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U.P. poet laureate shares his Bigfoot poetry

U.P. poet laureate shares his Bigfoot poetry

Noah Hausmann April 12, 2018

A Yooper wordsmith has been writing poetry about the exploits and intimate life of Bigfoot for years. “I tell people I write Bigfoot poetry, and they look at me like I’m insane,” said Martin...

Advice professors ought to take

Advice professors ought to take

Noah Hausmann April 12, 2018

When a professor tells students they have more time to work on their final projects, students breathe sighs of relief. But, when the professor tells them their due date has been moved sooner, students...

Multimedia production majors freshman Jillian Wurmlinger and co-news anchor senior Anthony Cilia host a live broadcast of Public Eye News.
Photo by Noah Hausmann

Public Eye News

Noah Hausmann April 5, 2018

Beneath the heat of studio lights, dressed in formal clothes, they smile and do their best not to stumble reading the teleprompter. The student anchors sit behind the news desk and deliver the daily headlines...

Vendors Melissa Hronkin and John Hersman of Mass City, Michigan market their mead and other craft merchandise at the Upper Peninsula Beekeeping Conference on Saturday at the Seaborg Center.

U.P. Beekeeping Conference buzzes with crowd of enthusiasts

Noah Hausmann March 31, 2018

It’s a 21-day journey for a honey bee to grow from an egg to an adult worker. It’s an intensive process during which the young bee is cared for by fellow workers. After it’s fully nurtured, the bee...

The snowy camp is set up and campers will leave no trace but their footprints.

Cool heads warm hearts

Noah Hausmann March 22, 2018

Outdoor recreation students embark on a winter camping expedition Except for the sound of your snowshoes gliding over snow as high as saplings, it’s silent in the wilderness. Your backpack and gear...

(Left to right) Sarah Robinson freshman nursing major, Holly Glover freshman community health major and Kyle Oldenkamp senior nursing major present water filters to Quiche people.

On a mission

Noah Hausmann March 15, 2018

Guatemala The rural communities of Las Lomas, Guatemala, home of the indigenous Quiche people, are some of the most impoverished in the country. In the wake of a civil war, there are many homeless...

Students to build houses for families in Mexico during spring break travels

Students to build houses for families in Mexico during spring break travels

Noah Hausmann March 1, 2018

Having a roof over one’s head is something many take for granted, but not everyone is so fortunate. This spring break, a group of Northern students plan to give the gift of houses to people in need. On...

Award-winning, Mexican American author Luis Alberto Urrea tells tales of his childhood joys and struggles to a captivated audience in Jamrich room 1100 Tuesday evening, in a presentation hosted by the NMU Diversity Common Reader program. Urrea is the author of this years selection, a memoir entitled Nobodys Son: Notes from an American Life.
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Author of diversity book shares tale, hope

Noah Hausmann March 1, 2018

American society can be tense, splintered, with thoughts of “us” against “them.” But voices ought to celebrate diversity and heritage, recognizing the human experience that all people share, while...

Comedian Kevin Avery openly discusses jokes, life lessons and being a writer of color in Hollywood. He spoke to NMU students and community members in Jamrich Monday evening as a Platform Personality. 
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Comedy writer talks satire for social reproof

Noah Hausmann February 22, 2018

Award winning stand-up comedian, actor and screenwriter Kevin Avery, widely known for his contributions to HBO’s satirical political commentary show “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” spoke on...

Ice climber Emily Gantner picks her way to the top while paying atteniton to technique and anticipating her next move. Photo by: Devon Hains

Climbing High at Ice Fest

Noah Hausmann February 15, 2018

Geared-up with ice axes, helmets and boot spikes, hundreds gather this week to climb the ice curtains of Munising’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for Michigan Ice Fest, one of the oldest and largest...

NMU offers resource based off famous artist

Noah Hausmann February 8, 2018

Famous artist Alexis Rockman’s visit to Marquette in October has come and gone, but his artwork continues to impact education. NMU is collaborating with contemporary American artist Rockman and...

Photo by Emma Case

Catching Flight

Noah Hausmann January 25, 2018

The ski jumpers shoulder their 8-foot skis and climb up the narrow stairs to the top of the 300-foot Suicide Hill. From the top, the crowd of spectators appear to be the size of bugs. There’s an ambulance...

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