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Spring cleaning spruces up Marquette

Elizabeth Bailey April 26, 2012

This spring marks the 34th annual Spring Cleanup around the city of Marquette. April 28 is the official day of the clean up. However, volunteers are welcome to clean up at anytime between April...

Search for new International Programs director

Elizabeth Bailey April 26, 2012

The search for the new director of International Programs continues after months of interviews. The search committee reviewed between 50 to 60 applicants and narrowed down the search to three finalists. “We...

Workshop teaches meaning of volunteerism

Elizabeth Bailey April 12, 2012

The Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) will hold an International Volunteerism SkillBulder! workshop at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 16 in the Bresnan Room of West Science. “The workshop is...

Bay College and NMU team up to help students

Elizabeth Bailey April 7, 2012

Northern Michigan University makes graduation easier for students, and with the new agreement between Bay College in Escanaba. The agreement is the first of its kind, and it will allow students in the...

ASNMU election process begins

Elizabeth Bailey March 29, 2012

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ASNMU CANDIDATES, CLICK HERE Elections for NMU’s student government, Associate Students of NMU (ASNMU) are swiftly approaching. With the presidential debate being held...

Changes made to Relay for Life

Elizabeth Bailey March 22, 2012

This year has brought many changes to Northern Michigan University’s Relay for Life program, in part because of the changes the American Cancer Society implemented. Some of the changes include a $10...

St. Patrick’s Day celebrated traditionally

Elizabeth Bailey March 15, 2012

Friday marks the day of celebration for an unlikely saint, St. Urho and although his glory is overshadowed by St. Patrick, NMU’s Beaumier Center plans to celebrate both with a dance and potluck. The...

New library search engine gets praise

Elizabeth Bailey March 1, 2012

NMU’s Olsen Library has made researching even easier for students, with the recent switch to OneSearch. This program allows students to find adequate results all in one place and cuts research time...

ASNMU plans trip to talk to politicians

Elizabeth Bailey March 1, 2012

There was a lot of brainstorming going on at Tuesday night’s Associated Students of NMU meeting. There has been some talk of sending representatives to Lansing to speak with representatives. The trip...

Bike-share program budget approved

Elizabeth Bailey February 23, 2012

At Tuesday night’s Associated Students of NMU meeting, Chris Kovala proposed his final budget in front of the board. Kovala, the graduate studies representative, is responsible for putting together...

Student video viewed worldwide

Elizabeth Bailey February 23, 2012

A Northern Michigan University student’s urban skiing video has attracted a lot of attention, including from MTV’s “Ridiculousness.” Mike Kvackay, a junior digital cinema major and videographer,...

Constitution changes bring bylaws changes

Elizabeth Bailey February 16, 2012

After previously voting to change part of their constitution, members of Associated Students of NMU voted to change their bylaws as well. Two weeks ago, the members of ASNMU talked about changes to...

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