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CHASING GREATNESS—NMU swimmer Ondrej Zach represents the Wildcats at the collegiate level, and his country of the Czech Republic on the national swimming stage. Photo courtesy of Ondrej Zach.

Czech student racks up swimming accolades

Dallas Wiertella, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

The Northern Michigan University swim and dive team is made up of a roster that boasts many high-profile athletes from across the globe. Among them is Ondrej Zach from the Czech Republic. A graduate...

Ore dock record show

Record show sets up shop at Ore Dock Brewing Company

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 3, 2021

In March of 2013, Geoff Walker set up three tables of cardboard boxes outside of the newly established Ore Dock Brewing Company and attempted to sell passerby one of the things he loved most: records.  Walker,...

Photo  courtesy of Jon Teichman
SWEET FINDS—Vinyl record enthusiasts rummage through cases on cases of every genre of music imaginable at a pervious vinyl record show. One mains trash is another mans treasure when it comes to vintage stock.

Vintage trends keep up with changing times

Jessica Parsons January 16, 2020

The culture of vinyl in the U.P. has shifted throughout the years and transitioned since long before Spotify, Pandora or YouTube were even created. Community members of Marquette and the NMU Vinyl Record...

CALM AND COLLECTED—Records from a variety of genres are available  at the  Vinyl Record Shows like classical records. 
Jessica Parsons/NW

Collabin’ over & collectin’ music

Jessica Parsons November 14, 2019

Study hours at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. ended and music equipment and instruments were brought in along with shuffling feet, kicking off snow. Upstairs had something for the many flannel-wearers; there...

BROWSING TUNES—The community is invited to explore a variety of vinyl records at the four-day pop-up show at the Ore Dock from Thursday, Nov. 7 to Sunday, Nov. 10.
Photo courtesy of Jon Teichman

Sift through vinyl, sip on bubbly

Jessica Parsons November 7, 2019

Musicians and music fanatics have a certain obsession, passion and attraction to sound waves that have danced from generation to generation. In Marquette, there exists a community that brings these people...

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