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The FYE Experience

Liana Maitland April 23, 2015

Is it a valuable transition program, or is it just a pain in the neck for incoming students? The First Year Experience program (FYE) is a great experience for freshmen who don’t understand what college...

Students get ‘nearly naked’ for charity

Liana Maitland April 16, 2015

Students will be stripping down during a mile-long race to donate clothing to the Salvation Army in the fourth annual Nearly Naked Mile and Sausage Fest on Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m. The event is a...

Opinion: Fearless in the face of the administration

Liana Maitland April 2, 2015

Fearless in the face of the administration. An errant thought that I had described The North Wind as embracing the new slogan that NMU has slapped us with. Part of me wonders if the administration is...

Aer set to take stage at NMU Saturday

Liana Maitland March 26, 2015

This isn’t the music you’re used to, and it’s a different genre of visiting band for NMU. Northern Arts and Entertainment (NAE) is preparing to showcase the band Aer to NMU at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday,...

Federal ruling on net neutrality has broad effects

Liana Maitland March 19, 2015

Picture this: after graduating college, a student finds that living on her own requires that she purchase her own Internet service. She finds that websites that she loved are blocked, or else she has to...

ASNMU Talent Show set to take off Friday

Liana Maitland February 19, 2015

The ASNMU Talent Show will make a return from the past at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in 1100 John X. Jamrich Hall.The last time ASNMU hosted the show was in the 1990s. When the idea of the talent show came...

Wildcat sororities and fraternities committed to service

Liana Maitland February 5, 2015

Given recent events that unfolded two weeks ago involving several University of Michigan (UM) fraternities and sororities, there is some speculation and assumptions being made about college Greek life. Six...

Northern Lights a cappella prepares for international championship

Liana Maitland February 5, 2015

In an exercise room with mirrors along one wall and exercise bikes lining the other wall, a harmonious gathering of voices swells into the air and echoes into a choral melody. There are no instruments...

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