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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.

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Dallas WiertellaApril 30, 2024

Northern Nooks – Touring the ins and outs of NMU’s campus (video)


Places like the PEIF, Jamrich and the Marketplace are well-known on NMU’s campus, but there are plenty of places on campus that the average student doesn’t know about. Those places are the focus of Northern Nooks, a new weekly online video tour of the little-known spots that further students’ experiences at NMU.

The first ever Northern Nooks takes a look through the Communication and Performance Studies lab, also known as the CAPS lab, in the McClintock building. CAPS professor and Radio X faculty adviser Charles Ganzert was the tour guide through the lab.

In addition to classrooms and editing labs, the CAPS lab has a video lab where classes practice putting together real news and talk shows. He also showed the state-of-the-art recording labs that have housed local, NMU and international bands. Ganzert demonstrated how to use the pride of the CAPS lab: a 24-input Toft board that allows large bands and full ensembles record in the studios.

A new Northern Nooks will come out each week; send suggestions for future tours to [email protected].

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