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Students get hands-on experience with climate change simulator

Megan Voorhees April 18, 2024

Students collaborated using simulation software En-Roads to create a virtual plan for decreasing global temperatures at this academic year's last Climate@Noon, on Friday, April 12 in Jamrich Hall.  En-Roads...

TKE to host Wildcat Wellness event promoting mental health

TKE to host Wildcat Wellness event promoting mental health

Rachel Pott April 18, 2024

Wildcat Wellness will be taking place Thursday, April 18, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Jamrich 1313. Wildcat Wellness is a collaborative event hosted by Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE), NMU WellBeing, LIVE@NMU and Mind...

A picture of ASMUs logo with the words your student government underneath

Q&A with ASNMU presidential candidates

Ryley Wilcox April 10, 2024

ASNMU, NMU's student government, elections open this week on Wednesday, April 10 and close Friday, April 12. On this year's ballot there are nine students running for office including two students for...

ASNMU ballot opens this week, allows students to voice their opinions

Rachel Pott April 9, 2024

The Associated Students of NMU (ASNMU) ballot will be available for students to vote on beginning Wednesday, April 10 at 8 a.m. The ballot will be sent to student emails on Wednesday morning and will contain...

JAZZ FEST — The NMU Music Department hosts Ellen Rowe for the 2024 Jazz Festival. Photo courtesy of Mark Flaherty

Jazz Festival returns as 2-day event

Rachel Pott April 5, 2024

Northern will be hosting Jazz Festival again this year on April 4 and 5. It will be held at Reynolds Recital Hall and will feature Ellen Rowe, a composer from the University of Michigan. Ellen Rowe...

RED DRESS — Red dresses, like these ones in the first-floor lounges of Jamrich Hall, have been displayed all throughout campus. The hanging gowns provide a physical representation of the absence of Indigenous persons.

Red dress display brings awareness to missing, murdered Indigenous persons

Ryley Wilcox March 29, 2024

The Center for Native American Studies (CNAS), the Native American Student Association (NASA) and Mino-bimose'idiwag (Walking the Path Together) have collaborated to put on red dress displays throughout...

RECORDS ON RECORDS — Teichman shows a variety of records on display at the Vinyl Emporium. With 10,000 records being brought in from downstate, there is something for everyone at the record show. Photo courtesy of Jon Teichman

Local record show promotes community connectivity

Megan Voorhees March 28, 2024

Michigan Records is hosting Geoff and Jon’s Vinyl Record Show, a four-day event at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. in collaboration with NMU's Vinyl Record Club. This is the event's 11th year, running March...

PRESENT — DivestNMU member Mackenzie Geary leads Climate @ Noon. Sharing the timeline of their work diving deeper into the road bumps and milestones they encountered during the process.

Climate @ Noon dives into successful divestment proposal

Megan Voorhees March 25, 2024

NMU’s Divestment student organization hosted a Climate @ Noon event Friday, March 15. The club covered topics regarding the campus’ institutional divestment and their project proposal which passed...

READY TO TALK — Student organizations, department heads and faculty sit at their assigned tables awaiting the arrival of students to discuss information regarding their booths.

Student Success Department hosts Majors Fair

Megan Voorhees March 22, 2024

The Student Success Department hosted a Majors Fair March 19, in the Northern Center. This event was open and free to all students at Northern.  The main goal of the fair was for students to explore...

Increase in Student Activity Fee moves to ballot after passing ASNMU vote

Rachel Pott March 22, 2024

Associated Students of NMU (ASNMU) has recently agreed to add an increase for the Student Activity Fee to the upcoming ballot. Referendum 1, which includes the increased fee, will be available on the ballot...

WAGE GAP — Feminism for All sold baked goods to conversationally educate the NMU community on the gender, ethnicity and race wage gap.

Feminism for All bake sale addresses wage gap

Ryley Wilcox March 22, 2024

Feminism for All hosted a wage gap bake sale Friday, March 15 in Jamrich Hall to educate on the gender, race and ethnicity wage gap. The student organization provided statistics on the wage gap and...

LOCAL INTERNSHIPS — Partridge Creek Farms in Ispheming hosts tabling event in Jamrich Hall to encourage students to apply to upcoming fall and summer internships.

Partridge Creek Farms offers 6 internship opportunities

Rachel Pott March 18, 2024

Partridge Creek Farms is currently offering multiple internship opportunities for students to partake in this upcoming summer and fall. Applications for these internships are available until Monday, March...

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