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Outreach expands: Haynes visits South Korea

Katie Buda December 6, 2012

President David Haynes, along with a group of faculty members, embarked on a trip to Seoul, South Korea on Oct. 26 as the first of many endeavors to extend the university’s global outreach and foreign...

Students learn lifelong lessons abroad

Katie Buda December 6, 2012

Study abroad offers Northern students a chance to experience a variety of cultures while still earning credit toward their degree. English professors Z.Z. Lehmberg and Peter Goodrich will be leading...

Northern hosts holiday event

Katie Buda November 29, 2012

With help from ASNMU, public safety and Golden Z, the University Center will be holding its 24th annual Christmas-time event, Lighting Up the Holidays Wednesday, Dec. 5. The event will include horse-drawn...

Late Night considers student feedback

Katie Buda November 15, 2012

Averaging a total of 810 students per night, Late Night at the Marketplace (M.P.) satisfies students post-9 p.m. munchies more than it has in past years. Two years ago, the participation in Late...

2012 Presidential Election is making history, but for all the wrong reasons.

Katie Buda November 1, 2012

Both candidates agree that humans are at least partly responsible for global warming, but neither have made any plans to stop it, nor have they even discussed the topic. After a year of record-breaking...

UPAWS finds success with NMU volunteers

Katie Buda October 25, 2012

For the third consecutive year, the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (UPAWS) has earned the “No Kill” award for an outstanding save rate, with help from NMU students. The Michigan Pet Fund...

Social media new way for youth to access politics

Katie Buda September 13, 2012

The air conditioned convention rooms of today crawl with iPads and cable cords but lack one thing: a genuine and indispensable role in the nation’s democratic process. In a time where information...

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