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NMU center earns award

Braden Linick December 6, 2012

Director of the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) Tawni Ferrarini is the 2012 recipient of the Albert Beekhuis Award, a national accolade granted by the Council for Economic Education...

First Nations Food Taster cooks up taste of region’s history

Nolan Krebs November 8, 2012

In association with the Decolonizing Diet Project at NMU, the 12th annual First Nations Food Taster will be held on Friday, Nov. 9 in the Jacobetti Center. The event focuses on dishes that are historically...

Upcoming workshop available through NMU Beaumier Heritage Center

Lucy Hough October 25, 2012

To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the Center for Native American Studies is holding a a workshop on how to make birch bark trivets. The workshop will be held by Anishinaabe elder Elizabeth...

Cultures, foods presentation kicks off Native American Heritage Month at NMU

Mindy Grabko October 25, 2012

As November approaches, NMU is preparing for Native American History Month and the celebrations that come with it. “Those Who Sustain Us: Native Cultures and Foods” is one presentation among many...

Syrians need American assistance

Lee McClelland October 18, 2012

Tensions the world over are on the rise, and the United States is being looked to for answers. This election season, Iran has dominated the discussion when it comes to foreign policy. Both Mitt Romney...

Dated music tires students

Shaina James October 18, 2012

In the past couple of years that I have attended NMU, it seems the quality of bands that have performed on campus has been extremely disappointing. Bands such as The All American Rejects, Boys Like...

NAE poster offends students

NW Staff October 4, 2012

A poster for the All American Rejects concert upset the Native American Students Association (NASA) because of an offensive image depicted in promotional material for the concert. One of the band members...

All American Rejects poster offends group

Marcellino Signorelli October 4, 2012

The All American Rejects are performing at NMU on Thursday, Oct. 11, but one of their promotional fliers around campus has caused controversy. The image on the flier shows the four band members each...

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