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Kristen Koehler: North Wind staff members bid farewell

Kristen Koehler December 5, 2013

There’s nothing quite like opening my email expecting to find Patagonia web specials and instead discovering a final literature analysis paper I thought I had days to work on is due in four hours. Like...

Staff Column: Traditional art forms represent humanity

Kristen Koehler September 26, 2013

Living in a world surrounded by sharp digital imagery and perfectly symmetrical dinnerware certainly makes the film grain on a recently developed photograph or the irregular texture on a hand-built vase...

Studying before sleeping may help after all

Kristen Koehler April 19, 2012

As the end of the semester approaches for Northern Michigan University students, finding time to study moves toward the top of the seemingly endless to-do list. More often than not, studying for...

Michigan helmet law may be repealed

Kristen Koehler April 12, 2012

Wearing a helmet may soon become a choice for some motorcyclists with Michigan legislature’s recent consideration of repealing the motorcycle helmet law. The current law, which has been in effect...

Radio X to expand coverage

Kristen Koehler April 7, 2012

Wider spread audiences will soon be able to tune in to NMU’s Radio X with the addition of a new transmitter. Not only will the transmitter be a major technological advancement for the student radio...

NMU shines golden: Jewelry helps alternative high school

Kristen Koehler March 29, 2012

Wattsson & Wattsson Jewelers of Marquette have designed a Northern Michigan University–themed pendant with a cause. Inspired by their original U.P. pendant, the piece stays true to NMU’s colors...

Kayak safety important

Kristen Koehler March 29, 2012

With the recent arrival of warm weather, the sparkling blue water of Lake Superior has never looked more inviting. NMU students and community members have taken advantage of the spring heat wave by...

Students slip and slide down icy slope

Kristen Koehler March 1, 2012

This spring break, Northern Michigan University students have the opportunity to be adventurous without traveling far by sledding or luging down the icy track at the Lucy Hill Luge Track in Negaunee. ...

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