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This past Saturday evening the bottom of the Peter White Library was just a bit louder than normal as an indie rock concert featuring four bands was held. Marquette’s own Endeavor to Persevere and Wett Nurse opened, playing their respective styles of thrash punk and garage rock which the crowd got into.  This was the […]

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MOVIE: BioDome ANSWER: “No But That’s Pretty Cool Huh?” WINNER: Brian Bud and Doyle’s girlfriends just dumped them. Now the two friends get trapped in the “Bio-Dome” trying to show their girlfriends that they to are environmentally correct. Will they even get out of the big bubble?

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The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team returns to action Friday night December 2nd taking on Mid Peninsula Conference rival Manistique.  The Miners are 1 – 0 on the year following Tuesday nights 46 – 43 come-from-behind win at Gladstone. The Emeralds are also 1 – 0 after beating Munising on Tuesday 52 – 45.   […]

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Macular degeneration is a debilitating eye disorder generally considered to be irreversible, and it remains the leading cause of blindness in individuals over the age of 55. Risks for the disorder commonly run in families, but a new study suggests that the risk can be reduced by not smoking and by a diet high in […]

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Noun: Stratagem (STRAT-uh-jum) Definition: 1. a: An artifice or trick in war for deceiving and outwitting the enemy. b: A cleverly contrived trick or scheme for gaining an end. 2. Skill in ruses or trickery. Sample sentence: As a stratagem to get the kids to do their chores, Melissa persuaded them to have a race […]

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MOVIE: Elf ANSWER: “I Just Like To Smile, Smiling Is My Favorite” WINNER: Cathy Buddy was a baby in an orphanage who stowed away in Santa’s sack and ended up at the North Pole. Later, as an adult human who happened to be raised by elves, Santa allows him to go to New York City […]

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Verb: Genuflect ( JEN-yuh- flekt) Definition: 1. To bend the knee. 2. To touch the knee to the floor or ground, especially in worship. 3. To be servilely obedient or respectful. Sample sentence: As part of the ceremony, the couple took a moment to genuflect before the altar.

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Even if you exercise a little every day, spending the rest of your time sitting may sabotage the positive effects of your morning run or evening walk. Findings from the emerging field of “sedentary behavior research” suggest that the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise may not be enough physical activity for continued good health. […]

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MOVIE: Scrooged ANSWER: “I Must Kill All Of You” WINNER: Brian Frank Cross runs a US TV station which is planning a live adaptation of Dickens’ Christmas Carol. Frank’s childhood wasn’t a particularly pleasant one, and so he doesn’t really appreciate the Christmas spirit. With the help of the ghosts of Christmas past, present and […]

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When young men who don’t normally play a lot of video games are exposed to violent video games, changes occur in the way their brains function, new research shows. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), scientists were able to document altered brain responses after video game play. What’s more, some of those changes were still […]

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