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Brian Baumgartner will talk about his experiences on The Office as well as his two podcasts and recently published book.

“The Office” star Brian Baumgartner to help students de-stress before finals

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 30, 2021

After receiving an enthusiastic response from students on a Platform Personalities poll earlier this semester, Brian Baumgartner will be visiting NMU’s campus on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Baumgartner...

Student finance committee: How to bring personalities to campus

Student finance committee: How to bring personalities to campus

Peter Smedley March 11, 2021

In the wake of COVID-19, events on-campus have seen a significant decline. Fall semester saw event after event canceled, with many others getting the virtual makeover. Although the virus continues to...

HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ writer to speak at NMU

HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ writer to speak at NMU

Jamie Glenn February 15, 2018

Award winning stand up comedian, actor and screenwriter Kevin Avery, widely known for his contributions to HBO’s satirical political commentary show “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” will speak...

Speaker plans to address gender roles and women in today’s media

Speaker plans to address gender roles and women in today’s media

Leeza Long-Cash November 9, 2017

Platform Personalities will welcome popular filmmaker, CEO and advocate for women’s rights Jennifer Newsom to NMU to talk about women in today’s media and how America’s narrow definition of masculinity...

Platform Personalities brings ‘Food Dude’ to campus

Nolan Krebs January 31, 2013

Finding a balance between what’s good for the wallet and what’s good for the body can be a struggle for students on a tight budget. Kevin Roberts, better known as “The Food Dude,” will be stopping...

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