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BEAUTY IN THE FOREST—In the fall, the forest is the best place to be. The sounds, the smells and the sights of the trees are a balm for overwork and burnout.

Opinion—Best places to see fall colors in MQ

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021
The Upper Peninsula as a whole is known as one of the best places to go to see the fall, and we’re lucky enough to be present here as the trees change and show their full, fiery hues.
 Neil Flavin: In a game from last season, junior guard Darby Youngstrom lines up, and releases a shot from the charity stripe.   Last season, Youngstrom started all 29 games, totaling 885 minutes played.

Women’s b-ball starts GLIAC

Nate Bellville November 30, 2017

Northern Michigan’s Women’s Basketball team concluded their season-opening seven road game trek with a 63-55 comeback win over the Bellarmine University Knights, but lost 59-49 to the University of...

Photo by Neil Flavin: Sophomore guard Ian Hodges gets past a St. Norbert player in Saturday’s game and goes in for an easy layup off a fast break.

Men’s basketball starts season with wins

Von Lanier November 2, 2017

The NMU Men’s Basketball team dominated both of their home exhibition games this past weekend, defeating St. Norbert College 73-58 on Saturday afternoon and then following up on Sunday with a 107-68...

Sixth season of ‘Mad Men’ stays hellishly entertaining

Lee McClelland April 25, 2013

With Spring comes a new season — of “Mad Men.” The season six premiere aired on Sunday, April 7 and marked the return of Matthew Wiener’s highly-acclaimed, award-winning series. The two-part...

Three Nordic skiers honored after season

Dustin Anand April 4, 2013

The Northern Michigan University Nordic ski team receives regional skier of the year honors. Junior Rosie Frankowski and junior Erik Soderman were awarded regional skier of the year awards along with...

Volleyball returns for spring tourney season

Katie Bultman March 21, 2013

Wildcat volleyball is back in session for a spring tournament season that begins this weekend. The NMU women’s volleyball team has taken to the gym once again for practices that will prepare the ’Cats...

Holiday season offers variety of music

Jordan Beck November 29, 2012

It’s the time of year to start looking for the perfect holiday soundtrack. Sticking with the classics is easy, and there’s nothing inherently wrong with a steady diet of Motown, Sinatra and the...

Hunters prepare for opening day of firearm season

Amanda Monthei November 15, 2012

While most people are preparing to go home next week for Thanksgiving, the first event in an overwhelming month of family get-togethers and parties, some students will be celebrating another “holiday”...

Wolves should not be hunted

Hannah Fermanich November 15, 2012

A new bill in Michigan could change the fate of gray wolves. Senate Bill 1350 would designate gray wolves as a game species and authorize an open hunting season on these animals. Gray wolves were recently...

Wildcats close out XC season

NMU Sports Information November 8, 2012

SOMERS, Wis. – The NMU cross country team wrapped up the 2012 season at the NCAA Midwest Regional on Saturday (Nov. 3) finishing eighth out of 23 teams with 245 points. “We had a good day but...

’Cats thump Malone to finish season

Karly Ratzenberger November 1, 2012

The NMU women’s soccer team split their final weekend of the season with a loss on Friday, Oct. 26 to Walsh University (0-1) and a Senior Day win on Sunday, Oct. 28 against Malone University (7-0). The...

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