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ASNMU has promising future

Shaina James April 11, 2013

With the new ASNMU president, vice president and assembly board having been sworn in Monday, April 8, it is important to give ASNMU a fresh start and concentrate on the future, not the past. Our student...

ASNMU Judiciary full, focused on improvement

Shaina James April 4, 2013

ASNMU filled the remaining three ASNMU Judiciary seats at their Monday, April 1 meeting. Taylor Tillotson, John Minser and Preston Mozingo are the three newly appointed ASNMUJ members. The ASNMUJ resolves...

ASNMU board approves second ASNMUJ member

Shaina James March 28, 2013

The ASNMU meeting on Monday, March 25 had a rough start with three ASNMU Judiciary appointees turned down; however, it had a good turn around when Michael Dilay was appointed as the second ASNMUJ member. Four...

ASNMU debates set for Friday

Shaina James March 28, 2013

The ASNMU vice  presidential and presidential debates will be at 6 p.m. Friday, March 29 in Jamrich 102. With three candidates running for each position candidates and the voting committee said it...

ASNMU considers finances

Shaina James March 21, 2013

With the majority ASNMU’s funding coming from the student activity fee and a current balance of $24,979.96, $1,094.33 has been used this year to fund projects benefiting students. ASNMU receives all...

Olympic board vote could leave USOEC with an uncertain future

Shaina James February 21, 2013

Wrestling has been an Olympic sport since the ancient Olympic games, but the sport could be in jeopardy. After the International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board voted to eliminate wrestling...

Alumni honored for education methods

Shaina James February 7, 2013

NMU alumni and early childhood educator Amy Ahola is being recognized by Microsoft’s Worldwide Education as one of the 365 Heroes in Global Education on this week. Shortly...

Enrich college life, attend lectures

Shaina James January 31, 2013

Students at Northern have a variety of choices when it comes to activities and entertainment, yet not enough students engage in the intellectual presentations offered on campus. The psychology department...

Kindness in community noticed

Shaina James January 31, 2013

From living in the Upper Peninsula for almost four years, I have learned a few things about the people of this region. One: they are very proud to be “Yoopers,” and two: they are some of the friendliest...

Meth lab discovered on Presque Isle

Shaina James January 24, 2013

A methamphetamine lab was found in the City of Marquette by the Marquette City Police Department and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 1950 Presque...

Student drowning labeled accidental

Shaina James January 24, 2013

Autopsy results for the death of NMU freshman soccer player Arianna Alioto confirmed the cause of death was accidental drowning. Alioto, of Columbia, Mo., was found unconscious in the PEIF pool on Friday,...

Participate in MLK Day events

Shaina James January 17, 2013

NMU’s decision to designate Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a university holiday is a welcome one, though it lagged behind the federal government by almost 30 years. That is not to say Northern is the...

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