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

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

Queers & Allies, a group on campus, hosted their third meeting Sept. 15 with the hope of bringing members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies together. The meeting featured games and a discussion of...

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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...

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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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ECO AWARENESS— Pictured Heather Vivian (left), Charlie Arnold. At the Farmers Market, downtown Marquette in September, 2019. EcoReps set up a table to promote the organization.

EcoReps encourages sustainability on campus, in community

Rayna Sherbinow March 25, 2021

Last semester the Green Fund was implemented at NMU, comprising an optional $5 fee for students who are taking six or more credits. This money goes to EcoReps, an organization that promotes sustainability...

Photo courtesy of George Young

RETRO RADIO— (First row)Dan Kalinowski, (left) John Priest, Rick Finch, Bob Miller, (second row) Melvin Tounsel, Barb Donnely, Kim Maddox, (Third row) Richard Wolfolk, Judy Berner, Tom McCord, Dave Hoffsten, Jeff Saino, Paul Mumma, Phyllis Drake, Marilyn Grimm, (last row) Buzz Young, Mike Ault, Bruce Peek, Mike Curtis, Tim Ellis, Mary Greenway, Frank Klim, Renee Knott, Dave Korhonen, Ken Krom, Mike McCoy, Tom Neal, Kim Rancourt, Dan Rose, Mike Styke, Todd Swanboro, Morris Williams, Dr. Robert Maust, Dr. George Lott.Former students and advisors of radio X, known then as WBKX, in the 1970s pose for a group photo.

Musical memories: The history of Radio X

Rayna Sherbinow March 18, 2021

When George “Buzz” Young arrived at NMU midway through his college career, he was studying political science and sociology. He graduated in 1974 with a degree in broadcasting and a sociology minor....

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