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EcoReps Compost Bins

EcoReps Zero Waste Event Turns Hockey Rivalry into Waste Reduction

Harry Stine November 30, 2022

EcoReps, NMU’s student branch of the Sustainability Advisory Council, has a new event up their sleeve. On Dec. 2, twelve stations will be set up around the Berry Events Center during the Northern...

Group of Students in CJ 495

Out of the archives, into the classroom: NMU’s cold cases class

Harry Stine November 29, 2022

Some NMU students are given the unique opportunity to reopen old police records and start a deep dive into a cold case. Special Topics in Criminal Justice, or CJ 495, started at Northern over a year...

Conservation Data Lab encourages conservation contributions from NMU Students

Conservation Data Lab encourages conservation contributions from NMU Students

Willow Rasch and Katarina Rothhorn November 18, 2022

Randy Swaty’s interest in studying ecology first happened in a tire shop when he was 17.  “I was at a tire shop getting tires and I read this article about how The Nature Conservancy was working...

Actors onstage huddling up

NMU students present “Finding Home”

Harry Stine November 11, 2022

The Black Box theatre at NMU held the world premiere of "Finding Home" last Friday, November 4. "Finding Home" is a production developed by NMU students and explores what it means to live in Marquette,...

DONATION BASED — All of the kombucha Vancheck makes, she offers on the side of the road and uses an honor system to accept donations in exchange for the drink. She prints the labels and processes the kombucha herself, but the longevity of the kombucha stand is a community effort.

Kombucha? You Betcha

Emily Seven , Contributing Writer November 10, 2022

A little black fridge sits on the side of County Road 550 — to the unassuming passerby, its presence would hardly be noticed. Inside, bottles of home brewed kombucha sit neatly lined up, a product of...

NMU Archives and the ghost stories within

NMU Archives and the ghost stories within

Harry Stine November 10, 2022

In the NMU Archives, student worker Eliza Compton waves away naysaying coworkers while she gives her theory as to why they might have a ghost messing with one of the filing cabinets. After sharing how...

Students Around the snack table

First Generation Day gives students chance to ask questions, meet other first gen students

Harry Stine November 9, 2022

Students and faculty alike celebrated First Generation Student Day on Tuesday with a panel discussion featuring past and current first-generation students, a photo op and a chance to eat pizza and mingle...

NEW HORIZONS — Olivia Apa (left) and Anna Fry (right) talk to prospective members at Fall Fest 2022. Apa and Fry started Yoga Club in partnership with Unity Yoga Co-op in downtown.

New yoga club partners with local co-op

Willow Rasch November 2, 2022

NMU’s new Yoga Club was born out of an offer from Marquette’s local yoga co-op. Connor Ryan, an instructor at Unity Yoga Co-op, got in contact with environmental studies and sustainability major Olivia...

ART DISPLAY — Joe Wright shows off his art at the Ore Dock Student Art Galley display. The Student Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Lydia Olson Library on campus.

SAG* holds pop-up art gallery at Ore Dock, artists talk community support

Harry Stine October 31, 2022

NMU’s Students’ Art Gallery (SAG), hosted a pop-up art gallery at the Ore Dock Brewing Company on Oct. 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. SAG employee and art and design major Lily Lindgren attended the event...

Kyle Storm headshot

Alumni Profile – Kyle Storm reflects on Master’s program, work at Institutional Research Department

Harry Stine October 28, 2022

“Obviously, when you start out as a freshman, you don't really know what you want to do,” NMU Alumni Kyle Storm said; a sentiment that is possibly felt by a universal amount of college students. Storm,...

Projected Fresh Coast Film Festival Logo

Life on the coast: 2022’s Fresh Coast Film Fest

Harry Stine October 20, 2022

The Fresh Coast Film Festival, which ran from Oct. 13-16, featured over 80 films, ranging from 60-second shorts to full-length screenings. “The festival has been absolutely amazing this year,” filmmaker...

Majority of Cast Onstage for the play

NMU Theater: Spelling is easy, being 12 years old is hard

Harry Stine October 18, 2022

"Behind the stage is a very, very challenging process," freshman Quinn Skelly said about the musical theater process. Skelly is a musical theater major who will be performing in The 25th Annual Putnam...

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