The Student News Site of Northern Michigan University

The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

Innovation Institute to hold micro-credential course and workshop

Innovation Institute to hold micro-credential course and workshop

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor March 16, 2022
Design thinking is a concept relating to user experiences, and can be applied by artists, programmers, scientists and entrepreneurs alike.
Opinion—One year later: NFTs are (still) a scam

Opinion—One year later: NFTs are (still) a scam

Nicholas Conroy, Copy Editor February 12, 2022
Well, here we are again. Around this same time last year, I published an opinion piece titled “NFTs are killing the planet.” At the time of publishing, I understood NFTs as a fringe concept, something that existed on the peripherals of the tech industry, and I was concerned about its spread into art-related fields.
STILL LIFE—As a reflection on time spent during the pandemic, the DeVos Art Museum at NMU will hold the Still Life exhibition until March 22.

DeVos Art Museums opens Still Life exhibit

Ryley Wilcox, Contributing Writer January 25, 2022

The DeVos Art Museum opened a Still Life exhibit on Friday, Jan. 21 that uses art as a way to reflect on the time spent in the COVID-19 pandemic. The DeVos Art Museum, inside NMU’s Art and Design...

INSPIRED ART - Art student Ilah Wilson created icy turtles inspired by Greg Manchess art in Above the Timberline. The theater department is performing an adaptation of the book that will feature Manchess art in the background.

Artist and author of “Above the Timberline” visits NMU

Olivia Apa, Features Writer October 15, 2021

The NMU Department of Theatre and Dance is putting on the stage play adaptation of the novel “Above the Timberline” by Greg Manchess and they invited him to work with the department in producing it.  Manchess...

doll prototype

Native Art Workshop accepting participants

Akasha Khalsa March 4, 2021

A collaboration between the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College, the NMU Center for Native American Studies and the NMU School of Art and Design will result in the Great Lakes Indigenous Art, Education...

Photo courtesy of Ali Davis instagram
AWAKE ART—One of Davis multiple pieces of art being displayed at Contrast Coffee. The artwork will be on display through March.

Contrast Coffee displays student’s social justice focused artwork

Peter Smedley February 25, 2021

The summer of last year saw a rise in social justice advocacy. Headed by protests from the Black Lives Matter movement, it was a time centralized around accountability and truth. Many students were inspired...

COLLABORATIVE DESIGN—Art and Design Professor Keith Ellis designs a poster for the soft launch of the Revolve CC event. The conference will provide an environment for creative minds to come together and network.
Graphic courtesy of Keith Ellis

Professor directs new creative conference: Revolve CC

Trevor Shanahan November 7, 2019

For those who are unfamiliar with Marquette, maybe you just moved here for school or maybe you are on vacation with the family, regardless, the creativity generated here is a constant influence on the...

Grant donation expands art, culture at DeVos

Grant donation expands art, culture at DeVos

Jack Webster October 31, 2019

Through a grant program, several Marquette County organizations were awarded funds to expand arts and culture, and NMU’s DeVos Art Museum was selected as one of the         ...

MAKING CHANGE—Jordan Matterella stands with Ian Parkkonen, project leader for the planting of 500 cedar trees on behalf of the Interfaith Water Stewards in the summer of 2018.

Artist duo celebrates water

Akasha Khalsa October 10, 2019

October brings a new environmental art exhibit to Marquette, with “Water Rising,” a husband and wife project, on display at the Arts and Culture Center from Oct. 1-30. The exhibition is free and open...

Senior exhibition makes the most of ‘Limited Space’

Kate Clark April 18, 2013

Over the past week, seniors enrolled in the school of art and design have been installing their pieces for the winter 2013 senior exhibition, entitled “Limited Space.” The exhibition began on Wednesday,...

Book explores personalities of ‘MQT’

Nolan Krebs April 18, 2013

Most people who have spent any substantial amount of time in Marquette are well aware of its natural beauty. You don’t have to travel very far to take in an epic view or find a peaceful corner of...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
art and design