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OPENING SOON -  Katelyn Milano (left) and her father (right) outside of their new business, Milano Smokehouse Meats. Located in the old building of Glenns Smokehouse in Ishpeming, the shop is set to open in mid-April.

Alumni opens family-run Milano Smokehouse Meats in Ishpeming

Katarina Rothhorn April 9, 2024

Katelyn Milano always dreamed of opening her own restaurant, she just didn’t think it would be this soon. When her dad brought the idea of co-owning and opening a shop together last year, she had no...

Women in Leadership Panel celebrates womens history month

Women in Leadership Panel celebrates women’s history month

Jackie Phillips March 28, 2023

Alumni Relations is back with another installment of their webinar series Northern Now. This month’s webinar, titled “Northern Now: Women in Leadership Panel” will be held on Tuesday, March 28 at...

From right to left, Sarah ONeill and Alex Belz (Assistant News Editor).

The North Wind Celebrates 50 Years of student voices, independent journalism

Madoline Plattenberg December 9, 2022

Sarah O'Neill, former assistant news and opinion editor at the North Wind (2007-2009) shared a nostalgic memory of weekly Wednesday production nights during the semesters when the paper was still printing....

Letter to the Editor—Dotson suspension highly suspect

Letter to the Editor—Dotson suspension highly suspect

April 21, 2022
It’s important to recognize the disparity in treatment received by Dotson, on the one hand, and the treatment received by Greer and Brundage, on the other hand. Greer and Brundage have violated the constitutional and federal statutory rights of NMU students on multiple occasions over the past decade and a half, including illegally discriminating against students with mental disorders—but have not received any disciplinary actions themselves from the university.
Alumnus and TikTok influencer to hold book reading

Alumnus and TikTok influencer to hold book reading

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor April 12, 2022
Murphy will be reading from his self-published children’s book It Only Takes 1, which tells the story of him becoming an entrepreneur at age 13.
The Northern Climate Network hosts the monthly speaker series, Climate@Noon. This months guest speaker is Indigenous climate activist Biidaaban Reinhardt.

NMU alumni to talk about Indigenous climate justice

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor February 17, 2022
The Northern Climate Network’s Climate@Noon series continues with a presentation from Environmental Justice Organizer with We The People Michigan Biidaaban Reinhardt titled "Indigenizing Environmental Justice" on Feb. 18.
Northern Now to host rural health panel

Northern Now to host rural health panel

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor February 9, 2022
The NMU Center for Rural Health will partner with Northern Now to host a panel discussion on rural health determinants on Wednesday, Feb. 9 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Alumna to speak on forensic psychology and law

Alumna to speak on forensic psychology and law

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 7, 2021
Kymberly Schroder, J.D. will present her talk “Forensic Psychology: Tales From ‘The Darkside’” in West Science 2906 on Friday Oct. 8 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
UNLIKELY CHAMPIONS - The 1975 football team made the ultimate comeback after losing every single game the year before. The documentary Put Your Hand On The Line captures their story and the hardships they encountered to win the title of National Champions.

Documentary captures historic moment for ’75 football team

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 7, 2021

In 2015, NMU’s 1975 football team gathered for their 40th reunion and reminisced on the days when they surprised everyone, including themselves, when they clinched the title of 1975 NCAA Division II...

alumni social

College of Arts and Sciences to hold alumni social

Akasha Khalsa March 25, 2021
During the ongoing pandemic, it’s often difficult to connect with people based on our background and interests. Alums in particular, often separated by many miles, haven’t been able to connect in person for university-related events in the past year. However, the College of Arts and Sciences is holding a virtual social on Wednesday, March 31 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Photo courtesy of Alex Palzewicz. LOCAL FOOD FEST- This year in-person events are cancelled. Community members can still participate from the 9th to the 14th by going to local restaurants.

MQT Local Food Fest available online for one more week

Peter Smedley November 5, 2020

In years past the MQT Local Food Fest ran for a single day and gave students and community members opportunities to meet the people behind the meals prepared for and by them daily. Much has changed since...

Photo of Cafe Bodega

NMU alumni and owner of the Bodega shares experience

Peter Smedley October 22, 2020

Marquette is a hub for business in the U.P. It is a place where many graduates of NMU choose to start their business. The amount of NMU alumni business owners in Marquette is actually quite surprising....

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