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Jamrich Hall contrasts rest of campus

Jamrich Hall contrasts rest of campus

Joseph Living February 21, 2019

Second only to the Superior Dome, Jamrich Hall is one of the most iconic buildings on campus and sits prominently in the academic mall. Its large clock can be seen from across campus, and when illuminated,...

Dashing dogs to return to the UP 200 race

Dashing dogs to return to the UP 200 race

Joseph Living February 13, 2019

Last year was my first winter in the Upper Peninsula and it surprised me. Coming from the very metropolitan area of Lansing, I was worried not only about the amount of snow the U.P. got but what kind...

Library remains the heart of campus

Library remains the heart of campus

Joseph Living January 30, 2019

On any college campus, the library is the heart of learning, and Northern Michigan is no exception to that rule. The Lydia M. Olson Library is the only library on campus and houses countless volumes...

Old tech making a comeback

Old tech making a comeback

Joseph Living January 30, 2019

With the rise of the digital age, many things people formerly used on a regular basis now find themselves collecting dust in the backs of closets and junk drawers. Things like iPods and digital cameras...

NMU reviews

NMU reviews

Joseph Living January 17, 2019

Bookstore a sad bore The bookstore is an essential part of any college or university campus. It not only serves as a central hub for students to get their required supplies and class materials, but...

A very bland Christmas

A very bland Christmas

Joseph Living December 6, 2018

NMU hasn’t done much in terms of holiday spirit this year. Efforts have been lackluster, to say the least. A few people in the dorms have hung decorations on their doors, but as a whole, the only...

Thanksgiving break should offer rest, not stress

Thanksgiving break should offer rest, not stress

Joseph Living November 15, 2018

Holiday breaks are a welcomed component at any level of schooling, but have a particularly important impact on the lives of college students. Here at NMU, we have the privilege of living in the breathtaking...


Testing conducted by TriMedia Environmental identified elevated levels of lead in many university buildings during the winter 2018 semester. The university created a safe situation with new water fountains and filters. 
Photo by: Kat Torreano

NMU works to resolve elevated lead levels

Joseph Living November 8, 2018

Engineering & Facilities and Public Safety are in the process of updating information Four years after the news of the Flint water crisis broke across the nation, its impact still ripples in the minds...

A Haunting in Marquette

A Haunting in Marquette

Joseph Living October 26, 2018

Off of Lake Superior’s frigid waters, the cold winds of fall blow into Marquette Harbor. The universal feeling of good times and cool weather fill the heart of anyone who has experienced the...

The NMU French Club hosts silent film screening

The NMU French Club hosts silent film screening

Joseph Living October 26, 2018

Released in the mid-1920s, the Phantom of the Opera, starring Lon Chaney, is a classic film from the golden age of cinema that the NMU French Club brought to life at 7:30 on Wednesday. The 11th annual...

Fashion struggles to survive

Fashion struggles to survive

Joseph Living October 11, 2018

When walking into any of the various lecture halls around campus, sweatpants and t-shirts are not a rare sight. The days of wearing business casual to class seem to have disappeared with smoking on campus,...

Past issues live on in new dining renovations

Past issues live on in new dining renovations

Joseph Living September 27, 2018

When the northern lights simmer across the clear Lake Superior sky, viewers are left with a sense of true awe. However, although they share a name, this feeling is not exactly present when it comes to...

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