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ASNMU president runs for city commissioner

Adelle Whitefoot June 14, 2012

Associated Students of Northern Michigan University president Ben Stanley is running for Marquette City Commissioner. There are currently two open seats for on the Marquette City Commission and Stanley...

ASNMU censures Stanley

Adelle Whitefoot April 26, 2012

Associated Students of Northern Michigan University censured Ben Stanley as the president-elect and president during their meeting on Tuesday, April 24. A censure is a formal procedure by a legislative...

President asks to be held accountable

Adelle Whitefoot April 19, 2012

Associated Students of Northern Michigan University’s president Ben Stanley was officially sworn in on Monday, April 18 by a member of the All-Student Judiciary. The ceremony came after Stanley...

Newly elected ASNMU president in jail

Adelle Whitefoot April 12, 2012

Associated Students of Northern Michigan University’s president-elect Ben Stanley was sentenced to 10 days in jail on Monday, April 9. Stanley was elected ASNMU president on Wednesday, April 4...

Athletic Director finalists named

Adelle Whitefoot March 29, 2012

Northern Michigan University announced three finalists for the position of athletic director to replace former AD Ken Godfrey going through 100 applications. The three finalists are Forrest Karr, director...

‘Jump’ brings in new and old fans alike

Adelle Whitefoot March 29, 2012

Anyone that hears the name “21 Jump Street” that knows anything about TV series from the late ’80s will automatically think about Johnny Depp and the series that helped trigger the fame he is...

3-D movies suck in consumers’ cash

Adelle Whitefoot March 22, 2012

Nowadays almost every movie made comes out in 3-D. The 3-D phenomenon has even got film makers redoing classic movies such as the “Star Wars” films, Disney movies and yes, even “Jurassic Park.”...

Backroom shut down permanently

Adelle Whitefoot March 15, 2012

Backroom Obsessions in Marquette will be closed permanently and the owner is no longer allowed to have a business in Marquette County. Michael Jestila, Backroom owner, came to an agreement and settled...

UAW continues to negotiate with administration

Adelle Whitefoot March 15, 2012

Members of UAW Local 1950 still have not settled on a contract with administration after six months of negotiation. According to Michelle Kimball, UAW Local 1950 union president, the administration’s...

WinterFest goes on despite weather

Adelle Whitefoot February 23, 2012

Northern Michigan University's annual WinterFest continues this week with the Snow Sculpture Competition and the Human Sled Dog Races. NMU students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to create...

University workers picket outside UC

Adelle Whitefoot February 9, 2012

Members and supporters of Northern Michigan University’s UAW Local 1950 picketed in the cold weather Tuesday afternoon outside the University Center. UAW Technical and Office Professionals’...

Funerals should celebrate life

Adelle Whitefoot February 2, 2012

Last week my grandpa died and Saturday I attended his funeral. No one is a fan of funerals, but in the past year, I’ve attended two and decided that when I die, I don’t want a funeral. The thing...

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