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Amelia Rhinerson made this costume for her Madrigal choir performances, but she never got to wear it due to COVID-19. She has since made many more outfits by hand and has started her own business, Madrigal Threads.

Freshman starts madrigal costume business

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 17, 2021

One of Amelia Rhinerson’s dreams throughout high school was to don a Renaissance nobility style gown and sing acapella songs with her friends. In her senior year, she was given the chance to do just...

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Pride Rock plans to resubmit LGBTQ+ housing proposal

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 16, 2021

For Alyssa Bjork, senior secondary education major, being an RA in Hunt Hall was so much more than making sure her students were safe and following rules. Being an RA allowed her to listen to the struggles...

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Beer enthusiasts gather for return of U.P. Fall Festival

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor September 15, 2021

The streets of Marquette flooded with beer enthusiasts on their yearly pilgrimage to Mattson Lower Harbor Park for the 12th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival on Saturday, Sept. 11. People from across the...

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Dog wash fundraiser provides animal experiences to pre-vet students

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 15, 2021

Kiddie pools, bottles of baby shampoo and milk bones attracted many dog owners behind Weston Hall on Sunday afternoon. They were following bright pink signs put up by NMU’s Pre-Veterinary Medicine club...

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Wildpups therapy dogs return to campus

Sophia Huhta , contributing writer September 14, 2021

Sometimes the best medicine is no medicine at all, rather, it is the comfort of wet noses and sloppy kisses. NMU School of Nursing will bring therapy dogs to Lydia M. Olson Library Thursday, Sept. 16...

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Siril Concert Series hosts Wisconsin Brass Quintet

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 10, 2021

The music department is hosting “A Night at the Movies” with free admission, live music and a lake-side view. The only catch: you have to bring your own popcorn. The show will be performed by the...

Into the Archives: 20th Anniversary of 9/11, North Wind coverage, campus response

Into the Archives: 20th Anniversary of 9/11, North Wind coverage, campus response

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 10, 2021

Tuesday morning classes had barely begun when the American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center at 8:45 a.m. and the world came to a standstill. Eighteen minutes later,...

Blues Fest

Bands behind the Blues Fest

Olivia Apa, Features Writer September 9, 2021

The Marquette Area Blues Fest took place over Labor Day weekend and featured a great collection of artists, both locally and nationally.  The stage was set up in Mattson Lower Harbor Park with ample...

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Blossom Bird brings bubble tea to Marquette

Sophia Huhta , contributing writer September 7, 2021

Bubble tea fanatics from Southeast Michigan turned an idea into reality when they opened their shop, Blossom Bird Bubble Tea, on Third Street this summer. Daniel and Kaila Ball moved to the U.P. a year...

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Record show sets up shop at Ore Dock Brewing Company

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 3, 2021

In March of 2013, Geoff Walker set up three tables of cardboard boxes outside of the newly established Ore Dock Brewing Company and attempted to sell passerby one of the things he loved most: records.  Walker,...

Blues Fest

Blues Fest an affordable Labor Day weekend celebration of music

Olivia Apa, Features Writer September 2, 2021

The Marquette Area Blues Society is hosting their 17th annual Blues Fest on Labor Day weekend at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. The event will take place from Friday, Sept. 3 through Sunday, Sept. 5.  “Our...

Textbook Indian

Art museum showcases art by Black artists, Native, female perspectives

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 1, 2021

The first step into the DeVos Art Museum is a pop of color from shiny blue tambourines covered in suede, to rainbow piles of painted basketballs, to giant quilts covering the far wall in pinks, blues and...

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