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The North Wind is an independent student publication serving the Northern Michigan University community. It is partially funded by the Student Activity Fee. The North Wind digital paper is published daily during the fall and winter semesters except on university holidays and during exam weeks. The North Wind Board of Directors is composed of representatives of the student body, faculty, administration and area media.

NEVER STOP RUNNING — Many people turn to the treadmill once temperatures start to drop. The truth is, with proper protection, you can keep running outside as long as youd like.
Opinion — Outdoor exercise in the chilly seasons
Harry StineDecember 5, 2023

Columnist speaks at Northern

A political science symposium featuring Detroit Free Press columnist and reporter Dawson Bell will be held in the Reynolds Recital Hall in the Hedgcock Building this Friday, Oct. 5. Bell covers state politics and policy in Lansing for the Free Press. He is an alumnus of Northern Michigan University and earned his bachelor’s degree in 1977. Bell will talk about current state issues such as higher education taxes, budget bills for universities, tax bills, the recent government shut-down and the future of the state, said David Haynes, a political science professor and coordinator of the symposiums.. This symposium is one in a continuing series hosted by President Les Wong and the department of political science, Haynes said.”The symposium will cover a broad range of issues,” Haynes said. “We will have some on international affairs and federal issues.” Right now the symposium is focusing on state and fiscal issues and things that are currently affecting the lives of people in Michigan, he added. The symposium is scheduled to be held from 3 to 5 p.m.

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