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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...

Skiiers celebrate season of success

brice.burge and brice.burge April 19, 2007

NMU held a banquet for the men's and women's Nordic skiing teams for their success at the Division II national championships on Tuesday in the Wildcat Room. Many people from the NMU community came to honor...

Men’s hoops nabs major U.P. recruit

curt.kemp and curt.kemp April 19, 2007

Jared Benson, a 6-foot-10-inch center from Carney-Nadeau High School, is the first recruit to be signed by the NMU men's basketball program for the 2007-2008 season. After averaging 19 points per game...

NMU assistant wins Negaunee Invitational Class B MVP

curt.kemp and curt.kemp April 19, 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...

Women’s hoops adds four players

rj.walters and rj.walters April 19, 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...

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

NW Staff and NW Staff April 19, 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 19, 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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