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Senior Art Show

amanda.shellnut and amanda.shellnut April 25, 2007

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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...

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...

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. Erik Gustafsson, who played last season at Sweden's...

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...

NMU has plan for campus violence

jackie.stark and jackie.stark April 18, 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...

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...

Universities hire more part-time faculty

sam.holcomb and sam.holcomb April 18, 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...

‘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....

New ASNMU president encourages involvement

NW Staff and NW Staff April 18, 2007

Assistant 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...

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...

New, simpler FAFSA form to be unveiled

steve.puroll and steve.puroll April 18, 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...

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