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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ is 50 shades of bad

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ is 50 shades of bad

Savanna Hennig March 2, 2017

Armed with popcorn, a smattering knowledge of the “Fifty Shades” plot line and a viewing of the previous film, I prepared myself for the bumpy ride. Based on the books of the same name by E.L. James,...

Reflection on a year of vegetarianism

Savanna Hennig February 2, 2017

With the arrival of February, I think about a few different things. Immediately I reflect on how many couples lust after cheap heart-shaped chocolates and bouquets of dead flowers. After a pause, however,...

‘Pretty Much Everything’ coming to NMU

Savanna Hennig November 16, 2016

As Thanksgiving break comes to an end, expect a big man with a bigger personality to make an appearance on campus. Aaron Draplin, graphic designer, author and founder of Draplin Design Co., will be...

‘Mostly Void, Partially Stars’ delights Night Vale fans

Savanna Hennig October 5, 2016

You open a book and read the words inside. The words also read you and your insides. Welcome to Night Vale. Listeners, your favorite twice-monthly radio show is now available in book form, titled “Mostly...

Birth control in the less-than-informed world

Savanna Hennig September 7, 2016

I’m not sure about you guys, but back in middle school, all the somewhat laughable sex education course covered was four things: puberty, genitals, menstruation (for the ladies of course, which were...

Questions on balance in a busy world where procrastination rules

Savanna Hennig August 31, 2016

“Hey, it’s good to see you! How have you been?” “Busy!” This exchange is common, and I’ve heard it and participated in it so often. How much does one person fit into their schedule...

Theatre auditions for the 2016-17 season

Savanna Hennig August 24, 2016

Theatre fans and partici- pants, clear your schedules to squeeze in your auditions for the 2016-17 season. The Pan- owski Black Box theatre, locat- ed in the McClintock building, will be opening...

It didn’t hurt to try online dating

Savanna Hennig April 6, 2016

Here comes the classic relationship question, “You guys are so cute as a couple. How did you meet?” “We met online through Plenty of Fish.” “We first saw each other on OkCupid.” “We got...

Brace yourself: winter roads are coming

Savanna Hennig January 13, 2016

Winter has finally hit Marquette—No more of that powdery, pretty, anticipation-for-Christmas fluff. This means shoveling pavement, lugging boot-clad feet through sandy slush, wearing your heaviest coat...

Facing the design of a graphic design career

Savanna Hennig October 7, 2015

During my freshman year at NMU, it was so easy to say that I’m an art major. I had an entire four years ahead of me until I had to face the pressures of the adult world. But now, trekking into my junior...

Review: Diversity Common Reader ‘Braiding Sweetgrass’

Savanna Hennig March 26, 2015

Everyone who cares about the environment should have a copy of this book. Part of NMU’s Diversity Common Reader Program this year, “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and...

Opinion: Count me out for Mars One

Savanna Hennig March 19, 2015

“Today my teacher asked us if we want to live on Mars,” my 9-year-old niece announced suddenly at the dinner table. Everyone in the room fell silent. Turns out, her fourth grade teacher had devoted...

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