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NMU Alumni Return For Visiting Writers Series

Harry Stine, Assistant Features Editor September 15, 2022

Professor Patricia Killelea’s office feels a lot more like someone took a museum, a library and an art exhibit, and mashed them together - more than the average English professor’s office. That’s...

POETRY ON TAP - Patrons gather inside Superior Cultures main room to listen to local community members perform their poetry. Superior Culture also hosts local musicians and artists throughout the week.

Superior Culture brings artists together with “Electric Words and Music”

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor February 23, 2022

Writers are back to sharing their pieces with the community at Superior Culture after spending two years away due to the pandemic. Superior’s event “Electric Words and Music” is held periodically...

Visiting Writers hosts journalist Tracy Ross

Visiting Writers hosts journalist Tracy Ross

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 9, 2021

The Visiting Writers program is bringing author and adventure journalist Tracy Ross to students virtually this semester. Ross will discuss her award-winning career and provide pointers from her experience...

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WRITERS UNITE—xxx shares her original piece with the Creative Writer’s Club members at their weekly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 30.

Creative Writer’s Club supports evolving skills

Travis Nelson February 5, 2020

In a room full of windows, the members of the Creative Writer’s Club (CWC) meet to nurture their passion for writing as they see the campus peering back. However, just looking at the sky, they can see...

Study shows students write at basic level

Emily Stenson September 20, 2012

A recent report published by the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) shows that only 27 percent of 12th grade students write at or above a proficient or advanced level. This was the first...

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