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Department of Theatre and Dance modernizes Romeo and Juliet

Nate Jacobs April 21, 2021

Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is producing a modern take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to cap off the end of the 2021 winter semester. The show will be live starting...

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CLOSE CALLS— Students who continue to fail in meeting COVID-19 guidelines at the PEIF risk suspension from the facility for the rest of the semester, and potentially the year. With the U.K strain now in the U.P it is important to continue to maintain protocols.

Students fail to follow COVID-19 guidelines, risk PEIF closure

Nate Jacobs March 22, 2021

In response to a number of students not complying with the mask mandate at the Physical Education Instructional Facility, President Fritz Erickson has cautioned students that the university will have...

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FEATURED FALLS— (pictured) Black river falls, located near Marquette county. Capodilupo visted the falls last autumn as one of the many during her experience visiting all the falls on the Travel Marquette list.

Waterfalls warm-up around Marquette

Nate Jacobs March 15, 2021

Home to over 70 natural waterfalls, Marquette County is the hot spot for adventurers of all levels. Travel Marquette offers a comprehensive waterfall guide to over 12 falls on an easy-to-follow waterfall...

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Campus cinema offers hybrid viewing, launches new website

Nate Jacobs March 4, 2021

As the winter 2021 semester came to NMU, so did some new changes to the Campus Cinema Club. With a new website and a new online viewing experience, Campus Cinema is bringing the movie theatre to you. The...

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Grad school 101: applying, financing and advice

Nate Jacobs February 26, 2021

Graduate school programs are the next step in pursuing advanced education. For students considering taking this leap, a clear path and clear goals are just a few of the things to evaluate when looking...

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Opinion—Even the playing field for women in sports

Nate Jacobs February 9, 2021
After only holding the position for just over a month, Jared Porter, the now former general manager of the New York Mets baseball team, was fired amidst a sexual harassment case stemming from sending lewd pictures to a female foreign correspondent. While the interaction between Porter and the unidentified woman happened in 2016, it was not until recently when the story finally surfaced.
A walk through history: Director and Curator of the NMU Beaumier Heritage Center to give historical tour of campus

A walk through history: Director and Curator of the NMU Beaumier Heritage Center to give historical tour of campus

Nate Jacobs April 11, 2019

While students are shuffling off to class, heads down and phones out, they often look past some of the beautiful, historic buildings on campus. Director and Curator of the NMU Beaumier Heritage Center...

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