Author Archive: Bree Purdy

Commencement times changed due to expected snow

Changes have been made to Northern Arizona University’s (NAU) commencement ceremonies due to a snowstorm anticipated to arrive on the night of Dec. 13. The 9 a.m....

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Romeo and Juliet: Sex, drugs and Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet: Sex, drugs and Shakespeare

By Bree Purdy Jackson Ramler and Sarah Goewey perform. (Photo by Jing Wang) One of the most well-known dramas is William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. It is...

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Honors faculty member Everett Ramsay dies

On Sunday, Nov. 26, Honors faculty member Everett Ramsay — formally Akam — passed away. He is survived by his wife and fellow Honors faculty member Anne Scott. Check...

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Know the issues: voting on Arizona Propositions

By Bree Purdy Many Americans already know which presidential candidate they will be voting for in the 2012 election, but that is not the only question on the election...

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Provost Grobsmith steps down

Provost Grobsmith steps down

Current Provost Liz Grobsmith. (Photo courtesy Office of the Provost) Current NAU Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Liz Grobsmith announced on Feb....

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NAU President Haeger is granted a contract extension

The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) officially announced a two-year extension of NAU President John Haeger’s contract through June 2015. A special meeting concerning...

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Grand Canyon to eliminate sale of disposable plastic bottles

Following three months of delay, the Grand Canyon National Park eliminated the sale of plastic bottles within the park on Feb. 6 in order to reduce waste within...

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Local bank robbery leads to standoff with police

Local bank robbery leads to standoff with police

On Nov. 28, the Flagstaff Police Department received a call concerning the robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank on South Milton Road. This call would eventually lead to...

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After delay, NAU garage gates to be operational by end of semester

Correction: In a previous version of this article, the piece said the gates at the North-Central parking structure — located where the Fronske Health Center previously...

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NAU students petition for Meatless Mondays on campus

NAU students petition for Meatless Mondays on campus

More than three percent of adults — about 7.3 million people — in the United States follow a vegetarian diet. Through a movement known as ‘Meatless Mondays,’...

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