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Opinion—Hate against Russian people needs to stop

Opinion—Hate against Russian people needs to stop

Justin Van't Hof, Editor-in-chief April 1, 2022
I alongside many have watched in horror as Vladimir Putin and his regime have waged an inhumane assault against Ukraine. With the horror being cast all across social media, it is impossible not to be outraged at the Russian government for the destruction, but I urge everyone to not assign this blame to the Russian people as a whole.
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Top 20 movies and shows from my personal collection

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

I ranked these on my likelihood to watch them, not upon the actual quality of the film. Considering this, I will not be taking questions or criticism because I do not care what you think. Also, you will...

CATS PULL THE UPSET—NMU sophomore guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the rim during the Wildcats 62-56 win over Wisconsin-Parkside. Travis Nelson/NW

Makaylee Kuhn’s 28 points guides Women’s basketball to win over Wisconsin-Parkside

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

Playing their third game in four days and the fourth game in a week, sophomore guard Makaylee Kuhn put the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team on her back with 28 points, 13 rebounds...

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MFA faculty showcases work through virtual reading

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor February 10, 2022
As part of the Visiting Writers Series, the Department of English will host the MFA Faculty Showcase Reading on Thursday, Feb. 10 via Zoom.
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Free open skate at Berry Events Center

Peter Smedley February 8, 2021

This season, while COVID-19 still persists, open skate is still available in a limited capacity. At the Berry Events Center, students can enjoy skating on Feb. 11, and 18 from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.  Unlike...

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Gov. Whitmer signs executive order restricting gatherings to slow spread of COVID-19 in Michigan

Jesse Wiederhold August 13, 2020

Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s new executive order places tighter restrictions on the whole state. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been a very unique location during the ongoing pandemic. Locked away by water,...

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Nonprofit seeks to lift voices of marginalized in Marquette

The Black Lives Matter movement has brought waves of peaceful protests across the nation including in the Upper Peninsula. Facebook has been a platform used by many social movements because of the social...

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Lake Superior safety becomes necessary as beach season reaches peak in U.P.

Travis Nelson August 10, 2020

One can’t help but think of Marquette’s fascinating scenery when coming to school at NMU. There are more sites to see than imaginable, but the main attraction Lake Superior tops the list. Despite...

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NMU Food Pantry offers necessities to students in need

Nicholas Conroy August 10, 2020

Food insecurity is an issue that is currently facing millions as financial hardship has affected their ability to afford essentials. The NMU Food Pantry provides food and at-home essentials free to all...

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Online petition calls for the rededication of NMU monument

Northern Michigan University officials removed a plaque on the Carillon Towers after an online petition calls for the monument to be rededicated. The petition, written by John Doe, an anonymous...

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North Wind seniors say goodbye

Mary McDonough: copy editor To the scared 20-year-old Mary at the North Wind office: It’s Winter 2018, You don’t feel ready yet. It seems intimidating and you want to bring your best to something...

Professors, students adapt to online classes

Professors, students adapt to online classes

Isabelle Tavares March 19, 2020

On March 11, 2020 NMU joined the ranks of college campus closings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Professors scrambled to move their in-person classes online in one weekend—and this was felt especially...

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