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Wednesday: Learning

Westwood junior accepted into flight academy

K.I. SAWYER — Brad Luce definitely is “aiming high” is the literal sense. However, he also has lofty career goals. Luce, a Westwood High School junior and the son of Trey and Susan Luce, has been selected for the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Aim High Flight Academy, an aviation ...

Heat detector finds explosive stars in cosmic game of ‘I spy’

MARQUETTE — A new way of exploring the universe has been under our noses for years. Scientists are only now discovering this by looking at the sky from a different perspective. A recent study shows how we can use existing technology to better understand distant objects with strange, ...

Drum circle to meet

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Community Drum Circle will be meeting to share the beat at 2 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 555 Riverside Road, Marquette. Please use the lower level entrance, which faces M-28. No drumming experience is necessary- all skill levels are welcome! ...

He’s not leaving

MARQUETTE — As Russian forces continue with heavy artillery shelling and frequent missile strikes that have resulted in thousands of deaths and extensive destruction in Ukraine, Northern Michigan University alumnus Matt Maki has no plans to leave the country he has called home for the past ...

Commentary

MARQUETTE — A fun summer night isn’t complete without the twinkling of fireflies in the sky. It’s always exciting when the first few fireflies start to appear. It means summer has officially arrived and good days are coming.  They are the mascots of joy filled summer nights filled ...

‘Building the hope’: NMU charter school recognized for academic progress

ByJournal Staff MARQUETTE — One of Northern Michigan University’s charter schools, Walton Charter Academy in downstate Pontiac, is among five 2022 Building the Hope Schools in Michigan recognized by the Education Trust-Midwest for outstanding pre-pandemic academic progress and growth ...