COVID-19 Flips Campus Life

by Emily Slater & Kathryn DePauw

   Teresa Noah left campus early last spring with a feeling of unease. She, and many student residents like her, did not fully understand what leaving halfway through a semester meant.
   The college made the decision on March 13 to pivot to virtual instruction. Campuses were fully closed and remote work for campus employees went into effect on March 17. NMC president Nick Nissley released an open letter to students and employees on the same day, explaining the decision.

The Troubling Rise of QAnon

by Nick Moug

   Over the past few years, a conspiracy theory centered around the presidency of Donald Trump has found its way from fringe internet message boards into mainstream politics in the form of QAnon. In a recent press briefing, when asked for his thoughts on QAnon, President Trump responded, “I don’t know much about the movement other than I understand they like me very much, which I appreciate.” When pressed about its tenets, Trump nonchalantly replied, “Is that supposed to be a bad thing or a good thing?"

Universal Basic Income

by Randi Upton

   At the beginning of March, the United States was surprised by COVID-19. Businesses shut down as people feared a virus that was new. On March 23, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a stay-at-home order for the state. All non-essential businesses closed, including restaurants, who were only allowed to offer take-out and curbside service.

   Soon after the shutdown announcement, I was called in for an all-staff emergency meeting at one of my jobs...

The New Movie Theatre in Your Backyard

by Micah Mabey

Student Government Association

by Stephanie Jones

Campus Quotes: Summer 2020

NMC Students & Staff

West Hall Opens Its Doors

by Stephanie Jones

NMC in History

NMC Archival Photo

Virtual Conferencing Redefines Itself

by David Hosler

Music Review: “Inner Song”

by Liam Strong

Game Review: Lily's Garden

by Ann Hosler

Conquering Zoom Fatigue

by Micah Mabey

Crossword
9/25/2020

compiled by Hannah Krohn

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