The Student News Site of Northern Michigan University

The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

KARDEMIMMIT - The Finnish female quartet is returning to NMU with their modern spin on traditional Scandinavian music. Their performances include both singing and the music of the kantele, the Finnish national instrument.

Finnish band Kardemimmit explores womanhood through music

Madoline Plattenberg, Features Editor September 16, 2022

Twin sisters Leeni and Anna Wegelius, the latter of whom is the producer of the Finnish band Kardemimmit, both recall the very first time they saw the Milky Way during their last U.S. tour. “We were...

SCOTTISH ROCK - Martin Gillespie from Scottish folk-rock band Skerryvore plays the bagpipes at one of their shows. Skerryvore will be headlining the Winter Roots Festival on March 19 at the Forest Roberts Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Winter Roots Fest brings Finnish and Scottish music to Marquette

Olivia Apa, Features Writer March 16, 2022

For four nights this week, bands will perform at a different location around Marquette for the Winter Roots Festival. It will feature music ranging from Finnish inspired reggae-pop to jazz and rock &...

JAMRICH—On Thursday, Feb. 17, located in Jamrich 1100, the Critical Race Theory forum will be held with a max capacity for in-person viewing at 100.

Beaumier to host Critical Race Theory forum, Q&A session to follow

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will be hosting a forum and Q&A on Critical Race Theory. The forum will be held in Jamrich 1100, and on Zoom, on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and feature several faculty members...

A beautiful location

Heritage Center holding exhibit on history of NMU architecture

August 27, 2021
Through photos, maps, architectural diagrams and artifacts, students can learn about pieces of the campus which no longer exist, including Kaye Hall, and about the significance of structures which are still present, such as Harden Hall.
HISTORICAL HYMNS— Pictured Anthony Brown performing for the fall 2019 showcase on labor. This event is meant to observe the industries and issues the workers had when they first came to the U.P. The performance will be played at the virtual event running from April 9 to April 30.

Beaumier Center showcases historical U.P. industry through performance

Sophia Huhta April 8, 2021

As part of its showcase on labor in the Upper Peninsula, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center will host an online concert beginning Friday, on the life of Paul Robeson, a famous African American...


“Pelkie” explores Finnish communities in the U.P.

Akasha Khalsa March 11, 2021

NMU’s Beaumier Heritage Center continues offering opportunities to explore U.P. history and culture through documentaries. This coming week the Center will be co-sponsoring the premiere showing of "Pelkie:...


Heritage center to stream documentary “Sirkka”

Akasha Khalsa February 25, 2021

The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center museum on campus, in collaboration with WNMU-TV, will be showcasing the documentary “Sirkka: Past and Present” on Friday, Feb. 26 at 9 p.m. The documentary will...

Songs of Labor

Beaumier Heritage Center to hold virtual concert

Akasha Khalsa February 4, 2021

"Songs of Labor": A Virtual Concert will take place online on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 7 to 8 p.m. The event is planned as a collaboration between NMU’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and Marquette’s...

Dance will be a hop into history

Dance will be a hop into history

Jamie Glenn November 2, 2017

The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the NMU Swinging Cats swing dance club are collaborating to host the “50s Sock Hop” dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 4 in the Great Lakes Rooms of the...

Cold War: Campus exhibit focuses on the U.P. during tense times

Cold War: Campus exhibit focuses on the U.P. during tense times

Isabela Ney November 2, 2017

The political climate mounted, families built fallout shelters and for decades life went on in the shadow of “The Bomb.” The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will have a grand opening event for its...

Load More Stories