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Investigations more thorough

Emma Finkbeiner April 20, 2016

Changes in the sexual misconduct investigation process have encouraged more students to utilize this option in seeking resolution, according to Mary Brundage, associate dean of students and Title IX deputy...

Sharing Northern

Emma Finkbeiner April 13, 2016

A new student recruitment forum aimed at gaining current student feedback regarding new student outreach held Wednesday, April 6 garnered an attendance of only four students, including the ASNMU president....

Sexual assault reporting a campus priority

Emma Finkbeiner April 6, 2016

Reported on-campus criminal sexual conduct numbers appear high at NMU compared to Michigan universities similar in enrollment figures and size, but university officials are prepared to defend the numbers. In...

Alumni and heritage center gains visibility, promises engagement

Emma Finkbeiner March 30, 2016

A cultural center has developed on campus with the nearly finished construction of the new Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center. The center, which was actualized after another generous donation...

Athletics working to improve fan experience

Emma Finkbeiner March 23, 2016

This season, NMU hockey and football are showing the lowest average per home game attendance numbers in the last 10 years, according to the department of athletics attendance records. The NMU hockey...

Stop taxing our periods

Emma Finkbeiner March 16, 2016

I don’t know any women who think getting their period every month is a luxury. Unfortunately, in approximately 40 U.S. states, feminine hygiene products, and feminine products in general, are taxed as...

Michigan primary shatters voting records

Emma Finkbeiner March 16, 2016

Voters turned out in droves for a record-breaking Michigan Primary election last week, which catapulted Bernie Sanders to victory over the leader in the polls, Hillary Clinton. Sources, including NMU...

University negotiates with Barnes & Noble

Emma Finkbeiner March 9, 2016

NMU is currently in contract negotiations with Barnes & Noble College to take over the operation of the on-campus bookstore after an authorization of such negotiations from the Board of Trustees was...

Hazy Seas + Backspace at Gitche Gumee

Emma Finkbeiner December 7, 2015

Gitche Gumee Café & Records attracted a large crowd of students and young adults alike this past Friday, November 13th at 9 pm, to enjoy a free concert featuring local bands Hazy Seas and Backspace....

10 motor vehicles vandalized on campus

Emma Finkbeiner April 23, 2015

Between Friday, April 11 and Monday, April 20, 10 incidents of malicious destruction of property on motor vehicles in NMU  parking lots were reported. Nine of the 10 reports of destruction were likely...

Former ASNMU president denied appeal

Emma Finkbeiner March 26, 2015

Former ASNMU President Katerina Klawes was told by Kayleigh Hartland, ASNMU Judiciary chair, that she filed the wrong form and can no longer appeal the ASNMU Elections Committee ruling. Klawes was officially...

Letter from the Editor: The truth about NMU’s propaganda

Emma Finkbeiner March 26, 2015

This David and Goliath storyline never seems to end. On the morning of Wednesday, March 25, Board of Trustees Chair Rick Popp sent a mass email to NMU students, faculty and staff regarding a North Wind...

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