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POSE — The womens lacrosse team poses at the end of their performance, lip syncing the song Thrift Shop.

Busting moves at the Lip Sync Battle

Amelia Kashian April 5, 2024

When lights dimmed and the hosts stepped off, seated NMU students stood and cheered as the freshmen football team flooded the stage. Then and there, the Lip Sync Battle had begun. Players threw flower...

CLOSER BONDS — Students gather to eat ice cream at one of the clubs first socials of the semester. Photo courtesy of Dana Hinckley

Diversity in Disability hosts inclusive ice cream social

Amelia Kashian September 18, 2023

Diversity in Disability is a student organization that strives to create a safe and welcoming environment for students with disabilities on campus. They host weekly educational meetings that advocate for...

GROUP PHOTO - Steve Burns with Platform Personalities.  Burns sent a video of himself to the student organization to help promote the event.

Platform Personalities on Steve Burns: Mental health, childhood nostalgia, Marquette winters

Harry Stine April 12, 2023

According to Platform Personalities Co-President Amber Essenmacher, Steve Burns might not have been ready for the power of Upper Peninsula weather. “We took him downtown before we came back to campus...

LEADER LOUNGE - The Center for Student Enrichment opened the Wildcat Leader Lounge on Feb. 1. The lounge is located on the 1st floor of the Northern Center and can be visited while the Northern Center is open, 7:30 a.m. to 4p.m.

Wildcat Leader Lounge opens for student organizations to gather

Jackie Phillips February 7, 2023

Editor's note: This article has been edited on Feb. 11 to more accurately reflect information regarding the ability to rent out the Leader Lounge and operational hours of the Northern Center.    The...

Bryce Vine welcomed back to NMU for concert

Bryce Vine welcomed back to NMU for concert

Hannah Smith, Contributing writer April 4, 2022

California rapper and singer Bryce Vine will return to Northern Michigan University in early April for the first major event sponsored by Northern Arts and Entertainment in two years since the onset of...

Queers & Allies: A safe space for LGBTQIA+ and allies

Queers & Allies: A safe space for LGBTQIA+ and allies

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer September 16, 2021
The active group hosts meetings on Wednesday nights to create a safe space for members of the LGBTQIA+ community along with allies to come together in a welcoming atmosphere.
Library assistant working at her desk

Library partners with student orgs, expands resources for students

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor August 27, 2021

In an effort to provide ways for the Lydia M. Olson Library to help students become more engaged on campus, Rowan Swor, junior political science major, was hired in May as a Student Engagement Assistant....

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,...

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