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Food insecurity in the Marquette community

Melissa Orzechowksi April 6, 2017

Currently 9,660 people in Marquette County—that’s 14.3 percent of the population— face food insecurity. And in our county, 18.6 percent of children face food insecurity. This is something we need...

Sumkali enriches culture on campus

Melissa Orzechowksi September 11, 2014

Using a sitar and a tabla (similar to a drum) as well as Western instruments like the violin and the guitar, the upcoming Northern Nights performance Saturday, Sept. 13 by the Indian jazz and funk band...

Beer Fest serves up local, craft brews

Melissa Orzechowksi September 4, 2014

With 400 varieties of beer from 60 different breweries across the state of Michigan, the U.P. Fall Beer Festival, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, is not an event to miss. Scott Graham, executive director...

Student to Erickson: Keep Showing Up

Melissa Orzechowksi August 28, 2014

He shook the ice cold water dripping from his tie, while a grin spread across his face and dared students to take the ALS ice bucket challenge, too. President Erickson is the kind of president Northern...

College campus space for social change

Melissa Orzechowksi March 20, 2014

Scanning the academic mall, I see a bunch of quiet, gentle deer passively grazing. The tan mass flows together from class to class, each blending into the other, careful to not be noticed. NMU students...

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