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Proven winner, Brown, looks to improve

Alex Nye April 9, 2015

Sophomore quarterback Shaye Brown walks into the library just after 11 a.m. on a cold April morning. He sits down still wearing a bulky coat and a backward hat. His big headphones sit on his temples, just...

Father John Misty preaches love in new album

Alex Nye February 19, 2015

Joshua Tillman, the self-declared son of a ladies’ man, is back under the pseudonym Father John Misty in his most recent album “I Love You, Honeybear.” Having previously released albums as Joshua...

Track and field team prepares for sole home meet

Alex Nye January 29, 2015

The Wildcat track and field team continues its indoor season Saturday, Jan. 31, hosting the Northern Challenge at the Superior Dome. The ’Cats recently competed at Saginaw Valley State University Friday,...

Review: Sitcom Afterlife, Frontier Ruckus

Alex Nye November 20, 2014

If you are looking for the American Folk that popularized Frontier Ruckus, you will be out of luck on their new album. That sound is eternally dimming and what is left is a polished rock album. That is...

Review: Going, going, gone girl

Alex Nye October 30, 2014

“Gone Girl” is not the traditional date night movie, but this chilling film adaptation about a terrifying marriage will leave you with some lingering uncertainties of the person you’re sharing your...

New Pornographers channel history

Alex Nye October 16, 2014

In the age of cookie cutter sounds and the rampant oversampling of previous decade hits, The New Pornographers make retro cool again. With influences from ’70s synth music and pop heavy ’80s lyrics,...

The renaissance of snail mail

Alex Nye September 25, 2014

Handwritten letters. To you it may seem outdated with all of the smartphone notifications, emails and status updates. With our society feeding off of instant gratification and impatience, letters seem...

Support student government

Alex Nye November 15, 2012

Dear editor, It has been a week since the Presidential Election was secured by Barack Obama, an election that has left a bitter taste in nearly half the country’s mouths. Many Republican friends...

Voting can help Northern Initiatives

Alex Nye April 12, 2012

Northern Intitatives is asking students and community members to vote for them to win money from the Starbucks Foundation. Northern Initiatives is a private, non-profit community development corporation...

Students give tips on pets and teach tricks to learn

Alex Nye March 29, 2012

Northern Michigan University students will have the opportunity to find out what it takes to own a pet during college and will get to pet dogs at the same time. This pet-friendly Skill Builder! is...

Workshop to teach how to make felt

Alex Nye March 22, 2012

NMU students will have the opportunity to work with wool fleece and turn it into sculptural, functional, seamless hollow forms. This felt-making workshop is being put on by Phyllis Fredendall, who...

Workshop to teach benefits of social media

Alex Nye March 15, 2012

Northern Michigan University students will get an opportunity to learn how to successfully utilize sites like Facebook and Twitter in hopes of setting themselves apart from the pack in any application...

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