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Survey says…lack of trust

Hannah Wiegand February 17, 2016

From course cuts to tuition rates to an increase in the price of online classes, NMU students and faculty made it clear that they wanted to be involved in campus-wide decision making according to the results...

Selfies are not the answer

Hannah Wiegand October 28, 2015

In today’s society some women think that taking a selfie boosts confidence as friends and family comment on Facebook, but have we fallen into a world where that is the only thing that brings confidence...

“Boobifying” breast cancer

Hannah Wiegand October 14, 2015

As you walk through the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, take a long, hard look at business es as they sell the pink bracelets, pink T-shirts, pink ribbons and pink hats. While...

Fire up the firing squad

Hannah Wiegand September 23, 2015

The media has overwhelmingly portrayed lethal injection to be the most humane way of putting a criminal to death. However, lethal injection can turn into a slow and painful death causing a traumatic experience...

Harbor Fest signals end to Summer

Hannah Wiegand September 3, 2015

The South Shore Fishing Association kicked off the 32nd annual Harbor Fest celebration on Friday, Aug. 28, sending out nearly three dozen boats filled with eager fishermen competing for the biggest catch...

If you’d rather be fishing, you’re in luck

Hannah Wiegand August 27, 2015

The South Shore Fishing Association (SSFA) is gearing up with Harbor Fest to cast off their annual fall fishing tournament at the end of this month. The SSFA stands as a charitable organization; they are...

Islamophobia on Campus

Hannah Wiegand February 26, 2015

If you are sitting next to  someone that looks Middle Eastern, anti-American worries and extremist-group references may cross your mind; racial profiling is unfortunately easy in times like these. We...

Mobile app microwaves hookup culture

Hannah Wiegand October 15, 2014

Tinder has become known worldwide mainly through college students and young adults. It is as if our young population cannot socialize in a proper manner in order to talk to the same or opposite sex. The...

Keep your pants on! (For awhile at least)

Hannah Wiegand September 25, 2014

“I could really see myself with this guy,” said every girl to her best friends. Ask yourself how many times you have said this in your lifetime, female college students.A lot of women are guilty of...

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