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MAKESHIFT THEATER - Campus Cinema provides in-person theater experiences for NMU students in Jamrich 1100. Their line-up of movies include films still in theaters or recently released films at no cost to students.

Campus Cinema continues to show movies in-person

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor January 22, 2022

Even with most student organizations required to meet online for the month of January, Campus Cinema has been given permission to host in-person movie showings throughout the semester. After an email sent...

Mayor to talk about Climate Resolution Plan

Mayor to talk about Climate Resolution Plan

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor January 21, 2022

On Dec. 20, 2021, the City of Marquette passed a Climate Action Resolution that marked their commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050 along with other more sustainable practices. Now, nearly a month after...

(CLIMATE) CHANGE - Marquette City Commission passed the Climate Action Resolution on Dec. 20, 2021 with a unanimous vote. The draft of the resolution was originally written by NMU faculty and students and contributing community members.

Climate resolution incentivizes Marquette to become climate neutral

Olivia Apa, Features Writer January 21, 2022

NMU students are paving the way for a sustainable, climate neutral future for Marquette.  In September 2021, assistant professor Ryan Stock gathered a group of environmentalists from on campus and...

MLK Day events, speaker, to focus on community service, Black excellence

MLK Day events, speaker, to focus on community service, Black excellence

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor January 15, 2022

Monday, Jan. 17 marks the 36th celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with nationwide marches and acts of community service. King, who would turn 93 years old this Jan. 15, will be honored at NMU with...

The Diversity Common Reader Program table in the library showcases this semesters book: We Hereby Refuse. The graphic novel focuses on Japanese internment camps and the struggles of Japanese Americans during WWII.

Reading program discusses Japanese internment, campus diversity

Olivia Apa, Features Writer January 14, 2022

The Diversity Common Reader Program is a semester-long, campus-wide program that focuses on reading as a means of social dialogue and change.  “The purpose of the DCRP is to encourage conversations...

Zeke Oswald and a Bay Cliff camper wear cowboy hats to a Western themed dance at Bay Cliff Health Camp. The camp provides opportunities for disabled kids in the U.P. to have positive and therapeutic summer experiences.

Bay Cliff hoping to hire more students for summer camp positions

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor January 14, 2022

Seth Rowles’ favorite part of his childhood UP All Star experience only lasted for a few hours, but it made a lasting impact on the trajectory of his life. As a part of his UP All Star title, Rowles,...

Tips to succeed during finals mentally, physically and academically

Tips to succeed during finals mentally, physically and academically

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor December 3, 2021

The few weeks surrounding finals are typically stereotyped as being a time when students are so stressed they willingly sacrifice their mental health in order to pass their final exams and finish final...

Carisa LaFernier and Ginger Shelifoe from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community answer questions about victim services or about domestic violence awareness in the Indigenous community. Other resources at the Domestic Violence Awareness and Wellness Workshop included a storytelling workshop and yoga.

Walking the Path Together hosts workshop focused on healing from domestic violence

Sophia Huhta , Contributing writer December 1, 2021

When attendees walked into Whitman Hall on Nov. 15, they found a group sitting at a table, immersed by the words of a woman who found healing in forgiveness. Scattered across the table were books, a copper...

Cast members of the Elf the Musical show prepare for opening night which is Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. The show will run until Dec. 11 and include a matinee performance specifically for those with audio and visual sensitivity.

Don’t be a cotton headed ninny-muggins, see ‘Elf the Musical’

Olivia Apa, Features Writer December 1, 2021

From costumes to lighting to choreography, NMU Theatre and Dance has been working diligently on all aspects to put on their performance of “Elf the Musical.” The show is a live musical adaptation...

Members of the NMU Jazz Combo, including Owen Edwards soloing on alto saxophone, perform during an NMU jazz concert. A group of five students will perform in the library on Tuesday to provide more relaxing studying music for students.

NMU Jazz Combo to provide live study music before finals

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 30, 2021

For the second year in a row, the NMU Jazz Combo will be setting a relaxing tone for the upcoming finals week by performing an hour-long set in the lower level of the library. The five-member student band...

Rachel Hauch creates paper snowflakes to hang up as decorations for the write-in on Tuesday and Wednesday. The write-in is designed as a time for students to work on their final papers in a fun and productive environment, but also as a way to inform students about the location of the Writing Center.

Writing Center hosts relaxing write-in event to destress

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 30, 2021

As the 2021 Fall Semester comes to a close and professors assign final papers, the Writing Center receives increased traffic and students looking for feedback on their many essays. To help relieve some...

Brian Baumgartner will talk about his experiences on The Office as well as his two podcasts and recently published book.

“The Office” star Brian Baumgartner to help students de-stress before finals

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 30, 2021

After receiving an enthusiastic response from students on a Platform Personalities poll earlier this semester, Brian Baumgartner will be visiting NMU’s campus on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Baumgartner...

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