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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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Swinging to the beat

Swinging to the beat

Whether you are interested in dancing or just looking to try something new, swing by a meeting of the NMU Swing Club. The club practices East Coast and Modern swing dancing. Beyond club meetings, the organization also hosts campus- and community-wide events, according to club President Sarah Robinson.

“In previous years we have hosted dances and events on campus that are open for students and community members,” Robinson said.

Currenty the club is planning to help teach swing dancing at a 1920s themed dance in April.

Swing Club is open to all students, regardless of skill level.  Robinson says the more experienced members are willing and able to lend a hand in teaching beginning dancers.

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Joining the organization is as simple as attending a meeting. Swing Club meets from 4-6 p.m. every Friday afternoon at the Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette.

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