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Q&A with ASNMU’s President and Vice President

Rachel Jenks June 1, 2016

After only one year at Northern under their belts, sophomores Tristan Ruiz and Xavier Pete-Dye have been elected as ASNMU president and vice president, respectively. They enter into office with bright...

Two NMU students charged with assault

Rachel Jenks June 1, 2016

Two NMU students have been charged with assaulting Ethan Metras, another NMU student, after a fight occurred on Jan. 30, at Coco’s in Marquette. On April 19, David Hunter, 21, and Leon Hall, 24, were...

Voter turnout a record low

Rachel Jenks April 20, 2016

With 208 votes, ASNMU’s 2016 election has continued on the downward trend in voter turnout, according to digital records dating back to 2002. “In instances where there’s an uncontested election,...

Unequal pay for equal work

Rachel Jenks April 13, 2016

Tuesday was Equal Pay Day, the day women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s from the previous year. Due to wage inequity, for a woman to make the same amount of money as a man does from Jan. 1 to...

Wildlife Society Hosts Birds of Prey Program

Rachel Jenks April 6, 2016

For the fourth year, the Wildlife Society is bringing back their Birds of Prey event.The event is three presentations featuring multiple different raptors and will beginat 1 p.m. this Saturday in New Science...

Three men charged with maintaining meth lab after chase

Rachel Jenks March 30, 2016

Three men were arrested early Tuesday morning after engaging in a high-speed chase. Jack Pelto, 20, Bobbie Weymouth, 21, and Nathan Knotek, 31 were all charged with maintaining a meth lab. An active meth...

World Languages Week brings Euro films

Rachel Jenks March 23, 2016

“Le Tableau,” or in English, “The Painting” begins by welcoming viewers into the painting where the film’s characters live. Vivid colors and mixed animation styles create a visually beautiful...

Favorite fairy tales shine on stage

Rachel Jenks March 9, 2016

Alpha Psi Omega (APO), the theatre honor society, is creating nostalgia at NMU with its performance of “Heroes and Villains,” a cabaret showcasing songs from favorite childhood fairy tales. “We...

Bad acid makes rounds on campus

Rachel Jenks February 24, 2016

At NMU, a sudden increase in the use of a drug thought to be acid, which was causing violent reactions in the users, put Public Safety on alert, but officials say it’s not turning into a long-term problem. According...

Don’t let priorities be the death of you

Rachel Jenks February 24, 2016

The North Wind staff recently attended an Associated Collegiate Press conference to help us develop our skills as journalists and pick up a few tips on how to create the best newspaper we can. During...

Poli-Palooza brings together two opposing sides

Rachel Jenks February 10, 2016

Democrats and Republicans are putting aside their differences for one night to help educate students about politics and encourage their participation in the upcoming presidential election. The College...

‘The Colored Museum’ features all black cast

Rachel Jenks February 3, 2016

During the first week of Black History Month, NMU will play host to its first all African American theater production. “To my knowledge, I don’t think the Forest Roberts Theatre has ever done any...

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