Long before COVID 19 coverage dominated media coverage, newspaper headlines were focusing on another global crisis. Frank Boles, director of the Clarke Historical Library on the campus of Central Michigan University, says information was shared very differently during the 1918 flu pandemic. 

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Central Michigan University students and professors are working to manufacture masks for healthcare workers.

 Central Michigan University announced new cancellations and postponments Monday in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Central Michigan University announced Wednesday it’s suspending all face-to-face instruction and switching to online due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus.


Right now, CMU students are on spring break. In the announcement, the university said students should not return to campus when break ends. It says residence halls will remain closed for all but international students and student athletes until March 22nd.


CMU Students Raise Awareness For Eating Disorders

Feb 26, 2020

The National Institute of Mental Health lists ages 18-21 as the median age of onset for eating disorders. That’s the same time many in the age group find themselves attending college. At Central Michigan University some students are joining a national movement this week to raise awareness on eating disorders.