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Let the rainbow flags fly: 2nd annual Pride Fest

Kat Klawes September 16, 2015

The 2nd annual Pride Fest was held Saturday, Sept. 12, in Tourist Park in Marquette. Pride Fest was hosted by the Upper Peninsula Rainbow Pride group and held three free events from 11 a.m. to midnight. Pride...

Adding a micro-market to the busy LRC

Kat Klawes September 16, 2015

The Learning Resources Center will never be the same. Renovations are slated to be finished by Oct. 31st, 2015. Included are two new classrooms. Renovations to the Central and Upper Peninsula Archives,...

Thousands attend 29th annual Fall Fest

Kat Klawes August 27, 2015

On a cold and gloomy Monday afternoon, students began their first day of the 2015-16 school year attending the 29th annual Fall Fest outside the Don H. Bottum University Center. The event was made up...

We’ve come a long way, baby, but still far to go

Kat Klawes June 4, 2015

“I was here when the first LGBT organization was founded in 1990, we had to have a secret code to get in the building. That is how afraid people were,” history professor Chet Defonso said. “I...

Same-sex marriage makes cents

Kat Klawes April 3, 2014

Time Magazine featured a gay couple on their cover in March 2013 with the caption “Gay Marriage Already Won.” My question is, what did gay marriage win? Currently 17 states allow same-sex marriage...

‘Rape Insurance’ assault on women

Kat Klawes March 27, 2014

Public Act 182 of 2013, known as the “Rape Insurance Bill” was passed on Wednesday Dec. 11 and has taken effect this March. This bill requires a separate rider to be purchased for health insurance...

Women’s history month events highlight empowerment

Kat Klawes February 27, 2014

March is Women’s History Month and many campus organizations and departments are hosting events and speakers to commemorate this month. Women’s History Month is an annual declared month worldwide...

Students perform to fund historic theater renovation

Kat Klawes February 20, 2014

An event is being hosted by Marquette community members to fundraise money to renovate Kaufman Auditorium and to raise money to sponsor community theatre and dance programs. “Kaufman Follies” is...

Students provide tax help

Kat Klawes February 6, 2014

Beta Alpha Psi will be preparing students for tax season this year by providing free tax services. Beta Alpha Psi is the NMU Accounting and Finance Club and is a professional organization that actively...

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