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April Fishes shares passion for music

Beatty Nelson April 5, 2012

Drawing their sound from African-American, Latino, Pacific Islander and middle-class white hipster roots in the San Francisco Bay Area, Rupa & the April Fishes have created a sound that is well-known...

Singer uses Brazilian sounds on stage

Beatty Nelson March 22, 2012

The International Performing Arts Series (IPAS) is turning up the heat by bringing Luciana Souza and her trio to perform in Marquette. Souza is a Grammy Award-nominee Brazilian jazz artist who has...

Divas entertain with Broadway hits

Beatty Nelson March 15, 2012

Get ready for a night of Broadway when three ladies, nicknamed The Three Divas of the U.P., take the stage. At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, Denise Clark, Kristie Moe and Leslie Sollid will share...

U.P. 200 races to find student volunteers

Beatty Nelson February 9, 2012

The U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race is quickly approaching and on Friday, Feb. 17, Washington Street in downtown Marquette will be packed with dogs, mushers and people to cheer on the teams. Volunteer work...

Relay For Life kicks off with big goals

Beatty Nelson February 2, 2012

The NMU Relay For Life is fast approaching and members of the committee are getting the campus fired up. The NMU Relay For Life Committee is holding a kick-off party from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb....

Greeks beat stereotype with carnival

Beatty Nelson January 19, 2012

The movies might portray fraternities and sororities as wild and crazy, but the NMU Greeks are starting off the semester on a different note. Six NMU Greek chapters will be holding a greek carnival...

Local rockstar: Adam Whittington returns to Marquette to promote art, music and theater programs in public school system

Beatty Nelson December 1, 2011

Adam Whittington has been a well-known name around Marquette for quite some time. His performances in many local theatre productions and his 2009 album with the hit single “Get Gone,” has made Whittington...

Hemon reawakens immigrant issues

Beatty Nelson November 10, 2011

The 1908 shooting of 19-year-old immigrant Lazarus Averbuch is the main conflict of Aleksandar Hemon’s award winning novel. His presentation on campus gives readers the opportunity to ask the author...

Women’s Center hosts elegant benefit

Beatty Nelson October 28, 2011

An evening of pearls, heels and grand entrances is the goal of the Marquette Women’s Center as it hosts its benefit dinner this Saturday. The eighth annual Evening of Elegance, a benefit dinner for...

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