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Opinion—What the breach of the capitol means for polarization

Akasha Khalsa January 21, 2021

At the time of the breach of the United States Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, I was working my summer and winter job as a caregiver for the elderly. My client, who has been alive in this country for nearly...

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Student groups on the Capitol riots

Peter Smedley January 21, 2021

On Jan. 6 a group of pro-Trump protestors stormed the U.S. Capitol with hopes of overturning the certification of the Electoral College votes. Students across the nation observed the events from afar,...

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Inauguration Day in Marquette

Peter Smedley January 20, 2021

Inauguration Day, for many, is going to be a time of celebration and of remembrance. For others it is an opportunity to reset and move forward, although there are planned protests nationwide, it is important...

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Results of local, state elections in year with record turnout

Justin Van't Hof November 20, 2020

With the 2020 election season coming to a close, a record number of voters cast their votes to decide the future of their communities. Michigan had an increase of 704,453 for a total of 5,579,072 from...

Joe Biden

Editorial—After the chaos of election week

North Wind Staff November 19, 2020

As election night turned into election week, many students and faculty expressed their feelings of stress and anticipation while waiting for the results of the presidential race.  On the night...

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Marquette casts votes on election day, positivity seen at polls

Jesse Wiederhold November 4, 2020

Election Day spread steadily over Marquette as students and members of the community trickled through the polls to vote. Though the atmosphere was very busy in the morning, the polling stations were pretty...

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Michigan House candidates offer ways to combat current crisis

Justin Van't Hof November 2, 2020

With election day being tomorrow, knowing who’s running and their past record is the best way to ensure votes cast are coming from an informed place. The election will take place tomorrow from 7 a.m....

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ASNMU election results screening canceled

Katarina Rothhorn November 2, 2020

Even though ASNMU’s Election Results Screening event has been canceled due to rising COVID-19 cases on campus, students are still encouraged to watch the election results on Tuesday evening. The event...

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Quick look at U.S. Senate Michigan candidates

Peter Smedley October 30, 2020

WHERE TO VOTE– Students can go to the satellite clerk office in the Northern center, office 1205, Monday-Thursday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voting online is now closed. The...

ELECTION RESULTS – Grab your free ticket to attend ASNMU’s livestream event of the presidential election results. Students will watch the presidential debates, vice presidential debate and then see the numbers. Photo courtesy of Element5 Digital on Unsplash.

ASNMU to host election results livestream event on campus

Jesse Wiederhold October 27, 2020

ASNMU is hosting an election results livestream event on Nov. 3 from 7:30 p.m. through 1:00 a.m. the 4. Students will be able to watch both of the presidential debates, as well as the vice-presidential...

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Michigan House candidates address student concerns

Peter Smedley October 26, 2020

WHERE TO VOTE– Students can go to the satellite clerk office in the Northern center, office 1205, Monday-Thursday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To register to vote online for...

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Online voter registration closed, consider in-person voting plan

Jesse Wiederhold October 22, 2020

Oct. 19 marked the last day Michigan voters can register online to vote by mail. This can now be done by going to Michigan.gov/Vote. After Oct. 19, voters must get in touch with their local city clerk...

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