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Editorial: We seek diverse voices

NW Staff September 3, 2020

This newspaper is created by students, for students. The North Wind has the responsibility of broadcasting information, news and opinions to the broad, diverse campus community.  Particularly in...

Doctor prepares COVID-19 tests

Editorial: With some testing results delayed, we support no test, no class

NW Staff September 3, 2020

The length of time it has taken for the NMU student population to receive COVID-19 test results has sparked concern and stress for many. The brief scare everyone had when thinking we would have to attend...

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Wildcat athlete of the week

NW Staff February 15, 2018

Sophomore forward Will Carius scored 22 points in a victory against Northwood University. This is Carius’ second 20-point performance in the last four games, the other coming against Purdue-Northwest...

Sound Off: Should space exploration be conducted by private or public organizations?

Sound Off: Should space exploration be conducted by private or public organizations?

NW Staff February 15, 2018

Sharlon Regales, senior computer science “Privatization has more possibilities because of less regulations, but, public programs promote scientific study, and still need funding for space travel.” Allison...

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Students can be homeless too

NW Staff February 15, 2018

The Janzen House is renovating, The Room At The Inn has extended its hours and is looking for a permanent shelter space, the ASNMU Food Pantry officially opened to help anyone in the NMU community who...

Students against Snyder

NW Staff February 15, 2018

“I had elevated lead levels due to the Flint Water Crisis and have to get routine checkups. Governor Snyder basically walked away without any consequences to his hand in the Flint Water Crisis. Please...

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Wildcat of the week

NW Staff February 15, 2018

Senior forward Robbie Payne recorded two points at Alabama-Huntsville over the weekend, a goal and an assist. Through 32 games played this season, Payne has 18 goals and has been recognized as a Hobey...

Students clash over new sport teams

NW Staff October 1, 2014

In its attempt to recruit more students amid declining enrollment, NMU is adding four new sports teams to the athletic department. Some students say they fear the new teams will end up costing them more...

Editorial: Sign up, show up, get involved at NMU

NW Staff June 6, 2013

College offers an overwhelming amount of options for students and especially in terms of organizations. As incoming students attend orientation over the next few weeks will soon learn, the situation...

Wildcat sports news & notes…in brief

NW Staff June 6, 2013

Wildcat men welcome Rock standout NMU men’s basketball coach Bill Sall signed Brett Branstrom to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Wildcats in 2013-14. Branstrom, a 6-foot-5 forward,...

Past NMU administrators remembered

NW Staff April 25, 2013

Among their co-workers, both former NMU President Dr. Bill Vandament and former athletic director Ken Godfrey were known to have been passionate about one simple thing: students. For Vandament, who...

Include baseball as varsity sport

NW Staff April 25, 2013

Northern Michigan University’s range of athletic programs now includes America’s national pastime. After the NMU club baseball team earned the Organization of the Year award at the Leadership Recognition...

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