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Photo of a bike rack on campus

On campus winter bike storage available to students during harsh winter

Alexis Stalker November 9, 2020

As a university, the student body is made up of people from all over, not just northern Michigan natives. One of the most shocking things for some is how harsh the winter can get. Marquette has already...

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Semesters change, registration and graduation, oh my

Alexis Stalker November 6, 2020

As the fall 2020 semester comes to a close, students scramble to get everything finished and taken care of before Nov. 24. Classes are in the last three weeks and while finals are not as large of a stressor...

JOB FAIR - This year, for the 53 annual NMU Career Services Job Fair, participants met employers virtually. The event occurred Wednesday, Oct. 21 Photo courtesy of NMU Career Services.

NMU hosted 53rd annual job fair with new online format

Alexis Stalker October 28, 2020

The NMU annual fall semester job fair was Wednesday, Oct. 21. This was the 53rd year the event took place and, unsurprisingly, it had a new format. This year, it was a virtual fair. It was open and free...

A view of Marquettes fall trees

Opinion—Autumn brings both beautiful colors and homesick feelings

Alexis Stalker October 13, 2020
My sweet little farm back home in Clarkston, MI is something I’ve been missing lately. My mother has always had a deep connection to nature, and we finally got our own slice of happiness on the farm during our recent move to the property. I’ve always viewed autumn as a vulnerable state of nature, as everything is in the process of its passing. Going to the woods during this time is a cleansing experience to reset for just a moment with nature. My mother and I always strap on our Tevas and Smartwool socks to brace for the crisp autumn morning air before venturing out with our dog, Junior—who of course gets his own sweater—to wander the woods together.
NMU International Studies Program

International studies program outlook is hopeful

Alexis Stalker September 24, 2020

COVID-19 has affected countries all across the world. Some NMU international students were put in a tight position last spring as they had to make the decision to go back to their home country or stay...

A hawk, falcon and an owl fly into a bar...

A hawk, falcon and an owl fly into a bar…

Alexis Stalker March 28, 2019

Equipped with strong talons and powerful beaks, raptors are hunters of the sky. The Northern Michigan Fisheries and Wildlife Association (NMFWA) will bring Bart Kotarba of the Northwoods Wildlife Center...

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