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Swimming & Diving snags first place finishes

Lauren Lee November 9, 2016

The Northern Michigan University Swimming and Diving team has broken multiple records, earned various individual awards, and now sets sights on high achievements at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens...

Women’s Soccer falls in GLIAC tournament

Lauren Lee November 2, 2016

NMU Women’s Soccer ended the season in their fourth annual GLIAC Tournament first-round against top seed Grand Valley State University. This was the fourth consecutive time the ’Cats made GLIAC...

Women’s soccer gears up for home play

Lauren Lee October 19, 2016

The Wildcats women’s soccer team have a packed weekend with Senior Night and matchups against top GLIAC team Ashland University and underdog Tiffin University at the NMU soccer field. On the road this...

Men’s soccer team downed at home

Lauren Lee October 5, 2016

NMU defends home turf again this weekend, looking to take a win back from Ashland University and Ohio Dominican University. The ’Cats fell to Saginaw Valley University men’s soccer 1-0 Friday, Sept....

Men’s soccer team topples Ohio teams

Lauren Lee September 28, 2016

The Men’s Soccer team returned to Marquette with a first ever shutout win and took home a win against No. 12  ranked team in the nation Tiffin University Dragons on their own turf this past weekend....

Soccer faces trials away

Lauren Lee September 30, 2015

The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team returns from a weekend away looking to end a seven-game losing streak at home this weekend against Malone University and Lake Erie College. The...

Beer fest brewing for 7th year

Lauren Lee September 10, 2015

Forget the golden ticket and snag some tokens for Michigan brews at Marquette’s 7th annual U.P. Beer Festival 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at Mattson Lower Park. This event, hosted by Michigan...

Mixing adventure and academics

Lauren Lee August 27, 2015

According to the International Education of Students, 90 percent of IES alumni that had studied abroad found their first job within six months of graduation; non-study abroad graduates  showed 49 percent...

Club Lacrosse team hosts Michigan Tech in Mega Bowl

Lauren Lee April 16, 2015

The NMU club lacrosse team will host their U.P. rival Michigan Tech Huskies in the Mega Bowl Friday, April 17 in the Superior Dome. The ’Cats are 5-3 in their spring season after winning all three games...

‘Phil-’anthropy and flowers

Lauren Lee April 16, 2015

Every morning around 8:30 a.m. an 86-year-old man wearing suspenders, dress pants and a button-down shirt will be spotted downtown Marquette washing windows of businesses or tending to tulips. Phil...

Track team hits the road to Hillsdale

Lauren Lee April 9, 2015

The Northern Michigan University track and field team kicked off their outdoor season winning seven events at both meets this past weekend at the St. Norbert Twilight meet and UW-Whitewater. The ’Cats...

Social work major speaks at capitol

Lauren Lee April 9, 2015

Getting nervous before a class presentation is a normal part of college but imagine the amount of butterflies and countless forgetting-to-show-up-wearing-pants nightmares before speaking in front of 500...

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