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The North Wind

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Katarina Rothhorn
Katarina Rothhorn

The first message I ever sent from my Northern Michigan University sanctioned email was to the editor-in-chief of the North Wind asking if there was any way I could join the staff. Classes hadn't even...

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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.

GOALS NEEDED — NMU has scored just five goals all season and with four of their losses coming in one score matches.
M Soccer: Offensive struggles lead to three straight losses
Lily GouinSeptember 29, 2023

Immerse yourself in campus life

The North Wind welcomes students and faculty to campus. With another semester brings a bounty of academic and extracurricular possibilities for everyone to enjoy.

Students’ time spent at Northern may seem lengthy and exhausting, but time goes by quickly in a college environment.

Students should ready themselves for a busy semester. That means getting in the routine of visiting the library for late-night study sessions and waking up early for morning classes.

While studying is important, don’t forget to explore all that Northern has to offer.

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A challenge to every NMU student: become more engaged with your community. Classes are important, but they are only one part of the experience at NMU.

Make a goal for yourself: join an organization, go to the Volunteer Center to donate your time or be a part of a cause that you care about and find out how you can help.

Students at NMU will graduate and go on to prove they are accomplished professionals.

It is fine to plan for the future, to hope for success, but while you invest in yourself, try investing in the community you are a part of.

As interim President David Haynes said in his convocation, we need to rethink, renew and reconnect not only as a university, but as a community of students.

Rethink the way you interact with your peers on campus, get involved with student government and voice your opinions.

Renew the bonds that unite us as students. Reach out and contribute to the environment that fosters your education, your career.

Reconnect with the community. Marquette has so much to offer, so don’t be afraid to be adventurous.

Academic achievement should be a priority, but college is so much more than just a transcript. This is the time to further your narrative—the story behind the grades.

NMU is an incubator for personal and intellectual growth. This is the place where you discover how powerful your actions are, how far your voice can travel.

If you want to be heard, then speak up. Write a letter to the editor if you feel that you have something important to say to your fellow Wildcats.

Community is important, no matter where you are. A community is only as good as the sum of its parts, so improve upon yourself and you will make a better place for everyone else.

This semester is a new chance to reinvent yourself. Join us in a commitment to become better individuals this semester.

The North Wind staff expects a lot from the students of NMU, and the staff knows that you expect a lot from the North Wind.

This semester will prove to be our best yet because the North Wind wants to bring you the very best news; a myriad of student perspectives; and a guide to what is going on in your community.

Our staff will bridge the gap between the you and the what is happening around you.

With your help and input, the North Wind will continue its service to the student, faculty and staff .

The North Wind will continue to represent the interests of NMU’s student body and encourages you to do the same.

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