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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...

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CGSR hosting workshops for graduate students

Madoline Plattenberg, Copy Editor January 21, 2022

Students interested in attending graduate school can take advantage of a series of workshops to help them better understand the process of applying to programs – including the requirement of the Graduate...

LEGACY—For NMUs MLK Day of Service, participants met outside of Forest Roberts Theatre before marching through campus together towards The Lodge holding a banner showcasing Kings message.

MLK Day of Service features guest speaker, community service projects

Harry Stine, Contributing Writer January 19, 2022

Northern Michigan University held its annual gathering and day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The event held on Monday featured Darnishia Slade, the keynote speaker for the day from...

NEW MANDATES—As Omicron variant cases rise, NMU along with others across the U.S. are now switching to wear the safer mask choice of N95 or KN95 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. NMU is requiring anyone on campus to wear the N95 or KN95.

In-person classes: staying safe or taking a risk

Dreyma Beronja and Ayanna Allen, News Editor and Staff Writer January 19, 2022

Northern Michigan University delayed in-person classes the first week of the semester due to a lack of proper mask supplies. Now only a week later, campus opens back up and classes go back in-person.  However,...

Tour the library, know your resources

Tour the library, know your resources

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor January 18, 2022
For three consecutive Thursdays, the Lydia M. Olson Library will be hosting tours of the institution’s resources for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of what is available.
NMU Day of Giving hosts fifth annual fundraising event

NMU Day of Giving hosts fifth annual fundraising event

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor December 3, 2021

Northern Michigan University held its fifth annual NMU Day of Giving in order to help increase academic resources and expand critical access and aid for NMU students. The day of giving was held on Tuesday,...

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LEARNING—Alaskans Lower Kuskokwim School District was established in 1991. For the last 18 years, the school district has came to NMU in hopes of recruiting new employees.

Career Services partners with Alaskan school for teaching opportunities

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

Northern Michigan University’s Career Services will be collaborating with the Lower Kuskokwim School District to host an information session about teaching in the “bush” of Alaska. The information...

TAKING A VOTE—NMUs Board of Trustees met virtually on Wednesday, Dec. 1, for a special session to discuss the presidential search firm as well as interim presidents, Kerri Schuiling, contract. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 11:30 a.m. in the Northern Center.

BOT holds special meeting for presidential search firm, interim president’s contract

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor December 2, 2021

Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, Dec. 1, over Zoom for a special session. The session covered the presidential search firm recommendation and the interim president’s...

NMU Wildpups to provide comfort during finals

NMU Wildpups to provide comfort during finals

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor December 2, 2021
The Wildpups are returning to the Lydia Olson Library this exam season. Students can find the pups there on Monday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 3 p.m.
COVID-19 dining credit offered for second time, rise in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 dining credit offered for second time, rise in COVID-19 cases

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor November 19, 2021

Northern Michigan University is providing the $100 dining credit for a second time as a thank you to those who receive their vaccination.  The dining credit opportunity started on Nov. 2 and will go...

NMU Health Center reminds students to stay safe during flu season

NMU Health Center reminds students to stay safe during flu season

Joad Blaauw-Hara, Contributing Writer November 18, 2021

Flu season is here and the NMU Health Center is here to help. Amidst the pandemic, Christopher Kirkpatrick, Health Center medical director, reminds students how to stay safe during the flu and cold season.  In...

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Neuroscience Club hosts ‘A Day in The Life of a Neurosurgeon’

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Northern Michigan University's Neuroscience Club is hosting their first ‘A Day in the Life of a Neurosurgeon’ with U.P. Health System Marquette Dr. Sonia Geschwindt. The event will be hosted in West...

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