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Pizza Cat Vol. 3

Pizza Cat Vol. 3

Deirdre Northrup-Riesterer February 26, 2024

While Pizza Cat and the others are busy doing..."something" in the Basement, Lumpie is back and hard at work at the Burgertown station! Though it seems like his efforts to stay motivated are not exactly...

THE BEGINNING — The Crib, where I went to that God Eaters show four years ago. Since then, Ive gone to a few more shows at The Crib, and had their coffee even more.

Opinion — I love local music, even when it hurts me

Harry Stine November 9, 2023

My freshman year, I went to The Crib by myself to see some bands. One was a visiting sludge metal band called Petrillo, and the other was the now broken up God Eaters. I had three cold brews, I moshed...

CAMP NMU  — The theme for this years homecoming week.

Being northern at Camp NMU

Abigail Faix September 7, 2023

Next week is Homecoming week for Northern Michigan University. Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming alumni and celebrating students coming back to school after summer break. This year NMU is keeping...

Opinion—Hate against Russian people needs to stop

Opinion—Hate against Russian people needs to stop

Justin Van't Hof, Editor-in-chief April 1, 2022
I alongside many have watched in horror as Vladimir Putin and his regime have waged an inhumane assault against Ukraine. With the horror being cast all across social media, it is impossible not to be outraged at the Russian government for the destruction, but I urge everyone to not assign this blame to the Russian people as a whole.
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Top 20 movies and shows from my personal collection

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

I ranked these on my likelihood to watch them, not upon the actual quality of the film. Considering this, I will not be taking questions or criticism because I do not care what you think. Also, you will...

CATS PULL THE UPSET—NMU sophomore guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the rim during the Wildcats 62-56 win over Wisconsin-Parkside. Travis Nelson/NW

Makaylee Kuhn’s 28 points guides Women’s basketball to win over Wisconsin-Parkside

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

Playing their third game in four days and the fourth game in a week, sophomore guard Makaylee Kuhn put the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team on her back with 28 points, 13 rebounds...

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MFA faculty showcases work through virtual reading

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor February 10, 2022
As part of the Visiting Writers Series, the Department of English will host the MFA Faculty Showcase Reading on Thursday, Feb. 10 via Zoom.
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Free open skate at Berry Events Center

Peter Smedley February 8, 2021

This season, while COVID-19 still persists, open skate is still available in a limited capacity. At the Berry Events Center, students can enjoy skating on Feb. 11, and 18 from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.  Unlike...

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Gov. Whitmer signs executive order restricting gatherings to slow spread of COVID-19 in Michigan

Jesse Wiederhold August 13, 2020

Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s new executive order places tighter restrictions on the whole state. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been a very unique location during the ongoing pandemic. Locked away by water,...

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Nonprofit seeks to lift voices of marginalized in Marquette

The Black Lives Matter movement has brought waves of peaceful protests across the nation including in the Upper Peninsula. Facebook has been a platform used by many social movements because of the social...

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Lake Superior safety becomes necessary as beach season reaches peak in U.P.

Travis Nelson August 10, 2020

One can’t help but think of Marquette’s fascinating scenery when coming to school at NMU. There are more sites to see than imaginable, but the main attraction Lake Superior tops the list. Despite...

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NMU Food Pantry offers necessities to students in need

Nicholas Conroy August 10, 2020

Food insecurity is an issue that is currently facing millions as financial hardship has affected their ability to afford essentials. The NMU Food Pantry provides food and at-home essentials free to all...

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