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Upcoming workshop available through NMU Beaumier Heritage Center

Lucy Hough October 25, 2012

To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the Center for Native American Studies is holding a a workshop on how to make birch bark trivets. The workshop will be held by Anishinaabe elder Elizabeth...

Wildcat Market offers venue for student entrepreneurs

Lucy Hough October 11, 2012

Creative students who make sellable goods have an opportunity to become entrepreneurs on campus. The Wildcat Market is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and community members to purchase...

NMU students featured in statewide Pure Michigan singalong

Lucy Hough September 13, 2012

Featuring 50 cities in seven days seems like impossible task to make a quality video, but a group of NMU students can attest to its plausibility. The Pure Michigan Statewide Singalong, which was released...

DeVos exhibit features artists influenced by U.P.

Lucy Hough September 6, 2012

It’s not too late to see the work in this year’s U.P. Focus exhibition. A closing reception for the works featured in this exhibit will take place from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14 in the DeVos...

LGBT community deserves partner benefits

Lucy Hough October 13, 2011

Guest Column Michigan is the worst state in the nation to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) or to be in a same-sex relationship. Our legislature is making it even harder with a bill that...

Elections go to revote

Lucy Hough April 7, 2011

After the disqualification of a presidential candidate, results from this week’s Associated Students of NMU (ASNMU) election for president and vice president will not count. Elections will now take place...

Marquette to Milan

Lucy Hough April 7, 2011

Transiessence. That’s what human-centered design professor Peter Pless gave his students as a prompt. He defined transient as “not lasting, enduring or permanent” and essence as “the basic, real,...

Russell is a great example for ASNMU candidates

Lucy Hough March 24, 2011

When Courtney Russell became ASNMU president, I felt bad for her. She had signed up for vice president, not president, she wasn’t going to be paid, and she was coming in mid-year, an obvious disadvantage....

Dining Services changes should include students

Lucy Hough February 24, 2011

Working at The North Wind and eating go hand in hand. Our staff already mourned the fact that the Den can no longer be a hang out after meetings since it changed to all-you-can-eat, but now we’re mourning...

Students torn about speech selection process

Lucy Hough February 10, 2011

Eddie Erhart said he was “devastated” when he found out the upcoming President Barack Obama was invite-only. He talked with his friends about how frustrated they were about not receiving an invitation...

Godfrey lends name to marrow drive

Lucy Hough February 3, 2011

Ken Godfrey, athletic director and special assistant to the president, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in October. He has worked at Northern for over 20 years and was hired as athletic director...

Wong’s salary increase raises questions

Lucy Hough January 27, 2011

“I would have been happy with zero,” said NMU President Les Wong, referring to his recent four percent salary increase, approved during the last Board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 11. The salary increased...

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