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The NMU Women’s Lacrosse team poses with its four seniors during its Senior Day festivities last weekend.

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Youthful laxers survive and eye the playoffs

Alex Skinner April 25, 2019

It took three seasons, but the Northern Michigan University Women’s Lacrosse team has finally punched its ticket to the GLIAC Conference Tournament. The Wildcats did so in a dramatic, do-or-die...

Freshman attack/midfielder Emily Renfrew looks to make a play near the Concordia University goal.

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Laxers stumble in GLIAC

Alex Skinner April 18, 2019

A busy week was at hand for the NMU Women’s Lacrosse team, and it went less-than-stellar with the team dropping all three of its contests and fourth game in-a-row overall. The Wildcats opened the week...

Reducing stigma around anxiety

Reducing stigma around anxiety

Alex Skinner April 11, 2019

For those dealing with anxieties, the diagnostic can often seem rather confusing. Questions begin to circulate that you don’t have the answer to—am I just having a bad day? Is it because of a poor...

Demonstrating her natural ferocity, junior attacker Angelica Bogden knives through Davenport defenders in pursuit of lighting up the back of the net with relentless authority.

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Women’s lacrosse picks up first road victory

Alex Skinner March 28, 2019

It was a tale of two games for the Northern Michigan University Women’s Lacrosse team after finding itself on either side of the win-lose column. Entering the week against a McKendree University...

Junior midfielder Graison Ringlever leaves Lindenwood Lion players in the dust in pursuit of the attack.

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Laxers showing tough grit

Alex Skinner March 13, 2019

In a continuing season of close matchups for the Northern Michigan University Women’s Lacrosse team, the Wildcats packed their bags for a spring break road trip, its first of the season, after dropping...

Women’s laxers open the season with win

Alex Skinner February 28, 2019

The Northern Michigan University Women’s Lacrosse team kicked off its season in victorious fashion after defeating the Albion College Britons 17-8 last weekend. Playing in front of the home crowd...

Young laxers set to kick off upcoming season

Alex Skinner February 21, 2019

With the end of February fast-approaching, the NMU Women’s Lacrosse team is anxiously awaiting to hit the pitch to start the 2019 spring season. Entering its third season as a varsity sport, head...

NFL outcome shows need for new rules

NFL outcome shows need for new rules

Alex Skinner February 6, 2019

Marred by disappointment, the 2019 NFL Super Bowl concluded with the New England Patriots winning their sixth championship game in franchise history, defeating the L.A. Rams 13-3. For fans of the sport,...

Icers playing to raise concussion awareness

Alex Skinner January 30, 2019

When the Bowling Green State University (BGSU) Men’s Hockey team comes to town this weekend, fans will notice a slight wardrobe change for the Wildcats, a helmet sticker to support the “New Tough Campaign.”...

Biggest takeaways of the 2018 fall sports season

Biggest takeaways of the 2018 fall sports season

Alex Skinner December 6, 2018

1. Men’s Soccer is building a solid program It wasn’t a runaway success of a season but there are plenty of reasons to be encouraged by the state Men’s Soccer team moving forward. The team finished...

Patience is key through the process of rebuilding

Patience is key through the process of rebuilding

Alex Skinner November 29, 2018

Take a deep breath in, hold it, hold it—exhale. Now repeat after me, the Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey team is going to be fine. Starting the season with a less than stellar 6-9...


NMU senior goaltender Atte Tolvanen shuts down an Irish breakaway Tuesday against Notre Dame.
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Wildcats split with Lakers

Alex Skinner November 29, 2018

As NMU students flocked away to the comfort of their homes over Thanksgiving break, the Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey team was heating up with three matchups against ranked opponents....

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