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Georgia bill will restrict reproductive rights

Drea Weiner April 19, 2012

I am not now, nor have I ever been pregnant. For me to predict if I would get an abortion would be preposterous. There are too many factors going into that kind of decision that even a hypothetical situation...

Food allergy signs inform students

Drea Weiner April 19, 2012

Dining Services is currently creating a new large meal management program called CBORD that will make nutritional information available online to help students with allergies avoid problem foods and expand...

Other colleges give LGBT option on applications

Drea Weiner April 12, 2012

Colleges across the nation are being met with a new question: should they include a sexual orientation question on their application and enrollment forms? Last fall, Elmhurst College became the first...

Discovery Initiative continues a second year

Drea Weiner March 29, 2012

The NMU Foundation’s Discovery Initiative Program is accepting applications for those who wish to participate during this summer’s break. Applicants are hired as student representatives for the...

Preparation key to class registration

Drea Weiner March 22, 2012

Students who are preparing for the upcoming fall semester, registration will begin on Friday, March 23. Beginning March 23, students will be allowed to sign up for classes based on the number of credit...

Powwow celebrates 20 years with feasts, music and bright colors

Drea Weiner March 15, 2012

This year’s Learning to Walk Together Traditional Powwow brought to NMU by the Native American Student Association celebrates 20 years of bringing the living Native cultures to campus. The powwow...

Grant given for creative projects

Drea Weiner March 1, 2012

The NMU Native American Studies Department, in partnership with the tribal historic preservation office of the Lac View Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, has received a grant from the National Endowment...

Campus Cinema needs to improve

Drea Weiner February 23, 2012

Campus Cinema should strive for higher standards in serving NMU students and earning funding given from the Student Activity Fee. I remember seeing advertisements for Campus Cinema everywhere when I...

Students given chance to share research

Drea Weiner February 23, 2012

Students who have been working on research projects have an opportunity to share them with their peers and faculty members at NMU’s 17th Annual Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works and Academic...

NMU theater awarded for it’s talents

Drea Weiner February 19, 2012

NMU students, faculty and alumna have received awards and merits at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival-Region III (KCACTF), held in January Champaign, Ill. NMU students, Abby...

WiMAX expands to Houghton

Drea Weiner February 9, 2012

Northern Michigan University in cooperation with BBTelsys, a Grand Rapids based company, has introduced WiMAX to the Houghton community. BBTelsys and NMU have a three-year contract to develop the Houghton...

Fair provides job opportunities

Drea Weiner February 2, 2012

Career Services will be hosting its largest summer job fair Wednesday, Feb. 8 for Northern students to find job opportunities across the region. The fair will be from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Great Lakes...

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