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Senior Art Show

amanda.shellnut and amanda.shellnut April 26, 2007
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April 26 Crossword

crystal.gochenour and crystal.gochenour April 26, 2007
ACROSS 1 American sign language 4 Seat 9 Kitten 14 Downwind 15 Indian horse 16 City 17 Hold 18 Blemished 19 Belly button 20 Tails 22 Glue 24 Ram's mate 25 Alien's spaceship 27 Evergreen tree 29 Believers in reincarnation 32 Murderer 35 Foreign Agricultural Service 36 Metal tip on the end of a lance 38 Group of conspirators 40 Want 42 Hearkens 44 What a leaf comes from 45 Affirmative noise 47 Become active 49 Pester 50 French Painter, "Sunday Afternoon." 52 One who dies for a cause 54 Jitney 55 Grain 56 Kitten 59 Squares and circles, for example 63 Great 67 Accept 69 Hints 71 Be 72 Synthetic fabric 73 Upper body 74 Cake or Bread ___ 75 Fix firmly 76 Commercials 77 Picnic visitor DOWN 1 Healing plant 2 Stitched 3 Loan 4 Certified public accountant 5 Hiccup 6 Green Gables dweller 7 Object 8 Traveled by car 9 ___ Sunfire 10 United States 11 Scrimp 12 Alter 13 Harvard's rival 21 Heat giver 23 Football assoc.

Flying Fins advance to intramural hockey finals

jay.tomlinson and jay.tomlinson April 19, 2007
After posting a pair of second period goals, the Flying Fins held on for a 2-1 victory over the Drillers on Monday night's semi-final of the NMU Intramural Ice Hockey Tournament. With the win, the Fins clinch a spot in the finals of the double elimination tournament.

NMU has plan for campus violence

jackie.stark and jackie.stark April 19, 2007
Cho Seung-Hui made history on Monday, April 16 when he shot and killed 32 people and injured at least 17 others on Virginia Polytechnic Institute's campus before turning the gun on himself. It was the deadliest rampage shooting ever to occur in this country.

April 19 Crossword

crystal.gochenour and crystal.gochenour April 19, 2007
ACROSS 1 Thick milk shake 7 Tableland 11 Owns 14 More equal 15 Mined metals 16 Queasy 17 Lustrous 18 Scoot 19 School group 20 Greek philosopher 22 National capital 24 South southeast 27 Stiff 29 Rent 30 Whop 32 Adopts 35 Not as difficult 37 Capital of Norway 38 Discs 41 Lives in 42 Drifting 44 Wing 45 What a bank gives 48 Shade 49 Clement 51 Cube 52 Strip 55 Rio de Janeiro 56 Bounder 57 Hawk 60 Unit 64 The other half of Jima 65 American state 67 North American Indian 71 Chest bone 72 On of the gospels 73 Aider 74 Compass point 75 Cheater 76 Mistrustful DOWN 1 Farming club (abr.

Universities hire more part-time faculty

sam.holcomb and sam.holcomb April 19, 2007
When Frankie McCormick moved to Marquette in 1995, she had a Ph.D. in organic chemistry but no job. Her husband, Don Marquardt, had been hired as a full-time chemistry professor at NMU, but there were no other job openings for which McCormick could apply.

‘Disturbia’ wastes its actors’ abilities

matt.woodward and matt.woodward April 19, 2007
When making a movie that's completely devoid of any sort of original creative thought, it helps if it's at least a competent thriller with a talented cast to anchor it. This is the lesson director D.J. Caruso ("Two For The Money") I hope learned with his most recent cinematic offering, "Disturbia.

New ASNMU president encourages involvement

NW Staff and NW Staff April 19, 2007
Associate News Editor Jackie Stark sat down with newly-elected ASNMU President Chris Storves to ask him about the upcoming school year. NW: As president, what changes do you hope to make? I don't really hope to change anything. If I'm president, I really want to make sure that the board stays as strong as they've been this year.

Bumpus disc proves unimpressive

becky.korpi and becky.korpi April 19, 2007
With so many bands infiltrating the music scene these days, it's difficult to find one that stands out. A band that can sidestep the current emo/punk trend with an original sound is usually a winner on my list, which was why I held high hopes for Bumpus - a Chicago-based funk band known for incorporating high-energy drums and bass with gospel lyrics.

New, simpler FAFSA form to be unveiled

steve.puroll and steve.puroll April 19, 2007
After the tax forms, the phone calls home to his mom and dad and the long hours of paper work, NMU freshman Dan Moore thought he'd be getting his financial aid. What he got instead was a long wait, and more frustration. "Right now I'm still waiting on [a FAFSA form] to be processed that I turned in a month ago," Moore said.

‘Hot’ times at the university

josh.perttunen and josh.perttunen April 19, 2007
Life is full of lies. Most of them are small and white. They can be motivated by the desire to spare a loved one from having their feelings hurt or to avoid upsetting them. However, some lies can topple empires. This is the crisis at hand for the Pollitt family in Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," the final play in the Forrest Roberts Theater's "Blockbuster" season.

Illegal downloading continues unabated

laura.mead and laura.mead April 19, 2007
Despite the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) recent crackdown on illegal downloading, a survey found that 67 percent of college students are not concerned with the issue of illegal downloading and file sharing. The survey was conducted by SurveyU, a Brooklyn-based group of technologists and researchers who are credited as experts in creating online surveys for college students.
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