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Letter to the Editor—NMU should have a day care

Letter to the Editor—NMU should have a day care

Travis Bessner November 18, 2021
Now, if you don’t have a child please try to imagine if you did. We can all agree college can be hard, but imagine raising a child at the same time.
Satire—Actually, raising children in college is really easy

Satire—Actually, raising children in college is really easy

Harry Stine, contributing writer September 27, 2021
After I got a little advice and money from my family, I discovered how cheap both college and apartments in the area are. Some apartments even go for as little as $1,300 a month. I can’t imagine living on campus is much worse. It’s probably only a couple thousand for a few months. That sounds like a good deal to me.

Comic—Testing the waters

Paul Leow, contributing artist September 17, 2021

 

blossom bird

Opinion—Blossom Bird is here for tea drinkers and tea haters alike

Joshua La Gorio, contributing writer September 4, 2021
I was a mix of nervous and curious as to what I’d think of the drink, considering my history with tea and all. I selected vanilla milk tea with chocolate boba.
photo of Native American students around a fire circle

Spotlight on Native American Student Association

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

The Native American Student Association is an inclusive organization that strives to increase the appreciation and awareness of Native American culture, language and history, as well as provide support...

photo of participants carrying signs after Slut Walk

Spotlight on Women For Women

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

Women for Women is centered around intersectional feminism and activism, not only on campus but in the surrounding Marquette community. Their weekly meetings start off with the question “what are y’all...

Radio X logo

Spotlight on Radio X

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

NMU’s campus radio station, Radio X, is run by student and faculty volunteer DJs who can choose to broadcast music or simply talk during their hour-long time segment. DJs do not have to be majoring...

LSU decorating pumpkins this past fall.

Spotlight on Latinx Student Union

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

Latinx Student Union was created to make a safe space for Latinx and Hispanic students on campus. While LSU is more of a social club, they also provide opportunities for members to be involved in events...

photo of BSU members at the end of one of their weekly meetings

Spotlight on BSU

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

Black Student Union is a space for Black students on campus to come together, hang out and have understanding and constructive conversations about race. BSU has many of these conversations amongst themselves,...

Spotlight on Queers and Allies

Spotlight on Queers and Allies

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

Queers and Allies aims to create a safe space for students and faculty of all different backgrounds and identities. They host weekly, non-mandatory meetings where members play games, make crafts and can...

Community cleanup for Earth Day

Spotlight on Conservation Crew

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

The Conservation Crew is a sustainability organization on campus that focuses on protecting the natural environments surrounding Marquette. They host events that encourage local policy action, trail maintenance...

Members of Campus Cinema volunteer to rake leaves for Make a Difference Day

Spotlight on Campus Cinema

Katarina Rothhorn June 3, 2021

Every weekend, Campus Cinema plays newly released movies that are out of theaters but not yet on DVD for students and community members, free of charge. Especially during COVID-19 when there are fewer...

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