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The North Wind

BURNING NIGHT OIL—Evening students drift through the 24-hour study lounge in the lower level of the LRC, taking care of their studies before the morning comes again.

Veganism on backburner, NMU dining lacks options

Calista Rockwell January 30, 2020

NMU’s Northern Lights Dining (NLD) isn’t exactly mom’s cooking, but it isn’t hard to tell that the dining services team at least somewhat cares about our digestive tracts. Between The Grate, Global,...

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Netflix actress talks about issues with ICE, family separation

Calista Rockwell October 17, 2019

The community came together in the Northern Center Tuesday, Oct. 15 to welcome actress, author and advocate Diane Guerrero to NMU. Guerrero, known for her roles in “Orange Is the New Black,” “Jane...

Fast fashion pollutes faster

Fast fashion pollutes faster

Calista Rockwell October 9, 2019

The majority of my adolescence was spent being stressed and urged to act for our planet. I knew early on that this problem was not one that could be solved overnight, and that big changes had to happen...

What’s taking so long with composting?

Calista Rockwell September 25, 2019

As I walk out of Northern Lights Dining (NLD) every morning, after my ritual coffee, banana and omelette trifecta, I can’t help but wonder what’s to come of my scraps left on my plate. I place my...

Photo courtesy of Grace Grimes

With liberty and art for all

Calista Rockwell April 17, 2019

NMU student and local business owner collaborate to host Open Art Night You go for a drive in Marquette and take it in. The ore dock stands powerfully in the shallows as the sun beams down on Lake...

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