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STARTING YOUNG - Bazile Panek wins the written business plan and business plan presentation sections for NMU’s New Business Venture competition with his business Niim. Niim creates socks with traditional designs by Indigenous artists that combine Western and Indigenous professionalism.

Students start own businesses while still studying full time

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing writer October 22, 2021

As students try to work their way through college to reach their goals, or to make money and pay their way through, some take on the role of entrepreneur and start their own businesses alongside going...

Amelia Rhinerson made this costume for her Madrigal choir performances, but she never got to wear it due to COVID-19. She has since made many more outfits by hand and has started her own business, Madrigal Threads.

Freshman starts madrigal costume business

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 17, 2021

One of Amelia Rhinerson’s dreams throughout high school was to don a Renaissance nobility style gown and sing acapella songs with her friends. In her senior year, she was given the chance to do just...

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