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Bookstore staff addresses shortages

Chris Dittrick August 29, 2013

Obtaining textbooks has become a more difficult venture than normal with the start of classes, according to some students. Yet, according to Paul Wright, assistant manager of the NMU Bookstore, the shortages...

Lenovo Twist computers given to eligible students

Chris Dittrick August 29, 2013

Students and faculty receiving new laptops this semester are getting something different compared to the laptops of the previous years, in the form of the Lenovo Thinkpad Twist Multi-touch Ultrabook that...

Creative opportunities provided to veterans through new organization

Chris Dittrick April 25, 2013

The Upper Peninsula Military Veteran Writers & Artists is a new resource on NMU’s campus that is available for veterans who may have previously been overlooked in NMU student organizations. The...

Concerns among BioLife donors could be unjustified

Chris Dittrick April 18, 2013

For students who donate at BioLife in Marquette, the question of whether or not regular donations of blood plasma has an effect on health or scholastic performance is a common notion, however it may be...

Psychic celebrity visits campus

Chris Dittrick March 14, 2013

Acclaimed psychic Chip Coffey will be visiting NMU on Saturday, March 16 in Jamrich 102. Coffey is known for his appearances on the A&E channel programs, “Paranormal State” and “Psychic Kids,”...

New career services website eases employment search

Chris Dittrick February 21, 2013

Campus career services has opened a new website called Cat Career Tracks for students and alumni to seek employment, find a career path or to interact with potential employers. According to Steven LaFond,...

Viruses unprotected by First Amendment

Chris Dittrick September 20, 2012

Writing a computer virus is not protected as a form of free speech under the First Amendment. Computer viruses in all forms are harmful at some level. The damage can be extreme and widespread, as...

Postive outlook needed on campus

Chris Dittrick September 13, 2012

In neon pink chalk during the first week of classes someone scrawled the message “This School Sucks” outside of the LRC. Maybe the original writer had a change of heart or someone else saw fit...

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