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University Forum – Solutions to proposed budget cuts discussed

Robyn Goodman April 20, 2011

NMU is facing a significant challenge after a proposed budget cut of $8.9 million, said President Les Wong, addressing a full room of staff, faculty and students. During the university forum on Wednesday,...

North Wind News Editor says goodbye

Robyn Goodman April 20, 2011

If you ask any of my friends or family about The North Wind, they will most likely tell you that it’s about darn time I’m done working here, and while I do love my job, I couldn’t agree more. The...

Published author to speak in Marquette

Robyn Goodman April 14, 2011

Distinguished writer Tom Zoellner will come to Marquette’s Women’s Federated Clubhouse today as part of the Visiting Writers Program. Zoellner has written three books and co-authored another. His...

Four-day work week discussed

Robyn Goodman April 7, 2011

By Friday, April 15, the university will decide whether or not it will move to a four-day workweek for the summer months. The point of the change would be to save money on energy bills, which could...

Protest offers share option for comments

Robyn Goodman April 7, 2011

This week, students from around the country are participating in the empty holster protest to show their support to allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus. The NMU sportsmen’s gun club...

Keep Planned Parenthood alive

Robyn Goodman April 7, 2011

Hurry and stock up on all the free birth control and condoms you can at Planned Parenthood, because you may not have the chance to protect yourself for very much longer. On Feb. 18, the U.S. House of...

Couples find living together a challenge

Robyn Goodman March 31, 2011

Years ago, if a college couple decided to move in together before marriage, they were “living in sin.” Nowadays, cohabiting before marriage is as mainstream as cell phones. Many people of the older...

Former diplomat to speak at NMU

Robyn Goodman March 24, 2011

Undercover CIA agents, illegal buying of uranium and Saddam Hussein all sound like a great combination for a movie plot, but in fact, they are Joseph C. Wilson’s real-life story. Wilson is a former diplomat...

Governor’s proposed budget cuts university funding

Robyn Goodman February 24, 2011

Gov. Rick Snyder presented his proposed budget, which includes major cuts to public schools and universities, to lawmakers on Thursday, Feb. 17. Snyder’s $45 billion budget includes $1.2 billion in...

Forward gives a boost to Wildcat offense

Robyn Goodman February 24, 2011

Like many NMU hockey players, when Tyler Gron picked up a hockey stick at five years old, he was hooked. “My dad wanted to get me on skates as soon as I could walk,” Gron said. Gron is a...

Gender-blind housing a must

Robyn Goodman February 10, 2011

In light of the Jan. 31 ASNMU meeting and the creation of an exploratory committee for gender-neutral housing, I feel it’s appropriate to give the side of a student who is absolutely for gender-neutral...

ASNMU researches gender-neutral housing

Robyn Goodman February 3, 2011

Gender-neutral housing has been gaining recognition as a way to make all students feel comfortable while living on campus, and NMU has been looking into the idea. Chris Hoffman, Arts and Sciences representative...

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