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NMUs First Multicultural Graduation Celebration to be held on Saturday

NMU’s First Multicultural Graduation Celebration to be held on Saturday

Madoline Plattenberg, Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2022

NMU’s Student Equity and Engagement Center will be hosting its first ever Multicultural Graduation Celebration for students and community members this coming Saturday. The celebration recognizes the...

PROM NIGHT - Members of the LGBTQ+ community have been invited to attend Queer Prom. Queers and Allies are offering a safe space for queer students to dance, have fun, and be themselves in a traditional prom setting.

Queer Prom to provide night of inclusivity and fun

Andie Balenger, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

In campaigning for the presidential position of Queers and Allies, Miranda Miller knew that there was a demand for a queer-specific prom on campus. For many queer community members, the word “prom”...

SAFER SEX - Devin Ziembiec (left) and Reyna Defoe (right) stand in front of the tables for Condomonium in Jamrich Hall. They passed out numerous educational pamphlets, latex-free condoms, dental dams and other sexual education materials.

Condomonium celebrates inclusive safer sex

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor March 15, 2022

Paper bags lined both sides of the hallway in Jamrich for students passing through to pick up on their way from class. But for some reason, many students seemed to find taking these free goodie bags kind...

Devin Ziembiec hands out pamphlets to passing students who stop to take a free dessert and learn more about service animals. The event is a part of the pastries and pamphlets series from the Student Equity and Engagement Center that aims to increase education about specific diversity and inclusion topics every year.

SEEC hands out free cookies, information on service animals

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor March 10, 2022

Passing through Jamrich on their way from class or Starbucks, students stop at the normally vacant ticket booth to grab a free cookie and pamphlet on service animal etiquette and maybe even pet Welles,...

MLK Day events, speaker, to focus on community service, Black excellence

MLK Day events, speaker, to focus on community service, Black excellence

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor January 15, 2022

Monday, Jan. 17 marks the 36th celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with nationwide marches and acts of community service. King, who would turn 93 years old this Jan. 15, will be honored at NMU with...

Kateri Phillips serves sweet fern tea to participants at the Enlightenment of Indigenous Foods event. The goal of the event was to increase awareness around Native foods and their importance in Native culture.

Event highlights ties between Indigenous foods culture

Olivia Apa, Features Writer November 17, 2021

Traditional Indigenous foods, such as corn, beans, squash, quinoa, pumpkin, wild rice and maple syrup, are viewed as sacred due to their medicinal value, health benefits and ties to tribal sovereignty. These...

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