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Student sitting in a window during quarantine

Opinion—Your guide to quarantine, it’s not as bad as you think

Akasha Khalsa September 9, 2020
Over the summer I heard about NMU’s plan to quarantine students in Spalding for 14 days and immediately the idea became my nightmare. To be confined in a room, alone with myself, sick, for two weeks, seven hours away from home with no power to leave—I found this way more terrifying than was reasonable.

Vielmetti gears up to fight flu season

Jenean Zahran September 20, 2012

With flu season just around the corner, doctors are urging people of all ages to get vaccinated with a seasonal flu shot. At NMU, the Vielmetti Health Center is planning to have three clinic days for...

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