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Athlete a spark plug for Wildcat offense

Alex Eisner December 2, 2010

After a Wednesday practice in the PEIF’s practice gym, Steffani Stoeger, a senior on the women’s basketball team, headed to the weight room with the rest of her team. Instead of being tired and quiet,...

Students need to experience the world

Alex Eisner October 28, 2010

Last week, as I walked down E. Executive Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., there was so much history and so many tourists everywhere that it was hard to take it all in. To the right was the White House and...

Andrew Bacevich gives speech about military elite

Alex Eisner October 14, 2010

America no longer has a citizen military that is made up of a cross section of the country. Instead it has a professional, full-time army, according to Andrew Bacevich, author and professor of international...

Geography department restructures its programs

Alex Eisner September 30, 2010

The NMU Geography Department is restructuring its majors and course requirements. John Anderton, head of the department said it is trying to streamline their offerings and cut down to four majors. Along...

‘U.P.’ book to be made into movie

Alex Eisner September 16, 2010

Two Negaunee natives, R.A. Riekki and Steven Wiig, have teamed up to bring Riekki’s novel “U.P.” to life on the big screen. The duo was at the Peter White Public Library Wednesday, Sept. 15 on one...

AP Union settles on three-year contract

Alex Eisner September 2, 2010

The administrative/professional (AP) union, UAW Local 2178, ratified a new three-year contract this month, with the first year of the contract being from Oct. 1, 2009 to Sept. 30, 2010 and the second year...

‘The Sparrow’ Chosen for 2010 One Book One Community

Alex Eisner April 15, 2010

The Marquette County One Book One Community committee has announced “The Sparrow” as the 2010 book selection. “The Sparrow,” written by Mary Doria Russell, is a science fiction novel that takes...

Gun training class offered on campus

Alex Eisner April 1, 2010

On Saturday, April 3, students will have the chance to take a safety and training class and possibly get their carrying a concealed weapons (CCW) permit upon completion. The class costs $65 per person...

Dinner held to help NMU employee

Alex Eisner March 18, 2010

On Friday, March 19, there will be a kidney donor awareness benefit dinner in the Jacobetti Center commons area for an NMU employee. Janece Hanycz, a vendor payment account representative in NMU’s...

Bo Burnham to perform comedy

Alex Eisner March 18, 2010

Star of both screen and stage, Bo Burnham is coming to NMU Thursday, March 18. The event will take place in the Vandament Arena and is sponsored by Northern Arts and Entertainment (NAE). Whitney Tapani,...

Model U.N. class travels to Toronto

Alex Eisner February 25, 2010

This past weekend students from NMU took part in the 25th annual North American Model United Nations Conference in Toronto. Model U.N. is a simulation of the real United Nations in which schools sign...

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