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Sunday: Our Youth

‘Envision, Empower, Ignite’

ISHPEMING — National recognition can boost a student’s academic credentials. Westwood High School Business Professionals of America students earned top awards, including two national championships, at the recent virtual BPA National Leadership Conference titled “Envision, Empower, ...

8-18 Media: A day at the cardiologist’s office

When I was born, I spent six weeks in the NICU, undergoing tests and monitoring of my condition. At just four pounds and ten ounces, born two months early, the biggest concern was my cardiac fibroma: a tissue mass located around the area of my heart. People born with a mass like this need to ...

Project Jade: Aspen Ridge School receives communication board

ISHPEMING — The inability to express a thought need not be part of a school playground experience. Aspen Ridge School is a new recipient of a Project Jade outdoor communication board for its playground, which will allow those with limited verbal language to communicate their wants and needs ...

Eco-bags

MARQUETTE — NMU Dining launched a new Eco-Bag initiative this semester, providing more than 900 residence hall students with a free bag to reuse at all of its locations. The program was created in response to student concerns about disposable plastic bag waste generated by the increased ...

NMU student Panek wins ‘Big Pitch’

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University student Bazile Panek won the written business plan and business plan presentation — the Big Pitch — in the April 8 virtual “Big Pitch” competition. The Crowd Favorite winner was Jimmy Flom with 60.2% of the vote. The competition is an ...

Destruction of habitats: Cause and effect

In a rainforest, there are many magnificent creatures belonging to different kinds of species. All these creatures rely on their home to keep them safe like we do with ours. Except, their home is different in a way because our homes aren't filled with burning flames, dead organisms scattered ...