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ASNMU prepares for summer projects

Jenean Zahran April 25, 2013

In ASNMU’s final meeting of the semester on Monday, April 22, summer plans were the primary topic of the assembly, as they prepare as much as possible before the fall semester. With a budget of $1,500...

New ASNMU board talks strategy in first meeting

Jenean Zahran April 11, 2013

Just days after elections instituted a new executive board for the ASNMU general assembly, new members are looking forward to developing the plans they have established during the final weeks of the semester...

ASNMU prepares for election cycle

Jenean Zahran March 21, 2013

With the elections for ASNMU quickly approaching, candidates have two weeks to prepare and students have two weeks to educate themselves before voting opens on Monday, April 1. To begin preparing for...

ASNMU discusses progress of campus programs

Jenean Zahran March 14, 2013

Amongst the many projects ASNMU has been working on, two programs that they hope to bring to fruition before the semester is over is the Wildcat Market and the Wildcat Wallet initiative. The Wildcat...

ASNMUJ off track without membership

Jenean Zahran February 28, 2013

With elections coming up in April, ASNMU has found itself in need of suitable candidates for appointment to the Associated Students of Northern Michigan University Judiciary (ASNMUJ). ASNMUJ was formed...

ASNMU gains new ideas on programs at conference

Jenean Zahran February 14, 2013

This past weekend, six members of ASNMU along with 13 other universities attended the Student Association of Michigan (SAM) conference at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Mich. The purpose of the...

New vice president elected by ASNMU

Jenean Zahran February 7, 2013

During their meeting on Monday Jan. 4, ASNMU announced they have appointed Amber Lopota as their new vice president. Including winter break, ASNMU has been without a vice president for three months....

Library offers resources

Jenean Zahran December 6, 2012

The Lydia M. Olson Library provides students with a variety of resources to help prepare them for upcoming exams. Hours for the Olson Library in the LRC on campus do not change during finals week, however...

Construction underway at NMU

Jenean Zahran November 15, 2012

Two major construction projects are changing the face of Northern’s campus. A new biomass-fueled co-generation combined heat and power (CHP) plant, located on the corner of Wright Street and Sugarloaf...

Rape resources available to students

Jenean Zahran November 8, 2012

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 20 to 25 percent of women reported experiencing an attempted or a completed rape in college. The Health Promotion Office (HPO)...

Weightlifting club expands membership

Jenean Zahran November 1, 2012

The United States Olympic Education Center (USOEC) weightlifting team is extending their club membership to the people of the community that are interested in training for the sport. Vance Newgard,...

Contract approved by Board of Trustees

Jenean Zahran November 1, 2012

The United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 union recently reached an agreement with the university and finalized their new ratified labor contract that...

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