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Students save the sea turtle

Pat Pearson April 23, 2015

A group of NMU study abroad students came out of their shells to learn about ecology and sea turtle preservation in Costa Rica. The class has now coordinated further efforts to aid the endangered species...

Grammy nominee to perform

Pat Pearson April 16, 2015

Mary Lambert, a Grammy nominee and advocate of gender and sexuality rights, will be performing tomorrow, Friday, April 17, at the Vandament Arena The student organization Northern Arts and Entertainment...

Survey lets students speak up about library

Pat Pearson April 9, 2015

Click here to take the survey A bright blue poster reading “Love Lydia” with a vintage headshot of a blue-eyed, short-haired red-head known as Lydia Olson...

Riders celebrate end of mountain season

Pat Pearson April 2, 2015

Balmy mid-40 temperatures last weekend brought out Hawaiian shirts, bikinis and leis to Marquette Mountain Saturday, March 28 at the NMU Ski and Snowboard Club’s surf park competition. Students, locals...

Newly-elected ASNMU assembly sworn in

Pat Pearson March 26, 2015

One of the best ways to build a better university for the students is to ensure that their voices are being heard, according to the newly-elected ASNMU President Lindsey Lieck. On Monday, March 25,...

Staff Column: The future of journalism

Pat Pearson February 26, 2015

Futuristic idealists say print journalism is dying. They say newspapers and magazines have run their course and technology has taken the forefront of written media in today’s world. Say that is true,...

Skiers throw down at Downtown Showdown

Pat Pearson February 26, 2015

A stone’s throw from Lake Superior on North Front St., last Saturday, Feb. 21, the third annual Downtown Showdown Rail Jam brought together the best amateur skiers and snowboarders in the U.P. to compete...

NMU ranks high nationally in drug arrests

Pat Pearson February 18, 2015

University ranked ninth for on-campus drug arrests per 1,000 students in national study NMU ranked ninth overall in 2013 for most on-campus drug arrests per capita per 1,000 students, as revealed in a...

Science before beer, you’re in the clear

Pat Pearson February 12, 2015

It is time to tap the Science On Tap keg again at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Feb. 12 at The Ore Dock Brewing Company. This month’s session is titled “How much fat can a fat bike bust?” and will be...

Local brewery expects sold out show

Pat Pearson February 5, 2015

Ore Dock Brewing Company will be hosting a band this weekend that clashes funk, soul and party music all in one. The Chicago-native band, Bumpus, will be playing at the Ore Dock Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday...

Wildcats choose where to buy knowledge

Pat Pearson January 29, 2015

As NMU is in the third week of the winter semester, the checkout lines to buy textbooks at the NMU bookstore have thinned out and so have students’ patience with the textbook prices. The NMU bookstore...

Students talk values with university president

Pat Pearson January 28, 2015

University President Fritz Erickson led a discussion on Monday, Jan. 28 to discuss the core values of NMU with students. Monday was the eleventh core values listening session conducted by Erickson....

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