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Tune In: The North Wind guide to upcoming releases

John Becker January 17, 2013

From Bowie to M.I.A., 2013 brings albums from artists new and old From exciting debuts to comeback albums decades in the making, 2013 seems to have something for everyone. Here’s a closer look at...

Track runner helps lead team to success

John Becker April 20, 2011

Great leaders are known for rallying their team, giving it the boost it needs to succeed and pulling the team out of any ruts it may fall into. Leaders must see their team through the best and worst moments. NMU...

Developed nations need aid after disasters, too

John Becker April 20, 2011

With the most recent natural disaster and subsequent nuclear debacle in Japan, folks have been asked once more to donate through the Internet, by phone or text. Yet, Japan has only collected in the $250...

Wildcats eliminated in upset defeat

John Becker March 10, 2011

The drums from the NMU band and student section bellowed with a hollow thud in the half-filled Berry Events Center during the third game tiebreaker against the Bowling Green State University Falcons...

Icers tie, win over Falcons

John Becker February 24, 2011

Facing the twilight of its regular season, the NMU hockey team needed to get points against Bowling Green State University to maintain a higher spot in the standings. The Wildcats (14-15-5 overall,...

Testing should be put to the test

John Becker February 24, 2011

Testing is an integral part of the education process, and with some subjects it always will be, but it seems there is still no consensus on how beneficial or detrimental standardized tests are to students....

Wildcats rout Spartans in series sweep

John Becker February 17, 2011

Coming off of a four-game losing streak and only one goal last weekend, the NMU hockey team was in a dire situation. The Wildcats (13-15-4 overall, 11-11-2 CCHA) needed their offense to capitalize on their...

Wildcat hockey drops big home games

John Becker February 10, 2011

While splitting series has been their M.O. for most of the season, the Wildcats (11-15-4 overall, 9-11-2 CCHA) have fallen into a rut with the postseason closing in. Last weekend, the NMU hockey team played...

Hockey drops important away series

John Becker February 3, 2011

The NMU hockey team was left thirsty for victory after the team suffered a sweep last weekend, breaking their tie in the standings with the Western Michigan University Broncos (8-5-7-4 CCHA, 14-6-8 overall)....

Wildcat hockey sweeps Ferris State

John Becker January 27, 2011

The bye week paid off for the NMU hockey team as rest and solid defensive play helped the Wildcats sweep the Ferris State Bulldogs last weekend in their second sweep of the season. The Wildcats (11-11-4...

Hockey unlucky against Fightin’ Irish

John Becker January 13, 2011

In the 10 two-game series played by the NMU hockey team since Oct. 22, the team has split seven times. The Wildcats have only swept Ohio State, but only two teams have swept the ’Cats: No. 7 Miami, and...

Goalie earns awards for performances

John Becker December 2, 2010

Before the NMU hockey team traveled to No. 14 Alaska, the Nanooks were 5-1 at home, taking their only loss from the No. 11 Michigan Wolverines. The ’Cats held the Nanooks to a tie but defeated them the...

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