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April 26 Crossword

crystal.gochenour and crystal.gochenour April 25, 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.

Senior Art Show

amanda.shellnut and amanda.shellnut April 25, 2007
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NMU assistant wins Negaunee Invitational Class B MVP

curt.kemp and curt.kemp April 18, 2007
NMU men's basketball assistant coach Dan Waterman has been busy these last few weeks recruiting players who've picked up awards throughout their high school basketball careers. Last weekend at the Negaunee Invitational Tournament, Waterman picked up his own piece of hardware.

Men’s golf team garners two top-10 finishes in Ohio invites

NW Staff and NW Staff April 18, 2007
The NMU men's golf team competed at the Ashland and Findlay Invitationals over the past weekend. At Ashland the Wildcats shot a 688 (348-340) for the two rounds, which was good for ninth place out of nine squads. Ferris State took team honors with a 596 (300-296).

Women’s hoops adds four players

rj.walters and rj.walters April 18, 2007
It's been three seasons since the NMU women's basketball team reached the GLIAC tournament, the 'Cats improved by three wins from head coach Troy Mattson's first and second seasons and last year Northern was just three wins from reaching the post-season. Hoping that the third time around is the charm, Mattson is counting on a trio of talented guards from around the Midwest, coupled with the 2007 U.P. Player of the Year to bolster his squad and help them take the next step.

Hockey looks to Europe for talent

kyle.whitney and kyle.whitney April 18, 2007
In an attempt to prepare for the upcoming hockey season, the Northern Michigan Wildcats have dipped into a largely untapped NCAA talent pool: Sweden.

Flying Fins advance to intramural hockey finals

jay.tomlinson and jay.tomlinson April 18, 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.

April 19 Crossword

crystal.gochenour and crystal.gochenour April 18, 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.

‘Disturbia’ wastes its actors’ abilities

matt.woodward and matt.woodward April 18, 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.

Bumpus disc proves unimpressive

becky.korpi and becky.korpi April 18, 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.

‘Hot’ times at the university

josh.perttunen and josh.perttunen April 18, 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.

Seeking Employment

caitlin.morski and caitlin.morski April 18, 2007
With the end of the winter semester nearing, many students are seeking internship and job opportunities to support themselves through the summer. With job opportunities limited in the Marquette area, many students are turning to internships for paid positions and college credit.
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