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MEDITATION - Connor Ryan teaches an evening class at Unity Yoga Co-Op. Ryan is the founder of Unity Yoga and provides yoga classes in a variety of styles to accommodate every person.

Unity Yoga: connecting the community through donation based yoga

Olivia Apa, Features Writer January 29, 2022

Unity Yoga Co-Op is a quaint space on Washington Street, where anyone can go and forge a deeper connection with the self, with others in the community and with the practice of yoga.   “Yoga has...

Interns Sarah Huiber and Mandy Helppi (left to right) help restock the shelves in the NMU Food Pantry. The food pantry is open to any student, faculty or staff member that may require extra assistance getting food or personal items.

NMU Food Pantry assists students, faculty in need

Olivia Apa, Features Writer October 13, 2021

The NMU Food Pantry is a place where any students, faculty and staff needing assistance can get free food and personal care items. Joey Bogaudo, junior bio-physiology major and intern at the NMU Food...

Civic engagement skillbuilder postponed

Civic engagement skillbuilder postponed

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 12, 2021

When ASNMU President Bethany Beavers was running for her position in April, her main platform was increased civic engagement opportunities and engagement. Students suggested she host a skillbuilder on...

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Dog wash fundraiser provides animal experiences to pre-vet students

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 15, 2021

Kiddie pools, bottles of baby shampoo and milk bones attracted many dog owners behind Weston Hall on Sunday afternoon. They were following bright pink signs put up by NMU’s Pre-Veterinary Medicine club...

UPABA to hold caregiver webinars on behavior analysis

UPABA to hold caregiver webinars on behavior analysis

Akasha Khalsa April 22, 2021

Relatives and caregivers of individuals who might benefit from Applied Behavior Analysis will be provided an informational webinar series hosted by the Upper Peninsula Association of Behavioral Analysis....

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GIFTING GOODNESS— Jakob Lippert (left), Dallas St. Onge, Mackenzie Meyer, Amber Essenmacher (right). The CSE staff has been planning Spread Goodness Week since January. The book drive is a way to spread goodness by spreading knowledge.

A week to spread goodness

Sophia Huhta March 10, 2021

The Center for Student Enrichment is hosting Spread Goodness Week on campus March 8-12. Part of the week-long activities the CSE has organized is a collaborative Spotify playlist, aptly named “Radiate...

Dr. Keith English

Public webinar to educate on potential COVID-19 immunization

Akasha Khalsa October 7, 2020

An upcoming webinar which is part of a recent series on public health during COVID-19 will be entitled “Immunizations and Respiratory Infections: Pertussis, Influenza and COVID-19.” This lecture is...

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Opinion—Where has all the sincerity gone?

Nicholas Conroy September 13, 2020

If you take any time out of your day to stop and check the latest social media posts, chances are the news you learn won’t be particularly uplifting.  With a pandemic, upcoming elections, and...

Photo by Neil Flavin: The International Dance Club circles up for a round dance on Tuesday evening at the Dance Zone in Marquette.

Finding community in international dance

Jamie Glenn November 30, 2017

Dance styles from all over the world shine bright when you step into Marquette’s Dance Zone studio. The studio opens its doors to styles of all kinds, and is a local hub for dance education. NMU’s...

Photo by Winter Keefer: Students Laura Long and Nathan Frischkorn collect student signatures in opposition of Gov. Rick Snyder speaking at May commencement.

NMU community responds to Snyder invite

Winter Keefer November 9, 2017

In the wake of news that Gov. Rick Snyder was invited to speak at NMU’s May commencement, a petition has been created by a student and is currently circulating campus. An opposition group was also formed...

Photo by Lindsey Eaton: From left to right, NMU freshman nursing major Amanda Newton, senior history major Dan Feenstra and sophomore environmental studies and sustainability major Brian Shier, members of the campus ministry Cru, volunteer for “Make a Difference Day,” a nationwide time of community service on Oct. 28, raking the yard of a Negaunee family. Meanwhile, snow flurries.

Making a difference: Students rake lawns of Marquette residents in need

Noah Hausmann November 2, 2017

The Oct. 23 gale-force storm, in which trees toppled onto houses and power lines and strong winds ripped off even green leaves from branches, left its share of damage and perhaps more mounds of leaves...

Campus unified by community

Jon Young December 6, 2012

When I first made the trip to Marquette five years ago, leaving home seemed like a daunting challenge. As scary as it seemed at first, my fears were soon washed away by the sense of community in both...

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