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Exercise and recreational resources available at the PEIF

Exercise and recreational resources available at the PEIF

Dallas Wiertella June 2, 2021

The PEIF is NMU’s recreational and physical fitness center and offers many different facilities open to all students throughout each semester. Home to a weight room, two basketball courts, six racquetball...

Photo of the Conservation crew at teh Vielmetti-Peters preservation.

TLC on trails, an underappreciated necessity

Peter Smedley March 4, 2021

It is no secret Marquette is home to extensive trail systems and a crowd that loves to be on them. The city is surrounded by trails designed for mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing...

A view of Marquettes wilderness

Opinion—Be cautious of your impact while enjoying natural spaces

Aiden Popour September 14, 2020
One of the main things that drew me to NMU was all the natural beauty surrounding the city of Marquette. All within a couple miles away are Sugarloaf Mountain, beaches on Lake Superior, Dead River Falls and many other beautiful locations. With 906 Day occurring last week, I saw that many people went out to enjoy these natural sites. However, seeing all these people out hiking and exploring has caused me to wonder about the effects of recreation on natural spaces.

Rec sports department pushes new activities

Ellen Holmes January 24, 2013

The NMU Recreational Sports Department has a number of events planned this semester to help recreation pass members, as well as nonmembers, take full advantage of winter all over the Upper Peninsula. Both...

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