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FITTING IN – Team Atlas poses for a photo after their first match of the Annual Kickball Tournament put on by NMU Housing. The kickball tournament is one of the first opportunities for students living in the dorms to find a group of friends within their houses and halls.

Opinion — That one moment

Dallas Wiertella September 23, 2022

When I first came to college, I was terrified of everything. The pandemic was in full swing, and I knew nobody except my roommate. I felt like I was a million miles away from my comfort place, despite...

LOST IN FILM — In an attempt to break out of my everyday routine, I ventured to the Bay Park Cinema in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, to catch a late showing of Ti West’s “Pearl. By being more spontaneous, I hope to not only take my life less seriously but also soak up every ounce of joy that my college years have left to offer me.

Opinion — Practicing spontaneity

Andie Balenger, Opinion Editor September 22, 2022

I am a creature of habit. The intricate details of my school year routine have not changed since I first came to Northern Michigan University in 2020. While the shift in class times from semester to...

Editorial — Critique of NMU’s Wellbeing website

Editorial — Critique of NMU’s Wellbeing website

North Wind Editorial Board September 15, 2022

In an attempt to improve student access to mental health services at NMU, campus administration has recently launched Wellbeing. The website, which contains mental health resources, reports on-campus mental...

Advice I wish I was told as a freshman

Advice I wish I was told as a freshman

Katarina Rothhorn, Editor-in-chief September 2, 2022

Someone, likely a parent or counselor figure who has not been a college student in over 20 years, has probably given you some advice already about how to survive your undergraduate experience. This advice...

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