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FOCUS — Captain Artem Shlaine readies for a faceoff.

Men’s Hockey splits weekend with CCHA opponent St. Thomas

Chloe Everson January 24, 2024

This past weekend, the Northern Michigan men’s hockey team hosted CCHA opponent the St. Thomas Tommies. The Wildcats split the weekend with the Tommies with a 3-2 win on Friday, Jan. 19 and dropped the...

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...

A photo of Aubrey Kall

Alumni Profile — Aubrey Kall speaks on entrepreneurship, Luminous Harmony

Willow Rasch October 12, 2022

Hailing from Davenport, Iowa, Aubrey Kall initially chose to attend Northern Michigan University for color guard and media production, but ultimately didn’t continue to pursue those fields through her...

PAINT TO CREATE — Students are ready to get creative on canvases. Mocktails on Canvas will be held from 7:30-9:00 p.m. at the Lydia M. Olson Library atrium.

Mocktails on Canvas inspires creativity

Madoline Plattenberg, Features Editor September 8, 2022

Homecoming events are on the horizon and students are ready to get creative with paint, canvases and mocktails. Mocktails on Canvas will be held at the Lydia M. Olson Library atrium on Monday, Sept....

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Fall semester dorm checkouts coming up soon, what to expect

Ruby Simoneau November 13, 2020

With the end of the semester approaching, students on campus will need to prepare for dorm checkouts within the following week.  During a typical year, it’s required that all residents meet...

election day

Marquette casts votes on election day, positivity seen at polls

Jesse Wiederhold November 4, 2020

Election Day spread steadily over Marquette as students and members of the community trickled through the polls to vote. Though the atmosphere was very busy in the morning, the polling stations were pretty...

Surveillance COVID-19 testing NMU

NMU begins surveillance COVID-19 testing

Justin Van't Hof October 8, 2020

As COVID-19 cases in neighboring counties continue to rise, NMU has recently begun their random surveillance testing in hopes to further contain the spread of the virus around campus. The university has...

space pollution

NMU Alumni launch company to clean up space pollution

Nicholas Conroy October 6, 2020

Kall Morris Inc. is a company formed to clean up and deal with the growing problem of debris in outer space. Operating out of Marquette, MI, the company was formed by three NMU alumni. Kall Morris...

NMU Police Log

Notable campus crimes from September recapped

Jesse Wiederhold October 2, 2020

Students may not be aware of the NMU Police Activity Log, which has useful information about all crimes and incidents happening on campus. This is updated in real-time as events unfold. The log has dates,...

Nursing Open House

Nursing program hosts open house via Zoom

Peter Smedley September 23, 2020

This Thursday, Sept. 24, the School of Nursing is hosting a virtual open house for pre-med students and students interested in joining the pre-med program. The event will be held via Zoom at 11 a.m. and...


NMU distributes $115 CARES act grants to students

Katarina Rothhorn September 18, 2020

On March 27, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or, CARES Act that allotted $2.2 trillion for economic aid to the American people negatively impacted by the COVID-19...

A picture of the Carillon Towers with the plaque removed at Northern Michigan University.

Online petition calls for the rededication of NMU monument

Northern Michigan University officials removed a plaque on the Carillon Towers after an online petition calls for the monument to be rededicated. The petition, written by John Doe, an anonymous...

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