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DIVEST - NMU students gather around the wildcat statue during the protest against fossil fuels.

Protest held demanding NMU divest from fossil fuel industry

Ryley Wilcox December 2, 2022

Divest NMU is hosting a protest on Friday, Dec. 2 demanding that NMU divest from the fossil fuel industry. The Protest to Divest at NMU will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Wildcat Statue and is open to all...

FUNDRAISER FOR FOOD — Marquette Ending Hunger members Dallas Wiertella (left), Patrick Myers (center) and Sydney Butler (right) sell goodie bags in Jamrich on Nov. 29 for the TV6 canathon. All the money and food donated to the canathon go to support food pantries and families in need throughout the UP.

Students raise funds, food to battle food insecurity during canathon

Katarina Rothhorn December 1, 2022

Patrick Myers became aware of the prevalence of food insecurity in the UP as he was growing up in Houghton. The program 31 Backpacks provided Houghton students with a backpack full of food every week,...

PLANTS FOR SALE — Three student greenhouse technicians help operate the NMU greenhouse plant sale. All the propagated plants were planted by the students and the funds from the sale support future greenhouse projets.

Plant sale raises funds for greenhouse from propagations

Katarina Rothhorn December 1, 2022

Throughout this week, the NMU greenhouse is having its annual plant sale in the Lydia M. Olson Library. Colorful carts filled with a large variety of plants - including oregano, purple heart, snake plants,...

Feminism For All to sell baked goods in support of equal pay

Feminism For All to sell baked goods in support of equal pay

Andie Balenger November 28, 2022

Highlighting pay disparity within the United States workforce, Feminism For All will be hosting its annual Wage Gap Bake Sale on Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Baked goods, including cookies, Oreo balls...

Graphic courtesy by Queers & Allies

Queers & Allies celebrates ‘Transgiving’

Dreyma Beronja November 17, 2022

Thursday night from 6-9 p.m. in Jamrich room 3317, members of NMU's Queers & Allies invite anyone to join them for s'mores, hot chocolate and cider and a few other treats while they watch 'How to Train...


Experience cultures at All Nation’s Passport To The World event

Madoline Plattenberg November 15, 2022

NMU’s All Nation’s Club is hosting a Passport To The World event on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 4-6 p.m. at Whitman Hall to provide students with an immersive experience to learn about new cultures and countries. Due...

LIVE MUSIC — The NMU Jazz Band performing at the direction of Mark Flaherty, head of the department of music, at a previous NMU Jazz Ensembles concert. Both the NMU Jazz Band and three combos will be performing in their last concert of the fall semester this Wednesday.

Jazz Ensembles to perform in last concert of the semester

Andie Balenger November 14, 2022

The NMU Jazz Ensembles will be performing in their second concert of the fall semester this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Reynolds Recital Hall. This concert will feature the NMU Jazz Band, a full-size...

Photo of NMU Archives

Evening at the Archives ends for the year, future events planned

Ayanna Allen November 11, 2022

Many students may pass by the Archives every day and not even realize what it is. The NMU Archives, located in the basement of Harden Hall, hold a wealth of history. According to their homepage, the...

VOTE—Despite the distance, NMU students still found ways to go out and vote. Some students voted in person and others sent in absentee ballots through the mail.

NMU students vote in midterm elections despite distance

Dreyma Beronja November 9, 2022

With the midterm elections finally here, many in the Marquette community are using their right to go out and vote, including students at Northern Michigan University. Although much is on the ballots,...

EcoReps to host Seed Box Skillbuilder event

EcoReps to host Seed Box Skillbuilder event

Madoline Plattenberg November 8, 2022

NMU’s EcoReps is hosting a Seed Box Skillbuilder this Thursday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in TSB (The Science Building) 2812. Students can learn how to write a Green Fund Proposal, have the opportunity...

(left - Molly Miller, student at NMU right - Sierra Ayres, program coordinator of WPT)

Students make pins to raise awareness of ICWA

Dreyma Beronja and Ayanna Allen November 8, 2022

Yesterday Northern Michigan University's Walking the Path Together grant program held a button making event to raise awareness of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). According to Child Welfare Information...

ALL ABOUT SOCKS — NMUs Student Nurses Association were able to collect 150 pairs of socks that were donated at various drop-off locations on campus towards those in need. Socks collected went to Room at the Inn for distribution.

150 pairs of socks donated towards those in need during Soctober

Ryley Wilcox November 7, 2022

The NMU Student Nurses Association (SNA) collected around 150 pairs of socks during Socktober, a yearly event where the student organization collects socks during the month of October at drop off locations...

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