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TAKE A STAND—Students, professors and community members gathered in front of the Northern Center on Oct. 19 to protest Enbridges harmful Line 5. The protest was organized in part by NMU professor Martin Reinhardt.

Opinion—Say no to Line 5

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 22, 2021
I decided to stand with them and join in the chants of “can’t drink oil, keep it in the soil.” As someone who believes in protecting human and environmental rights, the existence of Line 5 contradicts many of my core values. 
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FROZEN PAY—NMU community members gathered on April 15 to rally from Jamrich to Cohodas Hall. This demonstration was a response to NMU’s administrative decision on April 6 to halt financial negotiations until after the Board of Trustee meetings that take place at the end of the month.

Professors rally for raise after freeze in negotiations

Katarina Rothhorn April 16, 2021

Despite the freezing wind threatening to blow over their signs, protesters wrapped up hats, scarves and winter jackets marched from the wildcat statue outside of Jamrich Hall to Cohodas Hall on Thursday,...

Peaceful Protest

‘Say Their Names’ Protest held to show remembrance, solidarity, action

Ashley Beronja March 26, 2021

To showcase remembrance, solidarity and action Social Justice For Us held a protest on Friday, March 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. in front of the Marquette United States Postal Service with a moment of silence...

NO JUSTICE NO PEACE: Black Lives Matter protesters stand across from the Marquette County Field Office of the Michigan Republican Party to demand police reform and an end to racial inequality. Left to right: Camry Todd, Brianna Powell, Hannah Powell, Simeon Higgins, Jax Andrés, Ben Prickle, Josie Steed, Fred Sims, Sarah Skinner. Katarina Rothhorn/NW

Marquette BLM protesters work to voice injustices

Katarina Rothhorn September 3, 2020

At 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21, as restaurants prepared for the evening rush and families headed home after a long day, Simeon Higgins, a senior business management major, danced on the curb of Washington...

Protesting requires responsibility

Protesting requires responsibility

Trevor Shanahan November 7, 2019

Ah, Pride Fest, a festival hosted for the benefit of people to express themselves without judgement or ridicule, or at least it should be that way. I, myself, attended Pride Fest and got the chance to...

At 8:30 a.m. May 5, students and community groups will protest Gov. Rick Snyder speaking at commencement by gathering along Presque Isle Avenue and Fair Avenue by the entrances to the Superior Dome where the ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Students plan on standing and turning their backs during Snyder’s speech.
Photo by: Neil Flavin

Protest set for commencement ceremony

Trevor Drew April 26, 2018

As an act of protest during Gov. Rick Snyder’s speech at the May 5 commencement ceremony, some graduating seniors and students in attendance will stand up and turn their backs, according to a press release...

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