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SWAP AND RECYCLE — EcoReps is hosting a campus-wide clothing swap where students can take what they need or want for free. (Photo courtesy of Cece Hogan)

Swap out clothes and revamp your closet sustainably

Abigail Faix October 11, 2023

On Friday, Oct. 13, Northern Michigan University EcoReps is holding a clothing swap. The event will take place in the atrium of Jamrich from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This swap is the perfect time to get rid of...

DONATION BASED — All of the kombucha Vancheck makes, she offers on the side of the road and uses an honor system to accept donations in exchange for the drink. She prints the labels and processes the kombucha herself, but the longevity of the kombucha stand is a community effort.

Kombucha? You Betcha

Emily Seven, Contributing Writer November 10, 2022

A little black fridge sits on the side of County Road 550 — to the unassuming passerby, its presence would hardly be noticed. Inside, bottles of home brewed kombucha sit neatly lined up, a product of...

NMU receives 1.2M in donations

NMU receives 1.2M in donations

Winter Keefer November 30, 2017

President Fritz Erickson announced that the NMU foundation raised $1.2 million in commitments with six hours left before the midnight deadline for #GivingTuesday. Since its inaugural year in 2012,...

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