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VACATION — A photo of me standing on the breakwall this summer. Since Ive accepted that I only want to go on a vacation when I feel like it, Ive enjoyed my summers much more.

OPINION — Sometimes you don’t have to do anything over the summer

Harry Stine September 1, 2023

Summer has ended and the semester has begun. As we all get used to our new schedules, I hear plenty of people share some fun vacation stories. Whether it was visiting some friends across the country, going...

HOME AWAY FROM HOME — NMU Senior Rylynn Sladek poses for a photo while on a hike in Marquette. Sladek has chosen to stay in the Upper Peninsula for the past two summers due to the variety of activities, from beach days to farmer’s market hauls, that the community has to offer.

Opinion – Should I stay or should I go?

Abbey Lamb, Contributing Writer May 5, 2023

Many students have the same thought each year: “Should I stay in Marquette for the summer, or should I go back home?" This tough choice plagues the minds of students year after year for good reason....

Opinion—It’s time for an Unhinged Girl Spring

Opinion—It’s time for an Unhinged Girl Spring

Molly Birch, Social Media Editor April 27, 2022
I don’t know about you all, but I always think the most significant changes in my life occur during the spring. Maybe it’s an astrology thing, or I’m just really good at scheduling my annual internal crises for April.
Joleigh Martinez/NW

Opinion—Reflection on delta variant summer: stay vigilant

Justin Van't Hof, Editor-in-chief August 27, 2021
In 2021 there was a glimmer of hope. The COVID-19 vaccine became more available, and soon I too got my jab. Once I got it, I started to feel like an individual again. I was able to spend time with friends and live the life I did prior to COVID-19. The summer I looked forward to for a year and a half was finally here.
Marquette Farmers Market open for summer

Marquette Farmer’s Market open for summer

Nicholas Conroy June 1, 2021

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market begins its 2021 season on Saturday, May 22 at the Marquette Commons. There will be 45 vendors selling a variety of local produce and handmade food items including...

Graphic containing information about the Summer employment fair

Summer virtual employment fair comes to NMU

Peter Smedley January 25, 2021

The summer employment fair returns for another year on Wednesday, February 10th. The fair will host a multitude of job opportunities for students, including summer jobs, part-time jobs, and internships...

ASNMU focuses on NMU beautification over summer

Emily Pagel August 29, 2013

  Over the summer ASNMU worked across campus to help better Northern’s campus and student body. ASNMU Vice President Abby Roche, public relations major, said the summer was the basis for...

ASNMU prepares for summer projects

Jenean Zahran April 25, 2013

In ASNMU’s final meeting of the semester on Monday, April 22, summer plans were the primary topic of the assembly, as they prepare as much as possible before the fall semester. With a budget of $1,500...

Club Cycling team looks forward to summer

Cody Boyer April 4, 2013

While other NMU teams are opening up the spring athletic season in courts and fields, the NMU club cycling team has been practicing on the road as they prepare for their own season. The cycling club...

NMU Senior bikes entire East Coast

September 12, 2011

By Mindy Grabko Grace Harcz, a senior and graphic design major at NMU, arrived in Miami Beach, Fla. on July 18 not by car or plane, but by biking from Bar Harbor, Maine. “Trying to describe the...

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