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Student Leader Fellowship Program hosts Skill Builder! Workshop

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 21, 2021

The Student Leader Fellowship Program hosted a Skill Builder! Workshop on modern resumes to help those attending create an effective resume. The workshop was open to all students and alumni and will discuss...

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Queers & Allies: A safe space for LGBTQIA+ and allies

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

Queers & Allies, a group on campus, hosted their third meeting Sept. 15 with the hope of bringing members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies together. The meeting featured games and a discussion of...

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UP Wild hosts hike in ‘Old Town’ Negaunee

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 16, 2021

UP Wild will host their repeat event from last year, Hike the Lost City, to the public this Saturday. Participants will climb staircases that lead to non-existing homes, walk crumbling roads and see abandoned...

Foreign policy expert to speak on ‘Afghanistan in Ruins’

Foreign policy expert to speak on ‘Afghanistan in Ruins’

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 16, 2021
Following the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan and the U.S. withdrawal there, a great deal of energy has been devoted to understanding what happened and why. For those who would like to explore complexities and understand this situation more fully, there will be a virtual academic lecture titled “Afghanistan in Ruins.”
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NMU opens self-monitoring surveys, Health Center taking vaccination appointments

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 16, 2021

NMU is now in week four of the academic semester with being fully back in person. Precautions are continuously being made to make sure campus is safe by mask mandates, social distancing and as of Sept....

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NMU Theatre and Dance holds Elf the Musical auditions

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 14, 2021

Northern Michigan University Theatre and Dance are holding auditions for their winter musical, Elf the Musical. All NMU community members are welcome to audition and NMU students are given preference in...

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FALL KICKOFF—Those in the Languages, Literatures and International Studies department celebrated the 2019 fall semester with their annual kickoff event. This year with classes being back in person, the LLIS met on Whitman Lawn to celebrate the start of the fall semester.

LLIS kicks off fall semester with social gathering

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 12, 2021

The Languages, Literatures and International Studies department had their kick-off event on Thursday to celebrate the start of the school year. Those who attended enjoyed lawn games, food and refreshments...

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Feminism for All hosts annual Slut Walk

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

Feminism for All will be hosting its annual Slut Walk to bring about awareness of sexual assault. There will be speeches and performances such as poetry, memoirs, personal narratives and more. The walk...

SHOWING SUPPORT—Most years students can see greens and golds fill the city of Marquette, to display their NMU support. This year, students saw the town flood with red as signs saying support NMU faculty were displayed in windows, front yards and even in their cars.

Students show solidarity with tentative faculty contract agreement

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 9, 2021

Northern Michigan University faculty have now reached a tentative agreement with the administration on a new five-year contract. The announcement was made Saturday evening through an email sent by President...

Visiting Writers hosts journalist Tracy Ross

Visiting Writers hosts journalist Tracy Ross

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 9, 2021

The Visiting Writers program is bringing author and adventure journalist Tracy Ross to students virtually this semester. Ross will discuss her award-winning career and provide pointers from her experience...

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IN THE LAB—Jim Marquardson, student adviser for information assurance & cyber defense, in the Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute working with a student. The UPCI is the only facility of its kind in the U.P. and home to a community-based   resource for developing and diversifying a strong cybersecurity workforce in the U.P. for students.

SCA teaches cybersecurity with web application hacking event

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 8, 2021

Student Cybersecurity Association hosted their first event of the semester with the web application hacking event. Those who attended learned how to install the tools necessary to test the security of...

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Workshop on Wednesdays help NMU members achieve success

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 8, 2021

Graduate Studies and Research will be hosting a Workshop on Wednesdays addressing graduate topics in research and professional development. The first WOW event will be held today from 12-2 p.m. in Jamrich...

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