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Dog wash fundraiser provides animal experiences to pre-vet students

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 15, 2021

Kiddie pools, bottles of baby shampoo and milk bones attracted many dog owners behind Weston Hall on Sunday afternoon. They were following bright pink signs put up by NMU’s Pre-Veterinary Medicine club...

INAUGURAL GALA—The first-ever Green and Gold Gala was held at the freshly built Northern Center Sept. 21 to raise money for a series of scholarships to help students in need. The money raised came from half the price of the attendee’s tickets which were $150 a person.
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Can someone just look me in the eye?

Mary McDonough November 7, 2019

Kids dream about what they want to be, and more often than not, it’s those dreams that set the path for the rest of their lives. But in those innocent years, it all seems easy as if things will just...

VAST returns with new fundraiser for men’s health

VAST returns with new fundraiser for men’s health

Jake Bekemeyer November 9, 2017

No Shave November is back this year for a group of men who are dedicated to growing their beards for a charity event to raise money and spread awareness about the importance of men’s health. Sixteen...

Northern student nurses holding second annual function for charity

Emily Pagel March 14, 2013

The Student Nursing Association (SNA) will be holding their second annual charity event for the Medical Care Access Coalition (MCAC) from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, March 15 at the Ramada Inn Ballroom in...

Citizens take plunge for Special Olympics fundraiser

Kate Clark March 14, 2013

Marquette’s Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Polar Plunge will be held on Saturday, March 16 at Marquette Mountain. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. and the actual plunge takes place at 2:30 p.m. “Unlike...

Robert Burns Supper raises money for ‘Folk in Schools’

Nolan Krebs January 24, 2013

The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center will be hosting the annual Robert Burns Supper on Friday, Jan. 25 as a fundraiser for the Folk in Schools Initiative. The event is held each year to celebrate...

‘Hockey for Hope’ raises funds for shelter

Nolan Krebs November 29, 2012

The Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) will be teaming up with the Marquette Women’s Club on Saturday, Dec. 1 to host Hockey for Hope, a charity hockey tournament to raise money and supplies for...

Rock and jazz to fill the air at NMU

Marcellino Signorelli September 6, 2012

“Music to Feed the Soul Concert: A Hunger Relief Fundraiser Event” opens its doors at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center. The event is to help gather donations...

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