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My name is Molly, and I am in my second year at NMU. I come from Midland, MI, probably one of the most boring places on earth. However, we do have the only Tridge in the world, so that’s pretty nifty...

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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.

Students protest against Israel-Hamas war with campus encampment
Students protest against Israel-Hamas war with campus encampment
Dallas WiertellaApril 30, 2024

Yellow and Green as far as one can see

NMU Puckheads host annual Helmet Night.

Tis’ the beginning of hockey season with Northern Michigan University’s Helmet Night, hosted by NMU Puckheads. Students gathered in the Wildcat room at the Berry Event Center on Oct. 25 to celebrate the beginning of the season by decorating yellow helmets. The NMU hockey team was there, interacting with students and signing helmets as the evening went on. 

Brooklyn Kluz a second year student at NMU expressed her excitement for the beginning of hockey season.

“I’m so excited, I love going to the games with my friends, cheering, it is a really good environment,” Kluz said.

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Abigail Faix
Abigail Faix, Features Editor
My name is Abby, I am a fourth-year student at Northern. I am studying Multimedia Journalism with a minor in Political Science. I've always been passionate about journalism since I was in high school. I was offered this position as a Journalism Practicum student and am now so thankful to have the opportunity to write for The Northwind as the new Features Editor. I've found that The Northwind has led me to more connections throughout the university and community than I would find on my own. I'm always interested in getting to know new people and what's happening around Marquette.