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Groups bring AIDS awareness to NMU

Marcellino Signorelli November 29, 2012

In observance of World AIDS Day, Saturday, Dec. 1, groups across campus will be holding events to bring recognition and awareness of the HIV virus and AIDS pandemic. Four events will be held on campus,...

Interns benefit at NMU

Marcellino Signorelli November 15, 2012

While some students may travel a decent distance for an internship, NMU provides several on-campus internship opportunities. Internships provide students real-world experience, where they can apply...

Voters prepare for polls

Marcellino Signorelli November 1, 2012

Citizens nationwide are preparing to cast their vote on Election Day, Nov. 6. The ballot will be divided into three sections, starting with the partisan vote, followed by the non-partisan vote and...

Third party gives alternative

Marcellino Signorelli October 25, 2012

While President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney occupy most of the media attention, there is more on the ballot than red versus blue. Libertarian presidential candidate...

City commision seats up for vote

Marcellino Signorelli October 18, 2012

With the presidential election in three weeks and the debates between the candidates sparking the interest of millions of Americans, local politics tends to be overshadowed, but the City of Marquette is...

Voters to choose new state representative

Marcellino Signorelli October 11, 2012

Election Day is approaching for voters and not only is there a president to vote for, but also a state representative for Michigan’s 109th district, which includes the city of Marquette. State representatives...

Departing from North Wind: News editor faced with tough call

Marcellino Signorelli October 4, 2012

It is rare when important decisions in life have an obvious choice. As news editor, I have a responsibility not only to my coworkers at The North Wind, but also to the campus and community. I truly...

All American Rejects poster offends group

Marcellino Signorelli October 4, 2012

The All American Rejects are performing at NMU on Thursday, Oct. 11, but one of their promotional fliers around campus has caused controversy. The image on the flier shows the four band members each...

Obama and Romney argue funding

Marcellino Signorelli September 20, 2012

The funding for higher education takes a front seat in the concerns of many college students as they decide whom to vote for this November. Mitt Romney and Barack Obama both vary on their stances and...

ASNMU update: Director of public relations appointed at meeting

Marcellino Signorelli September 20, 2012

As part of their stated goal of improving communication, the Associated Students of NMU approved a new director of public relations. During the Monday, Sept. 17 meeting, Chelsea Parrish was approved...

Body of former student found in Wetmore Pond

Marcellino Signorelli September 20, 2012

A group of hikers discovered a body in Wetmore Pond the evening of Thursday, Sept. 13. An autopsy was conducted on Friday, Sept. 14 and it was determined that the body was that of former NMU student...

Voter registration made easy

Marcellino Signorelli September 13, 2012

For many students, the presidential election coming up this November will be the first in which they can partake; however, becoming a registered voter can present confusion for those who have never previously...

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