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Watch out for riptides; lake safety

Peter Smedley June 4, 2021

Summertime at the beach, a warm breeze and kids shouting at the temperature of the water are all familiar sights around the Great Lakes. While there is no chance of a shark attack on these waters, the...

Sailing the Superior seas

Sailing the Superior seas

Peter Smedley June 4, 2021

Lake Superior is not quite an ocean, yet to many who have not experienced a Great Lake, it might appear as one. The lake is home to local swimmers, kayakers, surfers and sailors who all have learned to...

photo of Native American students around a fire circle

Spotlight on Native American Student Association

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

The Native American Student Association is an inclusive organization that strives to increase the appreciation and awareness of Native American culture, language and history, as well as provide support...

EcoReps talk to students at outdoor table for Earth Fest 2021.

Spotlight on EcoReps

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

The goal of EcoReps is to encourage students and the university to participate in more sustainable actions on campus. They organize recurring workshop series such as Fix It Fridays and Mend It Mondays...

photo of participants carrying signs after Slut Walk

Spotlight on Women For Women

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

Women for Women is centered around intersectional feminism and activism, not only on campus but in the surrounding Marquette community. Their weekly meetings start off with the question “what are y’all...

Radio X logo

Spotlight on Radio X

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

NMU’s campus radio station, Radio X, is run by student and faculty volunteer DJs who can choose to broadcast music or simply talk during their hour-long time segment. DJs do not have to be majoring...

LSU decorating pumpkins this past fall.

Spotlight on Latinx Student Union

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

Latinx Student Union was created to make a safe space for Latinx and Hispanic students on campus. While LSU is more of a social club, they also provide opportunities for members to be involved in events...

photo of BSU members at the end of one of their weekly meetings

Spotlight on BSU

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

Black Student Union is a space for Black students on campus to come together, hang out and have understanding and constructive conversations about race. BSU has many of these conversations amongst themselves,...

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NORTH COAST—As part of the 2020 to 2021 season, the department of theatre and dance put together an inaugural dance event to present a vibrant showcase.

Spotlight on Forest Roberts Theatre

Ashley Beronja June 4, 2021

The Forest Roberts Theatre, located on NMU campus, is home to the department of theatre and dance serving as the main stage. The theatre offers an inclusive and collaborative arts experience both on stage...

Spotlight on Lake Superior Theatre

Spotlight on Lake Superior Theatre

Ashley Beronja June 4, 2021

The Lake Superior Theatre sits along the lake in between the Ellwood A Mattson Lower Harbor Park and the Marquette Maritime Museum. The theatre has been around since 1998 and continues to carry the mission...

Counseling services assist students with mental health

Counseling services assist students with mental health

Justin Van't Hof June 4, 2021

Sometimes as students it can be hard to manage mental health issues and the stress of school. Through NMU counseling services, students who are experiencing mental health crises can meet with licensed...

Spotlight on Queers and Allies

Spotlight on Queers and Allies

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

Queers and Allies aims to create a safe space for students and faculty of all different backgrounds and identities. They host weekly, non-mandatory meetings where members play games, make crafts and can...

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