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Life on the coast: 2022’s Fresh Coast Film Fest

Harry Stine October 20, 2022

The Fresh Coast Film Festival, which ran from Oct. 13-16, featured over 80 films, ranging from 60-second shorts to full-length screenings. “The festival has been absolutely amazing this year,” filmmaker...

Gala of the Galaxy is out of this world

‘Gala of the Galaxy’ is out of this world

Madoline Plattenberg, Assistant Sports Editor March 31, 2022

For one night only, the lobby of the Jacobetti Center will be transformed into a spaceship called the "HM Voyager," presenting out of this world galactic décor, high-end food and exceptional entertainment...

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UP Wild hosts hike in ‘Old Town’ Negaunee

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 16, 2021

UP Wild will host their repeat event from last year, Hike the Lost City, to the public this Saturday. Participants will climb staircases that lead to non-existing homes, walk crumbling roads and see abandoned...

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FALL KICKOFF—Those in the Languages, Literatures and International Studies department celebrated the 2019 fall semester with their annual kickoff event. This year with classes being back in person, the LLIS met on Whitman Lawn to celebrate the start of the fall semester.

LLIS kicks off fall semester with social gathering

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 12, 2021

The Languages, Literatures and International Studies department had their kick-off event on Thursday to celebrate the start of the school year. Those who attended enjoyed lawn games, food and refreshments...

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COMMUNITY CLEANUP—On Saturday April 17, NMUs Conservation Crew pitched in to help clean up Lower Harbor Mattson Park. The cleanup was apart of the 2021 Earth Week celebration.

Earth Week activities look to promote sustainable future

Joad Blaauw-Hara April 20, 2021

During the week of April 18, a host of student organizations will be putting together activities and events in honor of Earth Week. These activities will look to promote a greener future for NMU and help...

National Student Employment Week showcases appreciation for student workers

National Student Employment Week showcases appreciation for student workers

Ashley Beronja April 14, 2021

The National Student Employment Association has designated the second full week in April each year for colleges and universities across the U.S. to recognize the value of student employees and student...

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POWWOW—The Native American Student Association will be holding a virtual celebration to educate the breakdown of a traditional powwow with dancers, drum songs and guest speakers about the celebration.

Upcoming powwow to uplift Native American community, educate students and community on culture

Joad Blaauw-Hara March 25, 2021

On April 3 NMU’s Native American Student Association will be hosting a virtual powwow from 1 to 3 p.m. that will serve to educate students about Native American culture. Bazile Panek, president...

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RED DRESS—The CNAS will participate in The REDress Project as part of the MMIW week. The REDress Project focuses on the  issue of missing and the murder of indigenous women.

CNAS readies for MMIW week with red dress installation and other events

Ayanna Allen March 22, 2021

The Center for Native American Studies plans to introduce Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women week to the NMU community from March 22 through the 26. There will be a red dress installation at Whitman...

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Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a legacy

Peter Smedley September 29, 2020

Sept. 18, 2020, saw the end of what many would define as an era. The passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg referred to as RBG, has shaken America, and in some instances, the world. RBG was remarkable in many...

TACKLING THE NOW—Poet Jericho Brown, recipient of prestigious awards such as the National Book Award and a 2009 American Book Award, is scheduled to present at NMU.

Poet finds art in current issues

Jake Bekemeyer October 17, 2019

A critically-acclaimed poet who tackles complex societal topics and has recieved several awards for his writing will visit NMU this week. The NMU Visiting Writers series will host Jericho Brown at...

Participate in MLK Day events

Shaina James January 17, 2013

NMU’s decision to designate Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a university holiday is a welcome one, though it lagged behind the federal government by almost 30 years. That is not to say Northern is the...

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