freestyle tournament was a change of pace from the folk style that is used in high school and college wrestling. In freestyle, the winner of a match must win two out of the three two-minute periods. “Our young guys have to get a little better at freestyle, and they’re not real good at that style yet,” said CMU head coach Tom Borrelli. “This was

the first tournament they’ve wrestled in that style in a year, so you kind of expect them to be a little bit rusty.” Of the seven that competed, Scott Mattingly was the only wrestler to advance to the quarterfinals, where he fell by 7-0 and 5-1 decisions to Destin McCauley. He was knocked out of the consolation bracket in his next match. “Scott wrestled OK,” Borrelli said. “I look at the person that beats him – he lost two matches to two very well respected guys, but those guys are still in high school. They’re the No. 1 in their weight classes, but we

still feel like we should beat them.” Joe Roth won four consolation matches by decisions before being knocked out in the sixth consolation round. Craig Kelliher won wrestleback matches by a decision, a 1:47 pin and an injury default before falling in two close matches to Missouri’s John Eblen in the fifth consolation round. The Chippewas will be back in Mount Pleasant for two weeks to prepare for University Nationals.

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Linebacker Armond Staten growing into leadership role Kyle Nystrom says injuries are affecting unit in spring ball By John Manzo Staff Reporter

Former Central Michigan linebackers Nick Bellore and Matt Berning led the defense for multiple seasons, but the pair is gone and the torch has been passed. On the receiving end of that torch is senior linebacker Armond Staten. As a junior last season, he was fourth on the team with 78 tackles, but was often hidden behind the play of Bellore and Berning. Now that the all-conference linebackers are gone, it’s his turn to be the No. 1 guy at the linebacker position. Kyle Nystrom, assistant coach and special teams/linebackers coordinator, said he has saw some good things from Staten and a few other guys this spring, but injuries are affecting the unit. “We’ve got five healthy linebackers in a system that plays three,” he said. “We need to get through spring ball with the numbers we got because we know the picture will be a lot different in the fall.”

Senior Mike Petrucci and sophomore Shamari Benton have been other guys who have stepped up in the absence of the two former leaders of the defense. In 11 games last season, Petrucci recorded 48 tackles, good for seventh on the roster. Benton made an appearance in 10 games as a true freshman, forcing a fumble in his first collegiate game against Hampton. He said he believes the linebackers will get to where they need to be and he thinks the linebackers are holding themselves more accountable because of the key losses. “We’re starting to get the defense, but we want to learn it more comfortably,” Benton said. “The linebackers are holding themselves more accountable this season. They were leaders and we’re going to take what we learned from them and use it on the field.” Staten and Petrucci are the favorites to land two of the three starting positions at linebacker come fall, but Nystrom said he wants to see some more improvement with the leadership. “It’s not where we need him yet,” he said of Staten’s leadership abilities. “The group of linebackers were dominated by two guys, but it’s different now. Gaining leadership

qualities isn’t something that happens overnight. Staten and Petrucci will be those guys, but it doesn’t happen overnight.” Because of the number of injuries at linebacker, a lot of different guys are getting the opportunity to prove themselves, including junior Jake Bentley and redshirt freshman Mike Kinville. Nystrom is seeing production from both this spring, but understands this isn’t where the team wants to be because of the amount of injuries. “The guys are learning the system and how to communicate,” he said. “We got true freshmen running with the one’s and two’s. It’s not where we want to be, but that’s where we are. There are a lot of growing pains right now, but it’ll be a lot different in the fall.” First-year defensive line coach Vinson Reynolds said that he hopes none of the defensive line will make an attempt at a linebacker position, but did say that these injuries are affecting his group of guys. “It puts more pressure on us to be productive," Reynolds said. "We have to be more productive anyways, but it does put more pressure."

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Junior linebacker Armond Staten smiles as he celebrates junior linebacker Mike Petrucci’s fumble recovery run for a 43-yard touchdown against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 18.

Special teams coach calls FG kicking ‘erratic’ By Justin Hicks Staff Reporter

The Central Michigan football team lost nine games in 2010, four of which were by one possession. Looking at those games, one pattern in particular might stand out — missed field goals. Sophomore David Harman had a 40-yard field goal blocked in the loss to Northwestern. Richie Hogan missed a 24-yard field goal in the loss to Miami. Harman missed a 40-yarder in the Bowling Green game, and he missed a 42-yarder when CMU fell to Navy by one point. While three extra points might not have left the Chippewas on top after the clock ran out in those games, putting points on the board builds momentum, and coming up empty on potential scoring drives kills spirits. The team has only been able to get outside for practice three times this spring, which special teams coach Kyle Nystrom said leaves the team unaware of the status of its kicking game heading into summer conditioning. “We really don’t know right now,” Nystrom said Saturday after the team's practice. “David’s been doing the best on PATs and field goals, Richie has been handling punting and Connor (Gagnon) has been handling kickoffs, and we’re erratic. But it’s only Day 3 outside — you can’t kick inside.” Given the time in the season, Nystrom doesn’t feel like he can accurately judge where the team’s kicking will be in the fall. Harman, on the other hand, feels more confident. “Right now I’ve been taking most of the reps and Richie has had his good days and his bad days,” he said. “I feel like we’ve been making strides and I feel like we’ve had a much better spring than people expected.” Special teams is often overlooked because it doesn’t produce the flashy plays the offense does, or the hard-nose tackling of the defense, but Harman said the confidence a team has in its kicker is huge. “A lot of people don’t realize the importance of having (a strong kicker),” he said. “When a team struggles and doesn’t have that solid kicker on their team, it changes the whole entire game plan on what you do on fourth downs and third downs.” The three kickers on roster will compete for the starting kickoff and place kicker positions. Paul Mudgett, the fourth kicker from the 2010 roster, left the program at the season’s end to focus on academics. Harman the leading candidate At this point, Nystrom said Harman is the leading candidate for the starting place kicker spot. The sophomore walk-on joined the program in 2009 under Butch Jones and was redshirted.

In 2010, he became the most consistent Chippewa kicker, making good on nine of his 12 field goal attempts, his longest being 41-yards out. “David has gotten better – his leg strength has gotten better," Nystrom said. "He’s more accurate and he’s been in the fire more than Richie has been.” Hogan, plagued by injury for most of the season, missed all three of his field goal attempts. “Richie can do it, he’s just got to get more confidence,” Nystrom said. “He’s got a strong leg.” Connor Gagnon, a 6-foot-1, 183-pound sophomore, has yet to appear in his first collegiate game, sitting out all of his freshman season in 2010. Nystrom sees potential in

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CMUâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s win at MSU proved to be a confidence booster

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Sophomore pitcher Kara Dornbos takes the rubber against Bowling Green Saturday at Margo Jonker Stadium in Mount Pleasant. Dornbos allowed three runs on five hits in seven innings pitched in CMUâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 7-3 win Game 1.

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by freshman Chelsea Sundberg, who closed out the last two innings, giving up a solo shot in the fifth inning. Dornbos did not give up an earned run in her first two games either, though she did see a little more trouble in her third complete game of the week. After retiring the first nine batters she faced, the sophomore righthander gave up three consecutive hits to the strength of the

Bowling Green lineup. The first hit, a solo homerun off the bat of shortstop Hannah Fulk, tied the game. Left fielder Rachel Proehl got on base with a single to center field following the homer, and she was knocked in by a Paige Berger two-run shot. She kept her poise, shaking off the rough inning to pitch the rest of the game, gaining her eighth win of the season. Seeing the strength of the lineup again in the sixth inning, Dornbos remained calm and got out of the potential jam after giving up two hits.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Karaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s drop ball was working well as well as her rise, and she was able to set some people up with her off speed,â&#x20AC;? Jonker said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I thought both pitchers did a nice job for us.â&#x20AC;? The starters have been strong for CMU, and it has shown to the rest of the Mid-American Conference. Dornbosâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 1.25 ERA is second in the MAC, behind Eastern Michiganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Jenna Ignowski (1.20). Seddonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 1.89 ERA lands her in third place in the conference.

State. Or maybe that win was bigger because it ended a losing streak. Whatever the case, the Central Michigan baseball team needed the jolt of adrenaline it received March 30. CMU brought a 9-16 record into East Lansing. It was in the midst of a four-game losing streak. A week and a half later, the Chippewas are 16-17. CMU lost four in a row prior to beating MSU, including dropping its first three Mid-American Conference games to Miami University. But since then, the Chippewas have won seven of eight. They knocked off the Spartans, but that wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t enough. After taking two of three

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Another senior who made her presence known at home was senior Kari Seddon, who recorded seven hits and nine RBIs this week. Those statistics are on top of 13 innings pitched, in which she did not give up an earned run (one unearned) on five hits, striking out 14 batters and picking up three wins. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hitting well gives me a big extra confidence in the circle,â&#x20AC;? Seddon said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and putting up

seven runs in the first inning definitely relaxes me and lets me do my thing.â&#x20AC;? A high score on one side of the score sheet may be impressive, but the pitching didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t allow for any of the six games to be close â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the lowest margin of victory was four runs in a 7-3 win over BGSU on Saturday. One fear in running up scores like this is a team might fade out, falling into an offensive slump or getting too arrogant heading down the stretch. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We need to take it one game at a time,â&#x20AC;? Jonker said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The fading part â&#x20AC;&#x201C; itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always difficult

in our season because exams are over at the end and a lot of people on campus are talking about moving on and what theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re doing in the summer. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really hard for players to stay focused then.â&#x20AC;? The team hopes home field advantage will help them finish out the season, playing 10 of the final 18 games at home. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It helps being on our field, and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re finally home,â&#x20AC;? Seddon said after Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s doubleheader. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have a good crowd, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great to play here.â&#x20AC;?

Track & Field

Women set new PRs in California By Kristopher Lodes Staff Reporter

The Central Michigan women's track and field team racked up first place finishes all weekend, whether it was out west or down the road. While some of the team took part in the Mid-Major Challenge at Sacramento State University, the rest made the quick jaunt west to Ferris State University in Big Rapids to compete in the Bulldog Invitational. At the Mid-Major Challenge, the women had 12 placements of eighth or better. In the field events the Chippewas had senior Shanaye Carr compete for the first time in the outdoor season, finishing sixth with a jump of 19 feet, 3/4 inches. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The meet went really well. We got a lot of personal bests so we got a lot of work done,â&#x20AC;? said Willie Randolph, director of track and field director. Freshman Megan Heffner placed fifth in the high jump with a season best height of 5 feet, 5 inches. Heffner also placed

seventh overall in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:02.87, while senior Allie Sissions placed sixth overall at 1:02.79, both of which were personal best. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m fairly happy with my performances this weekend,â&#x20AC;? Heffner said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I did my best high jump since the indoor season and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m continuing to improve in the hurdles each meet.â&#x20AC;? Also achieving personal best were seniors Jordan Dunn (100meter dash, 11.86 seconds) and Brittnee Shreve (200-meter, 24.92 seconds) as the two joined junior Dierra Riley and freshman Kirlene Roberts in the 4x100meter relay, attaining a personalbest 45.64 seconds. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We competed against some pretty good athletes and were able to make a race out of it,â&#x20AC;? Heffner said. Ferris State The women recorded five firstplace finishes in Big Rapids. In the 200-meter dash sophomore Emily Deinhart took the top spot at 25.89 seconds, while also finishing first in the 100-meter

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big inning, plating six runs on three hits. Tyler Hallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s two-run double was the first of four hits on the day for the junior infielder and gave Sabol more than enough breathing room the rest of the way. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been swinging the bats really well,â&#x20AC;? Sabol said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s definitely easier to pitch with a big lead.â&#x20AC;? Sabolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s consecutive scoreless innings streak now stands at 18 innings, while Akronâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s conference losing streak now stands at nine games. After the strikeout of Tur-

from Ohio, they beat Michigan 9-4. And over the weekend, they swept Akron. It seems theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve righted the ship, at 5-4 in the MAC. Suddenly, a team that struggled for the first month of the season is 4-0 against Big Ten schools â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and 2-0 against in-state foes. In both games, CMU coach Steve Jaksa turned to a new addition to the pitching staff, a guy who has pitched at three schools in as many years. Ryan Longstreth started at Saginaw Valley in 2009, then took a detour through Kellogg Community College to get to where heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s at. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not to say he hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t had his struggles during his debut season as a Chippewa, judging by a 5.62 ERA. But he got the ball rolling against Michigan State, giving up just five hits and a walk through eight innings and getting the win. Out of the weekend rotation, Longstreth will get a lot of mid-week starts. It should be no surprise his next assignment came against Michigan. And it should be no surprise that, after his performance against MSU, his team had a chance to win when he left the game â&#x20AC;&#x201D; even if he only pitched three innings ocy, Sabol never allowed another Akron runner to reach third base. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They were pretty aggressive, swinging at a lot of first pitches,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just tried to stay effective with my sinker, throwing first-pitch strikes and getting them out of the box quick. Just like last weekend.â&#x20AC;? Hall had two doubles, three RBI, scored two runs and added a walk to his perfect 4-for-4 day. He leads the team with a .344 average and â&#x20AC;&#x153;Put some really nice swings on the ball,â&#x20AC;? according to Jaksa. Saturday DH On Saturday, the Chippewas swept a doubleheader forced by Friday night rain

against the Wolverines. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a formula to live by: Have your mid-week starters give you a chance to win. Then, rely on your horses over the weekend. It seems to be working. Take Sunday, the finale of a three-game series on the road against Akron. Senior Jake Sabol pitched a complete game shutout against the Zips, clinching the sweep. To start the series in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday, Trent Howard pitched seven innings of one-run baseball, and CMU won 3-2. Zach Cooper didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t fare as well during the second game of the series, but his 3.40 ERA proves heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a weekend rotation mainstay. But throw away the statistics. The only one that matters is the one in the standings, and CMU is 7-1 since March 30. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a far cry from winning nine out of its first 25. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a far cry from panic. No, instead, the Chippewas finally seem at ease. It only took them a little over a month. But with MAC play just beginning, the timing is more than ideal.

in a pair of one-run victories. In the opener, CMU took advantage of four Akron errors and junior left-hander Trent Howard picked up his third win of the season, allowing an unearned run on four hits in seven innings. In the nightcap, sophomore reliever Dietrich Enns picked up his second save of the day, striking out back-toback Akron batters looking to preserve an 8-7 victory. CMU responded to three Zips runs in the first with six of its own in the second. The team returns to action on Friday with a weekend series against Kent State at Theunissen Stadium.


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4 BEDROOM APARTMENT. Close to campus includes water, trash, W/ D. $275 per person. 989-621-0052.

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We accept the following credit cards: Ask our Classified Sales Representatives about our special services

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CM Life will not knowingly accept advertising which reflects discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, and CM Life reserves the right to reject or discontinue, without notice, advertising which is in the opinion of the Student Media Board, is not in keeping with the standards of CM Life. CM Life will be responsible for typographical errors only to the extent of cancelling the charge for the space used and rendered valueless by such an error. Credit for such an error is limited to only the first date of publication. Any credit due can be picked up at the CM Life office within 30 days of termination of the ad. If you find an error, report it to the Classified Dept. immediately. We are only responsible for the first day’s insertion.



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53 Pub purchase 54 Homemade shorts 57 Lazy __: revolving tray 59 “Not another word!” 62 Use UPS 63 Sound that might accompany 37-Down 64 French franc su cessor 65 “The __ Love”: Gershwin song 66 Moorehead of “Bewitched” 67 Chess standoff 68 Yemen city on its own gulf

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HUGE SALE! FRIDAY, April 15th! $ 2.00 VHS MOVIES - 1,000's in stock! Used DVD 'S- 2.00 off! Used Blu-Ray movies! Used Games- PS3, XBOX, 360, Wii--$5.00 off! Players: Wii/360/Nintendo! C.D.'s-$2.00 off! NEW--TV'S! TV'S! TV'S! $25 OFF HOME SPEAKERS--Paradigm! Surround sound systems- ALL PRICE RANGES! Also- USED TV'S & STEREOS ! Karaoke discs/ equipmentrent/ for sale! Alpine Car stereo/ Remote Starters/ Sirius radio/ Installation available! Free Movie Rental Day! Main Street Audio/Video, 701 N. Mission, Mt. Pleasant, 989-773-7370. FREE LAYAWAY!

@Help wAnteD COLLEGE PRO IS now hiring painters all across the state to work outdoors with other students. 3k- 5k with advancement opportunities. 1-888-277-9787 or DELIVERY HELP NEEDED 25-30 hours/ week. Must be available all Tues., Thurs., Saturdays. and able to work summer and fall semesters. Apply at Sears Mt. Pleasant. MORE VALUE For your advertising dollar. In print and online for one low price! CM Life Classifieds • 774-3493 436 Moore Hall

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PART TIME WORK $14.25 base-appt. Flex. Sched. customer sales/ service. no exp. nec. all ages 18 + conditions apply, call 989-747-8847.

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UNITED APTS Wednesday, April 13th The Cabin 3-7PM • No Application Fee ($50 Value)

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• Deerfield Village • Union Square • Emerald Village • WestPoint Village • Western Islands • Jamestown

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We accept the following credit cards: Ask our Classified Sales Representatives about our special services

[ AcceptAnce & cAncellAtion ]

CM Life will not knowingly accept advertising which reflects discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, and CM Life reserves the right to reject or discontinue, without notice, advertising which is in the opinion of the Student Media Board, is not in keeping with the standards of CM Life. CM Life will be responsible for typographical errors only to the extent of cancelling the charge for the space used and rendered valueless by such an error. Credit for such an error is limited to only the first date of publication. Any credit due can be picked up at the CM Life office within 30 days of termination of the ad. If you find an error, report it to the Classified Dept. immediately. We are only responsible for the first day’s insertion.



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Central Michigan Life