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The North Wind

Campaign trail: Quest for crown

beth.kramer and beth.kramer September 27, 2007

While most people may only think about running for homecoming king (or queen) at the last minute, Michael Gerdwagen, a senior theater major, has been campaigning since right after last year's competition...

Big week on tap at NMU

beth.kramer and beth.kramer September 27, 2007

Erica Miller, a junior graphic communications major, can hardly wait to get a pie hefted in her face for homecoming this year. Her sorority, the Kappa Beta Gammas, is holding an event called "Kream a Kappa"...

Internet a tool for students’ study habits

beth.kramer and beth.kramer September 27, 2007

A recent survey shows that students use the Internet for more than just Youtube and Facebook. The survey, released over the summer, found that college students use the Internet as a study tool, not a study...

Lost discount a bitter pill

beth.kramer and beth.kramer September 27, 2007

Picketers stood between me and the clinic doors. They held signs and although I couldn't make them out, I knew the messages were anti-abortion. Luckily, I was able to slip in a back entrance. I went there...

Under Review: The Art of the Guitar

beth.kramer and beth.kramer September 13, 2007

Fans roar when Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde plays the opening chords to "Crazy Train." Typically, Wylde's guitar is just an instrument he uses to entertain. Now, fans can quietly examine the Wylde...

Managing money, from loans to credit

beth.kramer and beth.kramer September 13, 2007

Between scholarships and federal loans, Anne Marie Palazzolo has tuition and textbooks completely paid for. But the junior special education major still has to pay for rent, food, car insurance and gas....

Student’s laptop woes preventable

beth.kramer and beth.kramer August 30, 2007

Sara Allison, a senior math education major, has taken her Lenovo ThinkPad to the Help Desk several times in the last two years. Her hard drive needed to be replaced twice; three keys fell off her keyboard;...

Students go through ‘major’ changes

beth.kramer and beth.kramer June 8, 2007

Devan Shah, now a senior, enrolled at NMU as a freshman knowing that he wanted to enter law enforcement. On first arrival, he thought he was ahead of the students without a chosen career field. "I...

On the Trail

beth.kramer and beth.kramer April 12, 2007

After being cooped up in apartments and dorm rooms throughout the winter and surprise spring blizzards, many students are taking advantage of the warm weather to get back outside and into shape. Marquette...

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