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CLIMATE ACTION — Northern outlines its strategy to reduce carbon emissions. Northern plans to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, with various ideas outlined to reach that goal. Photo Courtesy of Northern Michigan University.

Editorial — Northern’s Carbon Neutrality Proposal

North Wind Editorial Staff October 12, 2023

Northern has recently unveiled plans to reach carbon neutrality on campus by 2050. According to their Draft Carbon Neutrality Plan, the goal has been divided into three sub-targets, including a 25% reduction...

FREE TRANSPORTATION — The bike I now use to get campus, as parking has become too unreasonable for me. Biking is just one of many ways you can get around without having to cough up the change for gas money.

Opinion — Alternative means of getting around

Harry Stine September 18, 2023

It almost goes without saying that parking on campus is rough. From my experience, if I don’t leave an hour before class, I have to park on a street off campus and walk a few extra blocks. Or if you’re...

Graphic courtesy of NMU Neuroscience Club

Neuroscience Club hosts ‘A Day in The Life of a Neurosurgeon’

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer November 18, 2021
Sonia Geschwindt, UPHS-Marquette neurosurgeon, will speak to students about her education journey that led into her career today. The event will be held today and will follow up with a Q&A session.
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Q&A with President Fritz Erickson

Ashley Beronja April 22, 2021
With NMU approaching the end of the first full year in the age of COVID-19, President Fritz Erickson sat with the North Wind to reflect on the school year.

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: an entire week of education events.
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Opinion—Going green is a golden opportunity

John O’Bryan February 5, 2021
A year ago, we saw mother Superior’s record waves crashing over Lakeshore Boulevard right up to Northern’s campus doorstep. Let’s learn from that, and strive to protect the environment by committing to a decarbonized campus.
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