The Student News Site of Northern Michigan University

The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

Staff Column: Don’t hate, appreciate

Anna Lang November 20, 2014

Growing up, my peers frequently said to me things like “your eyes are so squinty” or “you’re smart because you’re Asian.” I don’t know why they feel the need to comment on these things, the...

MRHC archaeology fair honors NMU professor

Anna Lang October 16, 2014

The Marquette Regional History Center (MRHC) will host the second annual Archaeology Fair from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The fair takes place as part of International Archaeology Day and will...

Q & A with NMU student author

Anna Lang October 2, 2014

Junior digital cinema major Natalie Berger is a published author. Her novel, The Towers, was released Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. North Wind features editor Anna Lang interviewed Berger and asked her about...

Jazz band plays ‘quirky’ concert

Anna Lang October 2, 2014

To kick off the fall semester, the NMU Jazz Band and Combos will be performing a tribute to pianist Thelonius Monk 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 in the Reynolds Recital Hall. According to music professor...

Tolerance isn’t acceptance

Anna Lang September 18, 2014

I am a Christian, but this isn’t something I would always admit in the past. Sometimes I was ashamed to be a Christian and it wasn’t because I didn’t believe what I preach. I was ashamed because...

Class mobilizes march to fight climate change

Anna Lang September 18, 2014

As a part of a PR 432 Environmental Campaign class, students have organized a march against climate change to take place at noon Sunday, Sept. 21, starting at the power plant on South Beach and ending...

Rec sports hosts open diving event

Anna Lang September 17, 2014

Women’s swimming and diving collaborates to assist competitors NMU Rec Sports in collaboration with the women’s swimming and diving team will be hosting the High Dive Showdown from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday,...

Not Just Frisbee: These guys spin discs

Anna Lang August 28, 2014

Golf is typically associated with clubs, Tiger Woods and the wealthy. However, disc golf offers a completely different experience: a stroll through the woods and good times with friends. There are three...

ASNMU Bike share program rolls to success

Anna Lang August 28, 2014

ASNMU has redone its bike share program this summer, expanding from less than 10 repurposed bikes from 18 new bikes from Downwind Sports. “The bikes are really great,” junior secondary English education...

Checker Transport takes over busing

Anna Lang April 10, 2014

Checker Transport won the contract for Northern Michigan University’s charter busing needs, including the transportation of athletic teams, which came into effect Thursday, Jan. 2. Previously, Checker...

Photo project inspires Facebook community

Anna Lang April 10, 2014

“Project Uplift” started as a final project for senior photography and psychology major Areanna Bennett for Winter 2013. She photographed herself and 16 friends topless and holding in front of...

Art students collaborate to display furniture in Chicago

Anna Lang March 20, 2014

Students from AD 411 Human Centered Design: Design Research, presented final designs of contemporary wicker furniture to Lloyd Flanders, a company that produces traditional, woven furniture, in December...

Load More Stories