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Vielmetti Health Center secures vaccines for students

Vielmetti Health Center secures vaccines for students

Peter Smedley April 12, 2021

In a campus email update sent by university President Fritz Erickson on April 9, students were informed that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine had been secured and would be available by appointment on...

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Increased eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine, relief fund for winter semester

Ashley Beronja April 6, 2021

As of April 5, all Michigan residents 16 years and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. NMU has still not received its own vaccination allocations, however, the Marquette County Health...

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COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration opens, UK variant in U.P.

Ashley Beronja March 18, 2021

On Thursday, March 11 the Marquette County Health Department announced that the COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration would be open for Marquette residents 16 and older on Friday, March 12. Those who are...


Satire—Students leave Zoom mics on, spark return to in-person classes

Ryan McChesney February 19, 2021

Mischief is afoot this winter semester as the pandemic continues. During COVID-19, restaurants close, re-open, close, re-open just to close again, then re-open, just to close yet again and then re-open...

Participant taking a COVID-19

Campus testing update, vaccine clinics

Ashley Beronja January 20, 2021

After being away for winter break for nearly two months, campus is starting to be occupied again by students along with the potential threat of COVID-19. As of Jan. 19, the number of cases for the...

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