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Tag Archive: Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula

September 20, 2019

Lion Around is Back for Season Two

New Host Julia Nordstrom suggests places to explore in the Keweenaw

With a start of the 2019-2020 school year, Finlandia University is starting a new season of Lion Around, a student-run podcast.

This semester Lion Around will be hosted by junior Julia Nordstrom. Nordstrom is a majoring in marketing. On this week’s episode we are joined by Anastazia Hartman. Hartman is the new social and digital media specialist in the Communications Department at FinnU.

How many people ask “What is there to [...]

April 10, 2017

The Guardian highlights Keweenaw’s past and limitless future

The iconic Quincy Mine hoist remains as a reminder of the copper mining days of yore

British news publication The Guardian recently ran an article detailing the past, present, and hopeful future of the Keweenaw. Penned by Michigan local Josh MacIvor-Andersen, the piece explores the lingering presence of the mining industry in the Copper Country, and how this cornerstone of the region’s history might have a part to play in years to come.

The article notes the turning point [...]

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December 22, 2016

Laura Kent: Nurse in Training

Finlandia University has long been known for its nursing program. For senior Laura Kent, it has been as great as advertised.

“The best decision of my life was coming here for nursing,” she said while envisioning the three years she has completed at Finlandia. Those three years included a lot of challenges for the 23-year old student who is also working a full-time job that often includes night shifts at Aspirus Keweenaw in nearby Laurium. However, the promise [...]

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