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NEW SEMESTER—Located in C.B. Hedgcock, NMUs Financial Aid office is a source for students whether it be with scholarships, job opportunities or internships.

On campus sources for job opportunities, future career skill builders

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor April 29, 2022

Students have many responsibilities during their academic years at college. Writing papers, participating in hall meetings, active in school organizations and, of course, finding a job to pay the bills....

SHAKE IT OFF—Mark Shevy, professor and Zumba instructor, leads a Zumba class with a positive attitude. Shevy will lead the Stress-Buster Zumbathon event tomorrow from 7-8:30 p.m. at the PEIF.

Stress-Buster Zumbathon held Friday for students to shake off stress

Dallas Wiertella, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

NMU Rec Sports and Marquette Ending Hunger have teamed up to create an open Zumba event for students to enjoy and loosen up during finals. The Stress-Buster Zumbathon charity event is being held at...

EARTH WEEK— DivestNMUs climate march will end at Cohodas Hall with speakers and informational tables. 
Ryley Wilcox/NW

DivestNMU closes Earth Week with guest speaker and climate march

Ryley Wilcox, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

DivestNMU, a student organization demanding the university pull investments out of fossil fuels, will host a guest speaker and a climate march to close out the 8th Annual Anderton’s Earth Week at NMU. The...

Graphic courtesy by Graduate Studies & Research

Work-Life Balance presentation to be hosted for graduating students

Ayanna Allen, Assistant News Editor April 20, 2022

Graduate Studies & Research will be putting on a Work-Life Balance presentation, given by Katie Korpi, director of Career Services at NMU. The workshop will be from noon to 1 p.m. on April 20 in Harden...

Poster courtesy by RichLegg

Bigfoot and Marty to take the screen at Peter White Public Library

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor April 20, 2022

NMU’s MFA graduating student and English instructor, Ronnie Ferguson, will screen his new experimental documentary Bigfoot and Marty this month for the end of the Great Lakes Poetry Festival. In-person screening...

Graphic courtesy by Lydia M. Olson Library

NMU offers events to destress before finals week

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor April 18, 2022

With finals week just around the corner, students might find themselves stressed and staring at their laptops more than they would like. NMU will be providing students many ways to destress before finals...

Photo courtesy of Dr. Barbara Rhyneer

NMU Orchestra ends semester with final concert with guest artist

Justin Van't Hof, Editor in Chief April 18, 2022

The NMU Orchestra is presenting its final concert of the semester featuring guest artist Craig Randal Johnson. The free concert will take place at Reynolds Recital Hall on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m....

NMUs First Multicultural Graduation Celebration to be held on Saturday

NMU’s First Multicultural Graduation Celebration to be held on Saturday

Madoline Plattenberg, Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2022

NMU’s Student Equity and Engagement Center will be hosting its first ever Multicultural Graduation Celebration for students and community members this coming Saturday. The celebration recognizes the...

A photo of the wildcat statue on NMU campus

Task Force to hold rally to raise awareness of childcare crisis

Ryley Wilcox, Staff Writer April 15, 2022
The Early Childhood Education Task Force will hold a rally Friday to raise awareness of the childcare crisis of the Upper Peninsula and demonstrate the need for an early childhood education center, a learning and education based daycare center, on campus.
Flyer courtesy of Career Services

SPECIAL THANKS—National Student Employment Week will be celebrated April 11-17 this year. This week takes time to acknowledge the importance of student workers and the hard work they do. The Career Services thanks all student employees for their commit-mint with their on-campus jobs.

Student employees celebrated during National Student Employment Week

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing Writer April 13, 2022
National Student Employment Week, held during the week of April 11, celebrates student employees during their time studying in post-education.
SELF/ESCAPE—Students in AD417 will have their work displayed at The Crib until the end up April. The exhibition displays art that represent escapism or self-expression.

Student art show at The Crib

Hannah Smith, Contributing Writer April 6, 2022

Photography students from NMU enrolled in AD417 Photography: Professional Practices are given the chance to showcase their work at a local coffee shop - The Crib until the end of April. Students within...

Graphic courtesy by Lydia M. Olson Library

Lydia M. Olson Library hosts blackout poetry, collage workshop

Hannah Smith, Contributing Writer April 6, 2022

The Lydia M. Olson Library is hosting a blackout poetry and collage workshop on Wednesday, April 6 from 2-4 p.m. on the main floor of the library. This event is free for all students and community members...

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