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Dogs relieve stress during finals prep

Chelsea Ewaldt December 5, 2013

Northern students have the opportunity to take a break from studying and enjoy Therapy Dog Days during the final weeks of the semester. Nora Scholl, Senior Library Assistant at the LRC, founded...

Can drive supports locals during holidays

Chelsea Ewaldt November 14, 2013

This year marks the 31st anniversary of the TV6 Can-a-thon. The Can-a-thon helps feed people of Marquette County and across the entire Upper Peninsula. Members of the community collect non-perishable food...

Students take advantage of volunteer opportunities

Chelsea Ewaldt October 12, 2013

Promoters are gearing up for Make a Difference Day later this month and are looking for more student volunteers. With only 40 student groups signed up, the NMU Volunteer Center is hoping to reach the...

Students hindered by caffeine

Chelsea Ewaldt December 6, 2012

Students who are counting on caffeine as a study aid during finals week may not realize that too much of this stimulant can actually undercut academic performance. With often crazy schedules and the...

Canadian pop band performs at NMU

Chelsea Ewaldt March 10, 2011

Best friends since high school, acoustic pop duo Dala took Canada by storm and are ready to blow into the U.P. They will perform at Northern on Saturday as part of the Women’s History Month. The group...

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