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Opinion—In a pandemic-fatigued society, flu season arrives all the same

Opinion—In a pandemic-fatigued society, flu season arrives all the same

Nicholas Conroy, Copy Editor November 4, 2021
The concept of two viral illnesses going around at once is scary, yes, but we know the best ways to deal with both. Remain vigilant and take action to protect yourself. Rinse. Repeat. We are all well-seasoned health safety veterans at this point.
Opinion—Sick of her celebrity: a review of Lorde’s Solar Power

Opinion—Sick of her celebrity: a review of Lorde’s ‘Solar Power’

Nicholas Conroy, Copy Editor September 10, 2021
Before the release of the album, Lorde discussed in a series of interviews that “Solar Power” would be dealing with themes relating to her personal experience with celebrity culture, spirituality and the celebrity identity.
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Food Pantry provides aid, summer hours

Nicholas Conroy June 2, 2021

Food insecurity is an issue that is currently facing millions as financial hardship has affected the ability of households to afford essentials. The NMU Food Pantry provides food and at-home essentials...

Marquette Farmers Market open for summer

Marquette Farmer’s Market open for summer

Nicholas Conroy June 1, 2021

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market begins its 2021 season on Saturday, May 22 at the Marquette Commons. There will be 45 vendors selling a variety of local produce and handmade food items including...

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Opinion—NFTs are killing the planet

Nicholas Conroy March 16, 2021

From the stock market to bitcoin, cryptocurrency seems to be all the rage these days but there is a lesser-known crypto-related element that has been creeping slowly toward prominence in the form of crypto...

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Opinion—2020 is dead, long live 2021

Nicholas Conroy November 27, 2020

On Dec. 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. we will all collectively (with or without the help of Ryan Seacrest) count down the remaining seconds of the year and breathe a sigh of relief as the year 2020 is vanquished,...

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NMU Alumni launch company to clean up space pollution

Nicholas Conroy October 6, 2020

Kall Morris Inc. is a company formed to clean up and deal with the growing problem of debris in outer space. Operating out of Marquette, MI, the company was formed by three NMU alumni. Kall Morris...

NMU RA Sensitivity Training

NMU housing staff receives racial sensitivity training

Nicholas Conroy September 16, 2020

Every summer before the start of the fall semester, the Office of Housing and Residence Life hosts training for the resident advisors and directors to help assist the incoming students living on campus....

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Opinion—Where has all the sincerity gone?

Nicholas Conroy September 13, 2020

If you take any time out of your day to stop and check the latest social media posts, chances are the news you learn won’t be particularly uplifting.  With a pandemic, upcoming elections, and...

Photo courtesy of Noah Hausmann. RECOGNIZED-NMU has decided to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples Day after the NMU board of Trustees approved the recognition. Photos from 2017s celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day highlights the long struggle for recognition.

NMU recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Nicholas Conroy August 24, 2020

On July 30, the NMU Board of Trustees agreed to pass the motion for Northern Michigan University to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday in honor of Native Indigenous Americans.  The...

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NMU Food Pantry offers necessities to students in need

Nicholas Conroy August 10, 2020

Food insecurity is an issue that is currently facing millions as financial hardship has affected their ability to afford essentials. The NMU Food Pantry provides food and at-home essentials free to all...

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