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The North Wind

Acts of selflessness can have limitless impact

Alexandria Watson April 13, 2016

While walking on campus, down the street or into a store, do people still ever stop and open the door for another  individual? What about saying hello to a complete stranger or helping an elderly person...

Professor travels abroad

Alexandria Watson March 30, 2016

NMU professor Jes Thompson studying the rich biodiverse land in Mongolia. The study was in hopes of helping  the country from succumbing to climate change, dubbed the MOR2 (Mongolia Rangelands & Resilience)...

– Wheelchairs in the lecture hall –

Alexandria Watson January 27, 2016

Looking around the Northern Michigan University campus, it is rare to see an individual in a wheelchair. For the past six years there have only been 10 students in wheelchairs that have attended NMU. Perhaps...

Detroit: A different dot on the map

Alexandria Watson November 18, 2015

Detroit was once known as “The Paris of the West.” In the 1930s the Motor City was a thriving metropolis with a population of 1.5 million. The city was fueled by the auto industry. Ford, GM, Chrysler...

NMU performers refresh jazz staples

Alexandria Watson October 21, 2015

The sounds of Charlie Parker, Johnny Mercer and Benny Carter echoed throughout Reynolds Recital Hall last Tuesday, Oct. 13. It was as if each musician was singing, preaching the praises of jazz through...

Black Box Theatre presents: ‘California Suite’

Alexandria Watson September 30, 2015

There’s a moment in the first act of Northern Michigan University’s production of “California Suite” in which businessman Marvin Michaels (Brady Skewis) rolls out of bed, looks around the room...

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