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STEP BY STEP — Students take their time learning each step of the first song in the workshop portion of the event.

Kicking off spring with new moves: SEC hosts line dancing

Amelia Kashian March 28, 2024

A wave of heat hit people stepping into the ballroom on March 22. Rows of people filled the room to each of its corners, aligned side by side and facing the front. As the line dancing instructor led the...

ROOM TO LEARN — A science major is represented at one of many booths of a previous Majors Fair. Photo courtesy of Simon Moesch

Student Success Department to host all-inclusive Majors Fair with departments, employers and student orgs

Amelia Kashian March 13, 2024

Students may have many concerns when it comes to academics, one of them being their choice of major and success within their field. With a walk around and a few glances at the array of booths, they can...

SEVEN MINUTE ITCH  — Noah Richardson and his band got the crowd screaming and shouting along during every song.

Anticipation to acclaim: NAE’s Noah Richardson concert with Iridescence owns the stage

Abigail Faix December 5, 2023

The night finally came on Nov. 30 for the Northern Arts and Entertainment (NAE) Noah Richardson concert with Iridescence. From the announcement of the concert to weeks of planning and promoting, the excitement...

TALENTED STYLING — With steady hands, a student focuses as she works on an intricate hairstyle.

Students learn in immersive cosmetology experience

Amelia Kashian November 30, 2023

Denise Hudson, instruction and program coordinator for NMU's cosmetology program, has seen a number of changes within the world of cosmetology, especially within the walls of Northern's student salon. "Because...

TANGERINE  — Noah Richardson is an upcoming indie pop artist from Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Elina Zhang.

From local energy to indie pop: NAE presents Iridescence, Noah Richardson

Abigail Faix November 14, 2023

On Thursday, Nov. 30, Northern Arts and Entertainment (NAE) will host a concert with artist Noah Richardson and featuring a local band, Iridescence. The performance will be at the Northern Center Grand...

FEEL LIKE DANCING — The NoMAD concert lineup consists of three bands. Passed Out Curbside and Aint Afraid are from Michigan and Spooky Mansion is coming all the way from California. Photo courtesy of Elina Zhang.

A little boogie to get into the spooky season

Abigail Faix October 25, 2023

Just a few days before Halloween night will be the NoMAD concert, "The Witching Hour". The concert will be Saturday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. at the Northern Center. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m.  Three bands...

SOMETHING IS COOKING — The Hospitality Club hosted a cooking demo with Chef Alex Palzewicz, showing students how to use simple ingredients for simple recipes.

Ideas cooking in the NMU hospitality kitchen

Willow Rasch September 19, 2023

Hosted in the Northern Center, the Hospitality Club makes use of the kitchen that they have access to by having chefs come and demonstrate recipes and techniques for them. The first of these chefs was...

Premier bridal show launches at NMU’s Northern Center

Madoline Plattenberg April 21, 2023

Tara Buda, owner of Elegant Events — Event Design and Coordination is co-hosting the company's first bridal show in the U.P. this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at NMU’s Northern Center with Kate and...

SELF-CARE — Students can create their own self-care plan at the Build a Self-care Plan Skill Builder hosted by the Student Leader Fellowship Program this Thursday, Dec. 8 from 3 to 4 p.m. in TSB 2812 at the Northern Center. Attendees can expect to learn the five different types of self-care and will have the opportunity to take an individual assessment to indicate how well they are doing in each of those areas.

Create your own self-care plan before finals

Madoline Plattenberg December 7, 2022

Students can create their own self-care plan at the Build a Self-care Plan Skill Builder hosted by the Student Leader Fellowship Program this Thursday, Dec. 8 from 3 to 4 p.m. in TSB 2812 at the Northern...

VOTING MATTERS — Social Justice For Us will be hosting “Rock the Vote” to excite and encourage members of the campus community to participate in the upcoming midterm election. The event will include live music by local artists in addition to information regarding absentee ballot registration and voting processes.

“Rock the Vote” to centralize voter information on campus with live music

Andie Balenger October 17, 2022

Social Justice For Us will be hosting "Rock the Vote," a national non-profit organization/event, on Oct. 19 to inform the campus community about the upcoming midterm election and encourage voter turnout...

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...

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