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FROST director reflects on inaugural year

Kelsii Kyto April 25, 2019

As the semester comes to a close, Director of the NMU Forensic Research Outdoor Station (FROST) Jane Wankmiller is reflecting on her first year working for the first outdoor research facility to be located...

AAUW annual book sale brings good reads and plenty of donations

AAUW annual book sale brings good reads and plenty of donations

Kelsii Kyto April 24, 2019

For their biggest event of the year, the Maruqette branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is inviting everyone to rekindle their love for reading at their annual book sale for the...

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Student athlete dies in multi-vehicle crash

Kelsii Kyto April 18, 2019

The NMU community is mourning the loss of a student after she died in a car accident Sunday. Flags on campus were lowered to half-staff Wednesday, April 17, in remembrance of Keara Bullen, a freshman marketing...

Earth Day brings campus-wide pickup

Earth Day brings campus-wide pickup

Kelsii Kyto April 18, 2019

Earth Day is quickly approaching, and one class is inviting the NMU community to come together for a campus trash and litter cleanup. “The fact that this event is getting so big and everyone is...

Photo courtesy of Richard Hamilton
NMU’s Marching Band stands on the ice of the Berry Events Center during a hockey game against Lake Superior State.  The marching band is using ASNMU-funded Cat Cleats. Photo courtesy of Richard Hamilton.

ASNMU and ORC bring free ice cleats to NMU

Kelsii Kyto April 11, 2019

As the tail end of winter continues, students are still looking for ways to amuse themselves amongst the cold weather and snow. After ASNMU collaborated with the Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC), students...

Medicinal plant chem. student shares experience

Medicinal plant chem. student shares experience

Kelsii Kyto March 28, 2019

Life after legalization, part two of a three-part series It is a common myth that NMU’s medicinal plant chemistry major solely revolves on growing the marijuana plant, but one student proved...

Scholarship funds laptops

Scholarship funds laptops

Kelsii Kyto March 21, 2019

For the first time, students with good academic performance will have the opportunity to keep their NMU-issued laptops for no additional charge after graduation. On Sep. 2, 2015, NMU Asset Management...

No change in marijuana-related crime

No change in marijuana-related crime

Kelsii Kyto March 21, 2019

Despite Michigan becoming the 10th state to legalize recreational marijuana, university law-enforcement officials haven’t noticed a difference in usage or possession on campus. Considered a Schedule...

Members of NMU’s Best Buddies sit around a table in Jamrich Hall playing the card game UNO during a 
Valentine’s Day celebrataion. Best Buddies is an active student organization with goals of spreading inclusion. Photo courtesy of Emma Goebel

Best Buddies’ inclusion week comes to NMU

Kelsii Kyto March 14, 2019

For the first time, NMU’s Best Buddies is hosting Inclusion Week from March 17-23, and each day will have a special event dedicated to helping people of all groups to feel included. Best Buddies...

Celebrities arent immune to fault

Celebrities aren’t immune to fault

Kelsii Kyto March 13, 2019

As someone who’s always scrolling through Apple News on my phone, I tend to pick up on key topics fairly quickly. Normally, buzz words include “border wall,” “Brexit,” “immigration” etc....

Arms Control Association member talks nuclear arms during World Affairs Council lecture

Arms Control Association member talks nuclear arms during World Affairs Council lecture

Kelsii Kyto February 28, 2019

Nuclear arms and international relations were the topics of discussion for the fourth week of the World Affairs Council lecture series that took place Tuesday, Feb. 26 at noon. Kelsey Davenport...

Self-defense course comes to NMU

Self-defense course comes to NMU

Kelsii Kyto February 28, 2019

NMU is unveiling a self-defense course that will help students defend themselves against attackers with defensive techniques, tactics and habits. The one-credit course will be offered immediately after...

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