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Art Therapy Club invites students to sit back and relax with art mediums

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor March 15, 2022

With the COVID pandemic entering its third year, students may find themselves still carrying stress with them for a variety of reasons. Those looking for a safe space to go and relax on campus while doing...

NEW MANDATES—As Omicron variant cases rise, NMU along with others across the U.S. are now switching to wear the safer mask choice of N95 or KN95 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. NMU is requiring anyone on campus to wear the N95 or KN95.

In-person classes: staying safe or taking a risk

Dreyma Beronja and Ayanna Allen, News Editor and Staff Writer January 19, 2022

Northern Michigan University delayed in-person classes the first week of the semester due to a lack of proper mask supplies. Now only a week later, campus opens back up and classes go back in-person.  However,...

STUDENT SUPPORT—The student organization, Student Supporting Professors, marched on Monday, Oct. 26, from The Woods to the University Center to show support for faculty with their ongoing contract mediations.

Student march and faculty action at university forum

Dreyma Beronja and Akasha Khalsa, News Editor and Opinion Editor October 27, 2021
Students, faculty and community members gathered in Ballroom III of the University Center on Monday, Oct. 26 for the university forum to show support for the faculty with their ongoing contract mediation.
CELEBRATION—The National Transfer Student Week booth in Jamrich, outside room 1100, is a place for transfer students to stop at during the week to collect buttons, information and pin where they went to school before on the map. The booth will be active all week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help spread the celebration of transfer students.

NMU Admissions holds National Transfer Student Week

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor October 20, 2021

Northern Michigan University Admissions office will host the National Transfer Student Week on campus this week. National Transfer Student Week is a week dedicated to transfer students and the journey...

SHOWING SUPPORT—Most years students can see greens and golds fill the city of Marquette, to display their NMU support. This year, students saw the town flood with red as signs saying support NMU faculty were displayed in windows, front yards and even in their cars.

Students show solidarity with tentative faculty contract agreement

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 9, 2021

Northern Michigan University faculty have now reached a tentative agreement with the administration on a new five-year contract. The announcement was made Saturday evening through an email sent by President...

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Department of Theatre and Dance modernizes Romeo and Juliet

Nate Jacobs April 21, 2021

Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is producing a modern take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to cap off the end of the 2021 winter semester. The show will be live starting...

Student finance committee: How to bring personalities to campus

Student finance committee: How to bring personalities to campus

Peter Smedley March 11, 2021

In the wake of COVID-19, events on-campus have seen a significant decline. Fall semester saw event after event canceled, with many others getting the virtual makeover. Although the virus continues to...

Photo courtesy of the NMU Safe on Campus dashboard.

Student concerns rise as COVID-19 cases reach all time high in Marquette

Peter Smedley November 6, 2020

Rising COVID-19 cases in Marquette have sparked concern and fear in students at NMU. A recent petition calls for the remainder of the semester to switch to online classes. The student who began...

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Investment strategies for students

Peter Smedley October 28, 2020

The stereotypical college life often consists of parties, horrifically early classes and swimming pools worth of energy drinks to finish assignments. A college student attends a university for their future,...

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School of Art and Design hires student models to help artists gain experience

Katarina Rothhorn October 20, 2020

Rebecca Short, a senior majoring in biology with a concentration in zoology, spent her first time modeling for the School of Art and Design completely undressed and holding the same pose for two two-and-a-half-hour...

Photo of NMU Hoop House harvest.

Shopping for local produce in the winter months

Katarina Rothhorn September 30, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the NMU Hoop House harvested an abundance of vegetables including collard greens, tomatoes and cucumbers that volunteers then helped wash and package to be sent to the NMU food pantry....

Graphic of NMU mascot Wildcat Willy holding a sign that says: I voted!

How to vote and why it matters

Jesse Wiederhold September 22, 2020

A myth – voting is hard and it doesn’t matter. Students sometimes have the mentality that their vote won’t count, or that it would not be worth the effort to register/vote absentee. Well, this...

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