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NMU offers events to destress before finals week

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor April 18, 2022
Students who are looking to destress before finals week can register for different events going on this week through the Hub including Yogalates at the library and painting with the Art Therapy Club.
STUDY BREAK - The Crib coffee shop offers a productive atmosphere with lots of seating for students looking for a change of scenery while studying for finals week. Marquette has a number of other coffee shops on Third Street and Washington that offer nearby caffeine and a relaxing atmosphere.

Local coffee shops to check out during finals week

Olivia Apa, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

With finals approaching, there are many coffee houses around Marquette that offer a space for students to bring their work. With everything from caffeine-free tea to lattes with three shots of espresso,...

Tips to succeed during finals mentally, physically and academically

Tips to succeed during finals mentally, physically and academically

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor December 3, 2021

The few weeks surrounding finals are typically stereotyped as being a time when students are so stressed they willingly sacrifice their mental health in order to pass their final exams and finish final...

Cast members of the Elf the Musical show prepare for opening night which is Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. The show will run until Dec. 11 and include a matinee performance specifically for those with audio and visual sensitivity.

Don’t be a cotton headed ninny-muggins, see ‘Elf the Musical’

Olivia Apa, Features Writer December 1, 2021

From costumes to lighting to choreography, NMU Theatre and Dance has been working diligently on all aspects to put on their performance of “Elf the Musical.” The show is a live musical adaptation...

Members of the NMU Jazz Combo, including Owen Edwards soloing on alto saxophone, perform during an NMU jazz concert. A group of five students will perform in the library on Tuesday to provide more relaxing studying music for students.

NMU Jazz Combo to provide live study music before finals

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 30, 2021

For the second year in a row, the NMU Jazz Combo will be setting a relaxing tone for the upcoming finals week by performing an hour-long set in the lower level of the library. The five-member student band...

Rachel Hauch creates paper snowflakes to hang up as decorations for the write-in on Tuesday and Wednesday. The write-in is designed as a time for students to work on their final papers in a fun and productive environment, but also as a way to inform students about the location of the Writing Center.

Writing Center hosts relaxing write-in event to destress

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 30, 2021

As the 2021 Fall Semester comes to a close and professors assign final papers, the Writing Center receives increased traffic and students looking for feedback on their many essays. To help relieve some...


Wildpups therapy dogs return to campus

Sophia Huhta, contributing writer September 14, 2021

Sometimes the best medicine is no medicine at all, rather, it is the comfort of wet noses and sloppy kisses. NMU School of Nursing will bring therapy dogs to Lydia M. Olson Library Thursday, Sept. 16...

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