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Coffee hour explores career opportunities in native communities

Coffee hour explores career opportunities in native communities

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 22, 2021
Students with an interest in aiding Native Communities are invited for coffee and conversation during the “4 C’s Coffee Hour” event, held by Walking the Path Together. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Nov. 4 in 112 Whitman Hall.
BEAUTY IN THE FOREST—In the fall, the forest is the best place to be. The sounds, the smells and the sights of the trees are a balm for overwork and burnout.

Opinion—Best places to see fall colors in MQ

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021
The Upper Peninsula as a whole is known as one of the best places to go to see the fall, and we’re lucky enough to be present here as the trees change and show their full, fiery hues.
Students to raise awareness for domestic violence

Students to raise awareness for domestic violence

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021
Students are being encouraged to wear purple on Monday, Oct 25 in order to recognize and raise awareness for the problem of domestic violence. This campus-wide event, organized by junior anthropology major Olivia Crandall, is taking place because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Alumna to speak on forensic psychology and law

Alumna to speak on forensic psychology and law

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 7, 2021
Kymberly Schroder, J.D. will present her talk “Forensic Psychology: Tales From ‘The Darkside’” in West Science 2906 on Friday Oct. 8 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Writer Ira Sukrungruang to visit NMU

Writer Ira Sukrungruang to visit NMU

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 1, 2021
Author of Southside Buddhist Ira Sukrungruang is set to visit campus this coming week. He will be holding a reading and discussion in the Peninsula Room V in the Northern Center at 7 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 7.
Open Mouth Open Mic night to be held at Ore Dock

Open Mouth Open Mic night to be held at Ore Dock

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 24, 2021
Writers and musicians looking for opportunities to share their work in a social environment might be interested in an upcoming event at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.
Opinion—Trouble finding your size? Blame vanity sizing

Opinion—Trouble finding your size? Blame vanity sizing

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 23, 2021
Maybe there’s hope for sizing to become more reliable if companies are incentivized to do so by the growing return rates and increase in online shopping. I’m not sure there’s much hope for letting go of the value judgments connected to our size tags, but I just have to cross my fingers. If vanity sizing continues to dictate jean sizes, in future years I might be picking more horrifying 000 jeans off the rack.
Foreign policy expert to speak on ‘Afghanistan in Ruins’

Foreign policy expert to speak on ‘Afghanistan in Ruins’

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 16, 2021
Following the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan and the U.S. withdrawal there, a great deal of energy has been devoted to understanding what happened and why. For those who would like to explore complexities and understand this situation more fully, there will be a virtual academic lecture titled “Afghanistan in Ruins.”
Visiting Writers hosts journalist Tracy Ross

Visiting Writers hosts journalist Tracy Ross

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 9, 2021

The Visiting Writers program is bringing author and adventure journalist Tracy Ross to students virtually this semester. Ross will discuss her award-winning career and provide pointers from her experience...

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Opinion—Upload your vaccine cards for an accurate count

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 1, 2021
This semester promises to be leagues better than the past three. With some mask requirements lifted and social interaction possible, we’re sure to experience significantly less isolation. I’d certainly like to preserve these gains, so I encourage my peers, if you haven’t already done so, to upload a completed COVID-19 vaccine card for NMU’s records.
A beautiful location

Heritage Center holding exhibit on history of NMU architecture

August 27, 2021
Through photos, maps, architectural diagrams and artifacts, students can learn about pieces of the campus which no longer exist, including Kaye Hall, and about the significance of structures which are still present, such as Harden Hall.
UPABA to hold caregiver webinars on behavior analysis

UPABA to hold caregiver webinars on behavior analysis

Akasha Khalsa April 22, 2021

Relatives and caregivers of individuals who might benefit from Applied Behavior Analysis will be provided an informational webinar series hosted by the Upper Peninsula Association of Behavioral Analysis....

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