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HEALING CIRCLE - Members of Morning Thunder play a closing song after the unveiling of the NMU land acknowledgement at the morning ceremony for Indigenous Peoples Day 2021. The land acknowledgement sign and recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day were long processes that the Native community on NMUs campus strove to bring into existence.

Native groups on campus continued advocacy for Indigenous recognition

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021

This week marked a long-awaited event on campus: the second annual university-recognized celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and the placement of a land acknowledgement on campus. In light of this...

Civic engagement skillbuilder postponed

Civic engagement skillbuilder postponed

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 12, 2021

When ASNMU President Bethany Beavers was running for her position in April, her main platform was increased civic engagement opportunities and engagement. Students suggested she host a skillbuilder on...

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Spotlight on ASNMU

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

The Associated Students of Northern Michigan University are NMU’s student government who act on behalf of the larger student body.  “ASNMU’s goal is to make campus better for all students...

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Editorial—ASNMU election needed more outreach, more transparency

North Wind Staff April 15, 2021

Associated Students of NMU, the student government responsible for representing the student body in policy decisions affecting the university, held an online election from Monday, April 5 through Wednesday,...

ASNMU swears in 2021 assembly following election, addresses carbon neutrality

ASNMU swears in 2021 assembly following election, addresses carbon neutrality

Justin Van't Hof April 15, 2021

The Associated Students of NMU met at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 to give reports on what members have been working on since the previous meeting and to swear in the electorates who won the 2021 general...

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Conservation crew to hold Earth Week collaborating with groups for change

Akasha Khalsa April 15, 2021

With Earth Day coming up on Thursday, April 22, the Conservation Crew plans to hold a more expansive celebration of sustainability initiatives by holding an entire week of education events. The Conservation...

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Former ASNMU presidents offer advice to incoming representatives

Rayna Sherbinow April 8, 2021

The results of the ASNMU elections will be announced soon. As new representatives take charge, their predecessors will step down into the ranks of history. NMU’s student government has a long and storied...

Marquette coffee crawl to raise funds for Womens Center

Marquette coffee crawl to raise funds for Women’s Center

Peter Smedley April 8, 2021

Marquette is home to an abundance of coffee shops. With so many options to choose from, students often return to the same shops without exploring others. On April 24, the Marquette coffee crawl, hosted...

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ASNMU presidential candidates answer campaign questions

Justin Van't Hof April 3, 2021

Online voting for the ASNMU elections begins April 5 at 8 a.m. and will conclude on April 7 at 5 p.m. Students can vote online through a platform that will be sent out to everyone in an email on Monday,...

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ASNMU vice presidential candidates answer campaign questions

Peter Smedley April 2, 2021

Online voting for the ASNMU elections begins April 5 at 8 a.m. and will conclude on April 7 at 5 p.m. Students can vote online through a platform that will be sent out to everyone in an email on Monday,...

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ASNMU candidates share goals, interests

Peter Smedley April 1, 2021

Online voting for the ASNMU elections begins April 5 at 8 a.m. and will conclude on April 7 at 5 p.m. Students can vote online through a platform that will be sent out to everyone in an email on Monday,...

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PRESQUE ISLE—NMU has cancelled classes on Wednesday, March 31 to hold a Wellness Day for students. ASNMUs proposal was passed by Erickson and a second day for April is in the talks.

ASNMU proposal for wellness day passed, no classes on March 31

Ashley Beronja March 25, 2021

ASNMU’s formal recommendation for a wellness day has been approved and will be recognized on March 31. Classes will be canceled for the day but campus will still be open for business.  Earlier...

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