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The North Wind

Life of a first generation student

Kali Cochran November 30, 2016

It can be truly hard and devastating being the first one in your entire family to go to college. It can also be confusing not knowing what I want to do, who I want to be and where I want to go when no...

Native American dance group preps for NMU show

Kali Cochran November 16, 2016

A display of tribal moccasins and hoop dancing from a visiting troupe will be offered in a continual celebration of Native American Heritage Month at Northern Michigan University. The NMU Center for...

A fatal attraction leads to death

Kali Cochran November 9, 2016

If you are interested in a love story twisted with sex, manipulation and control, keep your eyes on the screen as you witness lust mistaken for love, and control turning into death in “Honeytrap.” “Honeytrap”...

‘Upward Bound’ grant brings diversity to NMU

Kali Cochran October 19, 2016

NMU’s Upward Bound Math-Science program, designed to strengthen math and science skills of participating high school students, recently received a $296,000 grant, the highest yet from a grant cycle provided...

NMU seeks Native women in STEM fields

Kali Cochran October 12, 2016

NMU was granted $300,000 in early September to set in motion a 2-year pilot program that could possibly increase the number of female American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) college graduates in science,...

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