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Opinion—It’s time for an Unhinged Girl Spring

Opinion—It’s time for an Unhinged Girl Spring

Molly Birch, Social Media Editor April 27, 2022
I don’t know about you all, but I always think the most significant changes in my life occur during the spring. Maybe it’s an astrology thing, or I’m just really good at scheduling my annual internal crises for April.
Editorial—Caring for yourself during exam week

Editorial—Caring for yourself during exam week

North Wind Staff April 19, 2022
Many of us are struggling with healthy studying habits and balancing well-being with productivity at this time of the year. So, we’ve collected some helpful ideas for getting things done during exam time.
Opinion—Will Smith is a modern-day version of Sartre’s Orestes

Opinion—Will Smith is a modern-day version of Sartre’s Orestes

Mary Kelly and Andrew Johnson, contributing writers April 14, 2022
Following March 27, the internet went crazy for the ‘slap heard around the world.’ We are, of course, talking about the meme-worthy performance that was Will Smith smacking Chris Rock across the face after Rock told an ill-received joke about Smith’s wife.
Satire—Student inexplicably anxious walking past group of students

Satire—Student inexplicably anxious walking past group of students

Harry Stine, contributing writer April 14, 2022
Most people struggle with some form of social anxiety at some point in their lives, and acknowledging that it’s normal to not look great all the time is a good first step towards getting past it.
Editorial—Our community is grieving

Editorial—Our community is grieving

North Wind Staff April 14, 2022
Our community is coping with the loss of our peer in varying ways, ranging from denial to honoring her life. And as a community, finding ways to cope is crucial for our ability to support one another and heal.
Dear North Wind, I wish he was more protective

Dear North Wind, I wish he was more protective

North Wind Staff April 7, 2022
I’m glad that he trusts me enough to know that I won’t cheat on him, but I was hoping for more of a reaction. His reaction made me think that he is taking our relationship for granted.
Editorial—Ketanji Brown Jackson subjected to unreasonable treatment in confirmation

Editorial—Ketanji Brown Jackson subjected to unreasonable treatment in confirmation

North Wind Staff April 6, 2022
Jackson, if confirmed, will be the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. During Jackson’s confirmation hearings, many partisan issues were dragged to the fore.
Opinion—A playlist for the story of my journey to the U.P.

Opinion—A playlist for the story of my journey to the U.P.

Joleigh Martinez, Visual Editor March 29, 2022
Hey you, hop onto Spotify or YouTube and listen to Badfish by Sublime while I tell you my story; It took a long few years to end up here in the Upper Peninsula but I made it.
Former NMU first lady to present her book at library

Former NMU first lady to present her book at library

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor March 29, 2022
Phyllis Michael Wong will be visiting the Lydia Olson library to present her book We Kept Our Towns Going: The Gossard Girls of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Editorial—Recovering our social lives in this post-crisis stage pandemic

Editorial—Recovering our social lives in this post-crisis stage pandemic

North Wind Staff, Opinion Editor March 25, 2022
Two years ago this month, COVID brought the world to a halt. It’s hard to think how detrimental the past two years have been for our socialization.
Editorial—Masking changes on campus

Editorial—Masking changes on campus

North Wind Staff March 18, 2022
Despite the excitement that might come along with a reduction in masking, as with any COVID-related policy change, there are many concerns to take into account.
Editorial—Reflecting on the Russia-Ukraine War

Editorial—Reflecting on the Russia-Ukraine War

North Wind Staff March 16, 2022
Russia’s unprovoked aggression towards Ukraine has alarmed many of us. We now see videos and live streams of people trying to survive in Ukraine, and meanwhile we read and hear news about many countries and global businesses collaborating to punish Russia for Putin’s actions.
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