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Opinion—Blossom Bird is here for tea drinkers and tea haters alike

Joshua La Gorio, contributing writer September 4, 2021
I was a mix of nervous and curious as to what I’d think of the drink, considering my history with tea and all. I selected vanilla milk tea with chocolate boba.
BRING OUT THE BROOMS—The new broomball rink near Spalding Hall is a hit on campus, especially during the warmest winter days. Photo courtesy of Christopher Smith.

Broomball sweeps campus

Josh La Gorio February 27, 2020

Cheerful voices can be heard as the two teams grab the tools needed to duke it out on the ice. They assume their positions and with a clickity-clack of wood-on- wood, the game has just begun. What follows...

 SMASH ‘CATS SMASH­—The NMU Esports Club primarily plays Super Smash Bros., and have had success in competition just recently with three players finishing in the top five of a tournament in Wausau, Wisconsin on Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16. Upcoming for the Wildcats is The Blizzard III-Revival home event on Saturday, March 21. Photo courtesy of NMU Esports Club.

Competitive gamers making splash at NMU

Josh La Gorio February 20, 2020

TV monitors sit atop every table. Cheerful voices converse over various things. The resounding and countless clicks of controllers. From 7-9 p.m. on Monday and Saturday nights in 132 McClintock, practice...

SERVING SPOOKY LOOKS—Sophomores Wyatt Sormunen (left) and Dylan Neelis introduced a Narnia themed Murder Mystery event to Mager Hall to celebrate the thrills of Halloween. 
Josh La Gorio

Night of Murder Mystery, Narnia theme

Josh La Gorio October 24, 2019

With Halloween right around the corner, many people are making preparations for their personal ways to celebrate like watching scary movies, simply setting up those spooky decorations and much more.  At...

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition impresses

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition impresses

Josh La Gorio February 6, 2019

The year 2008 saw the release of a rather beloved Japanese role-playing game, or JRPG, exclusively on the Xbox 360. This game was Tales of Vesperia, heralded for having a great cast of characters, fun...

New Nintendo release a smashing success

New Nintendo release a smashing success

Josh La Gorio January 17, 2019

Nintendo is a game developer with a long history of beloved franchises under its belt. From Mario and Metroid, to Pokémon, and The Legend of Zelda series, the sheer plethora of characters the Japan based...

Holiday art sale at the MRHC

Holiday art sale at the MRHC

Josh La Gorio November 15, 2018

It’s the beginning of the holiday shopping season, and many are on the hunt for a special and unique gift to give to loved ones. Looking to-and-fro and near-and-far, one particular place might stick...

Castlevania review

Castlevania review

Josh La Gorio November 4, 2018

Fight the Darkness with Whip, Magic, and Sword Series: Castlevania Director: Sam Deats Starring: Richard Armitage, James Callis, Alejandra Reynoso, Graham McTavish. Seasons: 2 (12 episodes) Rating:...


Jazz, rock, bluegrass and more will be featured at the first ever Lake Wild Music Festival hosted by student organization NAE and the Ore Dock.
Photo courtesy of Ore Dock Brewing Co.

Get wild for the first Lake Wild Music Festival

Josh La Gorio October 11, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 13, when the clock strikes 5 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Company, the streets will be full of crowds rallying together during the first Lake Wild Music Festival, Ore Dock Brewing...

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