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MAKING KIMCHI—Kimchi is easy to make, nutritious and full of beneficial bacteria which can help your gut. Try making it; your health might thank you!

Opinion—Kimchi: my flavor of the month

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor November 10, 2021
Recently, I’ve been obsessed with this one recipe that may or may not be very nutritious. I call it college ramen but I try to make it chic. Yeah, okay, the base of this dish is everyone’s favorite: Maruchan Ramen. What really brings this dish home is the toppings. Kimchi is a staple food in Korean cuisine and it is the real star of my daily dinner. It’s a traditional side dish of fermented vegetables, most often napa cabbage.
Hayes Corn Maze provides fun for all ages including a pumpkin patch, corn maze and hay ride.

Hayes Corn Maze finishes for fall season

Olivia Apa, Features Writer October 28, 2021

Hayes Corn Maze is a farm that offers fun fall activities located about an hour south of Marquette in Rock, Michigan.  “We are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year … It is just more popular...

Opinion—Spooky movies are the best way to celebrate Halloween

Opinion—Spooky movies are the best way to celebrate Halloween

Justin Van't Hof, Editor-in-chief October 22, 2021
Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, and it’s easy to see why. I mean, what other holiday has activities such as the carving of pumpkins, dressing up in costumes and most important of all, spooky movies with friends?
Students prepare to rake leaves in community for Make a Difference Day

Students prepare to rake leaves in community for Make a Difference Day

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 19, 2021

Since 1992, Make a Difference Day has been recognized every fourth Saturday of October as a national holiday dedicated to volunteering. Northern Michigan University's contribution to this tradition has...

BEAUTY IN THE FOREST—In the fall, the forest is the best place to be. The sounds, the smells and the sights of the trees are a balm for overwork and burnout.

Opinion—Best places to see fall colors in MQ

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021
The Upper Peninsula as a whole is known as one of the best places to go to see the fall, and we’re lucky enough to be present here as the trees change and show their full, fiery hues.

Cooking with Maggie—Homemade baked apple cider donuts

Maggie Duly November 3, 2020

When I think of fall, I think of apple cider, donuts, pumpkins and romping around my favorite cider mill. Unfortunately, as many of you may know there are no cider mills near or around Marquette, and...

Picture of apples from Barrons apple orchard

Fall festivities to enjoy in the U.P.

Peter Smedley October 19, 2020

As snow threatens to fall in upper Michigan and students begin to prepare for the final month of the semester, it is important to find time to escape and enjoy the beauty of autumn. The U.P. is home to...

A view of Marquettes fall trees

Opinion—Autumn brings both beautiful colors and homesick feelings

Alexis Stalker October 13, 2020

My sweet little farm back home in Clarkston, MI is something I’ve been missing lately. My mother has always had a deep connection to nature, and we finally got our own slice of happiness on the farm...

spaghetti squash bowls

Cooking with Maggie: Preparing spaghetti squash bowls

Maggie Duly October 12, 2020

Scrap the pasta noodles and the ceramic bowls, this dish has everything all wrapped up in one vegetable.  Spaghetti squash is a seasonal vegetable that is most popular and accessible in the fall...

Dead River bridge overlook—Maggie Duly

U.P. fall colors gallery

Peter Smedley October 9, 2020

Michigan is difficult to predict when it comes to weather. In early October it could be snowing or people could be swimming in Superior. Yet nothing will prevent the leaves from changing to their autumn...

cookies lit by candles

Cooking with Maggie: Fun, festive fall fare

Maggie Duly September 21, 2020

As the temperature begins to drop and the leaves start to sport their crimson, it’s evident that fall will be knocking on your door for its brief stay. Autumn is by far the best time of year for candle...

NUM NUM, CORN—Children that came to the Harvest Festival with their family feed corn to the miniature animals at a travel petting zone. 
Denali Drake/NW

Celebrating Harvest Fest

Denali Drake October 10, 2019

The temperature was freezing, the air was sharp and as a light mist sprayed over the town, people gathered on Baraga Avenue to celebrate the annual Harvest Festival. Live music, parking spot painting,...

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