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Students look forward to Marquette summer community events

Sophia Huhta April 16, 2021

As the semester is nearing its end, many students are starting to pack up and go home for the summer. For students staying in Marquette, there are ways to get out of the house and be active in the community,...

HISTORICAL HYMNS— Pictured Anthony Brown performing for the fall 2019 showcase on labor. This event is meant to observe the industries and issues the workers had when they first came to the U.P. The performance will be played at the virtual event running from April 9 to April 30.

Beaumier Center showcases historical U.P. industry through performance

Sophia Huhta April 8, 2021

As part of its showcase on labor in the Upper Peninsula, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center will host an online concert beginning Friday, on the life of Paul Robeson, a famous African American...

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Instruction on skeptics: Anthropology course teaches myth and mystery

Sophia Huhta March 25, 2021

Imagine sitting in class, listening to your professor's lecture on the different techniques used to examine evidence, when the professor's wife, dressed in a wolfman costume, runs into the room howling....

Photo courtesy of Mackenzie Meyer
GIFTING GOODNESS— Jakob Lippert (left), Dallas St. Onge, Mackenzie Meyer, Amber Essenmacher (right). The CSE staff has been planning Spread Goodness Week since January. The book drive is a way to spread goodness by spreading knowledge.

A week to spread goodness

Sophia Huhta March 10, 2021

The Center for Student Enrichment is hosting Spread Goodness Week on campus March 8-12. Part of the week-long activities the CSE has organized is a collaborative Spotify playlist, aptly named “Radiate...

Photo courtesy of Lt. Col. Timothy Harris.
AT THE FINISH LINE—The cadets finished all the events in around seven hours, placing 9th among 29 total teams. The event takes place in Lacrosse Wisconsin over the weekend.

ROTC cadets attend Northern Warfare Challenge, place 9th

Sophia Huhta February 25, 2021

A team of five NMU ROTC cadets placed 9th out of 29 ROTC teams from the region competing in the Northern Warfare Challenge this past weekend. The Northern Warfare Challenge is a competition to test...

Photo courtesy of  David Hixenbaugh
COLD CLIMBING— RE253, intro to ice climbing is offered twice a year during the winter semester. Students travel to Munising and learn how to ice climb in the field.

COLD CLIMBING-- RE253, intro to ice climbing is offered twice a year during the winter semester. Students travel to Munising and learn how to ice climb in the field.

Ice climbing course keeps students active in chilling winter

Sophia Huhta February 17, 2021

As winter rages on and temperatures drop into the single digits, students may find it harder and harder to get outside and be active. But the students in RE253 Introduction to Ice Climbing take the cold...

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Student art gallery shares upcoming events, history

Sophia Huhta February 8, 2021

Whether it’s a pathway from one building to the next or an area to study, the Olson Library has offered students an outlet in more ways than one. A little known escape for students is the Student Art...

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TO ACCEPT OR NOT­—Graduate assistant T Guzman sifts through recent submissions to Passages North for next spring’s edition. Passages North’s 40th edition cover was designed by Associate English Professor Monica McFawn.

Exploring creativity through Passages North

Sophia Huhta February 26, 2020

Hidden and tucked away on the third floor of Jamrich, there’s a medium-sized office with a rocket painted on a window in the hall. A large table is surrounded by rolling office chairs and a black couch...

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