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WINTER FAIR - The Winter Student Organization Fair gives student organizations an opportunity to share their clubs with other students and recruit new members.

Center for Student Enrichment hosts Winter Student Organization Fair

Fischer Genau January 27, 2023

The Winter Student Organization Fair was hosted by the Center for Student Enrichment this past Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of Jamrich.  The event was an opportunity for students...

BLOOD DRIVE - NMU nursing students Lauren Smith (left) and Megan Hendrickson (right) check in student blood donors. On Jan. 26, the American Red Cross held a blood drive in the Olson Library with help from NMU School of Nursing.

Campus blood drive encourages students to donate amidst blood shortage

Jackie Phillips January 27, 2023

The American Red Cross held a blood drive inside the Lydia M. Olson Library on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. with the help of the NMU Nursing School.  The Red Cross reaches out to various...

FACULTY BIENNIAL — DeVos Art Museum hosts gallery of works by NMU Art and Design department faculty. The display can be viewed until March 31 during the gallerys hours, Mondays-Wednesdays 12-5 p.m., Thursdays 12-8 p.m. and Fridays 12-5 p.m.

Faculty Biennial exhibition opens at DeVos Art Museum

Jackie Phillips January 27, 2023

The DeVos Art Museum is hosting the Faculty Biennial from now until March 31, featuring the works of 17 different NMU art and design faculty members.  Every two years Emily Lanctot, DeVos Museum director...

MUSIC CONFERENCE - NMU Jazz Combo (pictured below the staircase) performing after attending the collegiate reception at the 18th Annual Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids. NMU NAfME (pictured at the top of the stairs) also attended the collegiate reception.

NMU music students attend Annual Michigan Music Conference

Ryley Wilcox January 26, 2023

The NMU student National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) chapter, NMU jazz combo and the NMU arts chorale, traveled downstate last week to the 18th Annual Michigan Music Conference hosted at the...

Graphic of two ice skates on a light blue background

Winter Fest kicks off this Friday, features collaboration with student organizations

Ryley Wilcox January 26, 2023

Winter Fest begins today with an NMU Wildcat-themed open skate at 8:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Arena, Olson Rink.  The open skate event is free for NMU students with free ice skate rentals while supplies...

FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO - Students play bingo at a wild west themed bingo night in September. PrimeTime Productions to host Yooper Bingo tonight.

PrimeTime Productions to host U.P. themed bingo

Fischer Genau January 20, 2023

NMU’s PrimeTime Productions will host Yooper Bingo tonight at 8 p.m. in Jamrich 1100. The event is free to all students, is Yooper-themed and will include a costume contest and prizes for the winners. PrimeTime...

COVID-19 Omicron variant predicted for Midwest, NMU provides resources

COVID-19 Omicron variant predicted for Midwest, NMU provides resources

Ryley Wilcox January 19, 2023

NMU Interim President Kerri Schuiling welcomed students back to campus from winter break on Jan. 11 in a campus-wide email. In this email, Schuiling warned the campus community of a new variant of COVID-19,...

DIGGING DISCOVERY - NMU alumni Jim Paquette (left) and John Gorto (right) made the first discovery of Paleo-Indians who lived in the Great Lakes Region. Paquette will give a Northern Now webinar on his findings.

Northern Now series hosts archeologist alumni Jim Paquette

Jackie Phillips January 18, 2023

NMU Alumni Relations is hosting another installment of their “Northern Now” series today, Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in the form of a webinar. The installment will feature NMU alumni and archeologist...

FAREWELL — From left to right, me, Ayanna Allen (assistant news editor), Katarina Rothhorn (editor in chief) and Ryley Wilcox (news writer). This photo was taken at this year’s Trunk or Treat event.

Opinion — An ode to The North Wind

Dreyma Beronja December 9, 2022

Well, the day finally came — the day when I graduate from college and leave the North Wind. I honestly did not think it would come to this, having to say goodbye to such a precious thing in my life. It...

Holiday open skate hosted by NMU Special Events Committee, plans for Winter Fest

Holiday open skate hosted by NMU Special Events Committee, plans for Winter Fest

Ryley Wilcox December 9, 2022

The NMU Special Events Committee is hosting their last event of the year, a holiday open skate on Friday, Dec. 9 at 8:30 pm at the Lakeview Arena – Russell Rink. This event intends to keep students...

PAY WHAT YOU MAKE - Feminism For All members sell homemade and store bought goodies. They have gluten free and vegan options.

Feminism for All hosts ‘pay what you make’ bake sale

Dreyma Beronja December 6, 2022

Today from 11:00 am to 3:00 p.m. across from Starbucks in Jamrich, Feminism for All will be hosting the 'Wage Gap Bake Sale' to raise awareness on pay equity in the workforce. "We are so excited to...

Graphic courtesy by Queers & Allies

Queers & Allies celebrates ‘Transgiving’

Dreyma Beronja November 17, 2022

Thursday night from 6-9 p.m. in Jamrich room 3317, members of NMU's Queers & Allies invite anyone to join them for s'mores, hot chocolate and cider and a few other treats while they watch 'How to Train...

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