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WNMU-TV to host town hall discussion about “Facing Suicide” documentary

WNMU-TV to host town hall discussion about “Facing Suicide” documentary

Ayanna Allen, Assistant News Editor September 22, 2022

A panel of UP mental health professionals will be hosted by WNMU-TV to discuss PBS’s documentary, “Facing Suicide,” on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Northern Center’s ballrooms. WNMU-TV has hopes that...

MARCH ON — Protestors and their children marched to raise awareness about a lack of childcare in the Marquette area.

Early Childhood Education Task Force hosts Children’s March due to lack of childcare

Ryley Wilcox, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

The Great Start Parent Coalition held a Children’s March on Sept. 20 at the Marquette County Courthouse to express community concerns of the lack of childcare in the area. We the People MI and the...

LETS DONATE - Cassidy Orr (left) and Maci Aho (right), seniors and nursing majors, volunteered to work at the registration station at the Red Cross Blood Drive while students, staff, and Marquette community members donate in the background.

Nation facing blood shortages; Red Cross hosts blood drive at Lydia M. Olson Library

Ayanna Allen, Assistant News Editor September 15, 2022

The Red Cross hosted a blood drive to help with the national blood shortage on Sept. 14 in Lydia M. Olson Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. NMU nursing students volunteered to run the registration desk for...

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH - The first in a series of presidential search forums will be held in the Founders Room located in the Northern Center. The forums will give students, staff and faculty a chance to actively participate in the selection of NMUs next president.

Presidential finalists to visit campus, presidential search forum on Friday

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 13, 2022

NMU's presidential search committee sent out a campus-wide email on Monday, Sept. 12 regarding the ongoing presidential search. The email included additional information for students interested in participating...

7,000 TESTS — The Vielmetti Health Center on campus will continue to provide COVID related services, such as at-home tests.

COVID-19 Fall Semester Update; Vielmetti Health Center offers at-home COVID tests

Ryley Wilcox, Staff Writer September 12, 2022

NMU began the fall semester on Aug. 29, the first semester in two years in which students, faculty and staff returned to the classroom without masks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the last...

STAYING SAFE—NMU Ada B. Vielmetti Health Center continues to offer COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters via appointment.

COVID-19 at-home tests available, vaccinations and boosters at Health Center

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 7, 2022

Northern Michigan University has a limited number of COVID-19 at-home test kits available to students for free while supplies last. Kits can be picked up in the lobby of the NMU Health Center during business...

NEW SEMESTER—Located in C.B. Hedgcock, NMUs Financial Aid office is a source for students whether it be with scholarships, job opportunities or internships.

On campus sources for job opportunities, future career skill builders

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor April 29, 2022

Students have many responsibilities during their academic years at college. Writing papers, participating in hall meetings, active in school organizations and, of course, finding a job to pay the bills....

SHAKE IT OFF—Mark Shevy, professor and Zumba instructor, leads a Zumba class with a positive attitude. Shevy will lead the Stress-Buster Zumbathon event tomorrow from 7-8:30 p.m. at the PEIF.

Stress-Buster Zumbathon held Friday for students to shake off stress

Dallas Wiertella, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

NMU Rec Sports and Marquette Ending Hunger have teamed up to create an open Zumba event for students to enjoy and loosen up during finals. The Stress-Buster Zumbathon charity event is being held at...

EARTH WEEK— DivestNMUs climate march will end at Cohodas Hall with speakers and informational tables. 
Ryley Wilcox/NW

DivestNMU closes Earth Week with guest speaker and climate march

Ryley Wilcox, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

DivestNMU, a student organization demanding the university pull investments out of fossil fuels, will host a guest speaker and a climate march to close out the 8th Annual Anderton’s Earth Week at NMU. The...

Graphic courtesy by Graduate Studies & Research

Work-Life Balance presentation to be hosted for graduating students

Ayanna Allen, Assistant News Editor April 20, 2022

Graduate Studies & Research will be putting on a Work-Life Balance presentation, given by Katie Korpi, director of Career Services at NMU. The workshop will be from noon to 1 p.m. on April 20 in Harden...

Poster courtesy by RichLegg

Bigfoot and Marty to take the screen at Peter White Public Library

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor April 20, 2022

NMU’s MFA graduating student and English instructor, Ronnie Ferguson, will screen his new experimental documentary Bigfoot and Marty this month for the end of the Great Lakes Poetry Festival. In-person screening...

Graphic courtesy by Lydia M. Olson Library

NMU offers events to destress before finals week

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor April 18, 2022

With finals week just around the corner, students might find themselves stressed and staring at their laptops more than they would like. NMU will be providing students many ways to destress before finals...

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