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YUM!—Served on Thursday, Nov. 18 2021 at Northern Lights Dining, this breaded chicken was presented with carrots and celery.

Satire—The last supper: A farewell to NLD

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor March 22, 2022
And now, oh NLD, we are nearing our final farewell. Our final days together have come. Don’t mourn our time together, don’t cry. For although you may miss my gold dining plan, I shall not.
Opinion—Thrive with these five plant-based meals

Opinion—Thrive with these five plant-based meals

Olivia Apa, Staff Writer March 18, 2022
It’s so important to be eating enough food, and enough of the foods that are going to make your body feel good, especially with social lives and school work, cabin fever and jobs. The beautiful thing about cooking is that it can be entirely experimental and fun. It’s good to know that you put love and thought into the foods you consume.
The Delft and other restaurants along Washington Streets and throughout Marquette highlighted special offers for Restaurant Week. Most participating locations had deals on lunch specials and introduced new menu items.

Marquette celebrates local businesses for Restaurant Week

Harry Stine, Contributing writer March 14, 2022

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority held its annual Restaurant Week from March 6 until the 12 which featured discounts and special meals from 17 participating restaurants in the area.  Lagniappe...

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.
Open Mouth Open Mic night to be held at Ore Dock

Open Mouth Open Mic night to be held at Ore Dock

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 24, 2021
Writers and musicians looking for opportunities to share their work in a social environment might be interested in an upcoming event at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.
FALL SNACK-Now that our gardens are producing more than we could ever eat, its time to get creative with snack recipes.

Cooking with Maggie: Healthy harvesting hacks

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor September 20, 2021
It’s just about harvest season in Northern Michigan. Soon the nights will get too cold for open windows and the leaves will crunch under our feet. Perhaps this year you finally lived out your fantasy of having a lush summer garden full of fresh veggies and herbs. But now comes the overwhelming act of harvesting all your fresh goodies, and oh dear, there’s quite a lot.
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Opinion—Recycling and sustainability in a pandemic

Katarina Rothhorn February 4, 2021

This pandemic has incited a plethora of changes to our daily lives and habits, including the most obvious inclusion of physical distancing and mask wearing in public spaces. However, a less conspicuous,...

Photo courtesy of Kelby Reichard 
SUGAR COMA—While touring and reviewing six of Marquettes sweetest local bakeries, student Kelby Reichard encountered crispy rolls, traditional pastries and sugar galore.

Opinion—I toured local bakeries for a sugar coma

Kelby Reichard November 12, 2020

Among the many hidden treasures in the city of Marquette include businesses for those with a sweet tooth. There are half a dozen bakeries available to NMU students to provide plenty of opportunities to...

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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...

Graphic of food truck and lighthouse

Places to enjoy around town while staying socially distant

Peter Smedley September 3, 2020

Experiences in Marquette have been altered drastically over the summer and students may be unsure as to what is still available, or looking for a more comprehensive idea of which businesses are taking...

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NMU Food Pantry offers necessities to students in need

Nicholas Conroy August 10, 2020

Food insecurity is an issue that is currently facing millions as financial hardship has affected their ability to afford essentials. The NMU Food Pantry provides food and at-home essentials free to all...

North Wind file photo: Right, NMU alumna Kayla Argeropoulos volunteers with a smile at the annual “First Nations Food Taster” event last year.

Food Taster to bring Indigenous eats to NMU

Mason Wallace November 9, 2017

Envision how your life would be different if you had to survive solely on the food found in the Upper Great Lakes Region. Things you may be making for yourself would include roast turkey, bison and...

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