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THE MINI PITCH —Ricky Rietjens (left) and Tyler Watson (right) pose after winning the Mini Pitch competition with their business proposal idea, Peninsula Produce.

Peninsula Produce to create first ever commercial hydroponic facility in U.P.

Madoline Plattenberg March 27, 2023

Business partners and NMU alumni, Ricky Rietjens and Tyler Watson decided on Feb. 24 to submit their Peninsula Produce idea to the Mini Pitch competition, but have been diligently working on their business...

WAVE OF BODIES—Performing in Breathe are Josie Taylor, Thailey Leak, Christina Ferrera, Rose Goltz, Paige Myers, Eden Langlois, Madison Tasson, Kendalyn Persons, Kylie LHuillier, Ciara Witkowski, Isabella Bekkala, Skylar Taavola, Emma Sweet and Sylvia Gravel.

Opinion—Review: Save the date for CO/LAB Collective

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 30, 2021
Anyone interested in dance or performance arts should certainly consider attending the production when public performances begin on Sept. 30. Not only will this be the first in-person performance in the theater since the beginning of the COVID-19 quarantine in Dec. 2019, it features exciting student-led choreography.
Amelia Rhinerson made this costume for her Madrigal choir performances, but she never got to wear it due to COVID-19. She has since made many more outfits by hand and has started her own business, Madrigal Threads.

Freshman starts madrigal costume business

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 17, 2021

One of Amelia Rhinerson’s dreams throughout high school was to don a Renaissance nobility style gown and sing acapella songs with her friends. In her senior year, she was given the chance to do just...

MAKING MAGIC HAPPEN—Young students rehearse for their upcoming production of “Matilda the Musical,” which will take place at NMU’s Forest Roberts Theater.

Youth to present ‘Matilda’

Aiden Popour February 13, 2020

The Superior Art Youth Theatre (SAYT) will present “Matilda the Musical” from Feb. 27-29 at NMU’s Forest Roberts Theater. The story of the performance follows Matilda, a child possessing telekinesis,...

BEND LIKE A WILLOW—Student dancers participating in the CO/LAB Collective production, “What We Leave Behind: Addressing Climate Change Through Dance,” commune with nature.

Artists collaborate for climate

Akasha Khalsa October 30, 2019

Seeking to promote awareness of climate change through artistic expression, a new lecture, dance, multimedia and live music collaborative performance by the CO/LAB collective is coming to the Forest Roberts...

Forest Roberts Theater gets pretty in pink

April 11, 2013

The Forest Roberts Theatre will be getting glitzy next week for their musical rendition of “Legally Blonde” from Wednesday, April 17 to Saturday, April 20. Senior theater performance major James...

Theater department explores scars of war in ‘Fallujah’

Nolan Krebs February 21, 2013

Most people are fortunate to find themselves unburdened by the horrors and tragedies that come with war. Often times, veterans return home with scars both inside and out. The Forest Roberts Theatre’s...

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