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Opinion—Searching for the life beyond the screen

Faith King April 16, 2021

As the academic year approaches its end, final papers, projects and presentations are beginning to appear on our seemingly endless to-do lists. Of course, this isn’t something specifically unique to...

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Opinion—Finding solace in familiar stories

Sam Rush October 19, 2020

The other day, I was watching the series finale of the classic early 2000s sitcom, Gilmore Girls, with a friend. When the credits began to roll, to my friend's horror and surprise, without skipping a...

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Opinion—In case someone hasn’t reminded you lately, don’t push it too hard

Akasha Khalsa September 29, 2020

If you’ve been feeling particularly down, hopeless, angry, jittery, heavy, sleepy, teary, randomly panicky, prone to substance use or unmotivated lately then it’s definitely time to make a little...

Therapy dogs provided for students during finals week

Sam Banks April 25, 2013

The Lydia Olson Library and NMU are partnering with the SuperiorLand Pet Partners, which will have dogs at the library during exam week to help students relieve stress from end of the semester exams. The...

Campus offers help with stress

Adele Herman November 8, 2012

As the end of the semester approaches, students feeling overwhelmed from course work have options to help lower their stress. NMU Counseling and Consultation Services and the Academic and Career Advisement...

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