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NMU ROTC cut by Army, appeal planned

Brice Burge October 10, 2013

Northern Michigan University’s ROTC program will be shut down by the United States Army, effective at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. “The university has lots of questions,” Director of...

U.P. communities good model for rest of state

Brice Burge September 18, 2013

Michigan is having image problems. Between economic issues in Detroit and political discord in Lansing, all attention is focused on the negative things happening in the Lower Peninsula. The road to recovery...

Northern Nooks

Brice Burge April 20, 2011

There are many places on campus that the everyday student doesn’t know about. Those places are the focus of Northern Nooks, an online video tour of the little known spots that furthers students’ experiences...

Cagers see roster changes

Brice Burge April 20, 2011

The offseason has been busy for the men’s basketball team, as its roster has added what head coach Doug Lewis said were “the three best guards in Milwaukee,” and a center to bring more size to the...

ASNMU and Greeks deserve our respect

Brice Burge April 14, 2011

In the last two weeks, two of NMU’s most influential student groups, the Greek organizations and ASNMU, have taken some black eyes, but they should still get respect. An underage drinking scandal...

Northern Nooks – Aviation Maintenance Lab

Brice Burge April 14, 2011

There are many places on campus that the everyday student doesn’t know about. Those places are the focus of Northern Nooks, an online video tour of the little known spots that further students’ experiences...

Brothers continue Northern legacy

Brice Burge April 14, 2011

Whether it is the pairings of the Kyles, Kaunistos and Olvers on the ice, the Alvarez twins in the USOEC boxing program or the Glenn’s of the club lacrosse team, Northern has had a long-standing tradition...

Multiple freestyle wrestlers qualify for worlds

Brice Burge April 14, 2011

The USOEC freestyle wrestling team had six wrestlers finish in the top seven at the U.S. Nationals April 8-10, qualifying for the U.S. World Team Trials. Junior Schuyler Brown was the top finished for...

Skateboard parade record attempted to be broken

Brice Burge April 7, 2011

An attempt will be made to break the Guinness world record for largest skateboard parade on Sunday, April 10 across the NMU campus. The parade is sponsored by NMU Skate & Snow and the Marquette Informal...

Playoffs out of reach for lacrosse team

Brice Burge April 7, 2011

The Northern Michigan Club lacrosse team split their games this weekend, losing to the Hope College Flying Dutchmen on Friday, but defeating the Oakland Golden Grizzlies on Sunday. “I feel like we...

NMU coach wins lawsuit against former employer

Brice Burge April 7, 2011

Northern Michigan’s defensive coordinator Randy Awrey won a law suit against his former employer, Saginaw Valley State University last Wednesday, March 30, after a jury unanimously decided that he did...

Wong speaks to students at ‘coffee talk’

Brice Burge March 31, 2011

ll and played basketball, NMU President Les Wong addressed a small crowd at the PEIF Wednesday night, March 30. Many of the questions had a sports association of some kind, including question about USOEC...

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